Children's Hospital Boston Senior Director - Business Development and Licensing in Boston, Massachusetts

49532BRTitle:Senior Director - Business Development and LicensingDepartment:Research-Office of Intellectual PropertyAutoReqId:49532BRStatus:Full Time Standard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Description:

At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Research Office of Intelectual Property and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.


  1. Work closely with Vice President and other senior hospital leadership on strategic initiatives to increase BCH’s commercialization activities.

  2. Build strategic relationship with other departments involved in innovation to coordinate and align activities to support Children’s broader goals.

  3. Build strategic relationships with key corporate partners to drive commercialization and support of hospital research.

  4. Build relationships with key PIs and research leadership to help them realize their goals for their innovations.

  5. Elevate practice in department to be proactive and business oriented to drive innovation.

  6. Manages Market Sector Teams, and Contract Team, including mentoring and support as needed to help them get to “yes” on complex deals.

  7. Establish practices and policies to support TIDO’s mission.

  8. Work closely with Director of Administration and Operations to ensure office operations support TIDO mission and Market Sector Teams, and Contract Team.

Minimum Education and Experience

  • Advanced degree ( PhD , MBA or JD) required.

  • 10 years of experience closing complex academic-business agreements and maintaining the subsequent relationships.

  • Leadership skills dealing with complex stakeholders with differing priorities, balancing needs of hospital and stakeholders goals to get to mutually beneficial solutions.

  • Experience establishing a strong network of business relationships to move initiatives forward.

  • Experience engaging and influencing key stakeholder groups to facilitate their alignment and support for important initiatives.

  • Experience balancing candor with diplomacy to maintain an environment that motivates and inspires employees.

  • Experience managing complexity by balancing tradeoffs, competing interests and contradictions to drive for the bigger, broader picture, and to reach resolutions that move issues forward.

BCH offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.Office/Site Location:Boston