Monday, December 14, 2009


Corporate Social Responsibility Leader- Biotech

Scion Nonprofit Staffing,, has been retained to search for a Corporate Responsibility Leader inPharmaceuticals and Biotechnology.. Our client has offices worldwide and collaborates with its global network of more than 240 member companies to develop sustainable business strategies and solutions through consulting, research, and cross-sector collaboration.

Position Overview

The Lead for this practice will be responsible to continue to build and direct our client’s work with companies in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. This person will have pertinent and significant responsibility and autonomy in delivering consulting projects and developing business opportunities that provide high value to our client’s members and other leading companies that are interested in improving their sustainability or corporate social responsibility (CSR) performance.

• Consulting and Member Services: Act as a principal in delivering consulting services to member and non-member companies in the biotech and pharmaceutical sectors. Areas of project focus may include: corporate social responsibility strategy development and performance assessment, reporting and transparency, stakeholder engagement, access to medicines and human rights, environmental sustainability, responsible supply chain management, and issues management.

• Business Development and Recruitment: Recruit new member companies and identify new business opportunities.

• Internal Practice Management: Represent the Pharmaceuticals/Biotech sector at strategy discussions and internal management meetings.

• External Representation: Present at industry conferences; writing publications; form beneficial external partnerships; and create other opportunities to raise the profile of our client more broadly.


• Master’s degree in public policy, environmental management, business, law, or other relevant discipline required.
• 7+ years consulting experience required, including: developing and maintaining senior-level client relationships, overseeing multiple projects under tight deadlines, and pursuing and creating business opportunities.
• Significant experience working in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
• Deep knowledge and experience in Corporate Social Responsibility: sustainable development, supply chain, environment, human rights, and stakeholder engagement.
• Experience in developing CSR-related methodologies, such as: sustainability reporting, social/environmental risk assessment, strategy design & implementation, or social/environmental impact indicator development.
• Experience with the European biotech/pharmaceuticals market is a plus.
• Proven leadership, mentorship and people skills and high ethical standards
• 25-40% business travel
• Language skills: Fluent in English and an additional European language (highly preferred)
• Capacity to work in a collaborative work environment


Our client is committed to developing an inclusive work environment, welcomes diversity, and is an equal opportunity employer.

Compensation and Benefits

This position is full-time and is based in New York, NY, and reports to the Managing Director for the East Coast.

This wonderful position offers a superb working environment and fulfilling work plus a competitive starting base salary of up to $125,000, a merit bonus program, possible sign on bonus, and or relocation package, plus possible US sponsorship for non US citizens, and exceptional benefits!

Our client offers a benefits package, including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, a 401k savings plan, paid time off (PTO), sick and other family friendly leaves, paid time off for volunteer activities and a casual atmosphere.

To Apply:

Please email your resume to:


hal samis said...

Isn't this odd? The Supervisor welcomes new biotechs to Greenburgh and then on his blog he assists a headhunter looking to hire away talent who might be working for these same biotechs.

Or not so odd, considering...