Experienced CEO to join us on a breakthrough digital health (September 2020)

A multidisciplinary Innovation Lab (incubator) led by a group of leading biopharma companies, a technology giant and VCs, is seeking an experienced CEO to join us on a breakthrough digital health based Drug Discovery in the rich Israeli ecosystem

Role Description

The CEO will:
· Lead the establishment of the new Lab; its physical set up, processes and governance together with the
Lab Consortium Partners
· Work alongside the partners to set up and implement the Lab’s strategy
· Recruit and manage the Lab’s team
· Lead the process of screening and recruiting relevant technologies and teams for the Lab’s portfolio
companies, and serve as a member of the Lab’s Investment Committee
· Facilitate and assist as needed with the activities across Lab Partners (pharma, technology companies
and VCs) and between Lab Partners and Lab’s portfolio companies
· Manage the Lab’s/portfolio companies’ external relationships and business development activities
· Build the Lab’s network in Israel and abroad including with the IIA, HMOs, academia, investors, startups
and other potential partners in the AI ecosystems

Role Description

Professional background

· 10 years experience in Pharma/biotech/computational Industry with at least 5 years of leadership experience
· Proven ability in managing complex consortiums/multiple stakeholders
· Track record in leading startups/startup incubators/work experience in VC
· Strong network within the Israeli ecosystem
· Well-informed about current cultural, legal issues & regulations in Israel / work with the IIA
· Scientific / technological education (Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology or similar) – an advantage
· MBA/Financial management and business development skills – an advantage

Interpersonal skills

· Ability to inspire, lead and energize others
· Excellent communication and facilitation skills with multiple stakeholders
· Managerial skills, ability to handle multiple priorities
· Innovative, problem solving and entrepreneurial mindset alongside the ability to work with big
international pharma and high-tech companies
· Passion for collaborative research and open innovation
· Excellent written and oral communications skills in English

· Qualified candidates will be shortlisted for interviewing
· If necessary, please indicate the need for discretion
· Employment may depend on regulatory approvals
CV should be sent to sigal.yosef@il.ey.comby 24/09/2020