Senior Medical Director/Senior Scientific Director or Executive Medical Director/Executive Scientific Director, Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer Disease Area Lead, Oncology, Global Medical Affairs (Ex-China)


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 Senior/Executive GI Disease Area Lead, GMA, will support BeiGene Clinical and Medical assets by successful execution of Global Medical Affairs program as well as Clinical Development strategy and key deliverables. The candidate will report to the Vice President, Global Medical Affairs.

As a leader in the organization, the incumbent will be involved in developing and executing the GI cancr clinical program strategy and help assure that activities are executed within expected scope, budget and timelines. The incumbent will work closely with colleagues in global medical affairs, clinical development, program leadership, biometrics, clinical operations, and translational research. 

Essential Functions of the job:

Develop, lead, and oversee the execution of a GI Cancers Disease Area Global Medical Affairs Plan

Develop and execute on a data generation strategy outside of the clinical development program, including investigator -initiated programs and real-world evidence programs. 

Represent Medical Affairs in early development and clinical development team meetings with a focus on contributing regional and global medical input to the clinical development plan, clinical trial design, and support successful implementation of the clinical program. 

Influence and support development of disease and product specific Clinical Development strategy within GI cancers. 

Lead with the scientific communications team on a successful Disease Area publication strategy and implement successful publication plan including review and approval of relevant abstracts and manuscripts.

Lead and work cross-functionally with Clinical Development on disease area advisory meetings.

Interpret, and present clinical trial data both internally and externally.

Partner with the Health Economics and Outcomes Research Team in providing technical and clinical expertise on relevant disease area evidence generation studies. 

Train BeiGene colleagues, CRO staff, and study site staff on the therapeutic area, molecule, and/or clinical protocols.

Contribute to or perform therapeutic area/indication research and competitor analysis

Lead and execute relevant Advisory Boards

Build and maintain strong relationships with key opinion leaders and institutions globally

Build strong alliances and relationship with internal experts. 

When appropriate be the GMA representative at Alliance partnerships

Develop, track, execute and report on goals and objectives.

Support budget planning and management.

Be accountable for compliant business practices.

Required Experience:

For all the roles, the minimum requirement is an advanced degree (MD, PharmD, PhD, or MD equivalent) with 8 plus years of overall experience within other biotech/pharmaceutical company and a subspecialty training in oncology.

Extensive experience in pharma/biotech in solid tumors is required. 

Clinical solid tumor oncology experience is mandatory for this role. 

Industry experience and managerial track record required.

Previous experience in Clinical Development in the role of medical director or clinical scientist is strongly preferred. 

Expert understanding of global clinical study design and drug development process from discovery to registration and post-marketing.

High level of communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, organizational, and cross functional collaboration skills.

Knowledge of GCP and ICH Guidelines.

Flexibility to work with colleagues in a global setting.

Able to engage in work-related travel approximately 25%

Strategic leader with demonstrated success building, managing and developing individuals and teams is preferred.

Experience with the development and support of related SOPs and policies is expected.

Knowledge of industry standard Clinical Development IT solutions expected.

Capabilities and Competencies

Executive presence and ability to influence and lead.

Exceptional cross-functional collaboration within GMA and with other departments.

Accountable and results-driven.

Impactful written and verbal scientific communication.

Problem solving and risk-mitigation skills.

Confident, positive attitude

Flexibility and embracing change

Please note the salary range reflected below is tied to the Senior Medical Director MD role. Ranges for an Executive Medical Director will be higher, and the ranges for Senior Scientific Director and Executive Scientific DEirector (non MD’s) will likley be lower.

BeiGene Global Competencies

When we exhibit our values of Patients First, Collaborative Spirit, Bold Ingenuity and Driving Excellence, through our twelve global competencies below, we help get more affordable medicines to more patients around the world.

  • Fosters Teamwork
  • Provides and Solicits Honest and Actionable Feedback
  • Self-Awareness
  • Acts Inclusively
  • Demonstrates Initiative
  • Entrepreneurial Mindset
  • Continuous Learning
  • Embraces Change
  • Results-Oriented
  • Analytical Thinking/Data Analysis
  • Financial Excellence
  • Communicates with Clarity

Salary Range: $280,700.00 – $350,700.00 annually

BeiGene is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Actual compensation packages are determined by several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, depth of experience, certifications, relevant education or training, and specific work location. Packages may vary by location due to differences in the cost of labor. The recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for a preferred location during the hiring process. Please note that the listed range reflects the base salary or hourly range only. Non-Commercial roles are eligible to participate in the annual bonus plan, and Commercial roles are eligible to participate in an incentive compensation plan. All Company employees have the opportunity to own shares of BeiGene Ltd. stock because all employees are eligible for discretionary equity awards and to voluntarily participate in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan. The Company has a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness.

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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