BeiGene Associate Director, Portfolio Strategy in Cambridge, Massachusetts
BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.
BeiGene, Ltd. (NASDAQ: BGNE; HKEX: 06160) is a global, commercial-stage, research-based biotechnology company focused on molecularly targeted and immuno-oncology cancer therapeutics. With a team of over 7,700 employees across China, the United States (Cambridge, MA; Ridgefield Park, NJ; Emeryville, CA & San Mateo, CA), Switzerland and Australia, BeiGene is advancing a pipeline consisting of novel oral small molecules and monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer. BeiGene is working to create combination solutions aimed at having both a meaningful and lasting impact on cancer patients
The Portfolio & Project Management (PPM) team is an aligned portfolio strategy, project management and systems team that is a strategic driver of project and portfolio strategy, prioritization, delivery, decision-making and risk/value management.
The role holder will drive the delivery of R&D portfolio strategy, reports, analyses, assessments and insights in the context of the early and late-stage portfolios as well as commercial. The analyses and insights will drive delivery of business objectives for the R&D/commercial portfolio supporting and informing planning and decision-making by executive leadership & governance.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Portfolio Strategy & Reviews. Lead portfolio strategy, reviews and prioritization with cross-functional partners and deliver twice a year to executive management & governance.
Portfolio Management and Reporting . Maintain a detailed understanding of the shape and drivers of the R&D portfolio through pro-active involvement with key customers and stakeholders including: Project Teams, R&D and commercial leadership and Governance, Finance, Forecasting & Competitive Intelligence. Track short and long term objectives for project and portfolio delivery.
Portfolio Planning . Ensure all governance decisions have portfolio context to ensure robust and optimal decision making.
Performance Management. Support governance with project and portfolio management information for a variety of reports including late-stage portfolio progress and performance, etc. In addition to measuring progress against objectives, as the year progresses identify issues and risks to project and portfolio delivery.
Industry Benchmarks/Competitive Intelligence. Be knowledgeable regarding external benchmarks and competitor information that helps to contextualize and assess R&D project & portfolio decisions.
Minimum Requirements – Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree with 8 + years’ experience in clinical and drug development in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
- Master’s Degree or above with 6 + years’ experience in clinical and drug development in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
Thorough knowledge of drug development & commercialization and familiarity with pharmaceutical portfolio strategy development
Proven ability of strategic thinking to make sound judgements and decisions
Demonstrated ability to create and maintain efficient connection with Sr. leadership team and global functions. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain positive work relationships to effectively interface at all levels across the organization
Demonstrated strong leadership, influence, negotiation and conflict resolution skills
Proven ability to execute and perform autonomously in a fast-paced environment
Fluent in written and verbal English
Self-motivated and energetic
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 everyone's 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.
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BeiGene is a global, commercial-stage, research-based biotechnology company focused on molecularly targeted and immuno-oncology cancer therapeutics. Currently employees are located in APAC, Americas, and Europe. BeiGene is advancing a pipeline consisting of novel oral small molecules and monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer. BeiGene is working to create combination solutions aimed at having both a meaningful and lasting impact on cancer patients. For more information, see www.beigene.com.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
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