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Biotechnology Job Director position @ Kite Pharma USA

Biotechnology Job Director position @ Kite Pharma USA

Biotechnology Job Director position @ Kite Pharma USA: Kite Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel cancer immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient’s own immune system to selectively target and kill cancer cells. Our core technology involves the genetic engineering of T cells, or white blood cells, to express either chimeric antigen receptors (CARs) or T cell receptors (TCRs) for the treatment of advanced solid and hematological malignancies. Kite is publicly traded (NASDAQ: KITE) with a current market capitalization well over $2 Billion

Biotechnology Job Director position @ Kite Pharma USA

Job Responsibilities :

  • Participate and/or lead strategic planning processes
  • Coordinates and drives alignment across all areas of R&D to support overall strategic plans
  • Manages a regular cycle of strategic plan checkpoints
  • Engage with project teams at key time points in the project lifecycle
  • Develops, administers, and disseminates a continuous robust communication strategy for the R&D team
  • Partners with key stakeholders and cross-functional leaders
  • Coordinates with other Project / Program Management staff
  • Drives development and assimilation of competitive landscape and market intelligence


  • Direct experience in pharmaceutical/biotechnology (e.g. new product planning, portfolio planning, or corporate strategy)
  • Preferred experience with a consulting firm providing portfolio strategy consultation and decision-support for pharmaceutical/biotechnology clients
  • Proven analytical and project management skills
  • Demonstrated success in a cross-functional environment
  • Proven ability to lead multiple projects efficiently and independently, with appropriate communication with senior management
  • Strong scientific knowledge paired with strong business and market research experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, etc.) strongly preferred
  • Advanced Degree in the Sciences (Ph.D. or M.D.) or MBA strongly preferred

Kite Pharma, an equal opportunity employer.  We are able to offer the opportunity to be part of the first 200 employees in this successful, fast growing company.  A place everyone knows your name and respects your opinion while at the same time offering benefits and time off packages commensurate to any large corporation

Biotechnology Job Director position @ Kite Pharma USA

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