Senior Manager, New Venture

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Job Description

This position supports implementation of the Innovation Center Asia Pacific strategy to develop a deep and credible network with innovators and entrepreneurs in biotech and VC community, also with leading scientists and clinicians in academia, government and non-profit organizations. The individual will actively identify and evaluat external opportunities in China, support negotiations and play a critical role in management of academic and industrial collaborations that have potential to impact J&J portfolio for the global markets. He/she will work closely with the senior director to effectively manage opportunity review within the organization, participate in the due diligence teams to assess scientific risk and opportunities. 
Responsible for the identification of target opportunities and the building of scientific and business relationships with emerging Med-tech companies, entrepreneurs, venture capital groups and academic KOLs in China. 
Responsible for outreach to external stakeholders to coordinate review of investment opportunities aligned with Global Externa Innovation strategy. 
Accountable for maintaining a network of relationships within the local community, the flow and quality of opportunities and alignment with business and GEI strategy.
Participate in establishing Public- Private partnerships 
Responsible for establishing and developing key internal stakeholder relationships and identifying internal scientific champions for transactions.
Collaborate with the Senior Director External Innovation China, responsible for ensuring that resources are engaged in an orderly, efficient, timely and cost-effective manner in the evaluation of external opportunities.  
Work closely with the Transactions group to assist in deal negotiation.
Assist in the follow up collaborations for successful implementation through on-boarding and ongoing responsibility for alliance management.

MD or PhD is required, MBA is preferred. At least 5-7 years of professional experience is required in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry/academia, with experience in drug or device R&D preferred.  Experience in business development and/or venture capital investing is required.  Experience in the evaluation and execution of a diverse set of business development opportunities is preferred. Travel will be required. 
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Primary Location
J&J (China) Investments Ltd (7046)
Job Function
Mergers (SP)
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