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Sr. Manager, Innovation Collaboration


A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 57,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


Sr. Manager, Innovation Collaboration, CHINA


 Your role:

  • In China Innovation Hub, responsible for foresight, e.g. developing business case to explore, define, and validate meaningful innovative fields cross or beyond sectors of Biopharmaceuticals and Life Science, including but not limited to organoid and AI health.
  • Within defined innovation fields, responsible for scouting external projects and partnership with relevant startups and universities.
  • Source and execute deals for China seeding fund across fields of healthcare, life science, performance materials, and relevant emerging biotechnology.
  • Lead and drive transaction of external projects and partnerships to contract, including but not limited to business case development, negotiation, cross-functional coordination, and due diligence management.
  • Engage external partners and internal stakeholders to achieve the envisioned goals.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders within China innovation eco-system like universities, incubators, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the company’s competitive landscape in Life Science and Biopharmaceuticals.
  • Work closely with peers in the sectors and the Innovation Centers in Germany and US to further add value to the business.


Who you are:

  • PhD in medical relevant field, PhD in biotechnology, or MD with physician experience is required.
  • Fluent Mandarin and English for verbal and written communications is required.
  • MBA is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of venture investment, business development, or management consulting, in the fields of healthcare, life sciences, or biotechnology is required.
  • Deal negotiation and execution experience is required.
  • Extensive network of scientists, key opinion leaders, investors, and/or entrepreneurs active in the fields of life science, biopharmaceuticals, and healthcare is required.
  • Experience in biotechnology investment, especially deals relevant to life science and/or medical device is highly preferred.
  • Experience of physician, medical affair or medical sales, especially in oncology is highly preferred.
  • Network of entrepreneurs, investors, professors, and physicians in oncology is highly preferred.
  • Business case experience is preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong social and networking skills
  • Creative thinker with strong ability to “live in the world of possibility”.
  • Strong team player with a “can do” and “never give up” mentality
  • Strong data and information analysis skills
  • Self-motivated and pro-active
  • Position requires both domestic and international travel up to 30% of time



What we offer:  With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


Curious? Apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com


Job Requisition ID:  217944
Location:  Shanghai
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

Careers during Covid-19
Thank you for visiting our careers website, we are always looking for curious minds to join our teams. We understand how much the world is being impacted by the Covid-19 crisis and we want to assure you that your safety is very important to us. To ensure that everyone’s health is protected, instead of a standard face-to-face interview, it is likely that you will be offered alternative digital interview options.

US Disclosure
The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

North America Disclosure
The Company is committed to accessibility in its workplaces, including during the job application process. Applicants who may require accommodation during the application process should speak with our HR Services team at 855 444 5678 from 8:00am to 5:30pm ET Monday through Friday.

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