Alliance Manager, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures

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Job Title: Alliance Manager
Company: Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures
Location: In-person or Remote. If in-person, company is located in Baltimore, MD

Position Description:

The Alliance Manager serves as an industry liaison to support partnering efforts for Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV). This role will further support the efforts of JHTV to facilitate new company creation from intellectual property coming from Johns Hopkins University. Responsibilities include alliance management for a multi-year collaboration with a large healthcare investment company (Bluefield), organizing meetings with relevant stakeholders and inbound and outbound business development efforts as they pertain to licensing and business development related to the Bluefield collaboration. The position will also be responsible for leading and directing efforts as well as support of translational funding programs to assist Johns Hopkins University faculty, staff, and students to move early research towards commercialization. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Ventures.


•Manages and coordinates relationship between Johns Hopkins University and Deerfield Management and/or other 3rd party translational funding partners including overseeing deliverables and maintaining partnerships
•Supports translational funding activities at JHTV such as the Maryland Innovation Initiate (MII), Thalheimer Award, and other translational funding programs
•Coordinates translational finalist meetings with donors and potential awardees, update meetings with donors and past recipients (including preparation of briefing documents), faculty review sessions including support to faculty not selected for an award, and faculty preparation sessions for finalist presentations
•Develops a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of each program and to identify areas of improvement
•Manages RFP process including marketing to faculty and departments, developing relationships with faculty and departments, identifying faculty that are a good fit for Bluefield and other translational funding program, RFP process tracking, communicating with applicants and coordinating applicant process, and assisting with providing and tracking feedback to applicants
•Initiates the process of onboarding selected project(s) (initial project startup process .i.e. helping to set up Hopkins accounting, as well as other project related administrative duties)

Required Experience:

Education: Bachelors in life sciences required. PhD in life sciences or MBA strongly preferred. Other advance degrees or combinations with directly related industry experience will also be considered.

Experience: Minimum of two years of business development experience in life sciences industry.


U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident required due to Federal Export Controls.

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