Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Location: Field-based (in Northern Germany)
Reporting to: VP and GM DACH Region
Orchard Therapeutics is a leading global, fully integrated, commercial-stage company dedicated to transforming the lives of patients with rare diseases through innovative gene therapies.
Orchard’s portfolio of ex vivo autologous gene therapy programs has demonstrated sustained clinical benefit in over 150 patients across five disease areas. These programs include Strimvelis®, the first ex vivo autologous gene therapy approved by the EMA in 2016, three advanced registrational studies for metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), ADA-SCID and Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome (WAS), clinical programs for X-linked chronic granulomatous disease (X-CGD), transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia (TDT) and mucopolysaccharidosis type I (MPS-I), 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, San Francisco and Boston.
The Regional Manager NORTH is a field-based position that serves as a direct link between Orchard Therapeutics, Health Care Providers (HCPs) and other relevant contact partners in the Northern Region of Germany (Schleswig Holstein, Mecklenburg-West Pomerania, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg, Saxony, Berlin, North Rhine-Westphalia in part).
Reporting to the Vice President and General Manager of the D-A-CH-Region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) and collaborating closely with other members of the D-A-CH-Team, the incumbent is directly responsible for representing Orchard Therapeutics gene therapy product and development programs to medical professionals and 3rd parties specializing in the management and care for ADA-SCID and MLD patients. Targets are primarily in the university hospital area (+/- 30 centres) but may include focussed activities in the office-based area, too. Over time additional products and indications are expected to be added to the portfolio.
The incumbent handles all operational aspects of biopharmaceutical interactions with HCPs and other related contacts including, but not limited to: scientific-medical communication and education, patient identification, access and reimbursement support, opportunistically identifying new opportunities for commercial and scientific growth and overall building and maintaining trustful professional relationships. Hereby the Regional Manager plays an important role in operationalizing improvements of standards of care in the area of defined rare diseases with high unmet medical need. He/she works cross-functionally with internal departments and external resources on all relevant areas of concern.
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Orchard Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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