Associate Alliance Manager

Boston MA /
Alliance Team /
Full-time
Joyn Bio is a joint venture between Bayer and Ginkgo BioWorks dedicated to addressing unmet needs in agriculture by applying synthetic biology approaches to engineer microbes. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, process oriented candidate to join a rapidly growing team.

Objective

    • This position is responsible for supporting the Head of Alliance management to effectively manage JV parent relationships and develop templates and tools to support growth and scale of the function.

Responsibilities

    • Support Sr. AM/Head of AM to manage relationships and activities with Joyn Bio’s joint venture parents, Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks. 
    • Support development and implementation of new processes to support growth and scale of the Alliance Management organization, including template & tool development, trainings, etc.
    • Provide Alliance Management oversight to MTAs and License agreements to support subject matter experts to execute against commitments with our partners.
    • Develop & maintain contract management tracker to report on status of all Alliances

Training/Experience

    • Undergraduate degree required.  An advanced degree in science, business, or other technical discipline is preferred.    
    • Minimum of 2 years experience in contract management, relationship management or alliance management or project management.
    • Excellent communication and listening skills across all levels.
    • Organized with an ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities.
    • Driven with an unwavering desire to improve processes and institute structure.
    • Strong team player who can rapidly build positive relationships & proactively partner across teams support resolution of organizational challenges.  
    • Excitement to work in a fast-paced, small company environment with multidisciplinary teams.
    • Preference for candidates with business analysis experience and/or BI tool use.
Organizational
This position will report directly to the Head of Alliance Management. 
The position is preferably based at Joyn’s Boston, MA site, requiring up to 15% travel. 
The position will be 75% remote for the first 6-12 months