Senior Director

Corporate Strategy and Development

Posted on 5/23/2024

Flagship Pioneering

Flagship Pioneering

501-1,000 employees

Biotechnology firm creating health and sustainability solutions

Venture Capital


Cambridge, MA, USA

Required Skills
  • PhD preferred, BS or other graduate degree in life sciences required
  • Passion for genetic medicine approaches
  • Strong familiarity with the pharmaceutical/biotech industry and drug development landscape. Experience in Biopharma management consulting and startup Biotech highly preferred
  • Proven track record of building and developing strategy & executing complex projects
  • Ability to communicate credibly and clearly with clinicians and key opinion leaders
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Capable of communicating complex ideas in simple frameworks and developing compelling presentations
  • Curious, sharp business acumen, superior analytic and communication skills
  • Results-driven, high-performer with a highly collaborative style; able to influence and build consensus across all levels of the organization
  • Highly self-motivated with demonstrated agility to multitask, manage time, handle uncertainty, and work under pressure with limited oversight
  • Collaborate closely with the executive team and cross-functional leaders to shape and execute the company's corporate development strategy
  • Successfully translate vision and strategy into an executable plan with identified resources and timelines
  • Implement business model innovations across value pools and target opportunities, uncovering paths for maximum value creation
  • Analyze market trends, industry dynamics, and competitive landscapes to identify market and growth opportunities
  • Establish relationships with investors, clearly communicating the company's vision, strategy, and growth plans to build trust and buy-in
  • Partner with internal stakeholders, such as the marketing and communications teams, to ensure alignment and consistency in messaging and branding
  • Develop and refine company presentation materials
  • Foster strong cross-functional collaboration with teams such as R&D, operations, finance, and legal
  • Appropriately balance multiple priorities and work against tight timelines
  • Rapidly establish credibly, trust, and respect across the organization operating as a true strategic thought partner to the FL87 team
  • Lead with authenticity and a sense of urgency that inspires the team to communicate openly and thrive together

Flagship Pioneering fosters a culture of groundbreaking advancements in biotechnology, emphasizing an ecosystem approach that synergizes human health and sustainability. Their business model not only focuses on creating transformative products but also incubates leading companies like Moderna and Indigo Agriculture, positioning them at the forefront of scientific innovation and industry leadership. This approach offers employees a unique opportunity to be part of a pioneering team that drives real-world impacts across multiple sectors.

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Cambridge, Massachusetts



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth