Pioneering Medicines: Vice President
Alliance Management
Posted on 3/22/2024
Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Originates biotech ventures for health and sustainability
Company Overview
Flagship Pioneering stands out as a leader in the biotechnology industry, having originated and nurtured over 100 scientific ventures, including high-profile companies like Moderna and Indigo Agriculture. The company's culture is rooted in developing transformative products for human health and sustainability, as evidenced by their creation of platform companies like Generate Biomedicines and Tessera Therapeutics. Their competitive edge lies in their ability to explore new frontiers in genetics, as demonstrated by their recent unveiling of Quotient Therapeutics, a venture aimed at creating transformative medicines.
Venture Capital

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$6.4B

Founded

2000

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

22%

2 year growth

45%
Locations
Cambridge, MA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
CategoriesNew
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
Healthcare Administration & Support
Requirements
  • 15+ years of overall industry experience
  • 7+ years of alliance experience within the biopharma industry
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with senior leadership and project teams across cultures and organizations
  • Ability to communicate business topics, understand incentives, and influence effectively
  • Experience in building functional expertise and managing a team
  • Demonstrated ability to drive resolution of conflict and exercise diplomacy
  • Experience reviewing and negotiating contractual and legal terms
  • Ability and willingness to manage through high degree of complexity and uncertainty
  • Strong drug discovery and development knowledge and expertise
  • Advanced scientific degree (PhD or MS) strongly preferred
Responsibilities
  • Establish alliance management function within Pioneering Medicines, build a team, and lead and manage through complexity and uncertainty within Flagship’s approach to innovation, culture, and business model
  • Manage “internal” relationships with Flagship bioplatforms, together with program management, project leadership, and our leadership teams
  • Manage “external” alliances and relationships with pharmaceutical company partners
  • Bring comprehensive understanding of alliance partnerships, serving as our expert on partner dynamics and the overall state of the partner relationship
  • Map out our relationship management strategies. Serve as alliance's point of contact for C-level executives and, with PM leaders, ensure strategic and executional alignment
  • Play a key role in forming and sustaining our R&D project teams – to be single unified teams with our partners within the Flagship model
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, including R&D program teams and leadership, BD, Legal and Finance to ensure perspectives are incorporated into the alliance agreement
  • Direct specific alliance governance activities; implement Alliance Management programmatic processes and tools appropriate to the scope and needs
  • Openly, proactively, and clearly communicate across all lines of the partnership including senior leadership of Flagship and Pioneering Medicines
  • Monitor the progress of the contractual obligations and milestones and effectively monitor the health of the alliance/partnership
  • Be well versed in industry trends and alliance management best practices