Title: Head of Corporate Development

Location: Menlo Park, CA

Forty Seven Inc. is committed to helping patients defeat their cancer. We are advancing immune-oncology through the engagement of new and complementary phagocytic pathways that enhance anti-tumor efficacy and selectivity.



Reporting to the Chief Business Officer, this individual will provide strong business leadership in assessing, developing and executing long-range strategic plans through financing's, grants, acquisitions, collaborations and licensing agreements. Identifies, investigates, and analyzes new pharmaceutical opportunities, leads cross-functional teams to complete (technical, IP, legal, CMC and business) diligence, negotiates and completes agreements, ensures implementation.


Education & Experience:

  • Ten+ years of relevant experience in biotech or pharmaceutical companies, including extensive track record of identifying and evaluating deals and executing transactions
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to influence and work successfully with varied audiences and executives. Ability to build and facilitate relationships between organizations
  • Deal sheet demonstrating leadership in identifying and evaluating deals, driving business decisions and negotiating complex arrangements
  • MBA with advanced science degree. In-depth understanding of biopharmaceutical discovery, development, manufacturing and commercialization processes. Understanding of mechanisms for financing private and public biotechnology companies. Experience/training in oncology is a plus.


Other Information:

  • Position may require occasional evening and/or weekend commitment
  • Position may require working with biological and/or chemical hazards
  • Position may require occasional travel (~25%), domestic and international.

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