Associate Director, Launch Excellence and Operations

Bluebird Bio, Cambridge, MA USA

integrated product platforms with broad therapeutic potential

Join bluebird bio’s enthusiastic and collaborative flock.  Contribute to the overall success of our pioneering gene therapy approach and make a transformative impact on the lives of patients with severe genetic disease.   Fly at the cutting edge of science and commercialization practice.  Build and drive a US launch operations function that enables delivery of our scientific promise to patients.  

Reporting to the Director, Marketing Operations, this role will establish a launch excellence capability by implementing and managing operating systems and processes that serve to enable cross functional integration, program tracking and measurement, and overall launch readiness.

About the role: How you will make your impact

  • Implement and manage launch planning frameworks, tools, and capabilities across all relevant functions for multiple product launches
  • Lead US launch readiness program and drive cross functional integration and launch readiness alignment in partnership with Program Management
  • Support implementation of marketing excellence and execution of strategic planning processes

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in life science required, MBA preferred
  • 5+ years biopharma marketing or commercial operations experience required
  • Launch experience required, US launch operations preferred
  • 5+ years strategy consulting or project management background preferred
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and drive projects to completion
  • Intense curiosity, collaborative spirit, empathy, and pension for problem solving
  • Solutions-oriented, strong analytical and presentation skills
  • Ability to champion change and drive innovative thinking
  • Ability to lead and challenge others in a fast-paced matrixed work environment
  • Embody bluebird bio cultural principles: b colorful, b cooperative, and b yourself

About Bluebird Bio

About us We are leading the gene therapy revolution. Our integrated product platforms encompass gene therapy, cancer immunotherapy and gene editing – providing us with the potential to treat, and hopefully cure, a broad range of serious diseases. We have a lot of energy, and it’s not just the abundance of coffee that keeps us going. Find out what sparks our excitement and inspires us every day.

Want to learn more about Bluebird Bio? Visit Bluebird Bio's website.