VP of Business Development

Job Location

14 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Job Type

Full Time


Business Development

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About the Role

Job Description:

As our VP of Business Development, you will be responsible for business development, partnering activities as well as oversee revenue growth strategies. Supporting operations as required, and conducting product/market evaluations, continually reassessing the company’s initial assumptions as part of it’s go to market. You will be a business-minded strategic leader who brings strong discipline to the company’s priorities while being analytical and intellectually curious around the company’s technologies. You will help to lead our external business development and partnering activities alongside with the CEO and communicate business objectives across company functions internally, collaborating with key functions to achieve Iterative Scopes objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead business development activities consistent with Iterative Scope’s overall strategy set by Senior Leadership Team, which you will be a part of

  • Continually engage existing industry partners to ensure success of current projects, as well as develop pathways to new areas of growth

  • Be responsible for an end-to-end pipeline of business deal development, including initiation - proposal writing and gathering, pitching – deck and narrative development, negotiation – with prospective procurement teams and closing – aligning business goals with the legal team and signing off on business deals.

  • Ensuring compliance with corporate policies and procedures, as well as US laws and regulations, reaching out to company’s legal team for guidance where necessary.

  • Lead conversations with company’s world leading Scientific Advisory Board to develop market insights and garner support on sales calls.

  • Align with Medical Affairs on publication strategy.

  • Building out the business development team, including market research, marketing and sales teams as needed from time to time.


Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • You dive head first into accepting diverse and challenging assignments with rigor, intellectual curiosity and tenacity.

  • You consistently find connections between seemingly unrelated concepts.

  • You are able to take an idea or problem that may not necessarily have a defined home within the organization, and go figure it out with little to no direction.

  • You have the ability to build a sphere of influence at all levels.

  • You identify operational gaps, plug the holes, and just make things work.

  • You are innovative, resourceful and have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree is required, advanced degree is preferred.

  • Minimum 10 years experience in business development, including having a track record of successful transactions with pharma/biotech/life science companies. Experience with working in successful Bio+IT companies strongly preferred.

  • Extensive experience in managing partnerships/service providers through execution.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, communication skills, and focused on building relationships with team members.

  • Strong analytical and modeling skills.

  • Strong ability to communicate with external parties and influence decision making processes through relationship building.

  • Critical thinking skills are critical.

  • Successful experience in fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.

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About the Company

Company Mission:

Iterative Scopes is an early-growth stage startup on a mission to revolutionize the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases with computer vision. We are backed by leading venture firms, top pharmaceutical companies as well as category defining healthcare leaders including; Obvious Ventures, Eli Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Founders of Flatiron Health, Livongo, Path.AI, PAIGE, WHOOP!, Okta, and Recursion Pharmaceuticals.

Iterative Scopes is a venture backed company established by Jonathan Ng, MD a second time founder. The scientific advisory board includes world-class gastroenterologists and leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers and faculty.

Additional Info: 

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Recruitment & Staffing: 

Agencies - Iterative Scopes does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Iterative Scopes or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Iterative Scopes' internal operations team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Iterative Scopes, and Iterative Scopes will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.