Executive Director, Global Development Strategy
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by BeiGene, Ltd.
The Executive Director of Global Development Strategy will report into the Vice President of Clinical Development I/O. This role is responsible for leading strategic development opportunities for multiple tumor types across early and late stage development for multiple assets 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 succeed. Your 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:
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 Development Core Team Leaders (DCTLs) and Global Product Team (GPT) Lead
Collaborate across I/O portfolio to ensure coordinated, consistent approach in overlapping tumor types
Liase with New Product Planning 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
Education Required: 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 in clinical and drug development in 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 treatment. Ability 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.
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 experience. In addition, possess significant industry experience gained from the Pharmaceutical or Biotech industries (or related).
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 efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.
Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able 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 everyones efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others.
Adaptability - Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able 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.