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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

    The Clinical Scientistwill be responsibility for the planning, implementation and daily operation of drug development projects. S/he will contribute to and support Department/Clinical initiatives to improve the quality and content of all clinical programs as well as the cross functional/organization processes designed to effectively deliver our portfolio. 

    Key Responsibilities

    We are seeking a well-trained individual with strong leadership skills who is driven by science and the desire to develop novel therapies for patients. This individual will have the opportunity for growth and development while working in a vibrant environment and “biotech” culture. The ideal candidate will have a mastery of the drug development processstudy document writing & study conduct, data review and reconciliation, the principles of translational medicine, and what it takes to lead teams successfully. 

    Specific duties and major responsibilities include: 

    • Direct/oversee the design and implementation of early stage clinical projects and 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 long-term clinical development plan. 
    • Present and defend protocols and clinical development plans at internal governance forums. 
    • Serve as a functional area representative to cross-functional teams, providing oversight and guidance at the Product Development Team, Clinical Study Team, Clinical Trial Team, and Translational Science Sub-Team. 
    • Work closely with the Medical Monitor to assess study progress, ensure proper study conduct and adherence to the protocol, and 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. 
    • Prepare various official and regulatory documents for Regulatory and other agencies, 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).   
    • Lead cross-functional teams comprised of multidisciplinary professionals and clinical scientists 
    • Implement clinical R&D policies, SOPs and related directives. 
    • Review potential in-licensing candidates and present recommendations to Viela Leadership.  
    • Support any needed due diligence and prepare/present medically sound strategy and plans associated with advanced opportunities. 
    • Contribute and support Department/Clinical initiatives to improve the quality and content of all clinical programs as well as the cross functional/organization processes designed to effectively deliver our R&D portfolio. 
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • At least 5 years of experience in clinical research (in an academic, pharmaceutical company, or CRO environment) related to the design and/or conduct of clinical studies is required. 
    • Experience in autoimmune disease clinical development and/or translational science desired. 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal and listening skills. 
    • Results driven and able to achieve creative and sound outcomes. 
    • Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to interact collaboratively in a cross-functional environment. 
    • Ability to make sound and timely decisions; agile in learning and action oriented. 
    • High level of emotional intelligence; self-driven with the ability to function autonomously with minimal direct guidance. 
    • Able to relate to varied level audiences across organization; able to build and lead effective teams and coach & develop team members; able to set priorities for team and maintain accountability; skillful in negotiating organizational boundaries and hierarchy; experience managing and developing others. 
    • Able to balance scientific & business perspectives; able to delegate effectively; strategic thinker who can provide vision and purpose for teams; demonstrates managerial courage. 
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    PhD, PharmD, or equivalent

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Associate Director, Quality Assurance and Compliance – Clinical. This person will be responsible for leading quality and compliance activities for GCP, GLP and GPvP in clinical trials globally. This includes the operation and continuous improvement of the Quality System in support of the Viela Bio’s pipeline.

    The position oversees the clinical trial audit function and represents Viela Bio as the key QA liaison with external vendors and CROs. The position will also be responsible for implementing the company’s clinical quality systems and compliance strategies involving clinical trials working with key business partners in clinical and nonclinical to assure compliance with regulatory expectations utilizing risk-based approaches. Input on key global QA/Compliance and business initiatives as well as Support during Regulatory Inspections and 3rd party audits.

    Work closely with key stakeholders in the development and implementation of GxP related quality systems and training of Viela staff. Develop and routinely monitor metrics to ensure compliance with operational oversight plans. Able to manage/plan/execute audits of investigator sites, documents, Trial Master Files, vendors, and internal and external processes.

    Assure quality awareness in conducting clinical studies and convey confidence in clinical knowledge providing a high understanding of clinical processes. Expected to routinely interact with CROs, vendors and testing Labs to promote collaboration with these external partners to ensure all systems, processes, and their outcomes are in compliance with applicable standards, international regulations and guidelines. Must have ability to actively leverage audit outcomes and trends to achieve sustained improvement in conducting clinical trials.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Provides guidance to personnel performing investigations, root cause analysis, CAPAs and deviations associated with oversight of clinical trial execution.
    • Point person to identify and communicate GxP quality and compliance risks and participate in determination of appropriate plan for resolving the issues and addressing risks.
    • Works with clinical operations to develop and manage audit programs with appropriate risk assessment and mitigations for both internal and external audits.
    • Participates in cross-functional teams providing guidance and risk-based options representing Clinical QA on project teams.
    • Reviews clinical study documents and checks for consistency and appropriate standards and practices as applicable.
    • Provides resource planning and appropriate budget management of FTEs, consultants and contractors.
    • Hosts and manages regulatory and 3rd party audits and inspections.
    • Executes GxP Quality systems including Vendor Oversight, Documentation Management, training and GXP audits.
    • Ensures compliance with applicable internal and external regulations, standards, policies and procedures related to the quality and regulatory status and performance of company operations, processes and products, including GLP, GCP & GPvP.
    • Work with clinical, medical affairs, bio-statistics, research and data management as an active cross-functional team member to ensure the appropriate document/data integrity for regulatory submission and regulatory inspections to ensure that the organization is inspection ready.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 12+ years of direct clinical (GCP, GLP and/or GPvP) Quality Assurance experience in regulated industry (pharma/biotech).
    • Broad knowledge of risk-based quality systems approaches consistent with ICH E-6(R2) for Good Clinical Practice (GCP).
    • Strong knowledge of GxPs related to clinical activities including but not limited to Good Clinical Practices (FDA and ICH), safety monitoring, clinical laboratories and the ability to identify and/or resolve quality issues/discrepancies with others in a proactive, diplomatic, flexible and constructive manner.
    • Experience in leading inspection-readiness activities for FDA, MHRA, EMA, PMDA and other international regulatory agencies as applicable.
    • Maintains good working relationships and communication with all staff, contractor, consultants and external partners.
    • Extensive experience with electronic quality systems approaches and implementation of such systems.
    • Experience with user acceptance testing for external systems.
    • Understanding of requirements/documentation of system validation.
    • Knowledge of drug development, study design, data and trials management, procedures and documentation practices.
    • Able to work in a fast–paced environment while handling multiple demands and shifting priorities with flexibility and willingness to adapt in a changing environment.
    • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    BA/BS (or MS or Ph.D.) in any Life Science discipline is required.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Marketing Operations Coordinator/Manager. This person will be responsible for managing the production, fulfillment and inventory management of the promotional materials and the promotional review process at Viela Bio.  This includes, but is not limited to, facilitating review meetings, tracking all materials throughout the approval process, working with agencies on production, and ultimate delivery and distribution to end-users.  Additionally, this role will play a key part in defining Viela Bio’s Commercial support structure, processes and day-to-day operations in support of our internal teams, customers, and patients.  Finally, this position will provide overall budget tracking, project management expertise and day-to-day management of key initiatives and special assignments aligned with the commercial organization.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Medical/Legal and Promotional Review
      • Primary commercial team contact for all submissions, tracking, approvals, project management, and Veeva PromoMats processing as it relates to Viela Bio Medical/Legal and Promotional Review.
      • Schedule and facilitate all Medical/Legal and Promotional Review meetings taking into account timelines/prioritization for all projects and future requirements.
      • Capture changes/edits during MLR meetings and incorporate them into updated material drafts.
      • Route and monitor promotional review materials, including revised versions in the Veeva Vault electronic review system, and ensure Veeva CRM materials are available.
      • Manage proofing of materials and print production, including notifying material release to project originators and external partners.
    • Marketing Operations
      • Work closely with Viela Bio internal stakeholders, external agencies and fulfillment partners to resolve any questions or issues that impact ability to deliver promotional content externally.
      • Own the relationship with our fulfillment partner and manage inventory of professional/consumer promotional materials.
      • Manage the Viela Bio Speaker’s Bureau and work with our external partner to coordinate logistics, materials and any other related item to Speaking Programs as needed.
      • Act as the Commercial Team’s primary point of contact for all symposia, conference and convention involvement – including but not limited to logistical support, material fulfillment, booth attendee coordination and site management.
      • Support Viela Bio’s Sales and Marketing teams with ad hoc requests related to promotional materials, field inquiries and general support.
    • Project Management Support and Budget Tracking
      • Plan and monitor sales and marketing projects to ensure resources are aligned, work is delivered on time, and projects are executed efficiently.
      • Oversee project priorities, identify potential risks, and actively implement solutions to address them in advance.
      • Meet with cross-functional team members to identify and resolve issues.
      • Work with team members to monitor and track the overall commercial budget
      • Prepare status reports by gathering, analyzing and summarizing relevant information.
      • Communicate project timelines to Viela Bio stakeholders and external partners to manage competing commercial objectives.
      • Support evolving goals for Marketing Operations, reflecting clear alignment with the Commercial organization’s strategic priorities and tactical implementation.
      • Establish collaborative relationships within Viela Bio through frequent communication and interaction to understand needs and optimize effectiveness.
      • Other duties as assigned.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Previous Medical/Legal and Promotional Review coordinator experience.
    • Previous experience in a commercial support role – marketing and/or sales operations, administrative support, field sales coordination.
    • Experienced in Veeva PromoMats platform as an administrator.
    • Superior organizational skills, solutions-oriented, and highly detailed.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook).
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    Preferred Bachelor of Science or Master’s degree

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Director/Senior Director, Business Development. As part of the Business Development (BD) and Operations team, this individual will be responsible for supporting structuring, negotiating and executing a range of business development and corporate transactions, including collaborations, licenses, partnerships and other agreements. These are all aimed at helping Viela Bio develop achieve its corporate, scientific, portfolio, strategic and operational objectives. This individual will report to the Head of Business Development and Operations.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Contributing to and communicating business development strategy, progress and key issues to various stakeholder audiences in a concise manner.
    • Implementing business and corporate development strategies and supporting/leading transactions.
    • Soliciting internal feedback on deal issues and ensuring feedback is incorporated into deal documents in a manner that addresses Viela Bio’s business needs.
    • Actively tracking issues in deal documents, developing thoughtful solutions and assisting and/or leading in the negotiating of these issues.
    • Helping to develop negotiation strategy and leading or supporting counterparty negotiations.
    • Preparing supporting documentation for transactions (including external presentations, opportunity reports, management presentations and other deal communication materials).
    • Develop and maintain business relationships with key external collaborators in the academic, research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and venture communities.
    • Working with the other part of team to identify and evaluate potential opportunities and providing guidance on deal-related communications/aspects of the early outreach phase.
    • Supporting due diligence efforts by managing workstreams and reviewing relevant counterparty materials.
    • Ad hoc supports to or lead of other business development and operation initiatives/tasks as needed.
    • Travel required.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 10+ years business development experience, preferably in biotech; deal sheet record demonstrating experience and specific roles, with hands on experiences supporting/leading transactions.
    • Advanced degree required.
    • In-depth knowledge of the drug research and development process and the regulatory, reimbursement and commercial environments.
    • Ability to simplify complex ideas/concepts and synthesize and summarize a complex set of facts.
    • Ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems.
    • Adept at handling multiple projects and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail.
    • Comfortable reading, understanding and manipulating complex legal agreements.
    • Ability to work cross-functionally within and beyond the BD organization: experience working with both internal and external multidisciplinary teams including R&D, Commercial, Legal, IP, Finance and Operations.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to “think on your feet”.
    • High emotional intelligence and ability to forge relationships internally, as well as externally.
    • Able to excel in a very fast-paced and changing environment.
    • A desire to be part of a highly innovative company aimed at transforming the lives of people with serious inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    PhD in science or MBA preferred.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Senior Statistical Programmer with clinical trial knowledge and advanced SAS programming skills to join our Data Science division. You will not only provide programming support and/or lead all programming related activities of the clinical data analysis but also contribute to the improvement of overall efficiency and productivity in our programming group by developing/maintaining the analysis and production programming tools.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Generate and validate Study Data Tabulation Model (SDTM)/Analysis Data Model (ADaM) databases, Tables, Figures and Listings (TFL) outputs in the delivery of the clinical study report (CSR)
    • Review and provide feedback on eCRF designs, eCRF annotations, Database structures, SAPs, SPPs and data specification.
    • Interact closely with Statisticians, Data Management, Clinical Development or other cross-functional teams to provide programming support in analysis and reporting activities including, but not limited to, ad-hoc analysis, data exploratory analysis, regulatory submissions, and the scientific publication for Viela Bio products
    • Produce and maintain technical database standards and programming specification documents
    • Develop, enhance, evaluate and validate SAS macros, utilities or modules to standardize routine programming activities of clinical data analysis and reporting
    • Lead and contribute to the development of best practice to improve quality, efficiency and effectiveness in programming group
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Strong SAS programming skills with Base SAS, SAS/STAT, SAS SQL and SAS Macro language
    • Exposure to Unix scripts, VBA scripts, SAS/GRAPH, R, SQL, etc. a plus
    • Knowledge of CDISC standards and industry best practices a plus
    • Experience in developing SAS Macro and utility tools with complex dataset.
    • Strong communication, teamwork and interpersonal skills to enjoy collaborating as part of a dynamic team
    • Attention to details, strong problem-solving skills and ability to manage concurrent projects and activities
    • A minimum of 3-5 years of clinical trial programming experience using SAS within pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and/or contract research organization industries
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    Minimum BS (MS preferred) with concentration in Life Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or a quantitative/analytical field.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Sr. Project Manager, Medical Affairs. This person will drive the Medical Affairs team towards launch excellence for all Viela Bio assets. The role will build, lead and adapt a “launch excellence model” and lead the central implementation of an integrated launch plan.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Achieve all milestones for assigned assets.
    • Ensure seamless implementation of Medical Affairs strategic plan.
    • Responsible for executing the tactics for Medical Affairs congressional presence, thought leader engagement logistics, medical advisory boards and other Medical Affairs initiatives. 
    • Vendor management and responsibility for ensuring budget is on track and properly documented. 
    • Build outstanding partnerships with all the cross-functional teams to execute a successful launch of assigned products. 
    • Stay close to external benchmark, bring improvements to optimize launch planning, implementation and processes.
    • Ensure full visibility on the launch progress of any stage; identify potential risks and coordinate risk management and solution implementation to resolve issues and remove barriers to excellent product launches.
    • Support the product launch team when influence and negotiation is required.
    • Support inspection readiness and ensure appropriate compliance policies are in place. 
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Minimum 2-3 years experience in pharmaceutical industry, including in Medical Affairs setting. 
    • Critical thinking & strategic decision making—ability to see big picture, identify essence through high complexity and form action in a timely fashion.
    • Strong project management /portfolio management experiences.
    • Outstanding stakeholder management skills (e.g. building partnerships, influence, negotiation, gaining commitment and driving accountability).
    • Resilience.
    • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to be flexible in varying environments and with multiple customer groups.
    • Fluent English communication in reading, written and spoken.
    • Good computer Microsoft office software skills.
    • Launch readiness experience.
    • Basic knowledge framework of all elements in product launch (clinical trial, drug registration, commercial launch and reimbursement process).
    • Flexible with business travel.
    • Good knowledge of quality systems.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    Master’s degree in health sciences.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Global Publications Lead. This person will be responsible for delivering the strategic publications plan for the assigned product and indications and will lead a cross-matrix team at Viela Bio to channel our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

    The visibility of this role will provide opportunities for significant interactions with senior and global stakeholders in the organization as well as key external stakeholders.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Lead development/execution of the publication strategy and tactical plan for global clinical studies in humans from Phase I-IV and non-clinical trial sources, including health economics/outcomes research, epidemiology, real-world evidence (RWE), payer, and non-interventional studies, aligned with a specific medical strategy and objectives.
    • Primary accountability for medical information deliverables related to marketed and pipeline NMO products including creation and regular revision of standing response letters, FAQ documents and any required custom responses; oversees medical component of call center implementation.
    • Head the development of scientific, clinical and RWE planning data into timely publications for prescribers, payers, and patients through disease state and medicine insights; leads effective collaboration with cross-functional teams and external alliances.
    • Track existing publication plans to ensure alignment with evidence plans.
    • Day-to-day management of assigned publication plans, delivery of outputs, financial tracking and meeting activities, working closely with all members of the delivery teams.
    • Develop a thorough understanding of internal and external stakeholders to further the leverage of clinical and RWE studies.
    • Manage external agency partners to ensure accuracy of publication plan and publication deliverables with respect to time, quality and cost, and ensuring correct compliance documentation.
    • Complete multiple projects with a common deadline.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Due to the importance of this product launch timing, must be experienced publications professional, ready for new challenges with creative and collaborative problem-solving skills.
    • Pre-launch and post-launch experience.
    • Ability to manage external vendors and provide clear, concise guidance.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, and system management experience (e.g. Datavision, SharePoint, Veeva Vault, etc.).
    • Demonstrated performance, budget and resource management skills in a global organization.
    • Ability to understand and adhere to good publication practices and relevant guidelines on and scientific data communication, such as ICMJE, GPP3, company policy and SOPs.
    • Ideally possess prior experience in rare disease and/or immunology space.
    • Broad understanding of drug development process.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain professional relationships with external experts, investigators, journal editors/publishers and professional bodies publication management systems Certification as a Medical Publication Professional (CMPP) is a plus.
    • Poise in senior leader engagement.
    • Ability to prioritize, thrive and execute in high pressure situations.
    • Collaborative and consultative cross-matrix abilities.
    • Ability to appreciate and work within a large strategic framework, while maintaining strong attention to detail and compliance with global publications ethical standards, company publications policy and SOPs.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    Relevant University Degree (BS/BA) and 8+ years of experience in publication planning/medical communications or Advanced degree in a scientific or medical discipline (e.g. PharmD, PhD, MD) and 2+ years of therapeutic area expertise

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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 talented and highly motivated Clinical Supply Lead. This person will be responsible for overseeing and manaing supply chain activities for multiple studies supplied globally. To maintain supply continuity, the Clinical Supply Lead will work as part of a cross functional team to develop and execute supply strategy with internal and external customers.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Oversees all aspects of clinical supply planning, capacity planning, labeling/packaging production strategy and execution, and risk management for clinical products.
    • Oversees and actively manages relationships with labeling/packaging/distribution Contract Manufacturing Organizations to ensure production and inventory targets are communicated and met.
    • Assists with study costing and contract requests and is accountable for financial tracking and reconciliation of projects.
    • Collaborates with CMC Team Leaders to ensure Drug Substance and Drug Product availability and provides forecast data for inventory maintenance.
    • Provides input and data for regulatory filings.
    • Actively communicates, collaborates with and contributes to other functional areas including Clinical Operations, Quality Assurance, CMC, and external partners and drives to achieve the best development and business results for the company.
    • Participates in the Supply Chain team and supports Commercial Supply Chain activities as required.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 4+ years of relevant supply chain experience in the bio-pharmaceutical industry including supply planning, CMO oversight, and labeling and packaging.
    • Experience in Clinical Manufacturing Operations and/or Quality.
    • 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 in a technical or scientific discipline

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Director, Medical Science Liaison Lead. As the lead of our field-based team, this position will function as an extension of the Medical Affairs organization and will be responsible for ensuring the MSLs are developing and managing professional relationships with the team and medical thought leaders involved in various stages of product development and medical organizations including treatment centers, established societies and associates. This position ensures that she/he and the team provide medical information through scientific exchange and supports the company’s scientific and clinical needs.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Lead the MSLs to build strong relationships and scientific partnership with key scientific centers and key external experts.
    • Deliver clinical/scientific information to varied audiences with effect.
    • Creation of materials – Meeting and conference reports, presentations, internal training curricula, etc.
    • Collaborates with Market Access team, to identify opportunities and needs that maybe addressed via communication of scientific, medical and health economic information.
    • Participates in medical education initiatives for HCPs through presentations at offices and other appropriate venues to enhance product knowledge, disease state education and other relevant medical information. Presentations may be related to our product or in response to unsolicited requests.
    • Maintains clinical and scientific acumen by staying abreast of scientific literature and by attending relevant symposia, scientific workshops, CME events.
    • Supports company-sponsored and investigator-sponsored research projects where applicable.
    • Approximately 50-60% travel is required. Position may be Field Based.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 5-10 years of MSL experience in autoimmune or rare disease area preferred.
    • 5 years building and leading teams.
    • Launch experience.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Outstanding strategic thinking, problem-solving/innovative/creative.
    • Organizational and communication skills both internally and to external partners.
    • Time and territory management skills.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of healthcare compliance requirements and regulatory trends that directly and indirectly impact field medical.
    • Excellent communicator and skilled diplomat in all venues, including the ability to effectively combine science knowledge and communication skills.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    PharmD; PhD, MBA preferred

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Senior Manager/Associate Director, Business Development. As part of the Business Development (BD) team, this individual will be responsible for building the early-stage Viela R&D portfolio through in-licensing and other types of partnerships as well as other BD activities. S/he will work with the BD team to structure, negotiate, and execute a range of business development transactions, including collaborations, licenses, partnerships and other agreements all aimed at helping Viela Bio develop and achieve its scientific portfolio and strategic objectives.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Support the growth of Viela Bio’s R&D pipeline by working with the BD team to identify, structure, negotiate and execute various BD transactions, including collaborations, licenses, partnerships and other agreements.
    • Lead the search-and-evaluation process to identify new opportunities and high-impact science across academic centers and biotechnology companies; proactively source, evaluate and prioritize scientific partnering opportunities and bring them forward for internal decision-making.
    • Develop and maintain business relationships with key external collaborators in the academic, research, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and venture communities. Leverage his/her scientific network to identify opportunities in areas of interest to Viela Bio’s strategy.
    • Facilitate scientific evaluations by leading cross-functional efforts that include other Viela business units (e.g. research, clinical, regulatory, CMC, commercial, legal, finance). Work closely with the research and clinical teams to understand and align on R&D strategy and direction.
    • Support due diligence efforts by managing workstreams and reviewing relevant counterparty materials.
    • Support preparation of presentation materials, reports, and updates for senior management briefings. Communicate deal strategy, progress and key issues to various stakeholder audiences.
    • Review and manage contracts and other legal deal documents. Develop thoughtful solutions to issues and play a key role in negotiations. Work with legal during contract review and execution.
    • Travel required.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • 8+ years of business development or related experience, preferably in biotech; deal sheet demonstrating experience and specific roles.
    • In-depth knowledge of drug R&D process and regulatory, reimbursement and commercial environments.
    • Scientific understanding of, and experience in, the immune biology space.
    • Strong scientific and industry network and proven ability to forge professional relationships.
    • Adept at handling multiple projects and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining attention to detail.
    • Comfortable reading, understanding and manipulating complex legal agreements.
    • Ability to work cross-functionally within and beyond the BD organization: experience working with internal and external multidisciplinary teams (e.g. R&D, commercial, legal, Finance and Ops).
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to “think on your feet”.
    • Able to excel in a very fast-paced and changing environment, and a desire to be part of a highly innovative company aimed at transforming the lives of people with serious inflammatory and autoimmune diseases.
    Education & Minimal Requirement

    Advanced degree required, PhD and/or MBA.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated Human Resources Business Partner. This is a position requiring solid experience with HR practices and employee management. This person will manage the day-to-day functions and develop strategic business partnerships with leaders that enable Vial Bio’s business goals.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Partner with leadership by providing consultation and delivery of HR programs and services.
    • Analyze trends and metrics with the HR department.
    • Provide consultation and advice to management on HR issues, policies and issues resolution.
    • Conducts ongoing supply and demand analysis on current and future state staffing and skill needs and designs talent acquisition strategies to meet business needs.
    • Actively participates in annual budget planning/labor forecasting.
    • Performs talent acquisition for assigned client base. Prescreens candidate applications and resumes for required skills; experience and knowledge to fit position requirements. Makes referrals to hiring manager and ensures efficient turn-around activity.
    • Monitor and report on workforce and succession planning.
    • Development and facilitate training on HR related activities.
    • Suggest new HR strategies for business growth and workforce expansion.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Minimum 5-8 years of experience in HR required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Strong interpersonal/group skills; capable of working collaboratively with colleagues in all functions.
    • High standard of professional ethics, integrity and trust.
    • Excellent planning, organizational and prioritizing skills with ability to multi-task.
    • Strong business acumen and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to thrive in ambiguity and change.
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Word, Excel and other appropriate software programs.
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • Bachelor’s degree in human resources and/or business; Master’s preferred.
    • PHR or SHRM-CP certification preferred.

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  • Summary of Position

    Viela Bio is looking for a talented and highly motivated candidate for Director/Senior Director Patient Access and Hub Services. This person will design and implement patient services/HUB programs while also managing the ongoing operations. These services/programs will support the needs of patients with rare auto-immune diseases. In addition, this individual will develop HUB and co-pay assistance strategy, lead the selection and contracting of service providers and manage all contracted reimbursement and customer service operations while supporting a culture of transparency, collaboration and growth. Responsibilities include ensuring Viela Bio’s HUB and co-pay assistance operations provide the highest level of customer service in helping patients start and stay on Viela Bio’s products.

    This individual reports to the Vice President, Market Access and has oversight responsibility for contracted reimbursement case managers, customer service specialists and other external vendor partners. This role is responsible for collaborating with multiple functional groups, including but not limited to Sales, Marketing, Market Access, Commercial Operations, Patient & Professional Engagement, Medical Affairs, Legal, and IT.

    Key Responsibilities
    • Provide leadership, oversight and management to ensure the effective functioning of the HUB and co-pay assistance program by establishing and monitoring program goals and key performance indicators.
    • Ensure HUB performance is communicated to key stakeholders by developing and implementing performance dashboard and improvement plans as needed.
    • Lead cross functional teams to develop program enhancements that will optimize customer service and patient access by identifying emerging service opportunities.
    • Build and develop productive working relationships with external service providers and internal cross-functional stakeholders.
    • Negotiate and execute complex contracts/SOWs for desired services.
    • Monitor and assess performance of external services partners, ensuring they perform in accordance with agreed upon contracts. Put appropriate corrective measures in place and/or develop alternative solutions to address performance issues.
    • Analyze HUB and co-pay operating data to identify trends and opportunities for process/program improvement. Oversee design, development and implementation of workflows to assure seamless experience for customers.
    • Develop and maintain all program materials, including call guides, SOPs, work instructions and training resources per Viela Bio’s legal, medical and regulatory approval process.
    • Ensure that contracted patient services team, other external services partners/HUBs, and internal stakeholders (marketing, market access, trade and sales) are properly educated on the features and benefits of patient services programs.
    • Oversee development and management of HUB operations budgets and forecasts.
    • Ensure that all actions, and those of his/her team both internally and through vendors working on our behalf, are compliant with all laws, regulations and policies and demonstrate Viela Bio values.
    Desired Skills & Experience
    • Minimum of 6-8 years commercial or operations experience in biotech/pharmaceuticals with at least 5+ years leading large, complex HUB operating teams.
    • Experience managing multiple patient service vendors.
    • Product launch experience desired.
    • Self-directed, hands on approach.
    • Analytic skills, project management and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Travel: as needed
    Education & Minimal Requirement
    • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Business, scientific or related field; advanced degree or MBA preferred.

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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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