Business Development Manager (m/f/d) Pharma

Full Time
Altenhöferallee 5, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland
Experienced Professional
December 16, 2022
Remote (hybrid)


As Business Development Manager (m/f/d) you take a key role by providing and supporting measures that are securing the external growth of the Merz Therapeutics business on the short as well as long term by identifying and executing transaction projects. Your detailed tasks are the following:

•    Scout, identify and evaluate external innovation opportunities, build relationships with prospective targets and partners

•    Transaction support: Manage In/out-licensing, co-development, M&A- and venture fund projects in areas such as due diligence management, valuation-/ business case development, contract coordination and presentation in cross-functional committees and board meetings 

•    Management of external partnerships in close collaboration with Alliance Management 

•    Integration - Organize cross-functional teams to support integration or carve-outs of assets and/or businesses

•    Contribute to general department reporting, such as monthly reports, project documentations

•    Strategic Planning - Prepare and lead strategic planning activities to develop and update Merz Therapeutics corporate strategy 

•    Develop strategy communication materials for executive presentations 


•    University degree in natural sciences and/or economics 

•    Several years in life science business / corporate development, management consulting or investment banking 

•    Strong demonstrated Project Management skills

•    Relevant working experience in Due Diligence processes and contract management

•    Experience with valuation techniques (preferably incl. venture capital)

•    Excellent communication and presentation skills, proven experience developing and presenting PowerPoint presentations to executives/stakeholders.

•    Ideally knowledge of neurology/ movement disorder in therapeutic area

•    Team player with structured working habits, can-do mentality and global mindset with appreciation for different cultures and markets


•    Permanent employment relationship with long-term career prospects

•    High working time flexibility which enables a good work-life balance

•    Attractive location with good transport links and modern, well-equipped workplaces

•    Global family business with flat hierarchies and short decision processes

•    Collaboration in multi-functional international teams

•    Attractive compensation with comprehensive social benefits

Find out more about our benefits here.


Merz Therapeutics GmbH is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, and is represented in more than 90 countries worldwide. As part of the Merz Group, a privately held, family-owned company, we have been dedicated to the development of innovations for more
than 110 years.

Merz Therapeutics is committed to improving treatment outcomes for patients around the world. With our relentless research & development efforts and culture of innovation, we strive to identify unmet patient needs and provide appropriate treatments. In particular, we focus on
patients suffering from movement disorders, neurological diseases, liver diseases and other health issues that severely impact quality of life. For more information, visit  https://www.merztherapeutics.com/.

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