Alliance and BD Manager

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Job Title: Alliance and BD Manager

Company: Boston Children's Hospital

Location: Hybrid (2 days per week)

Position Description:

The Alliance and Business Development Manager is the key scientific and administrative contact for specific partnerships for the Technology Innovation and Development Office (TIDO) at Boston’s Children’s Hospital. The manager will: Develop partnerships with other organizations to further the hospital’s strategic plan and goals. Ensure effective implementation of alliances and achievement of partnership goals. Represents the Hospital and TIDO in a number of external settings, including meeting with industry, and develops & maintains relationships with potential partners. Work with scientific and legal staff to oversee and streamline contracting for scientific collaborations.


With minimal oversight, builds and maintains relationships with external alliance partners and internal stakeholders through excellent, timely communication. Tracks and manages alliance research deliverables and ensure optimal resourcing of joint projects; manages communication of research deliverable with alliance partners Enables establishment and maintenance of external collaborations by consulting within TIDO, scientific and legal staff, and driving the contracting process of sponsored research and licensing agreements. Assesses and inventories the internal research and clinical base with the Hospital’s strategic plan in mind to determine areas that could benefit most from potential partnerships with other organizations, particularly with companies. Maintains up-to-date knowledge of the corporate atmosphere in and around areas of Hospital’s strategic focus. Identifies potential partners for strategic research partnerships that add value to both organizations.

Required Experience:

Strong scientific background, ideally related to the biotherapeutics and/or drug development process.

Strong organization, interpersonal, negotiation, presentation, and communication skills (oral and writing).

Strong computer skills (Office, project management tools, databases).

Ability to work with important stakeholders across the organization.

Strong creative and communication skills.

Ability to act independently while functioning with a complex matrix environment.

Broad knowledge and experience with contracting processes, preferably in an academic environment.

Analytical skills to resolve highly complex problems.


Bachelor’s degree in a science-related field, i.e., biology or chemistry (Masters preferred)

3 years’ experience with managing large and complex scientific projects

Some familiarity with business concepts either through MBA training or business courses preferred

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