Wednesday 25 May 2022

Associate Business Developer

We are looking for a full-time Associate Business Developer

Are you passionate about actively helping to unlock the potential of immunotherapy for every cancer patient, alongside a talented team of immunologists, oncologists, and data scientists? Are you looking for an ambitious new challenge in supporting and growing a dynamic company in data-driven immune oncology?

Who are we?
myNEO is a Belgian biotech company in Ghent, focused on identifying, exploring, and validating personalised cancer treatments based on genomic analysis of sequencing data. We’ve developed a bioinformatics platform that is continuously being optimised based on results from our own experiments as well as from published research studies in the field of immune oncology. Our proprietary state-of-the-art algorithms, incorporated in the platform, are open for licensing by biotech and pharma companies to improve the efficacy & applicability of the immunotherapies they are developing. We take great pride in the fact that our approach for analysis of and reporting on a cancer patient’s sequencing data is compatible with clinical timelines and focused on providing clinical value to the patient.

What does the job entail?
As a Associate Business Developer, you will be responsible for optimising and executing on our sales and marketing strategy, driving it towards the generation of high-quality leads, and turn those leads into valuable commercial partnerships. You will be an important link in helping to define the company commercial strategy, translating market needs into tangible offerings, and in fostering our strategic partnerships. In your role you will be reporting to our Licensing and Business Development Lead.

You will be responsible for:

  • Negotiating new partnerships, contracts, and deals in line with a sustainable company growth
  • Support the development of and executing on go-to-market plans to generate and identify high quality leads
  • Excelling in account-based marketing to efficiently turn leads into commercial partnerships
  • Fostering and sustaining the commercial partnerships throughout their entire lifecycle
  • Supporting and helping to improve the long-term business vision of the company
  • Attending and presenting at conferences to increase myNEO’s visibility

What are we looking for?
We are looking for a full-time profile to join our team with the following credentials:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in the life science domain; preferably in the field of genomic analysis, target discovery, or immunology
  • Taken up a comparable role in a biotech / pharma company working with external partners (as project manager, business developer, or equivalent positions)
  • Familiar with business development varying from lead discovery to contract closing
  • Good insights into the set-up of different types of collaborations and licensing deals
  • Open communicative style with proven responsibility and proactiveness
  • Strong interest in cancer research and personalised therapeutics
  • Team player who can be flexible and work independently

What do we offer?

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours and home office possibility
  • A generous benefits package (laptop, hospital insurance, meal vouchers, bicycle allowance)
  • The possibility to grow side-by-side with the company and to get responsibilities from day 1
  • Involvement in discussions with highly experienced academics, doctors, and industrialists

Have we got your interest?
Send an email to hr@myneo.me to express your motivation.