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Strategic Product Leader (Sr. Director) - CF

Company: Vertex Pharmaceuticals
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 18, 2023

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Strategic Product Leader (Sr. Director) - CF page is loaded Strategic Product Leader (Sr. Director) - CF Apply locations Boston, MA time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id REQ-20341 Job DescriptionThe Strategic Program Leader of Cystic Fibrosis will provide cross-functional leadership in Commercial Manufacturing and Supply Chain (CMSC) in activities in support of Vertex's CF portfolio. This role will play an integral part in the development and commercialization of Vertex's CF assets by building a long-term manufacturing and supply chain roadmap across the brands, prioritizing key projects and investments encompassing physical product enhancements, process and method technical changes, sourcing and scale up, launches, robustness/quality and productivity projects. They will ensure global alignment with the internal Disease Strategy (DST) Team, as well as, planning and hitting all Commercial Manufacturing & Supply Chain goals and targets.Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the development of goals specific to the various CF programs and aligns operational plans with different CMSC functions in support of those goals.
  • Aligns program specific operational plans with tech transfer/validations teams and with Commercial Manufacturing operation leads.
    • Key Roles in Critical Teams:
      • Team member on DST
      • Co-leads CMC DST sub-teams
      • Leads a cross-functional team within CMSC
        • Collaborate and align with project manager to track and manage program-specific deliverables.
        • Communicate progress and proactively escalate issues with Disease Area Expert's and CMSC LT.
        • Anticipate future industry trends and keep abreast with a strong foundational of knowledge of manufacturing, development, and supply.Minimal Requirements:
          • B.S. or BA in science and/or engineering (biotechnology, biology, chemistry, pharmacy, engineering or related sciences). Master or advanced degree (sciences or business) preferred.
          • 10-15 years extensive experience and demonstrated leadership in Manufacturing and Supply Chain Management, with a significant component in manufacturing, development or supply.
          • Capability to build cross-functional alignment including R&D, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Regulatory, Finance, and Manufacturing partners.
          • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills and effectively communicate with all levels of management.
          • Demonstrated expertise in critical thinking, influence, negotiation, problem solving, strategic thinking and leadership in a matrix environment.
          • Demonstrated strong leadership capability with ability to make and act on decisions while balancing speed, quality, and risk. -
          • Demonstrated ability to influence areas not under direct control to achieve objectives and effectively communicate challenging goals and objectives.
          • Ability to work in a matrix environment and build strong relationships by being transparent, reliable, -and delivering on commitments.#LI-AS1Company Information Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation. Vertex is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any characteristic protected under applicable law. Vertex is an E-Verify Employer in the United States. Vertex will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Any applicant requiring an accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which the applicant has applied should make a request to the recruiter or hiring manager, or contact Talent Acquisition at Similar Jobs (3) Senior Director, People Analytics locations Boston, MA time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago External Innovation, Senior Director locations Boston, MA time type Full time posted on Posted 30+ Days Ago About Us Help Us Achieve Our Mission Vertex is a global biotechnology company that invests in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious diseases. The company has multiple approved medicines that treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis (CF) - a rare, life-threatening genetic disease - and has several ongoing clinical and research programs in CF. Beyond CF, Vertex has a robust pipeline of investigational small molecule, cell and genetic therapies in other serious diseases where it has deep insight into causal human biology, including sickle cell disease, beta thalassemia, APOL1-mediated kidney disease, pain, type 1 diabetes, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and Duchenne muscular dystrophy.Founded in 1989 in Cambridge, Mass., Vertex's global headquarters is now located in Boston's Innovation District and its international headquarters is in London. Additionally, the company has research and development sites and commercial offices in North America, Europe, Australia and Latin America. Vertex is consistently recognized as one of the industry's top places to work, including 13 consecutive years on Science magazine's Top Employers list and one of Fortune's Best Workplaces in Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals and Best Workplaces for Women. For company updates and to learn more about Vertex's history of innovation, visit -or follow us on Facebook , - Twitter , - LinkedIn , - YouTube -and - Instagram . The diversity and authenticity of our people is part of what makes Vertex unique, and we recognize that each employee brings diverse perspectives and strengths. By embracing those strengths and celebrating differences, we are fostering an inclusive culture where each of us can bring our authentic selves to work, inspire innovation together, and change people's lives. -Our vision is clear: to be the place where an authentic, diverse mix of talent want to come, to stay, and do their best work.

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