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BeiGene Director, Market Access Operations & Effectiveness in Boston, Massachusetts

BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.

General Description:

The Director, Market Access Operations & Effectiveness, will be a key leadership role within the U.S. Market Access department and is responsible for coordination across market access segments and operations, and cross functional collaborations. The Director will drive organizational effectiveness and support optimization of Department performance. The position will directly support the VP of Market Access and will coordinate, partner, support and align with the MA segment leaders and their respective team members and field alignment. In addition, the individual will lead and play a key role representing the department regarding activities such as annual budgeting process, short and long-range planning, monitoring and managing external expenditures and performance, refining Department processes and procedures as appropriate, optimizing partnerships and communication within Department and cross-functional departments/stakeholders.

Essential Functions of the job:

Market Access Effectiveness:

  • Partner with VP of Market Access to drive efficiency/productivity, and communication/collaboration: intra-organizational, inter-departmental, and with external stakeholders and strategic partners

  • Support the VP Market Access to align, integrate the various department segment leaders: Pricing & Contracting, Value & Strategy, Payers & PBMs, Patient Services & Distribution, and Physician Networks and Organized Customers

  • Represent Market Access function internally with cross-functional departments such as sales, sales leadership, marketing, COBA, finance and others as needed, promoting collaboration and effectiveness

  • Partner, triage, assist and support the development of internal presentations including quarterly business reviews, access-related training, cross functional updates and MALT meetings, up to CLT and Board-level presentations

  • Collaborate with VP and segment leaders in the development of department goals and long-term operational plans

  • Anticipate, identify and then facilitate resolution of issues between departments and across functional lines pertaining to projects, strategic priorities and team dynamics

  • Support the communication and rollout of market access commercial operations and shared service models to ensure market alignment, awareness and buy-in

  • Drive consistent communication and collaboration within the Market Access function and across the organization; identify opportunities for consensus

  • Assist in facilitating delivery of key messages including Field Leadership wins, gaps and opportunities

Market Access Operations:

  • Ensure meeting agendas highlight critical business needs, progress-to-date, strategic alignment, and drive support for decision-making across the cross-functional stakeholders

  • Partner, represent and lead department processes and operations such as annual/quarterly budgeting and monthly accruals, long-range planning cycle, tracking performance against spend, and support enhancement of existing processes and policies

  • Draft meeting minutes and circulate action items at MA Leadership Team post virtual and live meetings, events, and with external customer stakeholders, as applicable; support VP Market Access with regional/national major conferences, symposia and meetings including coordination of speaking engagements and presentations

  • Oversee the design, organization and execution of leadership offsite events

  • Lead initiatives and continuous improvement related to business operations, including establishing best practices and assessing key performance metrics

  • Partner with Finance in building business cases, budget planning and financial management

  • Establish and maintain a work environment that supports learning, respect, open communication, collaboration, integration, and teamwork; lead by example and in the action and spirit of VP of Market Access

Skills & Competencies:

  • A trusted partner

  • Strong understanding of biopharma Market Access and other commercial functions

  • Judgement to surface critical business issues to the LT for discussion and decision

  • Understands their role of "leading from behind" and leans into this

  • Adaptable, strong listener, comfortable providing feedback

  • Strong collaboration skills, with an ability to influence multiple stakeholders often without authority; build mutual trust, respect differences of culture and opinion, communicate openly and build consensus

  • High emotional intelligence, relationship builder, empathetic, works well with different people types at all levels of the organization

  • Excellent communication skills - clear verbal and written communicator, summarizes information succinctly, able to adapt communication to different audiences

  • Outstanding time management and experience at performing in the context of a fast-paced biotech, multicultural, global organization, working across boundaries and leading through influence

  • Strong project management skills - organized, disciplined, comfortable following up on actionable / holding people accountable, able to think ahead and catch problems before they arise


  • Minimum of 7 years of related pharmaceutical market access experience in market access, leadership and building cross functional collaborations

  • Excellent listening and organizational skills, ability to think strategically and execute tactically

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills including ability to synthesize complex marketplace landscape dynamics, issues and opportunities

  • Strong planning and organizational skillset

  • A demonstrated track record of collaborating across organizations to achieve target outcomes

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects, and deliver effective results within defined timelines

Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s and/or other advanced degree preferred

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • No

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.