Partnerships Manager
Los Angeles, CA 
Posted 18 days ago
Job Description

We are currently seeking a Partnerships Manager for our Business Development team supporting the West Coast Region. This is a field-based position, you will develop and maintain strategic partnerships with Biotech Incubators to shape the future of our business through qualification and interactions with startup companies as well as technology surveillance for overall portfolio development.

What you will accomplish together with us

  • Drive strategic business development partnerships to improve market positioning and financial growth of the company

  • Relationship management with biotech incubators in the territory with regular on-site visits

  • Opportunity and market analysis with focus on monitoring and evaluation of startup companies

  • Build and maintain database of early-stage companies with promotion of relevant targets to cross divisional teams internally

  • Management of timely interactions with newly onboarded and graduating companies in partner incubators

  • Build relationships to improve access to startup executives of relevant companies

  • Management of leads, opportunities with various internal stakeholders

  • Management of sponsorships program equipment and services

  • Promote Sartorius brand visibility within biotech clusters in the territory

  • Provide visibility to management on evolving industry trends

  • Base salary offered for the position in Colorado is $80,000.00 and $100,000.00 plus bonus depending on experience. (Higher starting salaries may be available in other locations based on geographic differentials.)

What will convince us

  • A Bachelor's degree in Biotechnology, Bioengineering, Life Sciences, or related field

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Business Development, Sales & Marketing or Drug Development

  • National and/or International biopharmaceutical market experience

  • Experience with early-stage biological drug development is desirable

  • Strong knowledge of the entire cross divisional portfolio from Sartorius is a very valuable asset

  • Ability to work self-driven, to be self-motivated at work

  • Excellent relationship management skills

  • Excellent management skills for coordinating across a matrixed organization

  • Strong presentation, negotiation, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work and travel with multicultural sensibility

  • Ability to travel in your territory as needed; about 50 to 60%

  • As a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042, we require all of our employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to a disability or for religion. If you will require an accommodation, we will discuss this with you should an offer of employment be extended to you.

  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

What we offer

Sartorius' ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:

  • Opportunity for international career development:
    a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

  • Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

  • Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites

  • Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

  • Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025

  • We offer a comprehensive array of benefits to include: Paid Vacation (3 weeks), 7 sick days (eligible to carry over up to 30 days), 11 Corporate Holidays, 2 Floating Holidays, Community Service Day, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company Paid and Supplemental Life Insurance, STD & LTD, 401k (with generous company match), Tuition Assistance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Employee Assistance Program, Health and Wellness Program (in addition to other benefits).

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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