In-Licensing Scout and Partnering Associate

Posted 2 years ago

Key responsibilities

  • Bolster the in-licensing pipeline with innovative oncology products by:
  • Driving scouting activities in selected territories
  • Developing new digital scouting methodologies to identify licensing opportunities
  • Prepare, conduct, and follow up partnering discussions at international partnering events
  • Regularly nurture contacts with high-potential companies having preclinical/early clinical therapeutic pipelines, in alignment with the company’s licensing focus
  • Champion programs at internal meetings during the early stages of the evaluation process
  • Facilitate follow-up interactions with potential partners for programs under evaluation
  • Maintain the internal database of in-licensing programs up to date
  • Collaborate with the evaluation and negotiation team during the in-licensing process
  • Valorize company’s technologies (e.g., MultilinkTM and AbYlinkTM) through the establishment of collaborations with biotech/pharma
  • Apply key learnings and insights from multiple external sources to foster innovation

Your profile

  • Advanced degree (PhD) in life sciences (oncology preferred)
  • At least 2-4 years professional experience in the pharmaceutical industry (sourcing
  • therapeutic assets, business analysis in pharma/biotech) or equivalent experience in
  • the academia
  • Business acumen, experience in partnering and licensing processes a plus
  • Outgoing, curious, creative, and versatile personality, with outstanding teamwork


  • Excellent command of English (written and verbal) and confidence to interact with Clevel stakeholders
  • Talent in creating/nurturing professional relationships
  • Structured approach to work, ability to prioritize and high resilience
  • High degree of self-motivation and ownership, with a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Excellent mastery of database manipulations and web-based communication channels
  • Availability to travel (approx. 15%)

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