23 days old

Director, Commercial Assessments

Emergent BioSolutions Inc.
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

JOB SUMMARY This position is responsible for leading market assessments for external opportunity evaluations and commercial due diligence (BD/M&A) and for partnering with Corporate Strategy to conduct new market assessments that inform the enterprise strategy. This position also provides management oversight for the corporate-wide competitive intelligence function. This role has 2 direct reports.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Support Business / Corporate Development in identifying and assessing commercial attractiveness and economic feasibility of external development opportunities. Utilize background in commercial analysis and forecasting to identify, design and execute integrated analytics which inform the commercial picture and revenue forecasts for BD/M&A opportunities

Identify risks and opportunities on external transactions and partner with cross-functional teams to synthesize the information

Present commercial assessment findings and recommendations to senior management to inform go/no-go decisions

Working closely with key internal and external stakeholders, conduct assessments of new markets to help Emergent determine which new markets outside of the business units to enter and how to best enter them

Provide management oversight for Competitive Intelligence function The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects managements assignment of essential functions.


BS/BA required; MBA required

Minimum of 15+ years in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry in commercial and analytical functions (working on industry side and/or providing services working at a consulting firm)

Experience in financial forecasting and valuation, market researchnalytics, brand/strategic marketing, competitive intelligence, and/or business development/due diligence

Payer market experience a plus

Leadership experience managing a team and planning/ managing budget

Broad therapeutic area, vaccine, and drug/device experience preferred

Proven ability to lead multiple projects efficiently and independently

Ability to work in a rapidly changing, matrixed environment

Excellent interpersonal, analytical, as well as oral and written communication skills

Strategic thinker, self-starter, and results-oriented

 Excellent business acumen


The physical/mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual would encounter while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<> .

Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


Posted: 2020-12-31 Expires: 2021-02-12

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Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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