Director, Alliance Management - Frontier Medicines

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Job Title: Director, Alliance Management

Company: Frontier Medicines

Location: In-person, South San Francisco or Boston

Position Description:

This pivotal position can be based at either of our R&D locations in Boston or South San Francisco. As the Alliance Manager, your role will be to influence in the management and progression of our strategic partnerships. Working seamlessly across internal teams and external stakeholders, you will spearhead efforts to optimize our existing alliances while strategically laying the foundation for future collaborations. This role holds profound significance, as it directly contributes to the realization of our pioneering medicines for the benefit of patients.


  • Lead the Alliance Management function, overseeing collaborations with pharmaceutical and biotech partners for an innovative precision medicines portfolio.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with stakeholders, ensuring alignment with collaboration goals. 
  • Develop and drive the Alliance Management strategy in collaboration with senior management. Ensure effective decision-making, objective achievement, and issue resolution.
  • Manage alliance launches, partner relations, and issue resolution.
  • Act as the main point of contact for strategic partners.
  • Collaborate with internal teams, emphasizing compliance and partnership objectives.
  • Strengthen industry connections, coordinating governance meetings and enhancing collaboration direction.
  • Enhance Frontier’s reputation as a preferred partner in the chemoproteomics field.

Required Experience:

  • Expert proficiency in Alliance Management, with a track record of navigating complex organizations, establishing strong partner relationships, and fostering internal and external alliances.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, influencing, negotiating, and communication skills, maintaining high credibility with senior management.
  • Extensive experience managing complex agreements and successfully resolving conflicts. In-depth comprehension of R&D processes, pharmaceutical discovery research, and the ability to navigate effectively within cross-functional matrices.
  • Proven ability to work independently, multitask effectively, and manage a diverse range of projects simultaneously.
  • Resourceful in assimilating information from various sources, including scientific, technical, commercial, legal, and financial aspects.
  • Demonstrates leadership in both technical and interpersonal skills, with exceptional oral and written communication. 


Bachelor's or Master's degree (MBA, PhD preferred). 7+ years of dedicated Alliance Management experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech sector.

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