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15 Jul 2020

Full-Time Director of Alliance Management

atomwise – Posted by atomwise San Francisco, California, United States

Job Description

Atomwise is looking for an enthusiastic, accomplished and creative Director of Alliance Management to guide the success of our paradigm-shifting drug discovery programs with universities and biopharmaceutical companies around the world.

Atomwise is a leading artificial intelligence (AI) drug discovery company that discovers small molecules to improve human health and agricultural productivity.

The Director of Alliance Management will provide leadership, mentoring and guidance to a team of Alliance Managers. As the Director of Alliance Management you will leverage your knowledge, skills and experience to ensure best practices on all aspects of alliance management. The Director of Alliance Management will be responsible for ensuring the scientific goals of our partnerships and collaborations are achieved. In addition, the Director of Alliance Management will contribute to business decisions for our alliances and collaborations. A priority for the Director of Alliance Management will be building strong and trusting relationships with our partners and team members across the company.

Atomwise is based in San Francisco and provides excellent opportunities for professional development and advancement.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Lead the alliance management team
  • Oversee the health of our portfolio of collaborative drug development programs
  • Build trust, goodwill and collaborations with external and internal stakeholders
  • Provide thought-leadership, expertise and recommendations on go/no-go scientific decisions
  • Advice on business decisions for the programs
  • Manage multiple projects with our corporate and/or academic partners
  • Establish and maintain best practices for alliance management and project management
  • Identify new opportunities to broaden and deepen Atomwise’s partnerships
  • Contribute to our culture of collaboration, respect, integrity and helpfulness

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 5+ years of experience in preclinical drug discovery in a biotechnology, pharmaceutical, or contract research company
  • Demonstrated success in relationship management
  • Experience making complex decisions and identifying solutions with incomplete information
  • Evidence of outstanding written and oral communication
  • A track record of innovation and adaptability
  • Required: Ph.D. in chemistry, biology or related fields, or equivalent in experience
  • Preferred: 2 years of experience in alliance management or a similar role, and knowledge of intellectual property and contractual terms

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Stock compensation plan – you’ll be an Atomwise co-owner
  • Platinum health, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k with 4% match
  • Funding for professional development and conference attendance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Generous parental leave
  • High performance culture
  • Great colleagues

When applying, please:

  • Include a cover letter
  • Share a one-paragraph statement helping us to envision how your skills, personality and experience will help the Atomwise team create and maintain great alliances and collaborations
  • Another one-paragraph statement telling us how Atomwise can help you to achieve your career goals

Atomwise is not currently offering visa sponsorships for any position. Please only apply if eligible to work in the U.S.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

How to Apply

Please apply for the position on our website.

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

Job expires in 23 days.

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