Senior/Executive Director

Legend Biotech

Legend Biotech

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops and manufactures novel cell therapies globally


Senior, Expert

Somerset County, NJ, USA

  • PhD in biological sciences is required. Clinical development experience preferred.
  • 5 years' experience in business development in the pharma/biotech industry with a clinical or late stage focus is required.
  • Must have background in cell biology, oncology, or immunology.
  • Strong knowledge & experience in the drug development process.
  • Expertise in cell therapy with excellent verbal and writing communication skills.
  • Experience in leading cross-functional teams with good track record in business development.
  • Prior experience in business development search and due diligence activities preferred.
  • Prior experience in BD transactions a plus.
  • Work with the Business Development team to identify target opportunities and companies for in-bound and out-bound programs.
  • Work closely with R&D teams in the US and in China and play an important role in building Legend’s pipeline.
  • Engage in activities including attending key partnering and therapy area conferences to monitor new scientific developments, and developing contacts.
  • Lead internal due diligence activities.
  • Work closely with other key line functions to define deal construct.
  • Assist transactions lead during business negotiations.
  • Champion licensing and collaboration opportunities with Legend management.

Legend Biotech, a global biotechnology company, stands out due to its comprehensive approach to cell therapy, extending from discovery to commercialization, and its commitment to treating intractable and incurable diseases. The company's leadership boasts significant expertise from major pharmaceutical companies, and it offers a variety of career opportunities that contribute to the development of novel therapies. With facilities in the United States, China, and Belgium, Legend Biotech is dedicated to utilizing four different technologies to target hematologic malignancies and solid tumors, demonstrating its adaptability and commitment to personalized medicine.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Franklin Township, New Jersey



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth