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abpro Vice President, Business Development in Woburn, Massachusetts

PLEASE NOTE: In addition to submitting your resume, please also include a deal sheet. Thank you!

Summary: Vice President, Business Development identifies, evaluates, and executes global strategic transactions to build the future of Abpro’s business development goals and objectives.


  • Lead search and evaluate therapeutic drug programs through pre-clinical stages of all aspects of drug development and commercialization, mode of actions, preclinical evaluations, regulatory strategy, clinical development path, intellectual property, and commercial potential.

  • Assist in the development of long-term strategic analysis of therapeutic areas beyond Abpro’s current focus proactively.

  • Support the development of a company strategy for maximum value creation and the development/refinement of a business development strategy that aligns with Abpro’s strategy.

  • Support the identification, evaluation, and execution of acquisition, investment, and partnership opportunities across a range of therapeutic areas and assets, including Out-licensing/in-licensing opportunities.

  • Execute complex analytics to assess opportunities (e.g. comparable deal analysis and financial modeling/NPV analysis) and provide diligence support for all transactions (e.g., preparing and setting up diligence files, financing documents, etc.).

  • Support the drafting and negotiating of transaction term sheets utilizing creative deal structures and processes that result in business success and maximum value.

  • Partner closely with internal and external legal to negotiate and implement appropriate legal agreements to support research, development, and commercial goals.

  • the landscape for potential partners who are strategically aligned with Abpro’s platform and assets.


  • BS/BA, Ph.D., MD or MBA a plus

  • 15+ years of experience working in a biotech/pharmaceutical company in business development with a track record of executing deals. Please submit deal sheet.

  • An understanding of the drug discovery and development process.

  • Results and solution driven.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and partner with all levels of employees of Abpro

  • Solid network in biotechnology and pharmaceutical organizations

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines across multiple transactions.

  • Ability to explain complex strategic initiatives and advanced scientific/medical challenges across a broad audience.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills across all levels of the organization and externally.

  • Travel up to 25% as needed

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