Licensing and Business Development Associate Director - Chemistry (remote)
Millipore Corporation

St. Louis, Missouri


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

MilliporeSigma Corporation is searching for Licensing and Business Development Associate Director within our Chemistry franchise in Science and Lab Solutions. You will identify and execute in-licensing and distribution opportunities with external partners in line with the strategy of the business field. You will source and manage a broad network of partners with the intent to develop a robust pipeline of opportunities for strategic partnerships and licensing opportunities contributing toward annual revenue and margin targets. You will be responsible for scouting partners, evaluating and negotiating deals, and drafting and executing contracts while coordinating multiple cross-functional stakeholders such as R&D, legal, product management, regulatory, and quality. Working closely with strategy and other business development colleagues, you will additionally contribute to the inorganic portfolio strategy and cultivate M&A targets.

Travel, including international, up to 40% of time (when safe). Open to any location with close proximity to an airport.

Who you are:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Life Science or Chemistry AND 5+ years industry experience in product management, product development, or business development
Or
  • Graduate Degree in a Scientific field AND 3+ years industry experience in product management, product development, or business development
  • Demonstrated experience in negotiation and knowledge of basic contract language and contract negotiation.
  • Strong business acumen and customer orientation.
  • Strong networking and intelligence gathering skills.
  • Ability to operate as individual contributor in the face of ambiguity, shifting priorities, and limited resources

Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA
  • Experience working within a matrixed environment.
  • Understanding of IP protections, contract negotiations, and Venture Capital
  • German, French, or Mandarin proficiency

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

If you are a resident of Colorado or New York City, you are eligible to receive additional information about the compensation and benefits, which we will provide upon request. You may contact 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday, for assistance.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company's COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.



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