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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 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 was evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

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.

Supply Chain Manager

USA
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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 was being being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

General Scope and Summary

The Supply Chain Manager is part of the Commercial Supply Chain Operations team.  This role is responsible for supporting Gamida Cell commercial operations by managing supply chain execution, activities and responsibilities related to the safe and timely delivery of product(s) to the US commercial market through coordination with manufacturing sites, Gamida Cell Assist and other third parties. Developing and strategically planning logistics, integrations, transportation, and order management solutions that address the needs for the distribution of final product in the US and internationally.

Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle; end to end process from cell order through delivery to patient. Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, contract manufacturer(s). Keep track of quality, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency. Resolve any arising problems or complaints. Coach and train Supply Chain team members.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Change of Custody/Change of Identity (COC/COI) – Support compliant execution of the COC/COI of the product(s), deviation management, reconciliation for all COC/COI related events, including SOP’s and other documentation according to the relevant regulations.
  • Build end to end supply chain process flow to identify areas for process improvement.
  • Management and logistics of sourcing the starting material, Cord Blood Unit (CBU).
  • Evaluate and implement business systems for future automation of manual processes.
  • Product Logistics – transportation, provision of packaging, temperature compliance, track and trace and external COC/COI execution.
  • Order Management – Support designing, maintaining, and managing the operating model order to cash cycle and distribution system.
  • Scheduling and capacity – Support managing the scheduling planning/system to ensure adherence to schedule and the highest utilization of capacity.
  • Risk mitigation analytics and management.
  • Build and manage logistics operations for optimal quality, safety, environmental sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and asset utilization. Coordinate manufacturing plans and evaluate supply chain redundancy needs, ensuring that necessary product manufacturing and distribution backup resources are in place to avoid failure of supply or distribution to the marketplace in the event of a supply chain upset.
  • Manage the order management, scheduling, and logistics process for product packaging and shipments.
  • Develop, implement, manage, and maintain robust inbound & outbound cold chain logistics processes while maintaining high value product integrity and chain of custody/chain of identity.
  • Provide logistical support & expertise product launch and product geographical expansion launches both within the U.S. and internationally.
  • Support shipping and transport validation/qualification.
  • Manage and support root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions for logistics deviations and exceptions.
  • Work to investigation and resolve international trade compliance issues.
  • Work collaboratively with both internal & external partners to achieve business goals.
  • Mentor, coach, & develop supply chain team members. as well as other cross functional team members who are new to the field.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years logistics and supply chain experience is required, ideally in the cell and gene therapy industry and in a complex manufacturing/supply environment with experience in cold chain logistics and good distribution practices.
  • 2 years project management experience with knowledge of current PM best practices & tools.
  • Understanding of ERP systems as well as strong computer skills and advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint is necessary.
  • Hands on experience in supply chain operations, logistics, materials management, warehouse/ physical distribution, and customer order fulfillment is required.
  • Must have global operations experience, import / export operations, working knowledge of regulatory, drug licensing, and operating requirements in a global market.
  • Must have experience with global supplier relationship management, contract management & compliance, control, and oversight of contractor / supplier performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust/effective relationships/partnerships with peers & stakeholders.
  • Effective communication, presentation, decision making, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent people t skills with multicultural background and organizational capability.
  • Extensive acumen in problem solving, managing priorities, commitment to quality & safety.
  • Highly collaborative team player who fosters open communication and facilitates mutual understanding and cooperation between all stakeholders.
  • Ability to navigate and be successful in a fast-paced, work environment.
  • A passion for addressing the critical unmet medical needs of patients.
  • Willingness to embrace/demonstrate the principles of the Gamida Cell culture and values.

Reports to: Director, U.S. Commercial Supply Chain Operations

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 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 primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

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.

Medical Science Liaison

USA
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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 was being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

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

  • 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

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D., or M.D.), with prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Prior MSL or relevant experience (cellular therapy) is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years hematology/oncology experience is strongly preferred.
  • Clinical research experience is preferred.
  • 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 of applicable treatment, compliance, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and apply knowledge and analytical skills.
  • Ability to summarize complex scientific information and present in a clear, concise, confident, and scientifically accurate and balanced manner to a range of audiences.
  • Ability to network and partner with external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, research consortia, and practice networks.
  • Thrives in a team environment and enjoys cross-functional collaboration; positively contributes to team culture.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

Senior Medical Science Liaison

USA
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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 was being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

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.

Human Resources Operations Specialist

USA
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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 was evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

General Scope and Summary

We are looking for a hands on, innovative, and collaborative HR professional to join our global HR team to develop and enhance our people orientated programs and initiatives with an optimum employee experience mindset. This individual will be responsible for supporting the strategic direction of our human resources operations programs including employee benefits, HR systems and technologies, employee data and analytics, culture initiatives and overall human resources processes and operations.  This role will directly support our US employees and work collaboratively on best-in-class processes and operations globally.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • In a highly collaborative environment, support the U.S. benefits strategy and administration and ensure our competitive benefits programs reinforces our culture; align globally on benefit programs as applicable.
  • Lead efforts to build a wellness strategy that aligns with the Gamida culture, our benefits strategy and scalable for a global, diverse workforce.
  • Oversee all HR operation activities including onboarding and offboarding of employees, performance management, compensation planning, promotion process and other employee life-cycle related programs.
  • Act as a primary user of our HRIS system; help the team with the implementation and ongoing management of all HR systems and processes.
  • Responsible for all employee data management including data entry, reporting, and working cross-functionally to provide required reports to enable effective decision making.
  • Stay current with trends in people analytics, HR best practices, and technology identifying areas of improvement and opportunities for change.
  • Build our HR analytic capabilities and develop and maintain our HR dashboards.
  • Provide support to employees on HR related questions and concerns.
  • Collaborate with colleagues within HR, Finance, Legal, IT, Facilities and across the organization to ensure our people have a seamless experience.
  • Provided broad administrative and operational support across the HR function.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3-5+ years of progressive HR experience with 3+ years of relevant experience managing benefits and HR systems
  • Ability to appropriately navigate multi-faceted and complex issues.
  • Anticipates and proactively manages key internal and external business challenges, offering solutions with long term benefits.
  • High leadership, management and self-awareness capabilities.
  • Strong communicator and excellent influencer with ability to flex approach as needed to drive solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and translate into actionable insight.
  • Notable experience with Microsoft products; strong experience with Excel and various reporting tools.
  • Required to understand and stay informed of legal regulations related to HR.
  • Experience in high-growth/fast paced environment preferred.
  • Prior experience in start-up environments – tech, biotech/pharma, etc. preferred
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in the office 2-3 days/week and from home 2-3 days/week.

Travel: Less than 10% travel, once travel resumes

Reports to: Vice President, Human Resources

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

Director/Senior Director, Professional Alliances

USA
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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 was evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

General Scope and Summary

Gamida Cell is searching for a creative, resourceful, integrative thinker for an important role as Director/Senior 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 & meeting attendance.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implement and communicate a unified, strategic framework for commercial/corporate thought leader interactions ensuring consistency in external engagements and internal communications.
  • Partner with the Professional Alliances & Medical Affairs functions 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 the Global Commercial Analytics & Operations function to oversee the creation and maintenance of the thought leader mapping database.
  • Partner with the Marketing and Account Management functions 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 internal stakeholders to evolve the CBU supply strategy & 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 & support at appropriate regional, national and global medical meetings.
  • Support commercial launch activities including site on boarding 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+ year 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: Up to 60% travel required, once travel resumes

Reports to: Vice President, Professional Alliances

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

Associate Director, Field Optimization and Planning

USA
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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 was evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

 

General Scope and Summary

The Associate Director, Field Optimization and Planning will work in collaboration with the Senior Director, Strategic Site Planning and Execution to provide high level project planning and management for launch readiness. In addition, he/she will support the commercial team on startup and ongoing programs, field policies and commercial meeting planning.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Partner closely with Senior Director, Strategic Site Planning and Execution on development and implementation of institutional site readiness and onboarding plans.
  • Develop detailed project plans, including timelines, to monitor and track progress. Including, but not limited to site on-boarding logistics, commercial field team support.
  • Collaborate with leadership team to coordinate account management, marketing, market access coordination of congress planning & lead logistics of commercial field buildout.
  • Coordinate internal resources and vendors on specified projects as related to site onboarding and organization of commercial meetings (National, Regional, Departmental)
  • Ensure vendor contracts are developed and managed in accordance with company policy.
  • Identify, manage, and escalate internal, vendor and project related issues, as appropriate. Manage & communicate changes to project scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Work in tandem with commercial and medical affairs leadership teams & internal/external counsel to create, implement & evolve specific field policies (field grants and sponsorships)
  • Develop and maintain collaborative work relationships with internal and external stakeholders to provide pull through and execution of launch initiatives.
  • Lead additional project management, as needed.
  • Partnership in the planning and execution of field hiring process.

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 time management and prioritization of time sensitive requests. Demonstrated ability to adapt work style and collaborate with cross functional teams.

  • The ideal candidate will have 7 to 10 years of experience in a leadership role working in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry developing policies, processes and managing programs in support of the commercial field organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies that lead to processes for achieving results.
  • Excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Ability to proactively problem solve and delegate appropriate tasks to collaborators and follow-up as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, adaptable to a dynamic and growing organization.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional team members, and external partners.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Travel: Up to 25% travel, once travel resumes

Reports to: Senior Director, Strategic Site Planning and Execution

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 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 was evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

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.

Supply Chain Manager

USA
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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 was being being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

General Scope and Summary

The Supply Chain Manager is part of the Commercial Supply Chain Operations team.  This role is responsible for supporting Gamida Cell commercial operations by managing supply chain execution, activities and responsibilities related to the safe and timely delivery of product(s) to the US commercial market through coordination with manufacturing sites, Gamida Cell Assist and other third parties. Developing and strategically planning logistics, integrations, transportation, and order management solutions that address the needs for the distribution of final product in the US and internationally.

Direct, optimize and coordinate full order cycle; end to end process from cell order through delivery to patient. Liaise and negotiate with suppliers, contract manufacturer(s). Keep track of quality, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency. Resolve any arising problems or complaints. Coach and train Supply Chain team members.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Change of Custody/Change of Identity (COC/COI) – Support compliant execution of the COC/COI of the product(s), deviation management, reconciliation for all COC/COI related events, including SOP’s and other documentation according to the relevant regulations.
  • Build end to end supply chain process flow to identify areas for process improvement.
  • Management and logistics of sourcing the starting material, Cord Blood Unit (CBU).
  • Evaluate and implement business systems for future automation of manual processes.
  • Product Logistics – transportation, provision of packaging, temperature compliance, track and trace and external COC/COI execution.
  • Order Management – Support designing, maintaining, and managing the operating model order to cash cycle and distribution system.
  • Scheduling and capacity – Support managing the scheduling planning/system to ensure adherence to schedule and the highest utilization of capacity.
  • Risk mitigation analytics and management.
  • Build and manage logistics operations for optimal quality, safety, environmental sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and asset utilization. Coordinate manufacturing plans and evaluate supply chain redundancy needs, ensuring that necessary product manufacturing and distribution backup resources are in place to avoid failure of supply or distribution to the marketplace in the event of a supply chain upset.
  • Manage the order management, scheduling, and logistics process for product packaging and shipments.
  • Develop, implement, manage, and maintain robust inbound & outbound cold chain logistics processes while maintaining high value product integrity and chain of custody/chain of identity.
  • Provide logistical support & expertise product launch and product geographical expansion launches both within the U.S. and internationally.
  • Support shipping and transport validation/qualification.
  • Manage and support root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions for logistics deviations and exceptions.
  • Work to investigation and resolve international trade compliance issues.
  • Work collaboratively with both internal & external partners to achieve business goals.
  • Mentor, coach, & develop supply chain team members. as well as other cross functional team members who are new to the field.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years logistics and supply chain experience is required, ideally in the cell and gene therapy industry and in a complex manufacturing/supply environment with experience in cold chain logistics and good distribution practices.
  • 2 years project management experience with knowledge of current PM best practices & tools.
  • Understanding of ERP systems as well as strong computer skills and advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint is necessary.
  • Hands on experience in supply chain operations, logistics, materials management, warehouse/ physical distribution, and customer order fulfillment is required.
  • Must have global operations experience, import / export operations, working knowledge of regulatory, drug licensing, and operating requirements in a global market.
  • Must have experience with global supplier relationship management, contract management & compliance, control, and oversight of contractor / supplier performance.
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust/effective relationships/partnerships with peers & stakeholders.
  • Effective communication, presentation, decision making, influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent people t skills with multicultural background and organizational capability.
  • Extensive acumen in problem solving, managing priorities, commitment to quality & safety.
  • Highly collaborative team player who fosters open communication and facilitates mutual understanding and cooperation between all stakeholders.
  • Ability to navigate and be successful in a fast-paced, work environment.
  • A passion for addressing the critical unmet medical needs of patients.
  • Willingness to embrace/demonstrate the principles of the Gamida Cell culture and values.

Reports to: Director, U.S. Commercial Supply Chain Operations

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 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 primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

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.

Medical Science Liaison

USA
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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 was being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

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

  • 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

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D., Pharm.D., or M.D.), with prior experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Prior MSL or relevant experience (cellular therapy) is strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years hematology/oncology experience is strongly preferred.
  • Clinical research experience is preferred.
  • 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 of applicable treatment, compliance, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong problem solving, decision-making, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and apply knowledge and analytical skills.
  • Ability to summarize complex scientific information and present in a clear, concise, confident, and scientifically accurate and balanced manner to a range of audiences.
  • Ability to network and partner with external customers, including medical thought leaders, academic institutions, research consortia, and practice networks.
  • Thrives in a team environment and enjoys cross-functional collaboration; positively contributes to team culture.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.

Senior Medical Science Liaison

USA
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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 was being evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

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.

Human Resources Operations Specialist

USA
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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 was evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

General Scope and Summary

We are looking for a hands on, innovative, and collaborative HR professional to join our global HR team to develop and enhance our people orientated programs and initiatives with an optimum employee experience mindset. This individual will be responsible for supporting the strategic direction of our human resources operations programs including employee benefits, HR systems and technologies, employee data and analytics, culture initiatives and overall human resources processes and operations.  This role will directly support our US employees and work collaboratively on best-in-class processes and operations globally.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • In a highly collaborative environment, support the U.S. benefits strategy and administration and ensure our competitive benefits programs reinforces our culture; align globally on benefit programs as applicable.
  • Lead efforts to build a wellness strategy that aligns with the Gamida culture, our benefits strategy and scalable for a global, diverse workforce.
  • Oversee all HR operation activities including onboarding and offboarding of employees, performance management, compensation planning, promotion process and other employee life-cycle related programs.
  • Act as a primary user of our HRIS system; help the team with the implementation and ongoing management of all HR systems and processes.
  • Responsible for all employee data management including data entry, reporting, and working cross-functionally to provide required reports to enable effective decision making.
  • Stay current with trends in people analytics, HR best practices, and technology identifying areas of improvement and opportunities for change.
  • Build our HR analytic capabilities and develop and maintain our HR dashboards.
  • Provide support to employees on HR related questions and concerns.
  • Collaborate with colleagues within HR, Finance, Legal, IT, Facilities and across the organization to ensure our people have a seamless experience.
  • Provided broad administrative and operational support across the HR function.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3-5+ years of progressive HR experience with 3+ years of relevant experience managing benefits and HR systems
  • Ability to appropriately navigate multi-faceted and complex issues.
  • Anticipates and proactively manages key internal and external business challenges, offering solutions with long term benefits.
  • High leadership, management and self-awareness capabilities.
  • Strong communicator and excellent influencer with ability to flex approach as needed to drive solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and translate into actionable insight.
  • Notable experience with Microsoft products; strong experience with Excel and various reporting tools.
  • Required to understand and stay informed of legal regulations related to HR.
  • Experience in high-growth/fast paced environment preferred.
  • Prior experience in start-up environments – tech, biotech/pharma, etc. preferred
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in the office 2-3 days/week and from home 2-3 days/week.

Travel: Less than 10% travel, once travel resumes

Reports to: Vice President, Human Resources

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

Director/Senior Director, Professional Alliances

USA
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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 was evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

General Scope and Summary

Gamida Cell is searching for a creative, resourceful, integrative thinker for an important role as Director/Senior 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 & meeting attendance.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Implement and communicate a unified, strategic framework for commercial/corporate thought leader interactions ensuring consistency in external engagements and internal communications.
  • Partner with the Professional Alliances & Medical Affairs functions 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 the Global Commercial Analytics & Operations function to oversee the creation and maintenance of the thought leader mapping database.
  • Partner with the Marketing and Account Management functions 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 internal stakeholders to evolve the CBU supply strategy & 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 & support at appropriate regional, national and global medical meetings.
  • Support commercial launch activities including site on boarding 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+ year 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: Up to 60% travel required, once travel resumes

Reports to: Vice President, Professional Alliances

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

Associate Director, Field Optimization and Planning

USA
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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 was evaluated in an international, multi-center, randomized Phase 3 study in patients with high-risk blood cancers, and positive primary and secondary endpoint data reported in 2020.

 

General Scope and Summary

The Associate Director, Field Optimization and Planning will work in collaboration with the Senior Director, Strategic Site Planning and Execution to provide high level project planning and management for launch readiness. In addition, he/she will support the commercial team on startup and ongoing programs, field policies and commercial meeting planning.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Partner closely with Senior Director, Strategic Site Planning and Execution on development and implementation of institutional site readiness and onboarding plans.
  • Develop detailed project plans, including timelines, to monitor and track progress. Including, but not limited to site on-boarding logistics, commercial field team support.
  • Collaborate with leadership team to coordinate account management, marketing, market access coordination of congress planning & lead logistics of commercial field buildout.
  • Coordinate internal resources and vendors on specified projects as related to site onboarding and organization of commercial meetings (National, Regional, Departmental)
  • Ensure vendor contracts are developed and managed in accordance with company policy.
  • Identify, manage, and escalate internal, vendor and project related issues, as appropriate. Manage & communicate changes to project scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Work in tandem with commercial and medical affairs leadership teams & internal/external counsel to create, implement & evolve specific field policies (field grants and sponsorships)
  • Develop and maintain collaborative work relationships with internal and external stakeholders to provide pull through and execution of launch initiatives.
  • Lead additional project management, as needed.
  • Partnership in the planning and execution of field hiring process.

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 time management and prioritization of time sensitive requests. Demonstrated ability to adapt work style and collaborate with cross functional teams.

  • The ideal candidate will have 7 to 10 years of experience in a leadership role working in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry developing policies, processes and managing programs in support of the commercial field organization.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment within generally defined practices and policies that lead to processes for achieving results.
  • Excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills (both written and oral).
  • Ability to proactively problem solve and delegate appropriate tasks to collaborators and follow-up as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, adaptable to a dynamic and growing organization.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional team members, and external partners.
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Travel: Up to 25% travel, once travel resumes

Reports to: Senior Director, Strategic Site Planning and Execution

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