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.
Reporting to the Head of R&D, the Vice President, Search and Evaluation will be responsible for overseeing a team of S&E professionals accountable for all search activities and subsequent scientific and technical evaluation of potential transactions for both licensing and M&A in the current focus areas, and potentially of new areas deemed to be of strategic interest to Jazz in the future. Opportunities of interest may range from novel technology platforms to marketed medicines. Candidate will work cross-functionally to help shape the in-licensing and M&A strategy and to align internal stakeholders around potential new Jazz Pharmaceuticals investment opportunities. He/she will provide oversight, mentorship and support to a team of PhDs ensuring the right priorities consistent with strategic objectives and based on a deep understanding of the therapeutic area needs. Candidate is accountable for ensuring that all relevant supporting documentation for transactions prepared by the S&E team is of the highest quality and is prepared and reviewed in line with the approval process. This includes external presentations to potential partners, due diligence reports and management presentations.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Required/Preferred Education and Licenses
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.