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Associate Director, Portfolio Strategy and Analysis


Monte Rosa Therapeutics

Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Associate Director, Portfolio Strategy and Analysis

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Business Development
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


MRTx seeks to hire an individual to work cross functionally with the R&D group to develop a rigorous portfolio strategy for Monte Rosa Tx. Evaluate novel target biology/mechanism, development path, competitive landscape, and commercial market potential to support go / no-go decisions. Develop indication prioritization strategy and commercial evaluations and forecasts for MRTx portfolio programs. Lead ongoing competitive intelligence analysis. Assist Business Development with evaluation of collaboration and licensing deals.


  • Collaborate with the R&D group to prioritize discovery targets for Monte Rosa
    • Evaluate attractiveness of biology/mechanism, development path, competitive landscape, commercial market potential
    • Work with data sciences team to enable AI driven tools for target evaluation and competitive intelligence
  • Develop commercial/market evaluations and product forecast models to support product planning and business development efforts
    • Integrate and effectively communicate key strategic implications
  • Support indication prioritization strategy for Monte Rosa pipeline programs incorporating assessments of scientific/technical, commercial and development aspects
    • Collaborate closely with clinical development group and other functions
    • Provide assessment frameworks, facilitate discussions, and craft recommended strategies
  • Support overall portfolio strategy and prioritization process
    • Coordinate with relevant groups at MRTx to assemble inputs on commercial potential, development costs and risk profiles and integrate assumptions into forecast models
    • Work with business and research teams to define key portfolio decisions and provide analysis to facilitate informed decisions
    • Communicate portfolio information and insights to management.
  • Lead ongoing competitive intelligence efforts for pipeline programs
    • Evaluate competitive pipeline/marketed programs in indications of interest
    • Create regular updates for leadership team and board of directors
    • Gather and analyze information on industry/market trends, industry partnerships and competitive activities


  • Ability to use business skills in a highly scientific environment, work seamlessly with MRTx R&D groups, and understand the specific nature of the drug discovery and development environment
  • An independent thinker who can draw insights and conclusions
  • Life sciences PhD.
  • 10 or more years relevant experience at life sciences strategy consulting firm, hedge fund, or biopharma new product planning or R&D strategy group. MBA or equivalent demonstrated experience (e.g. experience in a top tier consulting firm)
  • Possess an understanding of biotech business at the strategic level.
  • Ability to apply effective tools and techniques to bring clarity to complex issues.
  • Outstanding interpersonal / communication skills and excellent presentation skills are essential, with a demonstrated ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels of the organization including senior management.


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