Sr. Director, Biopharma Programs
|Location:||Bethesda, MD - National Headquarters|
|Company Order Number:||3337|
|# of openings:||1|
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CF Foundation) and its employees embrace their commitment to its core values. These core values are the pillars on which the CF Foundation stand and will continue to sustain us as we move forward.
The duties of this position are to carry out the mission of the CF Foundation to facilitate discovery and development of new genetic-based therapies that will benefit all people with CF. This individual will work as part of an integrated team and to identify, evaluate, and develop promising new programs with pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. The role will include seeking out and evaluating new opportunities, leading exploratory discussions, structuring complex partnerships, and participating in contract negotiation to secure mutually beneficial agreements that enhance opportunities for CF-relevant drug development programs. The successful candidate will have strong scientific knowledge and a track record in drug development in areas related to nucleic acid delivery, gene editing technologies, and/or stem cell therapies. Other areas relating to cystic fibrosis drug discovery such as, inflammation, infection, nutrition and mucocilary clearance, etc. are a plus. This individual is expected to contribute in-depth knowledge in these areas and exhibit superior analytical, strategic and communication skills. Well organized, detail oriented, with a strong sense of urgency, this individual will be a team player who is comfortable exerting leadership through consensus building and identification of innovative solutions.
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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.
The CF Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. We strive to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, physical or mental disability, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, genetic information or testing, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or any characteristic protected by law.
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