Who We Are:

NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ: NSTG) is a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research. The company’s nCounter® Analysis System is used in life sciences research and has been cited in more than 3,800 peer-reviewed publications. The nCounter Analysis System offers a cost-effective way to easily profile the expression of hundreds of genes, proteins, miRNAs, or copy number variations, simultaneously with high sensitivity and precision, facilitating a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications. The company’s GeoMx® Digital Spatial Profiler enables highly-multiplexed spatial profiling of RNA and protein targets in a variety of sample types, including FFPE tissue sections.  Built on pioneering principles in 2003, NanoString is blazing new trails and exploring new frontiers to adapt to the everchanging landscape and becoming smarter and more innovative in the process.  We are dedicated to advancing scientific discovery and providing solutions that can have a meaningful impact in research and discovery.  

Our purpose is to Map the Universe of Biology.   We enable scientists to answer questions they have always wanted to ask to explore the boundaries of cellular structures and create an atlas of biological interactions that define life.  We are relentless in our quest to Catalyze the Next Biological Revolution leading to Advancing the Human Condition.  In addition to a pioneering spirit, we value:  Grit.  Authenticity.  Ambition.  Ingenuity.  Customers.  Join our team!

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Corporate and Business Development, the Director (or Senior Director), Business Development & Strategic Alliances will serve as a key member of the Corporate and Business Development team, working closely with cross-functional partners and the executive management team to drive and implement key strategic initiatives. This position will play a leading role in shaping and refining the strategic plans to strengthen NanoString’s leadership positions in Genomics and Spatial Biology markets, and will be responsible to identify, evaluate, implement and manage a broad range of strategic business initiatives, collaborations, licenses and acquisitions bringing new technologies, relationships, and resources to the company.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Shape strategic plan: In conjunction with key stakeholders, drive the development of long-term and short-term strategies to leverage corporate competencies and build corporate value.
  • Identify and prioritize key initiatives: Be well versed in key scientific, technical and business trends and track landscapes to establish actionable opportunities. Leverage network and resources to establish and maintain relationships with prospective partners to keep NanoString as top of mind.
  • Drive robust business development process: Deliver successful deal outcomes for both “buy” and “sell” side transactions including conducting comprehensive technical & business evaluation, scenario planning and analysis, constructing & negotiating innovative, value-creating “win-win” deals and collaborating with Commercial, R&D, Legal, Finance and other stakeholders to build buy-in.
  • Champion new opportunities through senior management review.
  • Implementation and management of collaborations: Ensure that each collaboration is appropriately integrated, managed and resourced within the company to maximize the probability of success.
  • Be an ambassador for NanoString representing its people and technology.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Advanced scientific/technical degree from Life Science world; Ph.D. or MBA strongly preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in the life sciences, management consulting, health-tech, or biopharmaceutical industries.

Preferred Qualificaitons:

  • Strategic, out-of-the-box thinker with outstanding business instincts who can navigate bold ideas, and translate into actionable, value-creating results for the company.
  • Scientific, technical and business acumen across technology platforms, precision medicine, complex biology (i.e. genomics, single cell spatial, proteomic, or disease-specific expertise including immuno-oncology), health-tech and informatics.
  • Strong executive presence with experience championing the business case with Senior Management. Track record of driving business development process through inception, evaluation, execution and implementation including structuring, analysis, diligence and leading negotiations.
  • Broad network with diverse deal sheet across range of “buy” and “sell” transactions and collaborations.
  • Excellent analytical, project management, and organizational skills with the ability to make sound business judgments.
  • Energetic, resourceful self-starter with high integrity, problem-solving skills, and a collaborative approach to thrive in a dynamic, team environment. Flexibility to travel up to 30%.

NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with.

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If you require assistance or accommodation when applying for open positions please contact recruiting@nanostring.com

 

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NanoString is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, or disability status. NanoString does not accept unsolicited agency resumes and will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that it does not have a signed agreement with.

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If you require assistance or accommodation when applying for open positions please contact recruiting@nanostring.com.

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