Business Development Manager – Precision Health Applications

Genome.One - Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Job Location
384 Victoria Street
Darlinghurst NSW 2010
$130000 ++ Not For Profit salary packaging

Genome.One is pioneered by the Garvan Institute of Medical Research

Not for profit salary packaging 

$36,649 tax free threshold

Job Description

At Genome.One, we help provide answers to life’s biggest health questions – enhancing the lives of patients, families and communities across the world. We achieve this through our world-leading whole genome sequencing and analytics services and through the development of innovative software solutions to enable increased personalization of healthcare.


The Opportunity

An opportunity exists for a commercially astute Business Development Manager to drive the development and the execution of the commercialisation strategy for Genome.One’s precision health applications business unit.  This role will be focused primarily on identifying and pursuing the commercialisation of applications derived from the company’s ongoing bioinformatics, genomics and phenomics R&D activities.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Develop a thorough national and international market understanding and identify and quantify prioritised business opportunities
  • Conduct patent, literature and website searches, and coordinate related commercial intelligence gathering activities for the purpose of identifying potential commercial partners
  • Lead the development of a long-term strategy for the precision health application business
  • Drive the development of a BD and marketing strategy with an emphasis on growth generation through cost-effective customer acquisition and market demand generation
  • Drive business development and partnering activities and ensure alignment with other business areas and the overall company direction
  • Negotiate the full range of commercial relationships


About you

To be successful in this position, you will be a commercial savvy and results driven individual who is motivated by being part of an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment. You will be a team player and collaborator who thrives in a culture of innovation and empowerment. You will also possess the following key skills and attributes:





  • Over 5 years of proven track record in Business Development, preferably in the life sciences and/or medical software sector

  • Strong B2B client relationship management experience

  • Expert influencing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to develop, manage and maintain effective internal and external relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Expert business and technical analytic skills
  • Good understanding of genetics/genomics is desirable
  • Literacy in IT and software domain is desirable
How to Apply


All applications must be submitted via Garvan’s careers website:  

Please prepare and submit your application as per the directions below: 

  • A Cover Letter
  • CV including  (3)  Referees


Applicants are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible

About Our Organization


Genome.One – a wholly owned subsidiary of the Garvan Institute of Medical Research  –  is a pioneering health information company providing genetic answers to health questions so people, patients and families can benefit from a greater understanding of self, peace of mind and improved health outcomes.

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