Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries - and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.
Primary purpose and function of this position:
Responsible for creating a best in class patient recruitment/engagement center of excellence to support the execution of a dynamic and expanding portfolio across all franchises. The Senior Director is expected to create the patient recruitment center of excellence, comprising of but not limited to approaches such as leveraging patient advocacy, digital channels, data mining of heterogeneous data sources, and forging different partnerships with external vendors including CROs. The position interacts with various groups within the company (regionally and within Celgene headquarters ) and externally with stakeholders such as technology partners, patient advocacy groups etc.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
•Partner with the Executive Director and Sr. Directors in clinical operations and senior leadership in clinical research, Project leadership, affiliates and other key functions to bring integrated and fit for purpose patient recruitment and engagement solutions to clinical trial programs.
•Oversees staff (as applicable) who are responsible for managing and executing patient recruitment activities for global and regionally run trials in terms of oversight, cost, quality, timeliness and efficiency.
•Partners with our strategic CRO partners to ensure the patient recruitment services, capabilities and solutions that are accessed and deployed are optimized as per the operating model.
•Recruits, trains, manages, develops and sets annual goals and objectives for the organization and ensures high level of quality and performance management.
•Conducting and leveraging lessons learned emerging from use of analytics, innovative patient recruitment, retention and engagement strategies to formulate recommendations for optimal use of these emerging principles.
•Fosters a collaborative, innovative, problem-solving culture and mindset and develops the team to achieve outstanding results.
•Establishes and fosters relationships and professional contact with investigators, consultants and vendors at the regional level.
•Study stakeholder management KOLs, Patient Groups on as needed basis.
•Ensures that all activities meet regulatory requirements and are conducted to GCP standards.
•Effectively participates in project teams and company-wide committees.
Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.
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Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide. At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing treatments for our patients.