Director Of Business

Director/Sr. Director of Business Development


Identify, evaluate, and prioritize targeted opportunities that advance Adagene’s strategic plan
Prepare and present these deal opportunities, terms, and details effectively and efficiently to the leadership team
Establish internal and external relationships to ensure early identification, evaluation, and execution of opportunities
Contribute to strategic planning and alignment of business development activities
Work collaboratively with flexibility
Attend relevant external partnering and scientific conferences
Manage the relationship with the potential partner in a professional, proactive, timely manner
Participate in and or lead the deal negotiation, and deal execution, making sure that post deal activities are fully completed
Ensure alignment between internal stakeholders including project teams, project management, legal, and finance


5 to 8 years of relevant industry experience in biotechnology drug discovery and development with significant exposure to antibodies and biologics
3+ years of business development, project management, or sourcing experience with a proven track record of fostering strong collaboration across companies, departments, and countries
Must be fluent in English and Chinese, both written and verbal
Must have broad knowledge of the bio-pharmaceutical industry, with experience in evaluation of scientific, valuation, financial, and commercial modeling
Must be highly motivated self-starter, highly flexible
Must have excellent written, presentation, and verbal communications skills;
Strong analytic skills and ability to identify and communicate key items efficiently and effetely and distillation of complex issues into core components
Must show strong interpersonal and leadership skills and be team oriented
Requires understanding of and experience with different deal structures, accompanying legal principals, quantitative methods required to value assets and deal terms, proven track record in successful negotiation and deal execution
Must be highly organized and detail-oriented, while also being a strategic thinker
B.S. in science required, an advanced degree, Ph.D. or M.S. in a relevant scientific field is preferred, or equivalent work experience
An MBA is preferred
Candidate must be willing to travel for 25% to 50% of the time, including internationally

Location: Suzhou, China

Reports to: Vice President, Business Development

Contact us at: