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Head of Business Development

Business & Operations

We are looking for a Head of Business Development to help shape Bactobio through the company's next phase to Series A.


This is a newly created role within the Business and Operations team. Reporting directly to the CEO and working closely with the leadership team, you will help shape Bactobio’s commercial strategy as we continue to grow. We are looking for a strongly self-motivated and highly adaptable individual to make the role their own in a fast-paced environment.


Our Business and Operations team is a close-knit group of “doers” who manage the daily operations and long-term vision of a fast-growing biotechnology company. We run a lean structure with strong work ownership and collaborate closely to keep the company's development on track.


  • Guiding our route to Series A: shaping company development for our next fundraise, assisting with creation of external materials, identifying fundraising opportunities and pitching

  • Building investor relationships: supporting the CEO in identifying and developing investor relationships in line with company strategy

  • Overseeing Bactobio’s business model: detailing Bactobio’s route-to-market strategy for novel antimicrobial compounds (including product requirements, compound development partners and asset value analysis)

  • Building partnerships: identifying and developing strategic commercial and academic partnerships

  • Maintaining market awareness: engaging with relevant market ecosystems and monitoring the competitive landscape and market opportunities that arise from it

You should have:

  • Educational grounding in science or technology; advanced degrees (MBA / PhD) preferred

  • 3+ years’ experience in a consulting / strategy / business development role / VC

  • Collaborative drive and good team ethic

  • Ability to learn and adapt fast

  • First-class problem-solving skills and drive to address new challenges, not being afraid to step outside of your comfort zone

  • Strong presentation skills and capabilities with Microsoft Office; familiarity with project management tools (e.g. Asana)

Benefits include:

  • Competitive starting salary

  • Brand new, modern labs in Central London with dedicated office space, large balconies and 360’ views of the London skyline

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays

  • Diverse team of colleagues (check out our website to meet us)

  • Weekly team activities including board games, sports activities, and socials on Fridays

  • Complimentary breakfast, fruit, tea, coffee, snacks, drinks,...

  • Access to 1000s of training courses through Udemy, with an allowance for both personal development and work-related training

  • Opportunity to use your skills to help shape our innovative platform

Are you interested in joining us?
Send us your CV and an introductory paragraph using the link below

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