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Clinical Project Lead V

Saviance Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
February 14, 2018

Job Title: Clinical Project Lead V

Job Location: Cambridge, MA

Duration: 24 Months

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Associate Director/Director of Trade Operations, this position will be responsible for the planning, implementation, tracking, and maintenance of Rare Disease contract management activities for multiple Enzyme Replacement Therapies (ERTs), Substrate Reduction Therapies (SRT) and Endocrinology products in the U.S. The candidate must work independently as a leader capable of strategic decision-making and transversal cooperation, as these critical business activities must align with multiple business initiatives and impact the ability of the business to supply product to patients and meet revenue forecasts. This position will also provide leadership and guidance as the expert on Specialty Pharmacy contracts and data management. The candidate must be solution-oriented, operationally savvy, creative, highly organized, flexible, and adept at handling multiple projects with tight deadlines via multiple stakeholders. This will be a visible position interacting with many internal and external functional groups. The Contract Manager, Trade Operations is expected to operate in the accordance with company policies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Privacy, FDA or other requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

• Responsible for resolving contractual issues. Determines and implements strategy concerning when and how to resolve issues.

• Responsible for accurately validating Specialty Pharmacy data for Enzyme Replacement Therapy (ERT), Substrate Reduction Therapies (SRT), and Endocrine which strongly impacts product demand forecasts order to maintain accurate demand plans for all products and drive revenue

• Validate all invoices related to Specialty Pharmacy data fees for accuracy and approve/reject as appropriate. Annual data fees 2M

• Develop budget and forecast financial/business impact of different scenarios to all stakeholders for each ERT and Endocrine product in accordance with business strategies and distribution channel development.

• Execute on US Rare Diseases business plan for all products to enhance patients’ adherence rates; strategize and initiate corrective actions to close the gap to targets and goals

• Demonstrate comprehensive and proficient understanding of orphan diseases and their treatment plans; possess a solid understand of market, patient, and reimbursement dynamics of orphan drugs

• Analyze data, metrics, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to advise field teams and cross-functional leadership teams on appropriate business strategies to deliver on financial goals

• Lead in cross-functional and cross-brand teams with Medical, Legal, IT, Patient Education Liaisons, Marketing, Sales, Case Management, Market Access and Commercial Operations to drive business decisions and projects

• Act as a champion of internal stakeholder departments to assure that services and distribution related requirements are met during contract revisions and pipeline product contract development

• Manage and lead multiple strategic cross-functional and cross-business projects with tight deadlines; facilitate the definition of project scope, goals, and deliverables based on project charters defined by Senior Management

• Works independently as a leader and exercises considerable latitude in driving business strategies and goals to completion with agreed objectives and scope


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree Required, Advanced Degree preferred, with 8-10 years of experience in relevant environment (healthcare, operations, or related industry).

Proven ability to communicate and present effectively to senior leaders, cross-functional and cross-organizational teams

Ability to facilitate discussions and drive issues to resolution

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point) and organizational skills required

Must be attentive to detail and able to handle a dynamic and complex environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong leadership/management and analytic skills, ability to deliver on business initiatives in a timely manner

Proven ability to lead and influence teams without direct authority

Highly self-directed; must be able to proactively and independently resolve issues and manage projects with minimal direction