Director, Strategy & Corporate Development

Director, Strategy & Corporate Development (Gelesis Inc; Boston, Massachusetts): The Director will be responsible for undertaking financial analysis of potential opportunities via self-created and existing analytic tools (e.g., forecast models); conducting strategic analyses and market opportunity assessments (including primary and secondary research); providing support for potential strategic deals and transactions (including analyses and cap table modelling); creating and maintaining corporate processes (such as portfolio management and investor relations tracking); undertaking project management and supporting operations of Gelesis, Inc; managing various vendors related to strategy and corporate development projects; creating and revising compelling corporate narratives and presentations to support communications to important internal and external stakeholders; and driving and supporting various ad-hoc strategic and corporate development projects for the Gelesis senior management team.  Travel requirements are up to 25% of the time (both international and domestic).



Minimum requirements:  Master’s degree in Biotechnology or related life science field plus 3 years of (pre- or post- Master’s degree) experience in a strategy, business development, or finance role


Must have: Strong background in life sciences and baseline knowledge of the biotech/pharma industry; highly analytical approach to solving complex problems; proven ability in Excel for building and maintaining financial models; excellent PowerPoint skills – the ability to create and present complex science in an accessible way; proven ability to conduct market opportunity and financial analyses; strong presentation and communication skills; excellent teamwork, collaboration, and organizational skills; strong sense of initiative and leadership; and must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.


Apply online at Ref: 00026762. An EOE.

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