Chief Business Officer

Cambridge, MA
Full Time
About Company:
HiFiBiO Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotech driving a robust clinical pipeline of transformative immunotherapies targeting cancer and autoimmune diseases.  HiFiBiO achieves an unprecedented understanding of immune modulation in human diseases by pioneering a unique high-resolution translational platform, Drug Intelligence Science (DIS®), which combines unique single-cell capabilities with AI/ML approaches. Using patient samples, DIS® enables the discovery of novel targets, effective antibody drugs, and predictive biomarkers to enhance the probability of success for immunotherapies. HiFiBiO has established partnerships with major multinational pharmaceutical and biotech companies and has been recognized as one of the 2023 Fierce 15 biotech companies.

Job Description
We are seeking a seasoned, highly effective Chief Business Officer (CBO) who has hands-on experience in business development, corporate development, and strategic leadership to join our Senior Leadership Team. The CBO will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer. The primary role of the CBO will be to provide leadership, direction, strategic initiatives, and oversee planning, objectives, alignment, communication, execution, efficiency, and collaboration. The CBO will play a critical role in driving the company business strategy and productive partnership. The outstanding candidates need to have an unwavering commitment to innovation, excellence, learning in alignment with company’s vision, mission, and strategy.

  • Support the CEO to drive company strategies and innovative solutions towards successful implementation.
  • Lead all business development and alliance management efforts including driving strategic planning and execution of business deals, as well as overseeing collaboration progression and completion.
  • Coordinate company business activities in alignment with its financial sustainability and growth objectives, as well  as R&D deliverables,
  • Contribute to all company-building efforts and activities to sustain and develop engagement at all levels, enhance capacity and progress in all functional areas, and proactively assess and manage risks by evaluating and implementing robust mitigation strategies.

  • Minimum 15 years’ industry experience with a demonstrated successful track record in business development, corporate strategy, leadership, and an outstanding deal sheet
  • Ph.D in scientific field preferred with a deep understanding of industry trends, well equipped with scientific knowledge and hands-on experience in Immunology-Oncology space
  • Ability to understand complex scientific ideas and effectively communicate with key internal and external stakeholders in exceptional verbal and written communication.
  • Excellent ability to compelling, articulate, influence and work successfully with a variety of the audience.
  • Highly effective in connecting with people, building business relationships, engaging internal and external collaborators.
  • Natural ability to inspire people, cultivate culture and drive positive changes.
  • Previous Global Senior Executive Leadership experience with strong business acumen, ethical standards and tactical strategic planning and execution

Benefits We Offer:
HiFiBiO is committed to the health and well being of our team members and offers a variety of benefits supporting our diverse employee base.

-      Medical, Dental and Vision insurance 
-      Life, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance (100% covered)
-      HSA & FSA Spending Accounts
-      Dependent Care Pre-tax Account
-      Parking and Commuter Pre-tax Account
-      Flexible Paid Time Off
-      10 Paid Holidays and Sick Time (40 hours per year)
-      401(K) Plan

Notice and Directive to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies:
HiFiBiO has an internal recruiting capacity to fill open roles that are posted to the public. In some cases, HiFiBiO may engage with external recruiting vendors. Recruiting vendors are not authorized to send resumes or candidate information or otherwise directly or indirectly contact HiFiBiO employees for the purposes of presenting candidates without HiFiBiO’s prior written approval.

Only recruiting vendors who have an active and valid agreement on file with HiFiBiO which has been authorized by HiFiBiO recruiting team can submit candidates for engaged open positions.

HiFiBiO will not pay any placement or other fees of any kind of unsolicited resumes or candidate information that is in violation of this Notice and Directive. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of FSP, and FSP will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, marital status or any other protected Federal/National, State/Province, or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


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