Associate Director, Alliance Management

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Job Title: Associate Director, Alliance Management

Company: Marinus Pharmaceuticals

Location: Remote

Position Description:

The candidate is responsible for managing and optimizing the value of Marinus’ Global partnerships with a strong focus on commercialization as well as design, develop, and execute global MAPs (Manage Access Programs). The primary focus for this position will be on the R&D and commercial global partnerships including in-licensing. Marinus’ current and future alliances may also include joint ventures, in- and out-licensing of products, and multi-product, broad strategic collaborations with a range of large and small companies spanning the globe.


-Work with new and existing Global Licensing & Distribution partners to ensure that we achieve our mutual goals in the alliance.

-MAPs planning from program development to start execution, including procurement processes, materials development, timelines, milestones, processes, budget and operations (SOPs/WIs, metrics) are published and maintained accordingly.

-Coordinate clinical, regulatory, and commercial initiatives in support of all global partnerships.

-Coordinate clinical development, commercial strategy, and tactical execution with Marinus alliance partner(s).

-Direct specific alliance management and governance activities, including procedures for decision making, governance, project team meetings, data exchange, etc.

-Manage contractual obligations, such as milestone payments, and advise collaboration participants on how the partnership contract should be implemented.

Required Experience:

-Minimum 7 years’ industry related experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry is required.

-Direct alliance management experience within global pharmaceutical or biotech industry; experience in launching and managing R&D and commercial partnerships.

-Ability to translate complex contract terms and conditions into strategic and operational elements for both internal and external parties.

-Experience in the management or working within Research & Development or commercial alliances or management of development stage programs.

-Experience developing and executing MAPs is strongly preferred.


Bachelor's degree required; Advanced degree preferred Experience in navigating a matrix organization with solid successful experience in influencing across multiple areas without direct authority. Excellent communication skills and project management skills

Up to 20% travel including some international is required based upon business needs

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