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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Manager/Sr. Manager of Clinical Operations. This is a position requiring solid understanding of all aspects of industry sponsored clinical trials Phases 1/2. Individuals suited for this position are highly independent, organized, dedicated to their programs and motivated by achieving organizational goals. Viela Bio is a fast-paced bio-technology company created to push the boundaries of science and clinical development in pursuit of life changing treatments for patients with rare diseases.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Provide matrix management of functional area representatives to cross-functional teams
    • Lead/oversee cross-functional CTTs for early phase studies
    • Define and manage accountabilities for all CTT members
    • Collaborate with cross-functional area heads to ensure proper resourcing for assigned trials
    • Support development of Protocol Concept Sheet (PCS) and Clinical Study Protocol (CSP)
    • Develop outsourcing specs for vendor requests for proposal and scope of work agreements
    • Manage selection of study vendors for assigned studies
    • Manage the vendor(s) throughout the life of assigned clinical trial
    • Provide input on investigational site selection in collaboration with Clinical Development and vendors
    • Review and refine Clinical Operations Plans/Vendor Oversight Plans
    • Provide oversight of monitoring activities through review of monitoring reports, QA-GCP audit reports and communications with investigators, study site personnel and CRAs
    • Lead ongoing review of data to ensure quality and consistency
    • Participate in planning and conduct of investigator meetings and ad boards, etc.
    • Develops and manage program budget(s) and oversees site agreement/budget negotiation process, and manage program timelines
    • Oversee the submission of trial-related and essential documents to the Trial Master File
    • Identify and provide solutions to clinical trial issues or risks
    • Provide input into non-project related activities and development of procedures/SOPs
    • Facilitate training to clinical study teams on protocol specific topics
    • Participate as appropriate in internal and external audits
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Thorough understanding of country level regulations, ICH and GCP guidelines
    • Understanding of cross-functional clinical processes including data management, biostatistics, medical writing, drug safety, CMC and regulatory affairs
    • Ability to lead a cross-functional team in a matrix environment
    • Strong interpersonal, verbal, written communication and negotiation skills
    • Proven complex problem solving and decision-making skills
    • Ability to travel occasionally (internationally and domestically)
    • Minimum of 6 years progressive experience in clinical operations including 3 years of clinical project management or equivalent
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    BS preferred

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Director/Sr. Director, Global Program Development Lead (GPL). This person will be the program champion and lead a team of cross functional leaders that develop the strategy and plans for development projects. The GPL is the primary liaison between team/sub-teams and senior leadership and has overall accountability for the integrated strategy.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Lead the GPT (Global Program Team) in the generation of a Target Product Profile and the cross-functional compound development and lifecycle strategy taking global considerations into account. 
    • Lead GPT in development of forward-looking integrated development plans that are aligned with program strategy and ensures assumptions and drivers are aligned with plans to inform financial planning.
    • Lead efforts in partnership with line functions to optimize value of the compound throughout its lifecycle.
    • Ensure potential risks are identified and contingency planning with a solution focused mindset.
    • Ensure cross functional partnerships and resources are leveraged effectively, and with accountability, to achieve program objectives.
    • Drive collaboration and transparency across all functions and challenge team members to be broad and inclusive in their strategy planning.
    • Resolve conflicts, provide and receive feedback to develop and maintain a high performing team and if necessary escalate team member performance related issues to functional management.
    • Ensure that team recommendations are brought to appropriate governance for management buy-in and decisions.
    • Ensure alignment of program strategy/plan/execution with management and corporate expectations & priorities.
    • Lead GPT in the development of scenarios and recommendations and present for decision making at various governance bodies.
    • Single point of contact on program for senior and functional management.
    • Ensures communication of rationale and context for decisions made to team.
    • Leads team in developing a comprehensive internal and external communication plan with team input for important program milestones, key data, etc.
    • Reviews and agrees to publication plan, reviews publication concepts, presentations and manuscripts.
    • Primary source for information as needed for external communications (press releases, investor related, etc.).
    • Reviews health authority related documents and ensures consistency with strategic objectives for the program.
    • Timely progress and execution against strategy and plans.
    • Timely and aligned input into drivers for portfolio planning and budget process.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 8 — 12 years of pharma/biotech industry experience in drug development including experience in early phase non-clinical and/or clinical drug development and regulatory knowledge.
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of the science of the therapeutic area. 
    • Demonstrated ability to lead the development of project strategy and be accountable for project plans, timelines, progress, and outcomes.
    • Demonstrated experience leading and motivating teams in a matrix environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to cultivate excellent cross-functional collaborations.
    • Strong organizing and project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels of an
    • Demonstrated success in influencing colleagues and leaders in various departments.
    • Must demonstrate high integrity.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    College degree in a scientific, medical, or business discipline is required. A graduate degree such as M.D., Ph.D., or PharmD is highly desired and will make the candidate most competitive.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial Clinical Data Manager (DM) to join a fast-paced Data Sciences group. The DM reports through to the Senior Director, Data Sciences. In this position the individual ensures successful execution and coordination of Clinical Data Management (CDM) activities to support the delivery of drug projects which advance treatments for those suffering from severe inflammation and autoimmune diseases.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Serves as an expert in end-to-end CDM, providing oversight and advice to the clinical project team regarding CDM activities and deliverables.
    • Manages and resolves issues related to CDM deliverables by developing solutions to complex problems.
    • Develops clinical project standards and processes based on industry best practices.
    • Reviews, assesses and manages CRO delivery against KPIs and overall DMC performance.
    • Manages external data processes, including setup and reconciliation.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Minimum of 5 years of Data Management experience in the Biotech/Pharma/CRO industry.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of drug development process.
    • Demonstrated current understanding of GCP and regulatory requirements as they relate to data management systems and activities, and Good Clinical Data Management Practices.
    • State-of-the-art understanding of database structures and data standards (CDISC).
    • Experience with clinical data management systems and electronic data capture (EDC).
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong leadership skills. Excels at making good decisions and priority setting.
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • Education: Minimum of a BS in life sciences degree and/or equivalent experience.
    • CCDM preferred.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a highly motivated, entrepreneurial individual to lead bioassay group within Analytical Sciences to support development and commercialization from pre-clinical to MAA, and post approval life cycle management.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Lead Bioassay Development group. Responsible for development, optimization and transfer of cell-based bioassay, immunoassay, and nucleic acid assays to QC (Quality Control) laboratories.
    • Build in house early and late stage bioassay capability. Generate and characterize cell lines: maintenance of cells, transient transfection, virus transduction, stable cell line generation, single-cell cloning, flow cytometry and immunocytochemistry, immunoblotting, high content screening.
    • Lead search, selection and supervision of external CROs.
    • Author and review regulatory filings.
    • Recruit, coach and develop talents to achieve high performance consistently.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Deep understanding in underlying biology mechanism and assay principle of cell-based assay development with experience in stable cell line generation and cell-based assay development to assess the potency of drug candidate according to the regulatory guidelines.
    • Experience with development and commercialization of cell-based bioassays and binding assays are required. Immuno-chemistry and DNA experience is preferred
    • Experience in applying a variety of biochemical, biological, and immunological techniques (cell-based assays, FACS, ELISA, homogenous FRET assays, in-cell westerns, reporter gene assays, qPCR, ADCC and CDCetc.)
    • Experience working with stable cell line generation, flow cytometry, and BSL2 level biological agents.
    • Experience with multiple PCR and molecular cloning techniques, as well as protein expression in mammalian cell systems is preferred.
    • Design and generate knock-out and knock-in cell lines with genome engineering.
    • Proficiency to utilize statistical software for design of experiments and dose-response curve analysis (PLA, JMP, DoE, SoftMax Pro, etc.).
    • Experience in cGMP and QC practices required.
    • Broad knowledge of protein chemistry and structural-function characterization of biologics preferred
    • Strong leadership, collaboration and communication skills.
    • Prior people management experience preferred
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • PhD in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field with 3-10 years of pharmaceutical or related industry experience
    • MS in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field with 7-15 years of pharmaceutical or related industry experience
    • BS in Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, or related field with 10-18 years of pharmaceutical or related industry experience

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is seeking a talented and highly motivated Regulatory Affairs professional to lead CMC regulatory strategy for the Viela Bio commercialization product portfolio development, and post approval life cycle management activities.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Lead the development and implementation of regulatory-CMC strategy for commercialization and post-approval changes (US and ROW) on assigned project teams
    • Responsible for collection, preparation and assembly of CMC documentation required for marketing applications and post-approval changes (BLA, MAA, J-NDA, etc.)
    • Liaise/collaborate with other project team members/CROs to ensure the timely preparation and receipt of information required for regulatory submissions
    • Monitor related corporate activities for regulatory compliance regarding manufacturing and development, in support of assigned projects
    • Plan, coordinate, prepare, and execute regulatory agency meetings
    • Interpret existing regulations and guidance documents to provide strategic guidance for project teams
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal/group skills; capable of working collaboratively with colleagues in all functions
    • Self-motivated, self-aware, and action-oriented
    • Ability to operate independently and with minimal supervision
    • High standard of professional ethics, integrity and trust
    • Excellent planning, organizational and prioritizing skills with ability to multi-task
    • Consistently high professional image and demeanor
    • Proficiency in the use of MS WordÒ, ExcelÒ and other relevant software programs
    • Experience in cGMP and post-approval changes required
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    BS/MS in a scientific discipline with a minimum of 3-5 years in Regulatory Affairs function in a post-approval role with an additional 6-8 years in a related field of biopharmaceuticals, or equivalent.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is searching for a highly motivated individual to be part of a team responsible for the development of biopharmaceutical formulations and drug product manufacturing processes. You will support our growing pipeline of medicines for patients with a wide range of autoimmune and severe inflammatory diseases.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Perform formulation screening, characterization, and stability studies to select stage-appropriate formulations of our biologic products (liquid and lyophilized) using a variety of analytical techniques.
    • Generate experimental protocols and documentation; perform data analysis and interpretation; report results within the department and at the cross-functional level. Ability to conduct initial troubleshooting analysis.
    • Author technical reports and relevant sections of regulatory filings (e.g., INDs, IMPDs, BLAs).
    • Support the design and transfer of robust fill-finish processes to external CMOs.
    • Provide person-in-plant support for GMP manufacturing of drug products (< 10%).
    • Remain current on latest formulation science and strategy through the literature and conference attendance.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Knowledge of protein chemistry, degradation pathways, and biophysical methods involved in characterization and formulation of proteins.
    • Hands-on experience analyzing proteins by methods such as chromatography (e.g., SEC, IEC, RP, HIC), spectroscopy (e.g., UV-Vis), and particle sizing (e.g., light obscuration, MFI).
    • Experience setting up and conducting both short-term and long-term protein stability studies.
    • Knowledge of lyophilization cycle development, optimization, transfer, and scale-up is preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability in creative problem solving and application of scientific principles.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills both within the organization as well as externally.
    • Strong technical writing skills: preparation of protocols, reports, SOPs, etc.
    • Attention to detail, high self-motivation and ability to set priorities.
    • Experience in cGMP practices, regulatory filings, and IP strategies is preferred.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    Educational requirements include a degree in Biochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field

    • PhD with 0+ years experience
    • MS with 5+ years experience
    • BS with 8+ years experience

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is searching for a highly motivated individual with strong method development/transfer and protein characterization background to join our Analytical Sciences Department. You will support our growing pipeline of medicines for patients with a wide range of autoimmune and severe inflammatory diseases.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Set up new lab and procedures.
    • Work in a dynamic, matrix team to support analytical development, manufacturing process development, and formulation development.
    • Use mass spectrometry, chromatography, and/or other separation and biophysical techniques to support product and impurity characterizations, as well as structure function studies.
    • Develop, optimize, and transfer of lot release assays to QC (Quality Control) laboratories.
    • Work with CDMO to set specifications, create stability protocols, and monitor stability programs.
    • Generate experimental protocols and documentation; perform data analysis and interpretation; report results within the department and at the cross-functional level. Ability to conduct initial troubleshooting analysis.
    • Author technical reports and relevant sections of regulatory filings (e.g., INDs, IMPDs, BLAs).
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Knowledge of protein chemistry, purification, degradation pathways, and biophysical methods involved in characterization of proteins.
    • Hands-on experience analyzing proteins by methods such as spectroscopy (e.g., MS, UV-Vis), chromatography (e.g., SEC, IEC, RP, HIC), or electrophoresis (CE-SDS, cIEF).
    • Demonstrated ability in creative problem solving and application of scientific principles.
    • Attention to detail, self-motivated and ability to set priorities.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills both within the organization as well as externally.
    • Strong technical writing skills: preparation of protocols, reports, SOPs, etc.
    • Good multi-tasking, time management and organizational skills are essential.
    • Programing skills for data analysis, organization, and trending.
    • Experience in cGMP practices, regulatory filings, and IP strategies is preferred.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    Educational requirements include a degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field

    • PhD with 0+ years experience
    • MS with 5+ years experience
    • BS with 8+ years experience

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a highly motivated Scientist/Senior Scientist, Upstream Process Development within the CMC organization. This position is part of upstream process development team responsible for the development of early and late phase cell culture process for production of therapeutic proteins; requires excellent understanding in cell culture, scale-up principles, tech transfer, and cGMP manufacturing. You will support our growing pipeline of medicines for patients with a wide range of autoimmune and severe inflammatory diseases.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Responsible for cell culture process development, technology transfer and scale-up to support the early and late phase development of recombinant therapeutic proteins.
    • Responsible for the data review and analysis; prepare presentations, project plans as needed for internal and external discussions.
    • Support the technology transfer and scale-up of cell culture process to external CDMOs.
    • Support the review and approval of transfer and manufacturing documentation such as batch records, standard operating procedures, sample plans, protocols and summary reports.
    • Author process development and technology transfer documentation, and relevant sections of regulatory filings such as INDs, IMPDs, and BLAs.
    • Interface with Quality, Engineering, Validation, Manufacturing, and Development to solve production issues and to ensure manufacturing process equipment meets quality standards and is acceptable for use in clinical and/or commercial manufacturing.
    • Provide person-in-plant support for GMP manufacturing (< 10%).
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Demonstrated scientific expertise in cell culture, including the operation of bioreactors, scale-up and optimization of process parameters.
    • Working knowledge of design of experiments and use of statistics for data analysis.
    • Experiences with late stage process characterization, risk assessment, control strategy, and process validation.
    • Experiences in cGMP, technology transfer and scale-up, such as document management, deviation root-cause analysis, CAPA and change control.
    • Ability to conduct experiments, analyze and summarize the data, and communicate the results both internally and externally.
    • Ability to think critically with excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment with positive altitude.
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • Bachelor, Master or PhD Degree in Biological science, Biochemistry or Chemical/Biochemical Engineering.
    • BS with 8+ years, or MS with 5+ years, or PhD with 0+ years of relevant industrial experience.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Clinician to join our team. This position will have full responsibility for the planning, implementation and daily operation of drug development projects. He or she will collaborate with key internal and external stakeholders to support company initiatives that improve the quality and content of all clinical programs to deliver our portfolio.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Will be responsible for delivery of development projects.
    • Direct/Oversee the design and implementation of early stage clinical projects, as a member of our Product Development Team (PDT) and leader of the Clinical Sub-Team (CST). Ensure that the overall scientific and medical content of all clinical programs is scientifically and clinically rigorous.
    • Prepare clinical development plans that integrate pre-clinical and early clinical findings while working to ensure cross-functional alignment on an ongoing basis throughout the early phases of clinical development.
    • Design scientifically rigorous and maximally cost-effective clinical protocols that are aligned with the clinical development plan.
    • Present and defend protocols and clinical development plans at internal governance forums.
    • Serve as Medical Monitor, responsible for the safety monitoring of clinical trials, and as medical expert for Phase I/II/III studies, managing the process from protocol development through study execution to completion of study reports and integrated regulatory documentations.
    • Monitor study progress, ensure proper study conduct and adherence to the protocol, lead data review, evaluation, and analyses with support from Data Management and Stats & Programming team.
    • Present study updates, interim results, and final headline data to senior management as required.
    • Provide medical input and contribute to the clinical development sections of regulatory documents such as Dossiers, BLAs, INDs, Safety and Annual reports, handling of responses to regulatory agencies regarding questions about complex clinical development issues (e.g., safety or efficacy).
    • Ensure that Serious Adverse Events are properly reported on a global basis.
    • Direct responsibility for leading a team of Clinical Development professionals and ensure delivery of their portfolio of assets.
    • Implement clinical R&D policies, SOPs and related directives.
    • Review potential in-licensing candidates and present recommendations to Senior Management groups.
    • Support any needed due diligence and prepare/present medically sound strategy and plans associated with advanced opportunities.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 5 plus years in clinical research and/or drug development in CRO, pharmaceutical environment, or academia.
    • Good understanding of the drug development process (especially early phase clinical trials), protocol writing & study conduct, data review and reconciliation, the principles of translational medicine, and what it takes to lead teams successfully.
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • MD with a valid US medical license preferred; Medical specialty training in an area related to immune mediated diseases required, expertise in autoimmune diseases preferred.

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  • Summary of Position

    The Safety Physician is responsible for overall clinical safety strategy, safety assessment, evaluation and risk management of Viela Bio products or product groups in various stages of development or post-marketing setting as well as involvement in all safety surveillance activities and communication of regulatory safety topics. Another key part of this role is safety review set up and development of pharmacovigilance processes.

    Key Responsibilities
    • You will be responsible for the Clinical Safety strategy for assigned drug projects and products throughout all stages of development and/or when on the market, including implementation and communication of the strategy at the project team/governance level.
    • You will be responsible for the continued safety assessment, evaluation and risk management of Viela Bio products or product groups in various stages of clinical development and/or the post-marketing setting as well as the continuous efficient evaluation of adverse event and all other safety information.
    • You will provide consistent communication of safety topics across all regulatory safety documents, e.g. Periodic Benefit Risk Evaluation Reports (PBRERs), Periodic Adverse Drug Experience Reports (PADERs) and Development Safety Update Reports (DSURs), for assigned product(s)/program(s).
    • You will proactively evaluate the clinical implications of safety data from pre-clinical studies, clinical studies, literature and other information sources in order to predict / establish the safety profile of compounds in clinical development, including employing expert groups and methodologies such as Safety Knowledge Groups (SKG’s), Safety Science, Informatics expertise, modeling and simulation to manage the risk to patients.
    • You will be involved in all safety surveillance activities, that may include: medical review of individual safety cases (providing medical expertise and judgement), signal detection, evaluation and SERM activities for all products in area or responsibility.
    • You will provide medical input and review of periodic reports (e.g. PBRERs, PSURs, or DSURs) and renewal documentation submitted to regulatory agencies. Provides the patient safety contribution to global regulatory submissions (NDA, BLA, MAA etc.) for new products, formulations or indications.
    • Interface with outside service provider ICON around patient safety related tasks.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 3-5 years of clinical experience primarily in the area of patient safety.
    • High level of medical competence, with an ability to balance this with industry standards to achieve business goals.
    • At least 2 years of Drug Development/Patient Safety experience (the majority of which should be in industry in Patient Safety) with clear evidence of delivery.
    • Prior experience in designing safety and PV processes highly desirable.
    • MSc/PhD in scientific discipline.
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • Medical degree (e.g. MD, MBBS).

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is a fast-paced bio-technology company created to push the boundaries of science and clinical development in pursuit of life changing treatments for patients with rare diseases.

    Position Title: Clinical Project Coordinator, Clinical Operations

    Position Reports to: Associate Director/Director Clinical Operations

     

    Key Responsibilities
    • Clinical Project Coordinator is responsible for supporting Clinical Operation Team members with the tasks associated with implementation and conduct of clinical trials. Qualified candidates will demonstrate the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks, have good computer skills, and practical clinical trial experience.

          Major Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Set-up and maintain electronic trial master file and ensure compliance with applicable SOPs
    • Create, implement, and maintain systems to track study metrics (CTMS)
    • Generate purchase orders, process vendor invoices and assist in tracking spend against approved budget
    • Initiate vendor contract requests and track ongoing status of legal review and approvals
    • Schedule team meetings and prepare agendas
    • Develop study specific procedures and tools
    • Assist clinical operations team with study management
    • Participate in vendor selection and assist with ongoing vendor management
    • Assist in the organization of advisory boards and investigator meetings
    • Assist in the clinical trial insurance process. Track approvals, revisions and renewal of certificates
    Desired Skills & Experience

    Experience

    • Minimum of 2 years clinical trial experience at a commercial or academic research center, Clinical Research Organization or Sponsor Company

    Special Skills/Abilities

    • Professional demeanor and ability to work as a team member
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Power Point, Excel)
    • Experience with electronic Trial Master File programs (Veeva Vault preferred)
    • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
    • Demonstrated interpersonal and problem-solving skills
    • Proactive approach and the ability to act independently
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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  • Summary of Position

    The Supply Planner will lead the creation and delivery of production plans at all stages of the global supply chain to balance demand and supply.  They will be accountable for the formation of budgets based on the production plans and ensure the on-time delivery of products from Viela’s external network.  To maintain supply continuity, the candidate will work as part of a cross functional team to develop and execute the supply strategy with internal and external customers.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Create production plans across the end-to-end supply chain that balance demand and supply and meeting inventory targets; ensuring the development, revision, and accuracy of production plans are cascaded and aligned throughout the organization
    • Lead inventory management by maintaining the internal ERP system to correctly reflect global inventory position for each stage of manufacturing across the external supply chain
    • Manage day to day relationships with Contract Manufacturing Organizations to ensure production plan targets are communicated and met
    • Collaborate with internal and external sales teams to review and consolidate global forecasts
    • Create recurring production and inventory budgets in alignment with Finance practices and policies; monitor actual budget on a monthly basis
    • Help to introduce and champion tools to collect, track, and communicate metrics regarding supply chain to drive operational excellence including Sales & Operations Planning process
    • Identify supply chain risks, capacity constraints, and improvement opportunities
    • Take on supply chain projects as necessary and manage them from beginning to end
    • Actively communicate, collaborate with and contribute to other functional areas including Commercial/Sales, Clinical Operations, Quality Assurance, CMC, and external partners and drives to achieve the best development and business results for the company
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 4+ years of relevant supply chain experience in the bio-pharmaceutical industry
    • Strong analytical acumen; ability to think critically at the Supply Chain system level and understand interdependencies between demand, supply and external operations
    • Broad experience in GMP operations and a proven track record of successfully leading and contributing to cross-functional teams
    • Strong communication, interpersonal/team skills, and demonstrated strategic planning capabilities
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, to identify and resolve issues, and effectively manage timelines
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering or related analytical discipline

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Director, Market Access & Value for the East region. This person will be responsible for gaining and maintaining broad coverage/access for Viela Bio products within commercial and government payer segments.

    The Director, Market Access & Value will act as lead contact for payer related account management.  They will be responsible for creating, implementing and executing account business plans that serve as a road map for strategic and tactical plan execution.

    This role will interface with other functional areas including distribution, sales, marketing, patient support services, patient advocacy and compliance.

    These field-based positions report to Senior Director, Market Access & Value.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Obtain and maintain broad access for Viela Bio promoted products access with commercial and government payers
    • Build access with payers with focus on key policy decision makers.
    • Assess and address any payer barriers to Viela Bio products.
    • Provide marketplace feedback in a timely manner on customer business trends, competitive updates and industry issues and opportunities.
    • The Director, Market Access & Value works independently in a fast paced, highly visible environment as well as collaboratively with the internal program hub support services to ensure all customer needs are met.
    • Maintain a high level of awareness of public and private formularies, benefit structures, reimbursement mechanisms, legal and regulatory influences, health management programs and product distribution knowledge to accomplish objectives
    • Create and modify account specific business plans and achieve the established goals for the accounts such as formulary status and pull-through
    • Develops strong, collaborative working relationship with internal Viela Bio stakeholders.
    • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Viela Bio portfolio and competitive products
    • Deliver key value messages on Viela Bio products
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Prior work experience (10 yrs.) in biotech/pharmaceutical industry in national accounts management including commercial and government payers
    • Extensive understanding of Market Access, both pharmacy and medical covered products
    • Strong established relationships with key payers and decision makers
    • Proven success in new product launches with payers and PBMS, preferably orphan/ultra-orphan products
    • Broad understanding of orphan disease space
    • Overall knowledge of delivery and reimbursement of healthcare in U.S.
    • High level of integrity and accountability
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • Bachelor’s Degree required in health care related field or business

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What to Expect When Applying

Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Your application will be reviewed by a member of our team and we will reach out should your experience and interests align with the role.

We receive applications from many interested candidates for each position and are not able to respond to every single candidate. However, please be assured that we do keep resumes on file and review them when new positions open.

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