US Head Point Of Care Operations

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Princeton, New Jersey - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Pleased to meet you, we are Galapagos, a dynamic growing Biotech company with offices across Europe and in the US, headquartered in Mechelen, Belgium.
We’re in the business of changing lives. In our quest to discover and develop life-improving medicines, we go where no one has ever gone before. In every challenge we face, we see new opportunities. We pioneer for patients. We need thought leaders and rapid thinkers, entrepreneurs in spirit and status quo-fighters. Collaborative innovators and perseverant idealists. We need the best-in-class. In other words, we need you: The ‘make-it-happener’.
For our Cell Therapy organization in the US, we are looking for a Head Point of Care Operations (Senior Director)
Scope of the job
Leading a cross functional team securing a differentiated CAR-T experience among key customers and partners . Strategically and operationally plan to secure supply and demand for patients who can benefit from CAR-T.
This role delivers a best-in-class customer experience through setting up fully integrated collaborations between PMUs and CTS, making use of innovative customer systems and technologies. In addition, the Head Point of Care Operations ensures a seamless team approach and optimized use of manufacturing and logistics capacity.
Your Role More In Detail
  • Set up team to secure/maximize the opportunity for clinical trials and commercialization in the US.
  • Define the initial US PMU strategic and operational roadmap, including key milestones.
  • Define, recruit, and organize the core team that will lead and implement the US PMU strategy.
  • Secure manufacturing capacity to ensure a future-proof supply that matches expected demand.
  • Create engagement at prospective sites for involvement in clinical trial programs.
  • A feedback and learning organization to provide ICE team and other geographies with insights.
  • Establish relationships with Healthcare Networks to expand patient reach.
  • Engage with Key Opinion Leaders (KOL) in therapeutic areas to build excitement and drive patient recruitment.
  • Interface (lead) with Clinical Trial Sties (CTS) to ensure a healthy on-going relationship with GLPG and the local PMU.
The position reports to the Head of US Operations and is based in Princeton, NJ.
  • Advanced degree in life sciences.
  • Broad experience in drug development and manufacturing. Knowledge about Cell and Gene Therapy. Understanding of the US healthcare market.
  • Preferable experience with FDA/IND in filing and approving new drugs.
  • Experience in setting up networks and (Key Opinion Leader) relationships.
  • Having led large scale and complex projects in a matrix and international science-based company, or having scaled a biotechnology or med tech company is a plus.
  • Able to build a team of directs reports and functional members.
  • Strong knowledge of development processes and regulatory requirements across US.
  • Great understanding of medical science network and regulations in the US.
  • Able to lead relationships with internal and external stakeholders, navigating ambiguity and competing priorities.
  • Excellent analytical, planning and organizing skills.
  • Flexible and can-do mentality with an inclusive engaging leadership style, creating a feedback and high-performance culture.
  • A strong customer focus.
What’s in it for you?
You will be part of a fast growing and amazing company. As ‘make-it-happener’ you will get all the support you need to make your job successful. At Galapagos we aim to recruit the best people, who stand out among their peers, with integrity and excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Our employees are the strength behind Galapagos, a highly motivated team, eager to maintain Galapagos’ leading position and achieve breakthroughs in pharmaceutical research. Galapagos offers a competitive remuneration package and a dynamic work environment. Flexible working hours can be discussed.
We are Galapagos: together we make it happen…!

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Princeton, New Jersey - United States


  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 15, 2024
Company Overview

Current Openings: 0

We are a fully integrated biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing, and commercializing innovative medicines. We are committed to improving patients’ lives worldwide by targeting diseases with high unmet needs. Our R&D capabilities cover multiple drug modalities, including small molecules and cell therapies. Our portfolio comprises discovery through to Phase 4 programs in immunology, oncology, and other indications. Our first medicine for rheumatoid arthritis and ulcerative colitis is available in Europe and Japan.
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