Associate Alliance Manager

  • Joyn Bio
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Jul 28, 2020

Job Description

Joyn Bio is a joint venture between Bayer and Ginkgo BioWorks dedicated to addressing unmet needs in agriculture by applying synthetic biology approaches to engineer microbes. This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, process oriented candidate to join a rapidly growing team.


  • This position is responsible for supporting the Head of Alliance management to effectively manage JV parent relationships and develop templates and tools to support growth and scale of the function.


  • Support Sr. AM/Head of AM to manage relationships and activities with Joyn Bio’s joint venture parents, Bayer and Ginkgo Bioworks. 
  • Support development and implementation of new processes to support growth and scale of the Alliance Management organization, including template & tool development, trainings, etc.
  • Provide Alliance Management oversight to MTAs and License agreements to support subject matter experts to execute against commitments with our partners.
  • Develop & maintain contract management tracker to report on status of all Alliances


  • Undergraduate degree required.  An advanced degree in science, business, or other technical discipline is preferred.    
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in contract management, relationship management or alliance management or project management.
  • Excellent communication and listening skills across all levels.
  • Organized with an ability to juggle multiple, competing priorities.
  • Driven with an unwavering desire to improve processes and institute structure.
  • Strong team player who can rapidly build positive relationships & proactively partner across teams support resolution of organizational challenges.  
  • Excitement to work in a fast-paced, small company environment with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Preference for candidates with business analysis experience and/or BI tool use.
This position will report directly to the Head of Alliance Management. 
The position is preferably based at Joyn’s Boston, MA site, requiring up to 15% travel. 
The position will be 75% remote for the first 6-12 months

Organization type



51-200 employees  


Food & Agriculture

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