Manager Corporate Development at Facio Therapies

Facio Therapies BV

Job Opportunity - Manager, Corporate Development (F/M)


Founded and mainly financed by families with FSHD across the world, Facio Therapies is solely focused on developing safe, effective and affordable therapies that tackle the cause of FSHD. FSHD is a devastating muscular dystrophy affecting over 700,000 people worldwide. There is no approved treatment. Based on a unique drug discovery platform, Facio is building a broad portfolio of small-molecule drug candidates for FSHD. More info:


We are looking for an enthusiastic starter to become our Manager, Corporate Development. You will perform a wide variety of activities to support Facio’s position in the FSHD field. Using our business intelligence system, your main responsibility will be to gather comprehensive information about developments in the FSHD field, and translate that into relevant input for our strategy towards developing a causal treatment for FSHD. You will work closely with the Director Corporate Development.


  • Systematically gather, monitor and analyze information about the commercial and academic FSHD landscape
  • Identify relevant developments, opportunities and threats
  • Translate findings into actionable reports (periodical and ad hoc)
  • Support Facio’s activities in business development, intellectual property, R&D, and fundraising


  • Master degree in Life Sciences, preferably Biomedical Sciences or Biopharmaceutical Sciences
  • Strong knowledge of cell and molecular biology
  • Affinity with business aspects of Life Sciences
  • Strong oral and written skills in English and Dutch
  • Knowledge of the drug discovery and (pre-)clinical development process is a plus

The ideal candidate

  • Quickly connects different types and sources of (complex) information
  • Is driven to always be ahead of the curve
  • Is analytical, accurate, pressure-proof, and curious
  • Is comfortable in a start-up company setting, flexible and pragmatic


  • Fulltime position in an innovative, challenging, and fast-paced environment
  • Starter position with growth opportunities
  • Competitive compensation, including participation in an Employee Stock Option Plan


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