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Business Development Manager

Bio-Rad Laboratories
Job Location
5731 W Las Positas Blvd
Pleasanton, CA 94588
United States
Job Description

Bio-Rad is seeking a highly motivated biotech professional to join its dynamic corporate development team supporting the Digital Biology and Life Science businesses. Key impacts of this position include supporting mergers and acquisitions from opportunity scouting through integration, architecting and negotiating agreements with collaborators and partners, and creating financial models to inform licensing and acquisition deal structures. The successful candidate will partner with colleagues across the organization in R&D, marketing, finance, legal, supply chain, and others in addition to establishing and managing relationships with external parties. Come join us and be a key player in shaping the continued success of Bio-Rad’s diverse life science and digital biology portfolios. Responsibilities: - Proactively source and evaluate acquisition and partnership opportunities that support Bio-Rad’s strategic vision, including attending conferences and staying fresh on industry news, new market entrants, and emerging technologies. Responsibilities: - Prepare well-thought-out business cases for acquisition and licensing opportunities for presentation to a variety of audiences. - Participate in negotiations with external parties and review and redline contracts. - Partner with marketing, R&D, and legal to craft and negotiate agreements for partnerships, collaborations, beta testing, and other external relationships. - Inform deal strategy and term sheet structure by building detailed financial models to profile outcomes for proposed licensing and acquisition deals. - Support Bio-Rad’s innovations through in-licensing and enforcement of intellectual property.


- PhD or thesis-based MS in biological or bioengineering discipline with 4+ years of biotech industry experience. - Genomics experience required; digital PCR and NGS experience preferred. - Demonstrated ability to rapidly gain competency and excel in new functions and roles, including learning completely new skills on the job. - Proactive leader who develops strong relationships across the organization to solve problems. - Strong balance between science and business acumen with a deep desire to deliver business value to the organization. - Excellent planning and organizational skills and ability to follow through in an unstructured work environment. - Excellent communicator with the ability to articulate extremely complex information to a wide variety of audiences, including senior management. - This full-time role is based in Pleasanton, CA and requires willingness and ability to travel (domestic and international) 5-10% of the time.

About Our Organization

Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 7,800 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives. Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results. EEO/AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled/Race/Ethnicity/Gender/Age