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Senior/Executive Director, Global Clinical Vendor/Partnership Management & Transformation

Company: BeiGene
Location: Providence
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

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.**General Description:**The ED/SD of Global Clinical Vendor/Partnership Management and Transformation will implement the vision of GCO within R, build strong partnership with vendors and drive innovation of vendor quality management, as well as lead transformational initiatives across GCO and Development. The individual in this role will also drive the design and implementation of strategic and tactical process initiatives that achieve consistency, efficiency and productivity measures across the GCO organization.This role will act as a GCO SME as it relates to alliance and integration activities for ongoing and future business development opportunities.Proven leadership ability in a fast-paced and matrix environment, worldwide locations. Strong track record of collaboration with internal and external partners. Create competitive advantage.**Essential Functions of the job:****_Vendor Management/Innovation and Leadership:_**+ Partner with senior level leadership to define and implement the sourcing vision and global strategy for GCO, ensuring cross-functional alignment with key stakeholders within GCO, Development, Procurement, and Finance.+ Partner with GCO, Development functions, and Global R Sourcing to create a best-in-class vendor management/oversight capability.+ Develop and maintain vendor partnerships and efficient working relationships internally and externally.+ Scope will encompass local clinical vendors, including clinical supplies, and non-clinical vendors which GCO and/or Development use.+ Lead the executive management of selected partners through implementation of robust governance and oversight processes across GCO and Global Clinical Development, in clinical and a special focus on GCO non-clinical vendors+ For non-clinical vendor contracts, responsible for initiating and negotiating contracts, and monitoring contractual agreements for all GCO vendors+ Champion the development of a vendor monitoring plan to identify deviations early and ensure expeditious remediation actions.+ Embed quality culture - strongly drive vendor's quality improvement through quality oversight, agreements, indecent handling, and quality assessment.+ Standardize - define operating model and processes, with risk-based oversight. Full clarity on responsibilities and interfaces.+ Performance and cost transparency - develop data mining on historical vendor performance i.e. performance, compliance, quality to enable modeling for future programs**_Strategy and Transformation_** _:_Define, structure, and lead key Organizational transformation and strategic initiatives, working closely with business and functional leaders.+ Work in close collaboration with the GCO Leadership Team and Development Senior Leadership Team on top priorities for delivering the group strategy+ Collaborate with the GCO Leadership Team to develop short-term and long-term roadmap for the strategic projects / transformation(s).+ Support Leadership Teams in decision-making by bringing a cross-functional, data driven, and independent view on both the overall Group strategy and individual projects+ Provide strategic support to other functions within Global Clinical Operations and R+ Perform oversight/scorecard of all program activities related to the strategic program initiatives+ Create and deliver a strategic plan to systematically identify performance gaps in GCO operational execution. Prioritize, plan, and drive transformational / strategic global cross-functional projects (including process improvement/change management initiatives, etc.).+ Drive to build a continuous improvement culture+ Identify, lead the development, facilitation and execution of complex initiatives using strategic business performance management and change management methodologies and related tools.+ Represent Global Clinical Operations as primary contact for selected vendors.**_Productivity:_**Create and be accountable for execution of GCO productivity program to scorecard cross-functional projects that will deliver operational effectiveness and efficiency initiatives to drive year-on-year productivity savings for re-investment.+ Develop a productivity management strategy to drive business objectives with financial targets.+ Collaborate with GCO StratOps to ensure adequate reporting of productivity savings.**_Alliance / Integration activities_**SME for GCO or Development (where needed) organizations to operationalize the integration of in/out-licensed compounds or acquisition candidates.+ Lead the clinical development operation activities associated with acquisitions / in-license opportunities+ Build strong working relationships with Alliance Management counterparts and act as the point of contact for the Global Clinical Operations organization for ongoing relationships with external organizations.**Supervisory Responsibilities:**+ May have direct reports; Individual contributor then grow a team.+ Lead and coach GCO associates to drive high performance culture**Computer Skills:**+ Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, Forecasting/Planning applications and models**Education Required:**+ Advanced Degree is required in Life Sciences or business with a Masters/ MBA in operations preferred+ **For Executive Director level** : Bachelors degree in Life Sciences or business with 14+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry or clinical research organization or Masters degree in Life Sciences or business with 10+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry or clinical research organization, including 12+ years clinical study/program mgmt, including 6+ years of line management experience; Oncology experience highly preferred.+ **For Senior Director level:** Bachelors degree in Life Sciences or business with 12+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry or clinical research organization or Masters degree in Life Sciences or business with 8+ years of experience in pharmaceutical industry or clinical research organization, including 10+ years clinical study/program mgmt, including 4+ years of line management experience; Oncology experience highly preferred.**Other Qualifications:**+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Excellent communicator, able to persuasively convey both ideas and data, verbally and in writing+ Experience in sourcing strategy and managing clinical and non-clinical vendors supporting clinical trial+ Experience in successful change management (strategy, initiation, development and implementation of important, organization-wide changes)+ Expert knowledge of all phases of drug development, of the functions (clinical, regulatory, quality) and processes relevant to drug development, and project management principles applicable to the biopharmaceutical environment+ Broad decision-making responsibilities+ Ability to make highly complex decisions that impact the enterprise+ Ability to incorporate feedback and ensure decisions are based on predictable delivery+ Multi-lingual skills preferred+ Ability to rapidly navigate the organization and identify, align, and integrate cross-functional resources into cohesive teams+ Demonstrated ability to work in a highly matrixed environment is essential+ Extensive experience in planning and execution of transformative initiatives in the Clinical Development areaBeiGene recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.**Travel:**+ 25%**Corporate Competencies:****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.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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