Senior Specialist, Accounts Payable

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist will be primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day accounts payable (AP) process, including processing of invoices and payments, maintaining vendor records and the AP subledger. Further this role will assist with the corporate credit program, including processing employee expense reports, obtaining and identifying accruals after the AP module is closed and ensuring adherence to Company policies and procedures.  This person will also work closely with individuals at all levels of the Company to ensure timely and appropriate processing of invoices and payments and in accordance with Company policies and procedures.  This position will be asked to help implement process improvements and efficiencies by gaining a better understand of the systems and applications in place at the Company.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for accurate vouchering of all transactions (domestic and international invoices) into the AP processing module and ensuring proper general ledger coding and matching to purchase orders
  • Assist in month-end close by preparing the month-end accruals for invoices received but not approved, gathering information for accrual estimates and producing monthly reports
  • Assist with the administration of the Company’s corporate credit card program and employee travel and expense reporting
  • Manage the weekly payment batch to ensure timely payments to vendors and monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Manage annual 1099 reporting and assist in maintaining vendor files, including collecting required vendor W-9 and W-8 forms for set-up
  • Request and review vendor statements and work directly with vendors to resolve discrepancies and respond to inquiries, including questions on POs and payments
  • Assist in coordinating the preparation of documentation for external auditors and understand Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) compliance requirements to maintain appropriate documentation and assist with financial audits

 

Education and Experience

  • Minimum Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years related professional experience
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of A/P related concepts and terminology of accountancy, including general ledger coding and its impact on financial statement presentation
  • Prior experience working with NetSuite is a plus
  • Prior experience working with Echovera or other OCR and workflow technologies a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with multi-company organization
  • Experience with multiple currencies
  • Strong attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to understand and process high volumes of data
  • Critical thinker able to implement scalable processes
  • Team players only

Manager, Payroll and Equity

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Manager, Payroll and Equity will be primarily responsible for processing and ensuring accuracy of our current multi-state domestic semi-monthly payroll for our rapidly growing company. This individual will look to optimize the Company’s payroll processes with a strong focus on detail and system utilization and will have a prominent role in this fast-paced, high growth company to ensure accuracy with current payroll processes, seek opportunities to upgrade internal controls and efficient processes with a focus on accuracy and quality of employee service. This position plays a key role in all aspects of the Company’s payroll process, including processing payroll, importing and exporting payroll files, and validating and reviewing entries by creating and balancing reports prior to final payroll being submitted to ADP. This position will also manage relationships with external vendors on system implementations, interfaces, upgrades and enhancements. This individual will liaise and partner with Human Resources to accurately and quickly resolve payroll related issues and processes with employees and managers. The equity administration function will involve the day-to-day administration of Urovant’s equity plan.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Process semi-monthly payroll using the ADP WorkforceNow platform, including maintaining payroll and reporting schedule and develop systems for tracking payroll
  • Proactive in addressing issues and assisting employees with payroll-related questions
  • Support the 401k administrative function, vendor relationship management, process timely contributions, and work with benefits manager on annual 401k audit fieldwork, if required. Includes retrieving and processing 401k data and making proper adjustments in the payroll system (including such changes as new enrollments, loans, auto-escalation percentages, or other payroll 401k contribution changes)
  • Partner with HR team to ensure all employee changes are captured completely and timely
  • Review time sheets, work charts, wage computation, and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies to ensure pay integrity, verify sick and/or vacation time or other paid benefits
  • Subject matter expert in payroll related items including various earning codes, deductions, withholdings, and taxation, including providing guidance for wage and hour laws for both federal, state and international jurisdictions
  • Researching complex payroll issues, drawing on expertise from online research tools, the legal department and external service providers
  • Monitor and improve payroll system to ensure legal compliance, including leading system upgrades and enhancements to improve interfacing between HRIS, ERP and third-party payroll systems
  • Stay up to date on new guidance and ensure federal, state, local and international payroll tax compliance
  • Maintain equity data integrity and ensure grants, exercises, and cancellations are processed accurately
  • Ensure proper payroll taxation related to equity for payroll processing
  • Partner with in-house counsel, HR and Accounting on equity related transactions

 

 Education and Experience

  • Minimum Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years of payroll experience and relevant management experience
  • Must have worked with a payroll size of 150+ employees, including multi-state
  • Previous experience processing payroll in ADP WorkforceNow
  • Proficiency with Fidelity and an HRIS system a plus
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft business suite, specifically Excel and Outlook
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification is a plus

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with multi-company organization
  • Strong understanding of best practices and procedures for the payroll function
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
  • Proven quantitative, qualitative, analytical and hands-on problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinker able to implement scalable processes
  • Team players only

Manager, Digital Marketing Solutions and Analytics

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Manager Digital Marketing Solutions and Analytics is responsible in driving digital programs that support the launch of Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB). The Digital Marketing Manager will pull through marketing strategies into cross-platform digital programs that deliver a best-in-class digital experience for consumers and healthcare practitioners (HCPs). This person will be responsible for launching innovative programs that support corporate and brand goals. She/he will be responsible for establishing KPIs, driving media optimizations and driving customer acquisition to fuel the growth of the brand.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Procure brand assets and drive the development, approval, and execution of websites, digital advertising assets, online patient and HCP materials
  • Identify digital marketing opportunities to drive awareness and brand affinity
  • Manage digital communications and content plan by working closely with brand team to execute against established goals
  • Manage CRM programs and Identify opportunities to leverage CRM in support of marketing objectives
  • Maintain Consumer and HCP databases, analyze data and regularly report on key insights
  • Identify opportunities to improve CRM functionality and manage updates and implementations
  • Testing and tracking strategy, visual creative and copy used in landing pages, advertising and other visual assets
  • Audience persona development, audience targeting, and audience insight development to improve performance of ad spend and CRM communication
  • Oversee digital agencies on execution, ensure they are clear on strategy and goals as set in partnership with marketing team
  • Manage execution of site updates and optimizations including SEO
  • Drive innovation to improve the customer, consumer and patient experience
  • Continuously leverage multiple data sources to influence marketing tactics and identify growth/optimization opportunities
  • Manage HCP digital media reporting and optimizations
  • Partner with legal, regulatory and medical teams to approve content and promotional materials

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • 5+ years digital marketing and analytics
  • Experience with working with agencies in development, implementation and execution of marketing materials within budget and timeline
  • Social media, SEM, SEO, display, online video marketing analysis experience required
  • Product launch experience or proven track record of supporting brand growth
  • Knowledge of marketing areas including product positioning, marketing plan development and execution,
  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud experience or management of similar marketing automation platform preferred
  • Ability to present plans and analytics to senior executives, as well as to marketing colleagues and field sales team
  • Experience with couponing, co-pay cards and promotions a plus

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Self-starter who can work independently to prioritize tasks and has initiative and excitement to take on unfamiliar tasks.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative reporting skills
  • Experience in managing consumer/customer databases
  • Experience in working with collaborative team environment and/or supporting multiple teams
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, (both written and oral).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage agency partners.
  • Strong financial business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Fosters productive, collaborative cross functional relationships
  • Flexibility to adapt to an invigorating but often changing start-up environment
  • Ability to work across locations and time zones
  • Travel, domestic only, for at least 20% of time, depending on business needs

Paralegal

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, is an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Paralegal will be responsible for compiling pre-meeting materials for public-company board and committee meetings; assisting with SEC filing preparations, due diligence for financing, and other business development activities; and assisting with equity incentive plan and stock administration. This position will include interaction with our Board of Directors and senior executive officers. The position is based at Urovant’s site in Irvine, CA and reports to the General Counsel.

 

Responsibilities include:             

SEC filings:

  • Assist with preparations and filings of SEC filings (e.g., Forms 3, 4, 8-K, 10-Q, 10-K; Proxy Statement).
  • Assist with proxy statement process, including preparing, collecting, and reviewing D&O proxy questionnaires.
  • Assist with annual meeting matters and help ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and NASDAQ rules.

 

Public Company Corporate Governance:

  • Assist with all facets of Board of Directors and Board Committee meetings, including meeting logistics.
  • Prepare and distribute Board and Committee pre-meeting materials.
  • Update and maintain corporate minute books for Board of Directors and Committees, including drafting resolutions, minutes, and other necessary documentation.
  • Assist with Annual General Meeting of Shareholders.
  • Assist with maintenance and update corporate policies and procedures.

 

Subsidiary Management:

  • Prepare and file all necessary documents for formation/dissolution of subsidiaries including Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Articles/Certificates of Dissolution and necessary Board and shareholder minutes and consents.
  • Assist with creation, maintenance, and dissolution of entities worldwide and manage those activities; prepare written consents, resolutions, certifications, minutes, and other corporate documentation as needed for domestic and foreign subsidiaries; update and maintain database of historical, stock, officer, director and other corporate information for all subsidiaries; draft jurisdictional certificates of authority and certificates of withdrawal; and manage corporate agents that the company engages within and outside the United States.
  • Evaluate the needs for and direct all aspects of foreign and domestic corporate qualifications and registrations for applicable businesses; coordinate with corporate agents to evaluate the needs for annual returns, foreign qualifications, business licenses, and other governmental filings as necessary to comply with local, state, national, and international requirements for business operations; prepare and file registration, annual report, and qualification documents; coordinate with finance, tax, and accounting departments as needed; engage, direct, and oversee work of corporate agents and vendors.
  • Work with other internal departments regarding subsidiary management.

 

Other Responsibilities

  • Assist with compensation, benefits, and equity matters, including the Company’s equity incentive plan, director compensation, executive compensation and other compensation and benefits matters.
  • Assist with financing projects, including dataroom management, coordinating with different groups for due diligence; assist with the preparation of closing documents; perform lien searches; order certificates of good standing; draft schedules; and perform any other special projects.
  • Assist with business development activities and other special projects, as needed.
  • Liaise with HR, Accounting, Finance, Tax, Payroll and Stock Administration on various corporate matters and coordinate with outside counsel and corporate agents.

                                                               

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Previous corporate paralegal experience is required.
  • Experience with public companies is required.
  • Adept at using various enterprise applications including Microsoft Office.
  • Proven ability to thrive in fast-paced environment, by operating independently, efficiently, and proactively solving problems.
  • Exceptional organization skills and a meticulous attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate and collaborate with individuals at all levels in and out of the organization.

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Works with integrity and ethically in accordance with Urovant’s Code of Business Conduct, policies and procedures
  • Exhibits honesty, integrity, and trust-building behaviors in all dealings
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Self-directed with capacity to collaborate with a team in order to ensure that project milestones are successfully completed
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including ability to articulate and communicate with executive leadership
  • Exercises discretion and good judgment while handling confidential and sensitive information

 

Senior Corporate Counsel, Health Care

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, is an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Senior Corporate Counsel will support the commercial, medical affairs, compliance, and managed markets functions.  This individual will serve as the lead attorney and internal client contact for providing strategic advice on commercial, regulatory, and healthcare compliance issues affecting the marketing and sale of the company’s lead product candidate, vibegron.  The position is based at Urovant’s headquarters in Irvine, CA and reports to General Counsel.

 

Responsibilities include:                                                     

  • Support global product development and commercial operations. Responsibilities include counseling on laws applicable to pharmaceutical promotion and sales, industry codes and promotional practices, risk management, and mitigation related to commercial and clinical matters
  • Serve as lead counsel of branded product, including participation in cross-functional committees charged with setting/implementing commercial and medical strategies as well as reviewing advertising, scientific, and other materials (e.g. promotional review committee, medical review committee, etc.)
  • Work directly with the market access team by providing critical legal advice and guidance related to drug pricing, access, and reimbursement issues
  • Understand the strategic and tactical objectives of the business and develop creative and thoughtful solutions considering the current legal and regulatory landscape, Urovant’s policies and procedures, and the current and future needs of the organization
  • Exhibit superior legal skills together with a proficiency for critical thinking and problem solving in a multi-functional environment
  • Be an informed and accessible resource regarding new laws, regulations, and industry trends affecting the company and the biopharmaceutical sector
  • Liaise with and support Urovant’s compliance function to ensure risk-based advice is consistent with company policies and training messages, and can be implemented in accordance with company procedures

 

Education and Experience

  • Juris Doctor from an accredited U.S. law school; admitted to practice in California
  • At least 3-5 plus years of experience in a healthcare law role in the life sciences industry is strongly preferred
  • Prior in-house experience as a member of a legal department in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company is preferred
  • Experience with new product launches is preferred
  • Experience at a nationally recognized law firm in an applicable practice area is strongly preferred
  • Command of relevant laws, regulations, guidance, and industry codes including the federal Food Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) and related FDA Guidance documents, the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, the federal False Claims Act, and the PhRMA Code is required.  Working knowledge of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and applicable privacy laws is preferred.

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Works with integrity and ethically in accordance with Urovant’s Code of Business Conduct and related policies and procedures
  • Exhibits honesty, integrity, and trust-building behaviors in all dealings
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Self-directed with capacity to collaborate with a team in order to ensure that project milestones are successfully completed
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including ability to articulate and communicate with executive leadership
  • Exercises discretion and good judgment while handling confidential and sensitive information

Manager, Analytics

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Manager, Analytics will primarily focus on both managing and configuring Urovant’s commercial reporting systems, as well as, provide analytics support across the organization. This employee will continuously enhance the functionality of reporting tools to ensure that all business requirements are met, providing accurate and critical information to all users. The position is based at Urovant’s site in Irvine, CA and reports to the Sr. Manager, Reporting & Analytics.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage commercial reporting systems and KPI tracking
  • Collaborate with DW team to design optimal data structure for required analysis/reporting
  • Provide analytics support to Marketing/Sales/Business Development groups as needed
  • Work closely with field leadership to ensure a positive relationship between field/HO

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or IT
  • 3-5+ years analytics and data visualization experience required
  • 3+ years pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical experience preferred

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Extensive knowledge of MS Excel, Tableau, Access and PowerPoint required; experience in SQL preferred
  • Strong understanding of relational databases required
  • Ability to adapt and respond effectively to change and/or shifting priorities and goals
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Self-directed with capacity to collaborate with a team in order to ensure that project milestones are successfully completed
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including ability to articulate and communicate with executive leadership

Director, Sales Training

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

 

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Director, Sales Training is responsible for all training functions related to field sales, including both sales professionals and field team leadership. These activities include the design, development and execution of training assets for new hire training, brand updates, selling skills, new product launches, competitive product launches, market access, leadership development, POA meetings and National Sales Meetings. The Director, Sales Training, will lead, coach and develop the Sales Training Manger to achieve assigned goals successfully.

The Director, Sales Training is responsible for collaborating closely with all commercial internal stakeholders to ensure training is aligned to brand and sales strategy.  The Director also evaluates ongoing Commercial Sales training needs and recommends appropriate strategies, leads tactical and budget planning process for assigned products and leads and/or serves as a valued team member on special projects for Commercial Training & Development. The position is based at Urovant’s site in Irvine, CA.  This position may require up to 30% travel within the US.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Provides complete oversight of the training curriculum and process for field sales and leadership, including both new hire training and on-going skill development.
  • Builds training design, development, delivery, evaluation and coordinating/planning execution.
  • Provides leadership and coaching for training team members to ensure they have appropriate capabilities and skills to perform in role.
  • Collaborates effectively across the commercial team to gain input/buy-in and to ensure training is aligned to brand strategy and sales direction.
  • Works with Regulatory and Compliance to have all training materials approved for field use.
  • Works with training team to develop training for pharmaceutical selling skills, product, marketplace and market access knowledge, account management skills, pull-through training, with regular auditing of content for enhancements and improvement.
  • Works closely with National Sales Directors to support coaching and development of Regional Sales Managers as well as the development of Emerging Leadership Training to build the leadership bench of the commercial organization.
  • Works closely with Market Access leadership to support coaching and development of market access knowledge and pull-through materials with field sales.
  • Works closely with Regional Sales Managers to help coach and develop sales representatives both through initial training and on-going development.
  • Conducts periodic days-in-the-field with sales representatives to reinforce the Urovant selling model and to ensure in-depth knowledge and demonstration of selling skills, account management skills, marketplace, disease state, product clinical data and promotional messages. Ensures that training is aligned to the needs of the field teams.
  • Develops and manages the department budget and external vendors.
  • Create and maintain SOPs for sales training processes, projects and programs.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree; 8+ years in pharmaceutical sales with management experience a plus; to include 3+ years of sales training experience.
  • Prefer experience as a Senior Manager or Director in a headquartered based Sales Training Department leading and managing a training team.
  • Experience designing, developing, delivering and assessing sales training and establishing product training curriculum for new hires and ongoing training.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with pharmaceutical regulatory and compliance environment and process.

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Strong emotional intelligence, proven interpersonal, written communication, presentation, facilitation, and influencing skills.
  • Experience managing multiple priorities based on changing business needs is essential, as is the ability to work in a team-based, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational, planning, project and vendor management skills
  • Organizational agility with the ability to interact effectively across all levels of the commercial organization.
  • Proven technical and computer software expertise in MS Office. Experience with digital and virtual training platforms a plus.

Manager, Quality Assurance

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Manager, Quality Assurance is responsible for contributing through development, implementation, and management of Urovant’s Quality Systems for R&D.

The position is based at Urovant’s site in Irvine, CA and reports to the Director of Quality.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage SOP and regulated documentation systems and support the preparation and or review of new, revised SOP, test methods, and validation documents.
  • Perform GMP Batch Release of clinical, validation, and commercial product.
  • Support health authority inspections (GCP, GMP, GLP) and vendor qualification activities, including conducting or participating in supplier and internal audits.
  • Administrator of, and primary contact for Urovant R&D’s CAPA program. Provide leadership in corrective action implementation and drive follow-up on audit issues until completion.
  • Provide quality & regulatory technical guidance to internal R&D functions and external vendors (e.g. CRO, CMO).
  • Contribute to development and maintenance of the Change Control and Product Quality complaints systems.
  • Identify the need for investigations due to deviations from written procedures, review investigations into non-conformance incidents/deviations, and recommend disposition of the affected product/component.
  • Develop and provide quality metrics and trend reports for functions and leadership.
  • Perform quality and regulatory related training.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree; advanced/graduate degree preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in Quality or Quality-related roles in the Pharma/Medical Device industry
  • Experience with internal audits and health authority inspections (GCP, GMP, GLP)

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Strong project management skills and ability to perform/prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with limited supervision
  • High level interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others, internally and externally, in a positive and effective manner
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly proficient using Microsoft Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and SharePoint; or similar applications and systems
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work across locations and time zones
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • A commitment to collaborative teamwork and the maintenance of a professional culture based on trust and mutual respect

 

 

Senior Director, Pharmacovigilance

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions.  Urovant is a biotechnology company with an entrepreneurial focus on improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Senior Director, Pharmacovigilance is responsible for all aspects of Pharmacovigilance within the organization.

The position is based at Urovant’s site in Irvine, CA and reports to the Chief Medical Officer.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Leadership and organization of the Pharmacovigilance function and all safety aspects in clinical trials in collaboration with all functions and vendors for all clinical development programs and establish the procedures for post-marketing pharmacovigilance.
  • Provides input and responsible for the safety aspects of periodic regulatory safety reports, the Investigator’s Brochures, Informed Consents, clinical study protocols, clinical study reports, safety sections of the INDs or IMPDs or other regulatory documents, safety aspects of the CTD modules, and regulatory labels and other documents, including Medical Monitoring plans and Safety Management Plans.
  • Develop the budgets and updates and management of contracts for the Pharmacovigilance function with the safety vendors in collaboration with the Head of Project Management, Finance and Core and Clinical Development Team Leaders and other relevant functions.
  • Establish and oversee the Safety Scientist function
  • Involvement in business development activities and due diligences and working with Business Partners.
  • Involved in internal process improvement activities such as SOPs or guidance documents, as assigned.
  • Supervise direct reports, including review of performance and working on training needs for further development of the direct reports.

 

Education and Experience

  • MD degree required.
  • 10+ years of experience in global clinical safety for development projects and Pharmacovigilance of marketed products.

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Leadership and collaborative capabilities for cross functional teams.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong presentation skills, including presentations to senior management, external audiences and experts.
  • Ability to work across locations and time zones.
  • Ability to work on several projects and assignments at the same time and also prioritize tasks.
  • Strong financial business acumen and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to confront issues with vendors and cross-functional team members for a win-win outcome.
  • Thorough understanding of ICH Good Pharmacovigilance Practices and Good Clinical Practices, including broad application of knowledge in different therapeutic areas.
  • Knowledge of MedDRA and Argus or similar applications and systems.
  • A commitment to collaborative leadership, management, teamwork, delegation and the maintenance of a professional culture based on trust and mutual respect.
  • 30% travel, including international travel, depending on business needs.

 

Director, Medical Communications and Information

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions.  Urovant is a nimble company with an entrepreneurial focus on improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist is being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

 

Position Description:

The Director, Medical Communications and Information (Med Comm & Info) is responsible for directing and leading the Medical Communications (Publications) functions and functional capabilities of Medical Information within Medical Affairs.

 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Overseeing the development/management of Urovant’s publications strategy, plan and corresponding scientific platform, including content for abstracts, manuscripts, congress presentations, monographs, advisory board meetings, slide decks, etc.
  • Overseeing Medical Information function and Medical Communications vendor/agency selection, training and management
  • Developing strategic direction, implementation and oversight of medical information services (e.g. accessing scientific literature, maintaining a repository of relevant articles to support the company, developing standard response letters and Medical Affairs tools, responding to medical inquiry escalations, and management of the Medical Information Call Center)
  • Participating in MLR (medical/legal/regulatory) review of promotional and medical materials, as needed
  • Participating and collaborating in cross-functional meetings
  • Planning for medical congresses
  • Hiring, training, coaching, performance review, and professional development of direct reports
  • Managing the Medical Communications and Information department budget

The Director, Medical Communications and Information position should be able to travel, including international travel, for at least 20% of time, depending on business needs.

 

Education and Experience

  • MD/DO, PharmD, or PhD in scientific field required
  • 8+ years of Medical Affairs experience within the pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical industry
  • 5+ years of MSL experience, 3+ years of line management experience
  • CMPP certification a plus
  • Urology experience preferred
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations, ICH guidance, and GCP regulations
  • Knowledge of drug development, scientific communications and the scientific publication process (GPP)

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple complex projects/tasks at the same time
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly proficient using Microsoft Word, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and SharePoint; or similar applications and systems
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work across locations and time zones
  • A commitment to collaborative leadership, management, teamwork, delegation, and the maintenance of a professional culture based on trust and mutual respect
  • Assists the VP, Medical Affairs in developing Medical Affairs strategy that encompasses the Medical Communications and Information (Med Comm & Info) functions. Oversees the Med Comm & Info department and provides strategic oversight of the development of high quality medical and scientific collateral
  • Participates in selection, contract negotiation, training and supervision of the work of vendors for various Medical Affairs activities, including the Medical Information Call Center, medical advisory boards, medical tool development, and medical writing; ensures work is high quality and developed on time and on budget
  • Represents Med Comm & Info as an integral member of cross-functional teams, including commercial, legal, regulatory, managed markets and clinical development
  • Hires, trains, coaches and develops Med Comm & Info team; includes setting measurable goals and ensuring team members execute successfully against the Med Comm & Info strategy
  • Manages the Medical Comm & Info department budget

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