Vice President, Strategic Alliance Management

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Job Title: Vice President, Strategic Alliance Management

Company: Evotec

Location: Remote

Position Description:

There is an immediate opening for a results driven and dynamic Vice President to join the Strategic Alliances & Partnerships team at Evotec US. Evotec’s Strategic Alliance Management is a growing business unit that works closely with Business Development to identify and develop partnerships within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry


Establish, maintain and grow Strategic Alliances with accountability for overall goals delivery and with focus on business strategy and relationship management

Provide single point-of-contact for Partner’s management, facilitating efficient and effective communication, ensuring Partner needs are communicated internally and addressed appropriately Through close collaboration, diagnose potential partnership changes/challenges early and proactively propose solutions that turn changes into potential future value, acting as a creative partner for senior executive-level stakeholders within Evotec

Work closely with all other Evotec functions and establish accountability for the management of alliance health and escalation/resolution of internal or external issues that could damage partnership health or cause a missed/delayed milestone/deliverable

Contribute to the identification of new opportunities for expanding business and drive the establishment of working relationships with Partners During the pre-contract stage, develop and maintain strong relationships and communication with Partners to facilitate translation of expectations and needs into the proposal by considering budget, timelines and science requirements

Required Experience:

Outstanding leadership with recognized behavioral and technical qualities together with a proactive and strong organized approach

Ability to build trust and respect at an executive level with partner and within Evotec

Demonstrated ability to build networks across strategic partners departments and international sites in order to deliver on collaborative goals

Excellent communication and presentation, interpersonal, influencing and networking skills

Ability to lead large collaboration meetings in person and virtually to ensure topics are effectively presented and discussed, with decisions made and actions managed

Demonstrate strong analytical and commercial skills, strategic and operational thinking


Advanced degree (MS, PhD) in a relevant drug discovery and/or development discipline

>10 years drug discovery &/or development experience, gained within the pharmaceutical or biotech industry

>5 years’ prior successful experience of managing or leading projects or collaborative research projects

Application Instructions:

If you are interested please either connect with Steve Courtney, Head of Strategic Alliance Management, directly by email or through LinkedIn, alternatively you can apply through the Evotec website.

Evotec is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, age, disability, genetic information, gender expression, gender identity, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.