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Senior Director of Search & Evaluation, China



Sales & Business Development
Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Job Title: Senior Director of Search & Evaluation (US/EU for China)

Location: Cambridge, MA

About the job:

Ready to push the limits of what’s possible? Join Sanofi in one of our corporate functions and you can play a vital part in the performance of our entire business while helping to make an impact on millions around the world. As the Senior Director of Search & Evaluation for China you’ll lead business development opportunities from the US and EU to China, supporting sustainable business growth across various divisions including General Medicines, Specialty, and Vaccines. This role involves leading deal negotiations and closures, maintaining key external relationships, and promoting the understanding of China's strategic growth objectives within global teams. Join us to drive innovation and growth in a global healthcare leader.

Main responsibilities:

  • Lead business development initiatives from the US/EU to China, focusing on identifying, screening, and evaluating opportunities across multiple divisions.
  • Serve as the External Innovation lead for China, establishing and maintaining relationships with US/EU biotech firms, and evaluating emerging opportunities.
  • Propose and manage west-to-China deal opportunities, ensuring alignment with corporate governance and decision-making processes.
  • Maintain and develop key external relationships, identifying new potential partners, and tracking industry developments.
  • Promote the strategic growth objectives of the China business within global teams.
  • Moderate international travel is required, up to twice a year.

About you:

  • Experience in deal structuring, financial modeling, and valuation in the pharmaceutical/biotech/healthcare industry.
  • Strong background in clinical development or scientific research, with a track record in external R&D, partnering, or business development.
  • Excellent project management, analytical, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Proven networking ability in cross-cultural environments with strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Negotiation skills and performance-oriented project management abilities.
  • Problem-solving, conflict-resolution, and decision-making skills, with the capability to represent the company externally.
  • Degree in a healthcare-related discipline; PhD preferred.

Why choose us?

  • Bring the miracles of science to life alongside a supportive, future-focused team.​​
  • Discover endless opportunities to grow your talent and drive your career, whether it’s through a promotion or lateral move, at home or internationally.​​
  • Enjoy a thoughtful, well-crafted rewards package that recognizes your contribution and amplifies your impact.​​
  • Take good care of yourself and your family, with a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits including high-quality healthcare, prevention and wellness programs and at least 14 weeks’ gender-neutral parental leave.​

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

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