Chief Business Development Officer (M3M - CBDO - BioPhar) Minneapolis, Minnesota

A biotech leader is seeking a Chief Business Development Officer to help guide the company through a successful Series A fundraising effort. The lead product, an FDA-approved oral drug, is currently in phase II clinical trials. 

The successful candidate will work with the management team to raise private funding and develop the strategic development plan.  This will include securing series A funding and developing strategic partnerships with large pharmaceutical companies.

Experience and Education

  • Experience in the Pharma industry is required
  • Demonstrated ability to raise private early stage capital (series A and subsequent funding)
  • Has worked to repurpose FDA approved drugs for new indications
  • 505b2 Regulatory pathway experience
  • IND Process experience preferred
  • Experience in Drug and Drug Repurposing field preferred
  • Business Development and Operations experience preferred
  • CNS experience preferred

Must have exceptional interpersonal, communication, and leadership skills necessary to build a strong and effective team within the organization, yet still relate to and be hands-on.


For additional information on this opportunity, contact Miki Miller directly at 605.215.5248.  Resumes may be confidentially sent to


All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

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