Manager/Sr. Manager Strategic Partnerships
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Manager/Sr. Manager Strategic Partnerships

King of Prussia, PA

The Center for Breakthrough Medicines is on track to be the largest single-site cell and gene therapy contract development and manufacturing organization in the world. Our comprehensive service offering accelerates speed to market through supply chain disruption mitigation strategies, end-to-end program management expertise and unique platform technology with the ability to follow a molecule from idea to commercialization. CBM’s integrated approach provides high quality and consistent end-to-end manufacturing capability including: Process and Analytical Development; Plasmid DNA production; Viral Vector Production of Lentivirus; AAV and Adenovirus; Testing and Analytics; Autologous, Allogeneic and Gene-edited Cell Therapy Bioprocessing; and Cell banking. CBM’s horizontal and vertical integration provides one source throughout a product’s life cycle.

CBM’s mission is to accelerate the delivery and affordability of lifesaving and life-changing therapies from discovery to market by offering a complete solution for the development and commercialization of cell and gene therapies.


The Manager/Sr. Manager, Strategic Partnerships will be part of a team responsible for identifying and establishing strategic partnerships required to establish CBM as the world’s largest cell and gene therapy CDMO. He/she will help grow CBM revenue by prospecting, prioritizing, and coordinating meetings and presenting service offerings and solutions which align customer needs to all CBM capabilities. He/she will report to the SVP Global Strategic Partnerships and work cross-functionally with CBM Senior Leadership, Business Development, Legal, Marketing, and Finance to reach strategic goals and revenue generation.


  • Ability to research, prospect, establish and nurture long-term strategic partnerships.
  • Establish and track KPIs which contribute to CBM’s annual revenue targets
  • Coordinate site visits, client visits and conference meetings
  • Responsible for all metrics and tracking of prospecting campaigns and established relationships
  • Responsible for creating and presenting business cases and term sheets
  • Significant interaction with Legal on NDAs, Term Sheets, MSAs and SOWs


  • Must be results-driven and goal-oriented with proven success in building genuine relationships and managing complex interactions effectively between multiple parties.
  • Motivated self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude and committed team member
  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Must be organized and have experience managing multiple projects efficiently and adjust as priorities change
  • Must be highly skilled in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word) including data interpretation and reporting
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Respected by internal and external customers as a trusted business partner
  • Must possess prior experience handling confidential information and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Experience with, CRM, or similar system required
  • Experience in CDMO/CMO required ideally, within the field of biologics or gene therapy OR extensive experience in highly regulated biotech/biopharma field organization

Education & Experience

  • Must possess relevant four-year degree OR relevant advanced degree in life sciences or biotechnology, cell and gene therapy industry preferred.

Compensation: TBD

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