Position: Director of Product Development

Position Summary

Expected salary: At or Above Market Rate

Work location: Boston, US

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Employment Type: Full-Time


METiS is seeking an experienced, strategic, entrepreneurial individual to lead our New Product development. The position will be responsible for identifying unmet medical needs across a broad therapeutic platform that demands novel formulation and delivery technology solutions. The candidate will lead our product development team to gather insights from healthcare providers, patient groups, and brand managers in pharma companies to define product roadmap. The ideal applicant will have a strong background in strategic marketing / new product planning and possess sufficient medical knowledge. The top applicant will have experience working in healthcare consulting, or new product / brand management teams in pharma companies. 


The level of the role will be determined commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Key responsibilities

  • Identify unmet clinical needs where drug formulation and delivery technologies can bring differentiable patient value

  • Lead a team of business analysts to interview healthcare providers (MDs), patient groups, and brand managers in pharma companies

  • Guide business and product strategy for 505(b)(2) new drug applications

  • Communicate with drug development team to outline high-level product profile

  • Drive collaboration and service opportunities such as co-development programs with pharma and biotech companies



  • 5+ years of business development or new product planning experience, preferably in pharma and biotech companies, or

  • 3+ years of strategic consulting experience in related industries (healthcare, PMP)

  • In-depth knowledge of the drug research and development process and medical treatment

  • Ability to work cross-functionally within and beyond the Business Development team—experience working with both internal and external multidisciplinary teams including R&D, Commercial, Regulatory is a plus


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree, MBA is a plus

  • Medical Doctor and medical related background are highly desirable

All interested candidates please send resume and cover letter  (中英文都可以) to hr@metispharmaceuticals.com