Job type full-time
Full job description
Beigene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionalsWhen considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.
The executive director of global development strategy will report into the senior vice president of clinical development i/oThis role is responsible for leading strategic development opportunities for novel combinations, of both internal and external molecules, in multiple tumor types across early stage development and ensuring alignment within i/o and cross-functionally.
A visionary strategic leader with an entrepreneurial style, you will have a passion to problem solve and the drive to succeedYour role will be key in the provision of successful product development and scientific and commercial excellence in support of the company’s drug development efforts.
Essential functions of the job:
Formulate a strategy to drive novel combinations within the early clinical development (ecd) group; this would include collaboration across other functional areas as needed and involve internal assets and external assets where appropriate
In collaboration with ecd lead, build a team and working process to achieve the above strategy
Identify unmet medical need areas for developing new therapies in solid tumor indications
Guide the development plans for beigene assets across early and late stage development in multiple tumor types
Identify gaps for i/o portfolio for opportunities for internal assets by partnering with the early clinical development (ecd) group
Collaborate across i/o portfolio to ensure coordinated, consistent approach in overlapping tumor types
Liase with new product planning and competitive intelligence functions to obtain input on new opportunities for i/o assets
Guide pre-clinical and clinical external collaborations with academic centers and investigators
Set up and chair multiple solid tumor scientific advisory board meetings
Phd with a minimum of 8 years of clinical development or strategy experience; ms with a minimum of 12 years of clinical development or strategy experience; or a bs with a minimum of 15 years of clinical development experienceIn addition, possess significant industry experience gained from the pharmaceutical or biotech industries (or related).
Strong strategic and analytical thinking abilities
You will possess expertise in all aspects of the oncology drug development, including early and late stage through commercialization
Expert knowledge on the patient journey for patients with lung or gi cancer from diagnosis through treatmentAbility to translate that knowledge into strategies to tackle the highest areas of unmet need
Robust knowledge of and evidence of successful immuno-oncology product development based on strong scientific and clinical experience
Your background will be complemented with several years’ experience gained in working in cross-functional / project teams with proven track record of successful product development and commercialization based on strong science, commercial insights, market research and competitive intelligence.
Ethics - treats people with respect; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.
Planning/organizing - prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficientlyCompletes administrative tasks correctly and on timeFollows instructions and responds to management direction.
Communication - listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situationsWrites clearly and informativelyAble to read and interpret written information.
Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeedContributes to building a positive team spirit; shares expertise with others.
Adaptability – able to adapt to changes in the work environmentManages competing demandsChanges approach or method to best fit the situationAble to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Technical skills - assesses own strengths and development areas; pursues training and opportunities for growth; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.
Dependability - follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Quality - demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.
Analytical - synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data.
Problem solving - identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Project management - communicates changes and progress; completes projects on time and budget.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversityBeigene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate lawAll employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.