Business Development Specialist – Monoclonal Antibodies

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Business Development Specialist:

Monoclonal Antibodies

We are a growing biotech company covering multiple business segments. Recently we have developed unique pipeline for development of recombinant monoclonal antibodies, which is based on our patented method of antibody characterization at a single cell level and supported by our expertise in hapten synthesis, immunogen preparation and high-throughput automation. We are now offering antibody development for customers for immunodiagnostics and other applications and also building our own portfolio of unique antibodies.

If you have a strong interest in both business and science, join us as a Business Development Specialist and help us to commercialize this technology, identify new customers and make deals with new partners.

What will be your responsibilities?

  • Performing market research, analyzing competitive landscape and differentiation of our product offering to shape our proposition and business models.
  • Identifying new commercial customers for custom antibody development for immune-diagnostics and other applications.
  • Facilitating academic collaborations on relevant targets to support our antibody catalogue development.
  • Preparing presentations and offers for customers and partners, leading both technical and commercial negotiations.
  • Designing marketing materials to support the proposition.
  • Presenting at relevant industry conferences.
  • Collaborating closely with antibody R&D team and sales and marketing colleagues from other divisions. 

What are the requirements?​

  • PhD degree in life-science (or equivalent experience) with previous experience with research or commercial use of antibodies or immunoassays.
  • Previous business development, sales or product marketing experience is a plus.
  • Ability to work in dynamic start-up environment and assume senior responsibilities while also preparing the materials hands-on.
  • Ability for occasional travel to customers and conferences abroad.
  • The ability to draft and revise legal contracts and to lead business negotiations is a plus.
  • Solid project management skills and ability to coordinate with multiple stakeholders.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office and ability to work with CRM tools.
  • Excellent English (Czech is an advantage but not required).

What do we offer?

  • Opportunity to work on novel concepts in a young and dynamic biotech company with world-class research and a strong future growth.
  • A professional, yet friendly and supportive work environment.
  • Active sharing of know-how within the company, development of knowledge and skills.
  • Competitive salary reflecting your seniority and the opportunity for career growth.
  • Various employee benefits: 5 weeks paid vacation, meal voucher allowance, sick days, pension contribution, Multisport card, refreshments and excellent coffee at the workplace, and more!
  • Full-time employment contract with the place of work in Vestec near Prague.

About Us

We are a successful biotechnology startup with unique products and global ambitions. Our main research and business areas are human molecular diagnostics, life sciences, monoclonal antibodies and small molecule drug discovery. In all these four areas we bring unique products to the global market.

We are both research oriented and also successful in business. Our products are based on internal cutting-edge multidisciplinary research. Furthermore, we are actively seeking market opportunities, and we have therefore been the most important developer and manufacturer of COVID-19 PCR diagnostics in the Czech Republic. Now we are launching a new portfolio of unique enzymes and reagents for life-science labs and offering our proprietary technologies for antibody development and drug discovery markets. We are continuing our mission of providing our own products in diverse biotechnological areas.

Even though we started the company just in 2018, we have already grown to over 100 employees. From the beginning, we aim to run long-term, ambitious projects with a global impact. If you join us, you will be a part of the creation of a unique biotechnology company which is the first of its kind in Central Europe.

When applying, please attach a Cover Letter (describe your experience, ambitions and skills you can contribute, and explain why you want to work for us in this particular position) and a CV.