Sr Director, Business Development

Courtagen Life Sciences, Inc.
Job Location
Woburn, MA
Job Description

Summary: Proven abilities and experience in developing and successfully executing deals with pharmaceutical companies for companion diagnostic assays, patient stratification efforts, data analytics licensing and other genomic services opportunities. The Senior Director, Business Development will have the overall responsibility for developing and implementing strategic programs to achieve the desired revenue objectives. To meet these requirements, the successful candidate will be responsible for building, managing, and implementing all aspects of this process. Responsibilities: • Works with the President and other senior staff members to define and execute an overall plan in a focused direction that will maximize the revenue and profit value of the Company. • Analyzes markets that will permit and encourage market penetration of the Company’s products and technologies. • Develops and implements key account targeted strategies and programs to optimize revenue. • Identifies, evaluates, and prioritizes potential markets by size, business opportunity, and return on investment. • Develops tactics and strategies to target potential partners and collaborators within prioritized markets. • Consistently delivers on commitments.


Minimum Education and Experience • Seasoned, knowledgeable executive and leader with a minimum of 8 plus years of demonstrated business development experience and proven success closing deals with pharmaceutical companies. • Have previous established relationships with pharmaceutical companies, preferably in companion diagnostic assays, patient stratification or database licensing endeavors. • Recent experience with a smaller entrepreneurial environment is a definite asset. • Solid experience in problem solving skills, analytical thinking, and visionary skills necessary to grow a company are of major importance. • A well-recognized and respected presence in the industry is a must. • Strong teamwork bias, working across functional areas to optimize the business. • B.S. / B.A. in Life Science is required. M.B.A. or equivalent is preferred.

How to Apply

Courtagen Life Sciences is located in Woburn, MA. We are a pioneering company that's always on the lookout for highly motivated individuals who, like us, believe in the values of teamwork, cooperation and shared success. We offer a friendly and stimulating professional environment for workers seeking to make a big difference in life sciences by delivering innovative products and services. Please send your resume to

About Our Organization

Courtagen is a privately held life sciences and molecular information company that converts genomic data into actionable clinical information for the diagnosis of critical pediatric neurological and metabolic disorders. Courtagen’s state-of-the-art Next-Generation Sequencing clinical laboratory integrates genotype, phenotype, and disease mechanism data using cloud-based computing and custom analytical methods to provide the most comprehensive results for clinicians. As a result of significant growth, we are searching for a Senior Director, Business Development reporting directly to the President, who will be a key driving force in developing partnerships with pharmaceutical companies.

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