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our commitment

At Gamida Cell, we work tirelessly to enable cures.

We are a global company united by our passion for science, our spirit of relentless innovation, and — above else — our commitment to changing the lives of patients, families and caregivers affected by blood cancers and rare, serious blood diseases.

Hear from members of our team and explore opportunities to join us.

Meet Gamida

“Our success results from teams working together with a common mission and focus as we enter the next chapter of our story.”

PlusLindsay Luke, VP, Professional Alliances, U.S.

“As someone who has worked at the patient’s bedside for years, it is truly inspiring to accompany a patient through such a life-altering treatment process. It gives us the inspiration and motivation to advance our therapies every day.”

PlusEtty Freind, Clinical Project Manager, U.S.

“The work at Gamida Cell is very interesting. In addition, the potential to save lives is a very rewarding aspect and motivates me to contribute my best every day.”

PlusKeren Rosenberg, Executive Assistant, Israel

Working at Gamida

We’re a group of creative, collaborative individuals with diverse experiences and talent who are committed to cures. If you’re interested in joining us, view our current job openings below, or send a resume to careers.us@gamida-cell.com for U.S.- based positions and careers@gamida-cell.com for Israel-based positions. 

Director, Payer Access & Reimbursement

USA
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Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for cancer and other serious diseases. We apply a proprietary expansion platform to allogeneic cell sources, including umbilical cord blood-derived cells and NK cells, which leverages the properties of nicotinamide (NAM) to create products with the potential to redefine standards of care.

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies, and has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Omidubicel met all of its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3 study. Gamida Cell plans to submit a BLA for omidubicel by the end of 2021 with an anticipated product approval and launch in mid-2022. Gamida Cell is also pioneering modified and unmodified NAM-enabled NK cell therapies targeted at solid tumor and hematological malignancies.

Gamida Cell is a global, publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: GMDA) with locations in Israel and the United States. Additional information can be found on our website at www.gamida-cell.com.

General Scope and Summary

The Director, Payer Access & Reimbursement is a key role focused on ensuring that patients have timely access to therapy. The Director, Payer Access & Reimbursement will operationalize the overall payer and hospital administrator strategy.  The primary objective of the role is to educate payers on Gamida Cell’s products, support appropriate patient access to care, and develop and implement access strategy.  This role will also ensure hospital administrators are aware of appropriate coverage policies and how to appropriately access Gamida Cell’s therapies in the post launch phase.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop, and manage strategic relationships with national and regional payers within assigned region.
  • Build proactive relationships with organizations/KOLs whose experience and expertise are relied on by payers.
  • Assess payer and policy landscape to understand potential coverage of Gamida Cell’s products for Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid patients.
  • Understand payer requirements and hospital reimbursement for cell therapies administered in the inpatient setting.
  • Develop and implement account level business plans.
  • Responsible and accountable for the successful implementation within region of the strategic and tactical market access plan.
  • Implement approved pre-launch payer education plan to ensure awareness of Gamida Cell’s products.
  • Present / provide approved product education and health economic information to key customers and communicate the value proposition of Gamida Cell’s products.
  • Partner with medical affairs and market access team to address clinical and outcomes concerns from payers.
  • Obtain coverage for Gamida Cell’s products within assigned accounts.
  • Identify and mitigate potential challenges that may hinder access.
  • Work with Gamida Cell Assist to ensure understanding of payer coverage policy and requirements and assist with any coverage questions.
  • Post launch, partner with field account management team to provide education on respective payers and to address any questions/concerns that arise.
  • Establish critical relationships with a variety of stakeholders within their geography: key transplant centers, Medicare CMDs, health plan medical directors and state Medicaid directors.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated successful experience with National and Regional payers (5-7 years minimum); 10+ years total biotech/pharmaceutical experience in a commercial setting.
  • Sustained track record of access and reimbursement achievement in cell therapy, gene therapy, or hematology/oncology.
  • Knowledge of medical benefit and/or inpatient economics preferred.
  • Excellent strategic and business acumen skills, with demonstrated ability to successfully partner with payers.
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally to ensure goals are achieved.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to work hands-on and with a sense of urgency, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present to and engage with a wide range of audiences.
  • Proven ability to think strategically and prioritize.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibits initiative, flexibility, tenacity, and dependability.
  • A./B.S. degree required; Master’s Degree a plus but not required.

Travel: 50% travel, once travel resumes

Reports to: Senior Director, Payer Access and Reimbursement

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers.us@gamida-cell.com.

Associate Director, Global Commercial Analytics

USA
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Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for cancer and other serious diseases. We apply a proprietary expansion platform to allogeneic cell sources, including umbilical cord blood-derived cells and NK cells, which leverages the properties of nicotinamide (NAM) to create products with the potential to redefine standards of care.

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies, and has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Omidubicel met all of its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3 study. Gamida Cell plans to submit a BLA for omidubicel by the end of 2021 with an anticipated product approval and launch in mid-2022. Gamida Cell is also pioneering modified and unmodified NAM-enabled NK cell therapies targeted at solid tumor and hematological malignancies.

Gamida Cell is a global, publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: GMDA) with locations in Israel and the United States. Additional information can be found on our website at www.gamida-cell.com.

General Scope and Summary

The Associate Director, Global Commercial Analytics is a key role focused on providing strategic forecasting, market research, commercial analytics and competitive intelligence. This is a critical role in ensuring that the Gamida Cell Commercial Organization achieves its vision of becoming an insights driven organization leveraging actionable market/customer insights and intelligence to drive strategic business and marketing decisions in a systematic yet agile way.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The individual in this role will contribute to developing and building capabilities necessary to synthesize meaningful, actionable insights by integrating a variety of primary and secondary data sources and creating a performance-based culture that empowers and enables team members to efficiently deliver their best.
  • Key member of the analytics team that lead insight driven forecast assumptions discussions that are future-looking, market and competitive intelligence-driven, and flexible enough to meet the needs of evolving portfolio priorities.
  • Develop and oversee market research plans, forecasting and forecast models until potential transition to regions up to and including disease understanding, market size/growth, patient segments, epidemiology, patient journey and flow, current and future competition and unmet needs.
  • Collaborates with all key functions including marketing, medical affairs, pricing & market access, clinical development, finance, business development and commercial regions – U.S., EU and other relevant regions.
  • Drive development and manages data providers, resources, vendors, and consultants.
  • Provides market data, commercial insights on potential business development opportunities.
  • Drive strategic decision-making by developing and evaluating multiple forecast scenarios (as appropriate).
  • Drive secondary reporting and analysis, forecasting and market research for all products in Gamida portfolio.
  • Develop and implement primary market research for qualitative exploration and quantitative assessment of markets, products, and companies across multiple customers (patients, payers and physicians as needed).
  • Effectively integrate information from multiple data sources to draw conclusions and make recommendations that are supported by customer insights.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • B.S. degree required (business, biology, or medicine-related degree preferred). Advanced Degree (MBA, Ph.D., Pharm.D.) preferred
  • At least 5-7 years commercial experience in pharmaceutical/biotech (management consulting experience a bonus); 8+ years overall experience.
  • Must haves:
    • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative market research methodologies
    • Working knowledge of secondary data sources and experience leveraging secondary data to generate insights
    • Commercial launch experience
    • Demonstrated competitive intelligence experience, including congress management
    • Excellent & demonstrated project and vendor management skills
    • Excellent collaboration skills and ability to influence without authority
    • Strategic and analytical mindset
    • Strong problem solving/framing abilities

Travel: 30%, once travel resume

Reports to: Senior Director, Global Commercial Analytics 

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers.us@gamida-cell.com.

Senior Medical Science Liaison

USA
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Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for cancer and other serious diseases. We apply a proprietary expansion platform to allogeneic cell sources, including umbilical cord blood-derived cells and NK cells, which leverages the properties of nicotinamide (NAM) to create products with the potential to redefine standards of care.

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies, and has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Omidubicel met all of its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3 study. Gamida Cell plans to submit a BLA for omidubicel by the end of 2021 with an anticipated product approval and launch in mid-2022. Gamida Cell is also pioneering modified and unmodified NAM-enabled NK cell therapies targeted at solid tumor and hematological malignancies.

Gamida Cell is a global, publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: GMDA) with locations in Israel and the United States. Additional information can be found on our website at www.gamida-cell.com.

General Scope and Summary

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role is the field-based medical/scientific expert for the company, focusing on engagement with healthcare providers to provide fair/balanced education on Gamida Cell investigational products, understanding the evolving therapeutic landscape, and supporting research collaborations across the portfolio.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Substantively contributes to scientific publication planning, slide-deck development, training initiatives and the development/implementation of a Medical Strategy Plan.
  • Leading national level priority projects or cross-functional initiatives on behalf of Medical Affairs.
  • Leading interactions for specific select priority projects with external collaborators or groups.
  • Mentoring or coaching responsibilities for other MSLs especially new hires
  • Coordinating with MA Training Lead for identifying or delivering advanced training initiatives
  • Identifies, establishes, and maintains collaborative relationships with key investigators, institutions, groups and consortia in disease state areas of strategic focus for Gamida Cell.
  • Provides education to the medical community on Gamida Cell investigational products and disease areas of focus.
  • Increases company visibility and enhances professional interaction with current and future oncology leaders.
  • Participates in medical education for healthcare professionals, including formulary (P&T) committees, through presentations at appropriate venues.
  • Works with the appropriate departments/personnel at clinical sites to ensure required education and training are provided as needed.
  • Identifies clinical research opportunities that are consistent with company objectives.
  • Acts as the primary territory contact for the investigator-initiated research program, facilitating the process from concept submission through publication.
  • Identifies and communicates key clinical and research insights from oncology leaders to help shape company research.
  • Maintains a high level of clinical and scientific expertise through ongoing training and self-education, including attendance of relevant conferences, scientific workshops, and review of key publications.
  • Gathers and disseminates competitive intelligence in a compliant manner.
  • Takes advantage of opportunities to mentor other MSL team members, and actively contributes to cross-functional U.S. Medical Affairs teams.
  • Effectively executes administrative aspects of regional field activities.
  • Substantively contributes to, and provides medical leadership for, U.S. Medical Affairs and Clinical Development programs/projects.
  • Provides responses to unsolicited requests for medical information, often in direct collaboration with Medical Information Services personnel.
  • Completes accurate and timely reports, project plans, and required documentation requests.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • For Senior MSL, minimum five (5) years in Pharmaceutical Industry Medical Affairs as MSL, candidates with cellular therapy experience preferred.
  • An advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) is required with prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical or healthcare education environment is required.
  • Ability to travel up to 65% of the time: As this is a customer-facing position, and the geographic territory expected to be covered is large, the candidate’s availability for frequent travel is of paramount importance for professional and programmatic success.
  • Knowledge or experience in a stem cell transplant or cellular therapy setting a plus.
  • Knowledge of treatment guidelines (NCCN, ASCO, ASH, ESMO, etc.), clinical research processes, FDA regulations, CMS reimbursement coverage process, and OIG guidelines.
  • Must have the ability to network and partner with important external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, large group practices, NCI Cooperative Group leadership and members, medical directors of medical groups or insurance carriers, as well as pharmacy directors.
  • Must be highly articulate and self-confident during formal and informal presentations; able to convey complex, scientific ideas fluently to any audience.
  • Possesses demonstrable effective leadership skills (by example and through accomplishments) and can step forward to handle challenges within scope of authority.
  • Demonstrates deep therapeutic competency; stays abreast of trends and new information in the therapeutic/translational science area, as well as the profession at large.

Travel: Approximately 60-70% domestic travel is required, once travel resumes

Reports to: Senior Director, U.S. Medical Affairs

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers.us@gamida-cell.com.

Director/Senior Director, Clinical Development

USA
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Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for cancer and other serious diseases. We apply a proprietary expansion platform to allogeneic cell sources, including umbilical cord blood-derived cells and NK cells, which leverages the properties of nicotinamide (NAM) to create products with the potential to redefine standards of care.

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies, and has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Omidubicel met all of its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3 study. Gamida Cell plans to submit a BLA for omidubicel by the end of 2021 with an anticipated product approval and launch in mid-2022. Gamida Cell is also pioneering modified and unmodified NAM-enabled NK cell therapies targeted at solid tumor and hematological malignancies.

Gamida Cell is a global, publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: GMDA) with locations in Israel and the United States. Additional information can be found on our website at www.gamida-cell.com.

General Scope and Summary

Working with cross-functional teams and external collaborators, the Medical Director will take a leadership role in the creation and execution of clinical development plans, medical oversight and interactions with investigators and other critical clinical stakeholders.   This is a hands-on role, both involved with providing strategic insights to advance clinical programs while also being able to develop and execute well-defined plans all while leading within a cross-functional organization where our values in action are prioritized.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Development of new and ongoing clinical research programs including but not limited to:
    • Design of clinical trials, including patient populations, standard of care, unmet need
    • Clinical trial protocol development and protocol amendments
    • Support investigator engagement and clinical site evaluation
    • Medical support including clinical site training, eligibility questions, safety monitoring, data quality monitoring, regulatory interactions, patient recruitment and GCP
    • Interpretation and summary of clinical outcomes
  • Medical/translational education and messaging:
    • Ongoing medical support and education to the Clinical team and other cross-functional teams
    • Continued follow up of medical practices in the relevant fields, evolving parallel treatments, new indications, unmet needs and translational research
    • Current understanding of clinical aspects of regulatory guidance and strategic approach
    • Support to Commercial, Regulatory and Medical Affairs in subject matter expertise
    • Preparation of position documents, presentations and publications
  • Development of relationships with investigators, thought leaders and experts

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • MD preferred, or other high level clinical background.
  • Experience in clinical development in heme/oncology required. Specific experience preferred: lymphoma, cell therapies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; ability to communicate within a multi-cultural work environment.
  • Good medical writing skills
  • Familiarity with GCP principles and FDA/EMA regulatory guidelines for clinical development
  • Team player, strong analytical skills and ability to work with minimal supervision, under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Good personal communication and interaction capabilities.
  • Ability to lead and educate.

Travel: Up to 25%, once travel resumes

Reports to: Vice President, Clinical development

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers.us@gamida-cell.com.

Director, Payer Access & Reimbursement

USA
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Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for cancer and other serious diseases. We apply a proprietary expansion platform to allogeneic cell sources, including umbilical cord blood-derived cells and NK cells, which leverages the properties of nicotinamide (NAM) to create products with the potential to redefine standards of care.

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies, and has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Omidubicel met all of its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3 study. Gamida Cell plans to submit a BLA for omidubicel by the end of 2021 with an anticipated product approval and launch in mid-2022. Gamida Cell is also pioneering modified and unmodified NAM-enabled NK cell therapies targeted at solid tumor and hematological malignancies.

Gamida Cell is a global, publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: GMDA) with locations in Israel and the United States. Additional information can be found on our website at www.gamida-cell.com.

General Scope and Summary

The Director, Payer Access & Reimbursement is a key role focused on ensuring that patients have timely access to therapy. The Director, Payer Access & Reimbursement will operationalize the overall payer and hospital administrator strategy.  The primary objective of the role is to educate payers on Gamida Cell’s products, support appropriate patient access to care, and develop and implement access strategy.  This role will also ensure hospital administrators are aware of appropriate coverage policies and how to appropriately access Gamida Cell’s therapies in the post launch phase.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop, and manage strategic relationships with national and regional payers within assigned region.
  • Build proactive relationships with organizations/KOLs whose experience and expertise are relied on by payers.
  • Assess payer and policy landscape to understand potential coverage of Gamida Cell’s products for Commercial, Medicare and Medicaid patients.
  • Understand payer requirements and hospital reimbursement for cell therapies administered in the inpatient setting.
  • Develop and implement account level business plans.
  • Responsible and accountable for the successful implementation within region of the strategic and tactical market access plan.
  • Implement approved pre-launch payer education plan to ensure awareness of Gamida Cell’s products.
  • Present / provide approved product education and health economic information to key customers and communicate the value proposition of Gamida Cell’s products.
  • Partner with medical affairs and market access team to address clinical and outcomes concerns from payers.
  • Obtain coverage for Gamida Cell’s products within assigned accounts.
  • Identify and mitigate potential challenges that may hinder access.
  • Work with Gamida Cell Assist to ensure understanding of payer coverage policy and requirements and assist with any coverage questions.
  • Post launch, partner with field account management team to provide education on respective payers and to address any questions/concerns that arise.
  • Establish critical relationships with a variety of stakeholders within their geography: key transplant centers, Medicare CMDs, health plan medical directors and state Medicaid directors.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated successful experience with National and Regional payers (5-7 years minimum); 10+ years total biotech/pharmaceutical experience in a commercial setting.
  • Sustained track record of access and reimbursement achievement in cell therapy, gene therapy, or hematology/oncology.
  • Knowledge of medical benefit and/or inpatient economics preferred.
  • Excellent strategic and business acumen skills, with demonstrated ability to successfully partner with payers.
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively and cross-functionally to ensure goals are achieved.
  • Possess a willingness and ability to work hands-on and with a sense of urgency, in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with the ability to effectively present to and engage with a wide range of audiences.
  • Proven ability to think strategically and prioritize.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibits initiative, flexibility, tenacity, and dependability.
  • A./B.S. degree required; Master’s Degree a plus but not required.

Travel: 50% travel, once travel resumes

Reports to: Senior Director, Payer Access and Reimbursement

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers.us@gamida-cell.com.

Associate Director, Global Commercial Analytics

USA
Read More

Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for cancer and other serious diseases. We apply a proprietary expansion platform to allogeneic cell sources, including umbilical cord blood-derived cells and NK cells, which leverages the properties of nicotinamide (NAM) to create products with the potential to redefine standards of care.

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies, and has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Omidubicel met all of its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3 study. Gamida Cell plans to submit a BLA for omidubicel by the end of 2021 with an anticipated product approval and launch in mid-2022. Gamida Cell is also pioneering modified and unmodified NAM-enabled NK cell therapies targeted at solid tumor and hematological malignancies.

Gamida Cell is a global, publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: GMDA) with locations in Israel and the United States. Additional information can be found on our website at www.gamida-cell.com.

General Scope and Summary

The Associate Director, Global Commercial Analytics is a key role focused on providing strategic forecasting, market research, commercial analytics and competitive intelligence. This is a critical role in ensuring that the Gamida Cell Commercial Organization achieves its vision of becoming an insights driven organization leveraging actionable market/customer insights and intelligence to drive strategic business and marketing decisions in a systematic yet agile way.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The individual in this role will contribute to developing and building capabilities necessary to synthesize meaningful, actionable insights by integrating a variety of primary and secondary data sources and creating a performance-based culture that empowers and enables team members to efficiently deliver their best.
  • Key member of the analytics team that lead insight driven forecast assumptions discussions that are future-looking, market and competitive intelligence-driven, and flexible enough to meet the needs of evolving portfolio priorities.
  • Develop and oversee market research plans, forecasting and forecast models until potential transition to regions up to and including disease understanding, market size/growth, patient segments, epidemiology, patient journey and flow, current and future competition and unmet needs.
  • Collaborates with all key functions including marketing, medical affairs, pricing & market access, clinical development, finance, business development and commercial regions – U.S., EU and other relevant regions.
  • Drive development and manages data providers, resources, vendors, and consultants.
  • Provides market data, commercial insights on potential business development opportunities.
  • Drive strategic decision-making by developing and evaluating multiple forecast scenarios (as appropriate).
  • Drive secondary reporting and analysis, forecasting and market research for all products in Gamida portfolio.
  • Develop and implement primary market research for qualitative exploration and quantitative assessment of markets, products, and companies across multiple customers (patients, payers and physicians as needed).
  • Effectively integrate information from multiple data sources to draw conclusions and make recommendations that are supported by customer insights.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • B.S. degree required (business, biology, or medicine-related degree preferred). Advanced Degree (MBA, Ph.D., Pharm.D.) preferred
  • At least 5-7 years commercial experience in pharmaceutical/biotech (management consulting experience a bonus); 8+ years overall experience.
  • Must haves:
    • Expertise in qualitative and quantitative market research methodologies
    • Working knowledge of secondary data sources and experience leveraging secondary data to generate insights
    • Commercial launch experience
    • Demonstrated competitive intelligence experience, including congress management
    • Excellent & demonstrated project and vendor management skills
    • Excellent collaboration skills and ability to influence without authority
    • Strategic and analytical mindset
    • Strong problem solving/framing abilities

Travel: 30%, once travel resume

Reports to: Senior Director, Global Commercial Analytics 

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers.us@gamida-cell.com.

Senior Medical Science Liaison

USA
Read More

Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for cancer and other serious diseases. We apply a proprietary expansion platform to allogeneic cell sources, including umbilical cord blood-derived cells and NK cells, which leverages the properties of nicotinamide (NAM) to create products with the potential to redefine standards of care.

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies, and has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Omidubicel met all of its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3 study. Gamida Cell plans to submit a BLA for omidubicel by the end of 2021 with an anticipated product approval and launch in mid-2022. Gamida Cell is also pioneering modified and unmodified NAM-enabled NK cell therapies targeted at solid tumor and hematological malignancies.

Gamida Cell is a global, publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: GMDA) with locations in Israel and the United States. Additional information can be found on our website at www.gamida-cell.com.

General Scope and Summary

The Medical Science Liaison (MSL) role is the field-based medical/scientific expert for the company, focusing on engagement with healthcare providers to provide fair/balanced education on Gamida Cell investigational products, understanding the evolving therapeutic landscape, and supporting research collaborations across the portfolio.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Substantively contributes to scientific publication planning, slide-deck development, training initiatives and the development/implementation of a Medical Strategy Plan.
  • Leading national level priority projects or cross-functional initiatives on behalf of Medical Affairs.
  • Leading interactions for specific select priority projects with external collaborators or groups.
  • Mentoring or coaching responsibilities for other MSLs especially new hires
  • Coordinating with MA Training Lead for identifying or delivering advanced training initiatives
  • Identifies, establishes, and maintains collaborative relationships with key investigators, institutions, groups and consortia in disease state areas of strategic focus for Gamida Cell.
  • Provides education to the medical community on Gamida Cell investigational products and disease areas of focus.
  • Increases company visibility and enhances professional interaction with current and future oncology leaders.
  • Participates in medical education for healthcare professionals, including formulary (P&T) committees, through presentations at appropriate venues.
  • Works with the appropriate departments/personnel at clinical sites to ensure required education and training are provided as needed.
  • Identifies clinical research opportunities that are consistent with company objectives.
  • Acts as the primary territory contact for the investigator-initiated research program, facilitating the process from concept submission through publication.
  • Identifies and communicates key clinical and research insights from oncology leaders to help shape company research.
  • Maintains a high level of clinical and scientific expertise through ongoing training and self-education, including attendance of relevant conferences, scientific workshops, and review of key publications.
  • Gathers and disseminates competitive intelligence in a compliant manner.
  • Takes advantage of opportunities to mentor other MSL team members, and actively contributes to cross-functional U.S. Medical Affairs teams.
  • Effectively executes administrative aspects of regional field activities.
  • Substantively contributes to, and provides medical leadership for, U.S. Medical Affairs and Clinical Development programs/projects.
  • Provides responses to unsolicited requests for medical information, often in direct collaboration with Medical Information Services personnel.
  • Completes accurate and timely reports, project plans, and required documentation requests.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • For Senior MSL, minimum five (5) years in Pharmaceutical Industry Medical Affairs as MSL, candidates with cellular therapy experience preferred.
  • An advanced degree (M.D., Ph.D. or Pharm.D.) is required with prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical or healthcare education environment is required.
  • Ability to travel up to 65% of the time: As this is a customer-facing position, and the geographic territory expected to be covered is large, the candidate’s availability for frequent travel is of paramount importance for professional and programmatic success.
  • Knowledge or experience in a stem cell transplant or cellular therapy setting a plus.
  • Knowledge of treatment guidelines (NCCN, ASCO, ASH, ESMO, etc.), clinical research processes, FDA regulations, CMS reimbursement coverage process, and OIG guidelines.
  • Must have the ability to network and partner with important external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, large group practices, NCI Cooperative Group leadership and members, medical directors of medical groups or insurance carriers, as well as pharmacy directors.
  • Must be highly articulate and self-confident during formal and informal presentations; able to convey complex, scientific ideas fluently to any audience.
  • Possesses demonstrable effective leadership skills (by example and through accomplishments) and can step forward to handle challenges within scope of authority.
  • Demonstrates deep therapeutic competency; stays abreast of trends and new information in the therapeutic/translational science area, as well as the profession at large.

Travel: Approximately 60-70% domestic travel is required, once travel resumes

Reports to: Senior Director, U.S. Medical Affairs

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers.us@gamida-cell.com.

Director/Senior Director, Clinical Development

USA
Read More

Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for cancer and other serious diseases. We apply a proprietary expansion platform to allogeneic cell sources, including umbilical cord blood-derived cells and NK cells, which leverages the properties of nicotinamide (NAM) to create products with the potential to redefine standards of care.

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies, and has received Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Omidubicel met all of its primary and secondary endpoints in a Phase 3 study. Gamida Cell plans to submit a BLA for omidubicel by the end of 2021 with an anticipated product approval and launch in mid-2022. Gamida Cell is also pioneering modified and unmodified NAM-enabled NK cell therapies targeted at solid tumor and hematological malignancies.

Gamida Cell is a global, publicly traded biotechnology company (Nasdaq: GMDA) with locations in Israel and the United States. Additional information can be found on our website at www.gamida-cell.com.

General Scope and Summary

Working with cross-functional teams and external collaborators, the Medical Director will take a leadership role in the creation and execution of clinical development plans, medical oversight and interactions with investigators and other critical clinical stakeholders.   This is a hands-on role, both involved with providing strategic insights to advance clinical programs while also being able to develop and execute well-defined plans all while leading within a cross-functional organization where our values in action are prioritized.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Development of new and ongoing clinical research programs including but not limited to:
    • Design of clinical trials, including patient populations, standard of care, unmet need
    • Clinical trial protocol development and protocol amendments
    • Support investigator engagement and clinical site evaluation
    • Medical support including clinical site training, eligibility questions, safety monitoring, data quality monitoring, regulatory interactions, patient recruitment and GCP
    • Interpretation and summary of clinical outcomes
  • Medical/translational education and messaging:
    • Ongoing medical support and education to the Clinical team and other cross-functional teams
    • Continued follow up of medical practices in the relevant fields, evolving parallel treatments, new indications, unmet needs and translational research
    • Current understanding of clinical aspects of regulatory guidance and strategic approach
    • Support to Commercial, Regulatory and Medical Affairs in subject matter expertise
    • Preparation of position documents, presentations and publications
  • Development of relationships with investigators, thought leaders and experts

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • MD preferred, or other high level clinical background.
  • Experience in clinical development in heme/oncology required. Specific experience preferred: lymphoma, cell therapies.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; ability to communicate within a multi-cultural work environment.
  • Good medical writing skills
  • Familiarity with GCP principles and FDA/EMA regulatory guidelines for clinical development
  • Team player, strong analytical skills and ability to work with minimal supervision, under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Good personal communication and interaction capabilities.
  • Ability to lead and educate.

Travel: Up to 25%, once travel resumes

Reports to: Vice President, Clinical development

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers.us@gamida-cell.com.