Head of Business Development at FidoCure®
About the role
FidoCure® is looking for a Head of Business Development, preferably with a background in healthcare to work directly with our Chief Strategy Officer.
About FidoCure®: We are a high-growth team that is committed to helping dogs and their families fight cancer. Our product, FidoCure® (www.fidocure.com), is already reaching hundreds of dogs suffering from cancer. We offer new hope for dogs with cancer by performing genomic testing, developing a targeted treatment plan, and facilitating access to medication based on the results. In the process, we are collecting data to improve outcomes for all future dogs. Canine and human cancer share similarities, so our learnings benefit both sides of the leash.
We are backed by incredible investors who believe in us and our mission, including Polaris Partners, Andreesen Horowitz, YCombinator, and Lerer Hippeau.
What we need: Someone who is passionate about our mission, and has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment and is hungry to take advantage of the growth opportunities it brings. Must be a highly organized self-starter who gets things done. And obviously, must love dogs and be willing to make a difference in the world.
In this role, you will:
Act as a strategic thought partner to FidoCure’s Executive Team, helping to define, influence and execute the company’s strategic BD & growth plans – from identifying initiatives to pursue, to prioritizing business development targets, to helping to define new product offerings.
Gather critical market information and collaborate with cross-functional leaders to evaluate emerging trends and feasibility of future strategic directions
Lead our business development process from inception to close. This role will be responsible for leading the assessment and roll out of a commercial plan as appropriate to support deals.
Negotiate complex customer/partner agreements. Once signed, you will be responsible for cross-team coordination and partnering internally to support the initial engagement process.
Identify and ensure business development pipeline and other commercial metrics are met
Develop and maintain strong relationships with key industry leaders, media, and relevant stakeholders
Identify and close high value specific academic partnership opportunities in key strategic areas while capturing and disseminating partner feedback and insights Establish and maintain long-term strategic partnerships and explore licensing opportunities within biotech, biopharma, diagnostics, and corporate groups
Core qualifications: Strong strategic, analytical, technical, problem solving and organizational skills. Excel at navigating ambiguity, synthesizing data and seeing patterns. Proven time management and organization skills; think about efficiency and scale. Demonstrated history of meeting deadlines, prioritizing workload and handling multiple competing projects simultaneously. Data-oriented (must love data --collecting it, analyzing it, learning from it). Adapt to changing priorities and needs with grace and flexibility. Calm, collaborative and even-keeled.
Ideal qualifications: Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, an advanced degree. Work experience preferably in investment banking/consulting or in the Health/ Biotech/ Pharma/ Life Sciences Industry, including academic and/or internship experience. Capable of both high-level strategic thinking and detailed execution. Consistent track record of taking ownership and driving results. Strong analytical skills, with experience in R&D and the ability to develop presentations. Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal). Comfortable with “hands-on” management of tasks.
We are a lean team, which will provide you opportunities to work side-by-side with our senior leadership. Your impact will be felt immediately! We enjoy coming to work each day to move the mission forward using the latest tools and techniques. Join us!
Interested? Please check our website https://www.fidocure.com/careers and email us a cover letter and resume. Highlight your relevant experience, tell us what you will add to our team, and show us how you’d make an impact and be a great fit. Thank you!
Why you should join FidoCure®
We are a high-growth team committed to helping dogs and their care team fight cancer.
Our product, Fidocure® (www.fidocure.com), already has strong adoption by top veterinary clinics across the US and is helping hundreds of dogs suffering from cancer. We offer a genomic cancer test, develop a targeted treatment plan, and enable access to the medication based on the results. In the process, we are collecting data to improve outcomes for all future dogs.
Canine and human cancer share similarities, so our learnings benefit both sides of the leash! Our customers include veterinary oncologists, general practice veterinarians, and pet parents.