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Executive Director, Chief of Staff to Chief Financial Officer

Company: BeiGene, Ltd.
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Executive Director, Chief of Staff to Chief Financial Officer page is loaded Executive Director, Chief of Staff to Chief Financial Officer Apply locations Cambridge Emeryville San Mateo time type Full time posted on Posted 5 Days Ago job requisition id R17521 BeiGene continues to grow at a rapid pace with challenging and exciting opportunities for experienced professionals. When considering candidates, we look for scientific and business professionals who are highly motivated, collaborative, and most importantly, share our passionate interest in fighting cancer.General Description:As a Chief of Staff, you will support the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and the Finance Leadership Team. You will manage Finance team's priorities, overseeing internal operations, leading/project managing key projects, driving culture initiatives and supporting the CFO. Additional responsibilities include thought partnership with CFO, preparation of materials for Board of Directors meetings, executive team meetings, and other large meetings of senior leaders at the company.You will be an active and engaged leadership team member. You will be flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs of the organization, working together with the CFO to drive continuous improvement in communication, innovation, and process simplification within the Finance team and across the matrixed cross-functional organization. Anticipating issues, formulating solutions and ensuring deadlines are met are core responsibilities.The role will be responsible for ensuring that key projects and initiatives are progressed quickly and to a high standard - while also driving a collaborative culture and striving to achieve strong cross-functional relationships and alignment with senior level stakeholders, data-driven decision-making; and operational excellence in delivery.Essential Functions of the job:

  • Support the CFO with thought partnership and preparation of materials for Board of Directors meetings, executive team meetings, and other large meetings of senior leaders at the company
  • Act as an advisor to the CFO and senior leadership team
  • Acts as the liaison between the CFO, other executives, and stakeholders to ensure consistent communication and ensuring involvement or decision-making at the proper time
  • Ensure timely and effective completion of Finance projects and initiatives
  • Create and maintain systems and processes to streamline operations within Finance, and to support Finance across the organization
  • Ensure Meeting Effectiveness: Drive agenda setting and allocate time appropriately across topics, provide context to agenda topics, and draft post-meeting minutes and assuming responsibility for follow-up actions
  • Lead initiatives and continuous improvement related to business operations, including establishing best practices and assessing key performance metrics
  • Support the CFO in budget planning and management.
  • Interface regularly with members of the Executive Team and other senior leaders. Supporting and driving corporate and enterprise strategy in concert with these leaders is criticalSkills and Competencies:
    • A trusted partner.
    • Great project management skills - organized, disciplined, comfortable following up on actionable / holding people accountable, able to think ahead and catch problems before they arise
    • Adaptable, strong listener, comfortable providing feedback
    • Strategic thinker - able to consume large amounts of information, build strategy and communicate key priorities
    • Understands their role of "leading from behind" and leans into this
    • People Oriented - high emotional intelligence, relationship builder, empathetic, works well with different people types
    • Strong Communication skills - clear verbal and written communicator, summarizes information succinctly, able to adapt communication to different audiences
    • Strong PowerPoint creation skills
    • Outstanding time management and experience at performing in the context of a fast-paced biotech, multicultural, global organization where working across boundaries and leading through influence are keys to success Computer Skills:
      • Proficiency in the Microsoft suite of tools including O365, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel and SharePoint Online; as well as project management applications such as Microsoft Project and Visio.Education Required:
        • Bachelor's degree with 12-14+ years experience or Masters Degree (strongly preferred) with 10-12+ years experience.
        • Fluency in English (verbal and written) required; fluency in Mandarin a plus. Other Qualifications: -
          • Willingness and ability to both manage projects and execute tasks in accordance with business needs.
          • Ability to lead colleague engagement across an organization.
          • Strong leadership, organizational, team development and communication skills.
          • Ability to handle confidential and proprietary information using excellent discretion and judgment.
          • Self-motivated, able to work independently and be reliable and responsive.
          • Ability to be flexible and willing to accept new responsibilities as needed.Supervisory Responsibilities: -
            • n/aCompetencies:Ethics - Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information.Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others.Adaptability - Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.Project Management - Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.Salary Range: $202,700.00 - $282,700.00 annually BeiGene is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices. Actual compensation packages are determined by several factors that are unique to each candidate, including but not limited to job-related skills, depth of experience, certifications, relevant education or training, and specific work location. Packages may vary by location due to differences in the cost of labor. The recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for a preferred location during the hiring process. Please note that the listed range reflects the base salary or hourly range only. Non-Commercial roles are eligible to participate in the annual bonus plan, and Commercial roles are eligible to participate in an incentive compensation plan. All Company employees have the opportunity to own shares of BeiGene Ltd. stock because all employees are eligible for discretionary equity awards and to voluntarily participate in the Employee Stock Purchase Plan. The Company has a comprehensive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), FSA/HSA, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, and Wellness. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. BeiGene does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. About Us BeiGene is a global, commercial-stage, research-based biotechnology company focused on molecularly targeted and immuno-oncology cancer therapeutics. Currently employees are located in APAC, Americas, and Europe. BeiGene is advancing a pipeline consisting of novel oral small molecules and monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of cancer. BeiGene is working to create combination solutions aimed at having both a meaningful and lasting impact on cancer patients. For more information, see qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. BeiGene Values At BeiGene, how we work is just as important as the work we do. Below are our Values that determine the decisions we make and how we do things.
              • Patients First
              • Bold Ingenuity
              • Collaborative Spirit
              • Driving Excellence

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