Huriot — Head of Alliance Management at Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc.

Head of Alliance Management

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc.

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Role Details

The Head of Alliance Management will lead and support the execution of global partnering activities of Karyopharm Therapeutics. The role is also responsible for ensuring that major operational partnerships are proactively and effectively managed to optimize partnership milestones and opportunities. The role will develop excellent relationships internally and externally in order to support and drive alliance activities. This individual will also play an active role on negotiations with existing partnerships and ensure appropriate cost-sharing initiatives are realized.

As a Karyopharmer, reporting to our Chief Business Officer, you will positively impact patients’ when you:

  • Lead a team of two direct reports

  • Develop, manage and serve as a leading contributor in executing Karyopharm’s Alliance Management strategy

  • Establish and nurture close partnerships with key stakeholders domestically and globally to enhance inter-company and cross-regional review and consideration of partnership opportunities.

  • Perform strategic and financial analysis on partnership activities

  • Work closely with business development function as appropriate

  • Direct specific alliance agreement and governance activities, including procedures for decision making, project team meetings, data exchange, etc.

  • Manage contractual obligations, such as milestone payments, and advise collaboration participants on how the partnership contract should be implemented

  • Track progress of alliances, including coordinating the definition and reporting of the KPIs, and leading periodic health checks

  • Build trust and a positive business relationship that ensure alliances with Karyopharm Therapeutics are kept on track to deliver value to both parties

  • Lead reviews with senior management to communicate key issues, milestones, and gather feedback

  • Proactively seek opportunities to extend business relationships by expanding existing partnerships or creating additional collaborations

  • 10+ years experience in alliance management, as well an understanding of the drug development and commercialization processes

  • BS/BA degree in Finance, Economics or a related business or scientific degree

  • Strong aggregate background in science/medicine and commercial

  • Expertise in Oncology is preferred.

  • Must have high level of quantitative skills and be very detailed oriented

  • Ability to work effectively across organizational levels, functions, and geographic boundaries to complete objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally, manage crises, and align interests of multiple parties

  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication, negotiation, and presentation skills

Our Karyopharmers live and demonstrate our ICURE values every day!


Karyopharmers are passionately driven in our mission to positively impact patients’ lives and defeat cancer! This is personal, and we approach every challenge fiercely and tenaciously, but with enthusiasm, empathy, and passion. The work we do is both inspiring and life-changing. It requires the most diverse, the most unique, and the most authentic team in the industry. We are 400+ cancer driven conquerors, across the globe, with a strong sense of our values and our purpose. We are innovators, disrupters, and collaborators, and we challenge the norm and do things differently. At Karyopharm you will have the opportunity to do well by doing good, while learning and growing along the way. We invite you to join us and make your own personal contribution to our mission!

What We Offer:

In addition to our exciting, supportive, and intellectually challenging global workspaces(s), Karyopharmers enjoy a comprehensive and generous benefits package (active on day one) that makes them more productive and contributes directly to the development of their professional skills.

  • A fun, collaborative, work environment

  • A culture of employee engagement, diversity, and inclusion

  • Competitive salary, bonus, and generous equity offerings (Stock options and RSU’s-at time of offer and annual awards) – we are partners in prosperity!

  • Peace of mind through best in class medical (deducible paid by KPTI), dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, parental leave, a matching 401k program (immediate vesting), and tuition reimbursement.

  • Generous PTO and Holidays – we encourage you to recharge and spend time with family and friends.

  • Ample opportunities to learn and take on new responsibilities in a fast-paced, and patient focused company. (tuition reimbursement, management development programs, and a variety of reward and recognition programs)

  • Cell phone allowance

*Karyopharm requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against the Covid19 virus at the time of employment

  • This position is eligible for remote/hybrid working arrangement (may work from home/virtually; may also work hybrid on-site-virtual as required/approved by hiring manager.



ID: 2022-2103

Street: Remote US

Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Jan 04, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Remote, USA
  • Salary: negotiable
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