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Director, Qualified Treatment Center (QTC) Operations

Company: bluebird bio
Location: Somerville
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Join bluebird bio's enthusiastic and collaborative flock. Contribute to the overall success of our novel gene therapy approach and make a transformative impact in the lives of patients with severe genetic diseases. Fly at the cutting edge of science and pioneer a novel way of engaging stakeholders that is built for purpose. Lead an enthusiastic team of bluebirds and external partners to build the treatment center network that delivers our scientific promise to healthcare providers and patients. This role will serve as headquartered operations for the critically important QTC network and field team. Sole responsibility for internal operations for customer-facing QTC Account Leads, including QTC Master Service Agreement (MSA) contract redlining and maintenance, material development and alignment, and field messaging approval. We are passionate about the diversity of our team reflecting the diversity of our patients and welcome applications from under-represented candidates.
You'll help to bring more patients their bluebird days by:

  • Leading development of centralized operations function for bluebird bio commercial QTC network across the entire Severe Genetic Disease portfolio.
  • Serving as the MSA point of contact and drive internal alignment between external-facing bluebird engagement leads and cross-functional leads regarding matters that concern the QTCs.
  • Managing the QTC contracting process, working directly with Contracts, Legal, Compliance and Finance, and other cross functional subject matter experts
  • Tracking and documenting contractual obligations between bluebird and its QTC partners. Ensure bbb executes all contractually agreed activities
  • Supporting management and forecasting of department budgets; Work with finance and contracted vendors to manage department financials, including accruals, invoices, management of POs
  • Identifying and driving innovative process improvements with significant organizational impact and manage non-project responsibilities, including processes and system optimizations.
  • Coordinating department onboarding processes, support departmental training matrix management and manage any related compliance requirements.

    You're the bird we're looking for if you have:

    • Bachelor's degree required (in science or business-related field preferred); Advanced degree preferred
    • 5+ years of contract negotiation experience preferred
    • 7+ years of biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry experience, preferably in operations function and/or gene therapy
    • Ability to independently lead and execute in complex environments involving a cross-functional and diverse set of stakeholders
    • Excellent communication and analytical skills (written, oral and presentations)
    • Experience with contract development, management and monitoring
    • Experience working with MS Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Sharepoint
    • Ability to recode the system (Be adaptable to change and flourish in a high-energy and dynamic environment)


Keywords: bluebird bio, Somerville , Director, Qualified Treatment Center (QTC) Operations, Executive , Somerville, Massachusetts

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