Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.
Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.
We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team. If you're looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients' lives and being a great place to work, we hope you'll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals.
This person will join the R&D Search and Evaluation team which is part of Jazz Corporate Development. R&D Search and Evaluation provides insightful, timely, and decision enabling R&D assessment of potential new Jazz Pharmaceuticals investment opportunities such as investigational new drugs or marketed drug products. As a member of this team, this person will work closely with the R&D functions (Non-clinical Development, Pharmacology, Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, Project Management, Regulatory, Quality, Safety and Pharmacovigilance), as well as with New Product Planning (responsible for the commercial assessment), and the rest of the Corporate Development team to identify and assess potential R&D investment opportunities.
Essential Job Functions:
This position has varying responsibilities relating to identification and assessment of potential new R&D in-licensing candidates, investments or risk sharing opportunities:
Work with the R&D functions (Non-clinical Development, Pharmacology, Clinical Development, Clinical Operations, Project Management, Regulatory, Quality, Safety and Pharmacovigilance), as well as with New Product Planning, and the rest of the Corporate Development team to assess investigational new drugs under development or currently marketed drug products for in-licensing
Provide initial and timely technical evaluation of these opportunities from a clinical, medical, drug development and business perspective
Develop depth of understanding in a specific therapeutic area, e.g. neurology, rare/orphan diseases, hematology, oncology, sleep medicine, etc. and proactively monitor industry changes/trends and the scientific literature to help identify assets and companies of strategic interest to Jazz
Coordinate broader/confirmatory R&D due diligence efforts for selected candidates
Regularly interacts with senior leadership regarding diligence findings
Preparation of initial development plans and probability of regulatory and technical success for selected candidates
Help represent Jazz Pharmaceuticals R&D in interactions with KOLs, companies, academic institutions or other entities pursuant to above responsibilities
Experience in one or more of the following therapeutic areas required: neurology, sleep medicine, oncology, hematology, or rare/orphan diseases.
Proven ability to build and lead cross-functional teams in a matrix environment
Able to mobilize senior management support to capitalize on new opportunities
Curious and passionate
Able to communicate persuasively with a diverse audience
Ability to work with a wide range of people and personalities, from different functions, geographies, and backgrounds
Ability to think critically, anticipate and solve problems creatively
Ability to navigate and be successful in a fast-paced, highly-matrixed work environment
Embody and model Jazz Pharmaceuticals core values
Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.