Director, Business Development & Licensing – Asia Pacific & South Africa Region Job at MSD – Sydney NSW

Job Description

Be part of a leading and reputable global Animal Health organization and be at the center of innovation and excellence in execution.

Bring your entrepreneurial curiosity and learning spirit into a career of purpose, personal growth, and leadership.

Be an advisor to the business. Work collaboratively with local and global commercial teams in the Animal health business to develop, implement and oversee business development strategies.

This position provides business development leadership, expertise, and support to the Animal Health senior leadership team by identifying, evaluating, negotiating, and executing third-party business arrangements consistent with operational and strategic objectives. This will involve actively screening the animal health industry and related sectors for attractive project opportunities in various categories, including vaccines, pharmaceuticals, and other technologies to enhance the health of animals. Transactions to be executed include acquisitions, licenses, distribution arrangements, JVs, and other business collaborations.

In this role, you will report to the Vice President, Global Business Development and Licensing establish. Will be responsible for facilitating and maintaining the network with potential partners, actively seeking contacts in the related industry sectors, and presenting Animal Health Business as a preferred partner. During the transaction process, you will organize and manage cross-functional project teams to effectively analyze all aspects of the opportunity. Where applicable, teams may include representatives from the Asia Pacific & South Africa management, Global Marketing, Finance, Legal, Manufacturing, R&D, Safety & Environment, etc.

What will you do :
You will identify and manage the opportunities to evaluate and potentially license or acquire technologies and products aligned with the organization’s strategic priorities.

You will Negotiate and collaborate to support new product development by Animal Health Business.

You will evaluate the third-party technology opportunities in close contact with counterparts from Research & Development, commercial and marketing groups, and Animal Health Intelligence as relevant. Formalise the agreements on advice from legal counsel.

You will post-transactional oversight of ongoing contractual obligations and management of partner relations.

What should you have:
You should at least have a Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant industry experience. Preferred to have an Advanced scientific degree or life sciences background and expertise.

You are an excellent leader with strong relationship-building skills.

You are an expert time manager and have extensively worked with cross-functional teams managing stakeholders and senior leaders in the business.

Familiarity with contract law and intellectual property law is preferred.

Your role with the company is integral to helping the animal health business meet new breakthroughs. We’re counting on your skills to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement.

Who we are…

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world’s most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization.

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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No relocation

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Requisition ID:R179643

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Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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