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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, Global Commercial Operations

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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, Global Commercial Operations. This position will work closely with the Commercial organization, internal parties and external service partners to oversee the selection, delivery and support of Gamida Cell’s Commercial Business Systems. This position will leverage emerging and existing technologies to drive effectiveness across Medical Affairs and Commercial areas such as Marketing, Sales, CRM, data and analytics, reporting and multi-channel engagement. This is a cross-functional role that collaborates with peer groups across the organization and functions and is the point person for technology leadership within the Commercial organization.

The role is both business- and technical-focused, requiring a strong understanding of Sales Operations applications, Veeva CRM, Master Data Management tools, Qlik for Sales Reporting/Analytics. The role also requires knowledge of other Commercial applications such as Case Management tools for Patient Services, Incentive Compensation, and Sales Roster. It will be a hands-on resource requiring configuration/technical and business partnering skills reporting to the VP, Global Commercial Analytics and Operations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with Commercial stakeholders to define, design, deliver and maintain technology solutions that align to Commercial’s business strategic direction.
  • Evaluating, selecting and contracting with external service partners to deliver Commercial Business solutions and services.
  • Deliver projects and initiatives utilizing effective project management practices and tools, with attention to transparency on risks, issues, and dependencies.
  • Develop deep understanding of underlying business processes and correlate to use of tools, data and solutions involved.
  • Facilitate selection of fit for purpose technology solutions to support business functional needs.
  • ­Coordinate activities with solutions vendors and partners as required, including exploratory discussions, RFP process support, IT sponsorship, and operational/commercial activities
  • Drive successful end-stage delivery efforts for technology initiatives supporting Commercial Operations, Field Sales and Marketing – including testing, training, deployment, data migration, cutover, user adoption, and continuous improvement.
  • Coordinate with IT colleagues providing partnership and delivery services for other areas of the organization to drive alignment, interoperability, and effective handoffs of data and processes among a breadth of technology solutions.
  • Bringing awareness of innovative digital technologies and solutions to Commercial stakeholders and incorporating them into the Commercial IT roadmap.

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 important 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; excellent analytical skills and an ability to communicate complex issues in a simple way and to orchestrate plans to resolve issues and mitigate risks.

  • BS and Advanced Degree desired, MBA, PhD, MS in scientific field/analytical field.
  • Eight years+ of experience in building and supporting CRM systems, SFDC platform and data warehouse production environments.
  • Business Intelligence applications and/or Case Management systems; prior experience supporting sales analytics systems is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of pharmaceutical commercial operations domains, such as field sales, marketing operations, third party logistic providers, etc.
  • Experience with data analytics, reporting and presentation solutions, and multi-channel technologies.
  • 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 10%)
Reports to: VP, Global Commercial Analytics & Operations
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to careers@gamida-cell.com.

Senior Director, Reimbursement, Access & Value

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Gamida Cell is an advanced cell therapy company committed to finding cures for blood cancers and serious blood 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.

In December 2019, Gamida Cell completed patient enrollment in its Phase 3 study of the company’s lead clinical program, omidubicel, an investigational advanced cell therapy being evaluated as a potential life-saving treatment option for patients with high-risk hematologic malignancies who are in need of a bone marrow transplant. Topline data from the study are expected in the first half of 2020. Gamida Cell is a publicly traded company (Nasdaq: GMDA).

The Senior Director, Reimbursement, Access & Value 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. They will have overall responsibility for assuring appropriate payer coverage and reimbursement for Gamida Cell products.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

The Sr. Director, Reimbursement, Access & Value will be responsible for:

  • Building, developing and managing a best-in-class Regional Market Access Director field based team to execute pre-launch, launch and post-launch omidubicel payer and reimbursement strategies.
  • Assessing the Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial payer coverage landscape for hematology/oncology and cell therapy.
  • Mapping the U.S. payer landscape and developing the plan for payer meetings.
  • Coordinating the pre-launch payer education discussions with Medical Affairs and/or Clinical.
  • Leading the creation of the business plans for payers at launch.
  • Identifying and meeting with potential advocates for payer discussions.
  • Understanding CMS requirements for new cell therapy coverage.
  • Assessing the Medicare compendia requirements and partner with Medical Affairs to assure Gamida meets the submission timelines.
  • Partnering with the Head of HEOR and Medical Affairs to assist in the development of the HEOR plan.
  • Responsible for developing and executing pricing compendia communication and the coding strategy (C-code, Q-code, J-code and pass through status submissions).
  • Partnering with the Gamida Cell Assist™ patient and hospital support team to address coverage and reimbursement obstacles.
  • Partnering with the Gamida account management team to assist in on-boarding omidubicel sites.

Requirements:

  • 15+ years in Biopharma.
  • BA/BS degree required; master’s degree preferred.
  • Medical benefit experience required; inpatient hospital experience preferred.
  • Hematology/oncology experience required, cell therapy and transplant experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the oncology payer and reimbursement arena
  • Launch experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years market access team management experience
  • Understanding of reimbursement across multiple sites of care.
  • Sustained track record of achievement in oncology payer relations.
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills, with demonstrated ability to successfully partner with payers and with internal cross-functional teams.
  • 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.

Reports: VP, Global Market Access

Travel: Requires ability to travel minimum of 40%

Preferred location: Field-based

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.

 

  • BS 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%