Senior Business Development Associate – WEHI

Posted: 27 April 2022

Biotechnology    ¨   Commercialisation   ¨   New Role

Our Client

WEHI is one of Australia’s leading and pre-eminent biomedical research organisations at the forefront of innovation. They have a commitment to excellence and investment in research, advanced technologies and developing new medicines and diagnostics.

The Opportunity

Your key remit will be to assist the Business Development Office (BDO) in commercialisation of research, business development, advocacy and technology transfer activities. You will support development projects, which ultimately enable effective capture and translation of Institute IP and education of institute staff in collaboration, translation and technology transfer.  Areas of activity include opportunity identification, IP capture, marketing and communication, legal agreements, strategic plans, and training.

The Requirements

  • A PhD or Masters relevant to the pharmaceutical or biotechnology areas
  • Exposure tobusiness development in a commercial environment.
  • Neurodegeneration, Rare Diseases as well as Ubiquitin signalling / targeted protein degradation experience preferred.
  • A basic understanding of issues involved with technology transfer
  • Understanding of drivers of research and biomedical industry dynamics.

The Offer

WEHI’s medical researchers  are committed to solving the most complex health problems and making transformative discoveries for cancer, infectious and immune diseases, developmental disorders, and healthy ageing.

This is a new & exciting opportunity to support WEHI as they expand their Business Development Team.  Please email your cover letter & CV to for further information. Confidential enquiries to Marilyn Jones on 1300 0 MEXEC.


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