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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, Senior Study Logistics Manager, New Jersey

“My vision for my role at Gamida Cell is to contribute to our success by working to develop therapies that are used to treat and potentially cure many patients with hematologic malignancies and solid tumors.”

PlusYair Steinhardt, Research Projects Manager, 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@gamida-cell.com.

Senior Director/Executive Director, Professional Alliances

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Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for blood cancers and serious blood diseases. We harness our cell expansion platform to create therapies with the potential to redefine standards of care in areas of serious medical need. Gamida Cell is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: GMDA).

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is an advanced cell therapy under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies. Omidubicel is the first bone marrow transplant product to receive Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and has also received Orphan Drug Designation in the U.S. and EU. Omidubicel is currently being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers.

General Scope and Summary

Gamida Cell is searching for a creative, resourceful, integrative thinker for an important role as Senior Director/Executive Director, Professional Alliances. This position will work closely with the Commercial organization as well as other Gamida Cell cross-functional partners to create and execute a comprehensive and unified engagement plan to develop and solidify relationships with physician and advanced practice provider (NPs, PAs), thought leaders (TLs), Advocacy partners, Be the Match and Cord Blood Banks as well as support the activities of current & future commercial strategies to include development of peer-to-peer educational activities, pull through on national and local advocacy events and assistance in managing external relationships with key corporate partners.

This position is field-based and requires significant travel to engage with external partners, to include physician interactions, meetings with key advocacy partners and congress and meeting attendance. The role reports to the VP, Professional Alliances.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implement and communicate a unified, strategic framework for thought leader interactions ensuring consistency in external engagements and internal communications.
  • Partner with the VP, Professional Alliances & VP, Medical Affairs to develop customer engagement strategies ensuring Commercial and Medical Affairs focus are aligned.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of a comprehensive business strategy that incorporates cross-functional input from Commercial, Medical Affairs, Corporate Communication and other relevant functions.
  • Partner with VP, Global Commercial Analytics & Operations to oversee the creation and maintenance of the thought leader mapping database.
  • Partner with the VP, Marketing and Account Management (when in place) to ensure alignment of promotional messaging, promotional slides and promotional tools.
  • Assist VP, Professional Alliances in creation of a Promotional Speakers Bureau. Lead the execution of speaker management through training, development and driving promotional programming. Liaise to coordinate activities between marketing, promotional speaker vendors and the customer facing field teams.
  • Provide strategic insight and marketplace information to the organization. Identify and communicate issues, opportunities and competitive activities through appropriate organizational venues.
  • Assist in the development, execution and communication of strategic plan for collaborating with National Professional Societies including but not limited to ASH, ASTCT, and Be the Match and FACT.
  • Partner with VP, Professional Alliances and other internal stakeholders to evolve the CBU supply strategy and Cord Blood Bank interactions.
  • Participate in cross functional planning efforts with Commercial and Medical Affairs for all interactions at key congresses and meetings (ASH, ASTCT, etc.) to provide one master plan for customer engagement.
  • Create plan for expansion of high performing, field-based Customer Engagement team (as business needs dictate).
  • Develop a plan for attendance and support at appropriate regional, national and global medical meetings.
  • Support commercial launch activities including site onboarding and training.
  • Assist in creation and implementation of strategic advisory boards to gain specific insights.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to develop enduring relationships with key stakeholders, good conflict management and negotiation skills, ability to analyze complex issues to develop relevant and realistic plans, programs and recommendations. Demonstrated ability to translate strategy into action and an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way and to orchestrate plans to resolve issues and mitigate risks.

  • B.S. degree required; master’s degree is desirable.
  • 15+ years pharmaceutical/biotech or related industry experience. Hematology/oncology & leadership experience required.
  • Additional cross-functional, field or home office a plus.
  • Experience in cellular therapy and/or stem cell transplant and/or operational cell selection desirable.
  • Demonstrated success in developing and implementing a TL strategy, peer-to-peer educational initiatives, advocacy outreach and/or other customer facing strategies preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to actively anticipate, track and plan for risks, issues, dependencies, resourcing and contingencies.
  • Experience working with all levels of management and consulting with key business stakeholders. An ability to influence for greater outcomes.
  • Strong team player that has a customer service approach and is solution oriented.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work individually, within a multi-disciplinary team, as well as with external partners and vendors.
  • Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excitement about the vision and mission of Gamida Cell.

Travel: Travel required (up to 60 %)

Reports to: VP, Professional Alliances

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

Senior Director, Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research

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Gamida Cell is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to developing novel cell therapies with the potential to cure difficult-to-treat cancers and rare, serious hematologic diseases. We are leveraging our proprietary nicotinamide-based cell expansion technology, or NAM technology, to develop product candidates designed to address the limitations of current therapies. Gamida Cell is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: GMDA).

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is an advanced cell therapy in development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution. Omidubicel is currently being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers.

The Senior Director, Global Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR) will play a critical and significant role in the growth of Gamida Cell as an organization and in the successful commercialization of its novel cellular therapy pipeline products. The HEOR lead will work at a global level to lead the development of HEOR research strategies and plans to support optimal market access for the therapies. In addition, they will support the development and submission of in-country Health Technology Assessment (HTA) and Pricing & Reimbursement (P&R) submissions. The person in this leadership position will also represent HEOR at internal review groups and in front of Executive leadership as well as to our external Market Access customers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Sr. Director of Global HEOR will:

  • Develop global HEOR strategies including analyses of currently available data and generate plans to fill identified gaps.
  • Develop HEOR engagement strategies specific to payers and stakeholders in the US, Europe and Israel.
  • Manage relationships with external consultants to ensure timely completion of high-quality projects aligned to strategic objectives.
  • Design, implement, and manage HEOR projects, including but not limited to:
      • Retrospective database analyses o Heath economic models.
      • Budget impact models.
      • Chart reviews.
      • Real world evidence o Literature searches and systematic review.
  • Support development and maintenance of global value dossiers.
  • Identify appropriate data sources to support the projects described above.
  • Conduct economic analyses and/or conduct detailed reviews of existing analyses.
  • Work with KOLs to implement HEOR plans.
  • Communicate study plans, study methods and results to internal teams.
  • Present health outcomes research findings at scientific congresses and participate in the development and writing of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders and ensure continuous and consistent communication with key internal partners on HEOR projects.
  • Represent HEOR on cross-functional internal teams.
  • Remain current on HEOR data sources and analytical methods.
  • Work with clinical development teams to identify appropriate trial endpoints for products in development.
  • Work closely with US and Israeli colleagues, and external consultants to develop strategies specific to US, European or Israeli payers and stakeholders.
  • Lead consultancy support in the development of in-country HTA and P&R dossiers.
  • Identify appropriate US, European or Israeli data sources.
  • Other projects and activities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven expertise in Health Economics / Outcomes Research.
  • At least 5 years pharma/biotech experience with HEOR strategy and implementation in US and Europe.
  • Understanding market access and how HEOR evidence supports access decisions.
  • Country and regional/global experience within a pharmaceutical company or consultancy
  • Hematology/oncology experience required.
  • Cell therapy, rare disease, orphan or ultra-orphan product experience highly desirable.
  • Life sciences degree; post-graduate degree preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills, including in-depth knowledge of health economic modeling.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects across a variety of health outcomes methodologies and therapeutic areas.
  • Solid understanding of epidemiology and biostatistics.

EDUCATION

  • Minimum masters degree, scientific or technical area.
  • Preferred advanced degree related to health economics and/or outcomes research.
  • Fluent in English, written and oral.

ADDITIONAL

  • Travel required up to 40%

Vice President of Medical Affairs

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Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for blood cancers and serious blood diseases. We harness our cell expansion platform to create therapies with the potential to redefine standards of care in areas of serious medical need. Gamida Cell is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: GMDA).

Omidubicel, Gamida Cell’s lead investigational product candidate, is an advanced cell therapy under development as a potential life-saving allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell (bone marrow) transplant solution for patients with hematologic malignancies. Omidubicel is the first bone marrow transplant product to receive Breakthrough Therapy Designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and has also received Orphan Drug Designation in the U.S. and EU. Omidubicel is currently being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive topline data from the study were reported in May 2020.

General Scope and Summary

Gamida Cell is at an exciting inflection point for the business, preparing for a successful launch of its lead product, omidubicel, and seeks a Vice President, Medical Affairs to develop and lead a highly efficient and integrated medical function, including scientific evidence generation and scientific information exchange with all key stakeholders.

Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, this individual will be a member of the Clinical Leadership Team and a key partner internally with the global Commercial, Market Access, Clinical, and Communications teams, as well as externally with key opinion leaders, healthcare professionals and payors.

Over time, the VP Medical Affairs will build a team of internally and externally facing professionals, including medical science liaisons and MDs. This position will have a strong outward-facing presence in the U.S. and global KOL community and requires domestic and international travel.

The individual will be passionate about the portfolio, have high energy in daily duties, and be optimistic about Gamida Cell’s trajectory and goals.

The Vice President of Medical Affairs will build and maintain a strong, world-class organization that is aligned around global medical strategies and ensures execution of strategy through the management of complex relationships with multiple stakeholders both within and outside of the company.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead medical affairs strategies including medical communications, engagement with opinion leaders, investigator-led research, data dissemination, and external collaborations.
  • Lead the development of medical affairs activities including publication planning, medical advisory boards, educational programs, conferences, and responding to requests for medical information.
  • Provide medical expertise and collaborate in the development of strategies for commercial, market access, business development, and public relations activities.
  • Establish professional relationships with the medical community and exchange scientific knowledge with global and regional key opinion leaders.
  • Partner with Commercial to ensure timely, accurate, and compliant preparation and review of promotional and educational material.
  • Establish and execute a strategic publication and congress plan; work with internal colleagues to develop key messages on unmet need, mechanism of action, target product profile, and other materials.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Academic Training: Doctoral degree in clinical specialty required (M.D., Ph.D., Pharm D.) with experience in hematology/oncology and/or bone marrow transplant.
  • Industry Experience: A minimum of 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industries.
  • Medical Affairs Experience: Demonstrated ability to develop scientific plans in support of end game product differentiation, customer needs, and clinical practice patterns that lead to prescribing. Experience and demonstrated track record in a medical affairs leadership role in the US, marketing and commercially savvy and robust understanding of late stage development projects and regulatory space. Understanding of evolving environmental and market access issues.
  • Product Launch Experience: Demonstrated record of product launches in the US and ability to bring strategic insight to commercialization plans. Global launch experience ideal but not a must.
  • Leadership Experience: Visionary and entrepreneurial, with experience in building, leading, driving and engaging a successful team. Strong executive presence as equally as a hands-on mind-set. Outstanding communication skills and ability to work effectively in a diverse global corporate environment.

Travel: 30%

Reports to: Chief Medical Officer

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