Senior Director, Corporate Communications
BeiGene is seeking a smart, creative, and experienced Senior Director, Corporate Communications to build and execute strategic reputation, thought leadership, and executive visibility programs that drive business impact. The incumbent will have a strong understanding of key external stakeholders (investment community, biotech partners, media, etc.) to enhance the perception and visibility of the Company. Responsibilities include day-to-day management of corporate and financial communications, including but not limited to quarterly earnings, corporate narrative and content, and risk management. The incumbent will also develop and advance media and public relations in new markets, in partnership with key stakeholders inside and outside of the Company. This role will balance reacting to industry or Company situations with proactively identifying opportunities to position and extend BeiGene’s brand.The Senior Director, Corporate Communications will work closely across the Corporate Affairs function and within the business, especially with Legal, Public Affairs, and Investor Relations. The role requires a strong understanding of the business, science and public affairs landscape, and an ability to build close relationships cross-functionally and counsel senior executives. This role reports into the Executive Director, Corporate Communications.Essential Functions of the Job:Lead the strategy, development, and execution of corporate reputation, thought leadership, and executive visibility programs that are aligned to business priorities.Manage ongoing financial communications regarding company performance and strategy in partnership with Investor Relations, Finance and Legal, including quarterly earnings and investor events.Build relationships and partner with senior leadership and functional heads to identify communications needs, make recommendations, and align on communications approach.Partner with cross-functional leaders to establish tools and processes to identify and monitor a full range of issues with the potential to impact the Company’s reputation and brand. Help develop a crisis-ready mindset across the organization through training and the development of proactive scenario plans.Provide counsel on and align external communication strategies, approaches, and messaging; anticipate issues and mitigate risks that may become issues.Develop and distribute company positioning on key industry issues and trends.Lead communications strategies for growth and expansion initiatives across the Company: new facilities, new markets, and new investments, with consideration of internal and external stakeholders.Collaborate with Director, External Communications to execute strategic communications plans, including external positioning and PR efforts.Required Education:Required Qualifications:BA/BS degree with 12+ years of experience in corporate communications; 3+ years of experience in-house at a biotech and/or pharmaceutical company.Experience building and executing corporate communications strategies that advance corporate reputation.Experience developing crisis communications plans, programs, and policies that protect corporate reputation.Proven ability to drive and achieve business results in matrixed organization.Excellent project management, organizational and collaboration skills.Ability to multi-task across various platforms and manage tight timelines and priorities to meet internal and external stakeholder needs.A self-starter attitude and a bias toward action.Adept at aligning communications focus areas to business priorities.Adept at influencing without authority to achieve positive outcomes.Role model for strong written and verbal communication skills.Not afraid to challenge the status quo and discover ways to do things more effectively, while staying attentive to dynamic business environments and recognizing when to push and when to pull back.Location:All 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.