Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Location: Field Based – United States
Reporting to: Vice President – Global Distribution & Patient Access Support Services
Orchard Therapeutics is a leading global, fully integrated, commercial-stage biotech dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare diseases through innovative gene therapies.
Partnering with world-leading research institutions in gene therapy, Orchard’s portfolio of autologous ex vivo gene therapy programs has demonstrated sustained clinical benefit in over 150 patients across five disease areas. These programs include Strimvelis®, the first autologous ex vivo gene therapy approved by the EMA in 2016, 3 programs in advanced registrational studies in MLD (metachromatic leukodystrophy), WAS (Wiskott Aldrich syndrome) and ADA-SCID (adenosine deaminase severe combined immunodeficiency), 2 other clinical programs in X-CGD (X-linked chronic granulomatous disease) and beta-thalassemia, as well as an extensive preclinical pipeline.
Orchard is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: ORTX) with offices in the UK and the US, including London, Boston and the Bay Area, California.
The Director of Distribution will be responsible for implementing and managing a compliant, high-performing logistics programs and orchestrating such to allow gene therapy for individual patients. This person will be held accountable for having keen Knowledge of hospital operations, management of logistics providers, 2°-8° and liquid nitrogen shipper vendors and chain of custody programs. In-depth knowledge of the flow of money, relevant customs duty, good practices (GxP), throughout the entire distribution stream are essential. Must be experienced in leading teams and poses the ability to drive the team to achieve department and company goals.
Key Elements and Responsibilities
Advanced degree or relevant work experience
Orchard Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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