Team Photograph: Photograph for Senior Director /VP Alliance Management

As a society, we’ve recognized an increasing need to rethink the value of best-in-class medicines and make a shift to consider both the science and the cost, with the goal of expanding access to high-quality medicines.

Eric Hedrick, MD Chief Physician Executive

EQRx believes responsibility can be revolutionary. Want to make a difference while advancing your career? Come join a team that is working towards our bold mission of developing innovative medicines at radically low prices to help people get the medicines they need.

What You’ll Do

The Senior Director / VP, Alliance Management will serve in a key strategic role for EQRx as the central point of contact for internal coordination and external interface with our partner companies. You will lead the Alliance Management function, and be responsible for the design and implementation of strategic initiatives to further establish an alliance management capability that enables us to achieve our growth plans and enhance our reputation as a premier alliance “partner of choice”, while also ensuring that the best interests of EQRx are upheld. You will develop and maintain key relationships across a broad sphere of influence, both internally and externally, to achieve alliance objectives, and will be responsible for activities related to alliance processes and for proactively and strategically managing both established and new alliance relationships. You will also work closely with internal stakeholders to ensure that alliance strategy and operations are aligned with our overall corporate strategy as partnered assets and partnerships evolve and develop over time.

This role will serve as EQRx’s “internal expert” on partner companies, support new alliances and ensure a smooth transition and implementation post contract signature by leading the alliance launch process. You will act as a key driver of the goals of the collaboration and manage the long-term relationships between EQRx and our partners by acting as the key interface with respect to the management of the legal and contractual framework established for the alliances.You will proactively identify and mitigate issues at the appropriate level of partnership management and ensure proper governance of the alliance by organizing and coordinating joint steering committees. You will work with partner companies to set direction and scope for implementation of the partnership agreement including key activities, timelines, and responsibilities on either side. You will oversee the meeting agendas and ensure that the EQRx team is fully prepared with all deliverables for partner interaction.

The Impact You Will Have

This is not your standard alliances leadership position. This position is highly visible and of significant impact to the company. We are on a critical mission to bring quality solutions to patients at a fraction of the price. This role will help us drive forward towards that pinnacle goal of truly putting patients first.

Your Superpowers

You have an advanced degree (PharmD, PhD, MS, MBA, MD) in a discipline related to drug development or business; a Certified Strategic Alliance Professional is a plus.

You have significant experience (10 – 15 years) in the pharmaceutical, life sciences (or a related industry), preferably in pipeline development, business development, commercial launch preparation or a project leader role.

You have extensive executive level experience in management-level positions in Alliance Management, Program Management, Business Development, or related function.

You have experience implementing strategic initiatives to create organizational alignment and/or establish new capabilities.

You have led cross-functional teams, including senior management members, to accomplish shared goals.

You have experience working with long-term partnerships.

You can identify, prioritize, and resolve key project and partnership issues.

You have a keen attention to detail, excellence in project management and effectiveness in managing multiple projects/priorities.

You have advanced negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

You have a sharp business acumen with ability to conceptualize the big picture while focusing on the details.

You can participate and work effectively on multiple cross-functional teams

You understand relationships are key and have strong interpersonal skills.

You are a leader. Teams love working with you and you are someone who takes pride in mentoring and supporting the careers of others.

You can thrive in a smaller company environment and love the pace of a true startup.

You’re a team player who is willing to roll-up your sleeves and get the job done.

Are you bold enough?

Your work should matter and allow you the freedom to be 100% you. We spend too much time and effort in our career to not feel excited and proud about what we do and who we do it with. In other words, your career is too important for your next move to be just another job, so let’s work together to change the world and bring affordable medicines to all patients.

We aren’t about a bunch of empty slogans on a wall or words on a coffee cup – you can find that in lots of places. We are a culture of individuals with diverse backgrounds and personalities. What does EQRx stand for? 

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EQ

uality Medicines: Equally good or better, innovative medicines

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EQ

uitable Medicines: Making innovative medicines affordable

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EQ

ual Access: Sustainable, frictionless access for people to cutting-edge medicines

We have a bold mission and are looking for equally bold people who want to join us and help make a difference in the world. If you want to grease the wheel, we are definitely not for you. Want to build the wheel? We might be just what you are looking for.

 

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Are you bold enough?

Your work should matter and allow you the freedom to be 100% you. We spend too much time and effort in our career to not feel excited and proud about what we do and who we do it with. In other words, your career is too important for your next move to be just another job, so let’s work together to change the world and bring affordable medicines to all patients.

We aren’t about a bunch of empty slogans on a wall or words on a coffee cup – you can find that in lots of places. We are a culture of individuals with diverse backgrounds and personalities.

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What does EQRx stand for?

  • EQuality Medicines: Equally good or better, innovative medicines
  • EQuitable Medicines: Making innovative medicines affordable
  • EQual Access: Sustainable, frictionless access for people to cutting-edge medicines

We have a bold mission and are looking for equally bold people who want to join us and help make a difference in the world. If you want to grease the wheel we are definitely not for you. Want to build the wheel? We might be just what you are looking for.

EQRx is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

It’s (mutually) beneficial.

You’re curious about what sets us apart from the rest. What do you get from working at EQRx?

So, let’s start big—working at EQRx means having the opportunity to change the world.

By joining a team that’s remaking medicine development from start to finish, you’re going to enjoy the daily rush of throwing caution to the wind and doing things differently by:

  • Working with the smartest game-changers in the industry
  • Cutting down the red tape of “the way things are done”
  • Seeing and feeling the daily impact of your work
  • Growing as a professional and a person
  • Committing to neverending social responsibility

And, yes—we also have a killer list of things that’ll help you shine as part of the team.

But to us, these are just table stakes.

  • 100% Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Reimbursement Account
  • Free snacks and drinks

*As EQRx grows, please note that some of these are subject to change.

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