Director, New Product Planning

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, Bridgewater, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Morrisville, NC, or Remote

Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.

The Opportunity:

The Director, New Product Planning will serve as New Product Planning (NPP) lead for early stage assets and lead key strategic initiatives to ensure Arena maintains commercial leadership in disease areas of interest through pipeline planning and corporate development targeting by:

  • Providing an early and objective view of the unmet needs, target profile, market potential, competitive landscape and commercial risks associated with pipeline assets in early clinical and preclinical development phases. Coordinate pre-commercialization activities for these pipeline assets prior to handing them off to commercial teams;
  • Leading cross-functional commercial teams to provide input into global development plans for pipeline assets;
  • Serving as a commercial leader to develop short team and long term strategies for success in key disease areas and/or areas of commercial focus;
  • Working with Corporate Development, R&D, and commercial to define and evolve disease areas or commercial areas of interest for the company.

What You Will Dive Into:

  • Within a cross-functional commercial and clinical team, craft Life-Cycle Management plan for late stage or approved products including but not limited to phase 4 studies, new indications, new formulations, expanded patient population, combination studies and other studies to support product value proposition
  • Craft and support execution of Therapeutic Area (TA) strategies to establish company leadership across company core disease areas via organ internal pipeline development and corporate development activities
  • Provide global commercial perspective to early clinical development decisions (ph2 or earlier) on key factors such as indications, endpoints, populations and trial comparator to ensure through analysis and understanding of the necessary clinical and regulatory threshold to ensure successful commercialization, market differentiation, and alignment with over-arching corporate pipeline strategy.
  • Identify, develop and champion product development strategies, and facilitate decision-making through the communication of commercial strategy to optimize overall market value of each asset
  • Develop early commercialization plans for early pipeline assets with cross-functional input (e.g. market access, medical affairs, Competitive Intelligence, marketing), including a commercial assessment of the market, PTS and asset opportunity that is used to facilitate clinical development planning, brand strategy development, patient insights, value proposition, financial valuation, and budgeting
  • Stay abreast of treatment landscape and key competitors in order to adapt marketing strategies accordingly to ensure success of responsible assets

What We Expect:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., business, chemistry, biology); Advanced Degree (MBA, PhD, PharmD) preferred
  • 10+ years biopharmaceutical industry experience; specific experiences in cardiovascular and/or autoimmune/inflammatory TAs preferred
  • At least 6 years in commercial roles (brand marketing, sales, market research/analytics, new product planning, managed markets, corporate development); global experience preferred
  • Experience defining disease area strategies or corporate strategy experience required
  • Deep understanding of pharmaceutical R&D process required; prefer prior experience working with development teams
  • Significant experience leading cross-functional teams, including senior leaders, to accomplish shared goals
  • Demonstrated exceptional strategic thinking ability
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and translate clinical/scientific information
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., business, chemistry, biology); Advanced Degree (MBA, PhD, PharmD) preferred
  • 10+ years biopharmaceutical industry experience; specific experiences in cardiovascular and/or autoimmune/inflammatory TAs preferred
  • At least 6 years in commercial roles (brand marketing, sales, market research/analytics, new product planning, managed markets, corporate development); global experience preferred
  • Experience defining disease area strategies or corporate strategy experience required
  • Deep understanding of pharmaceutical R&D process required; prefer prior experience working with development teams
  • Significant experience leading cross-functional teams, including senior leaders, to accomplish shared goals
  • Demonstrated exceptional strategic thinking ability
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and translate clinical/scientific information
  • Financial modeling skills (discounted cash flow with associated NPV and scenario sensitivity analysis) are preferred

What We Offer:

  • To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives
  • Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions
  • Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives
  • Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans)
  • Generous matching 401k retirement plan
  • Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year
  • Multi-cultural work environment
  • Company celebrations

This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado.

Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com .

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Associate Director, Accounting

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, Bridgewater, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Morrisville, NC, or Remote

Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.

The Opportunity: Associate Director, Accounting

We are seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to join our team. The Associate Director, Accounting will be responsible for oversight and direction of day-to-day transactional accounting operations and will be directly responsible for overseeing Accounts Payable, Payroll, Stock Administration and eventually Customer Finance/Accounts Receivable. This position requires a hands-on approach to coaching and mentoring and will be critical in designing and implementing first-class accounting processes to support our company's growth.

What You Will Dive Into:

  • Review and ensure accurate, timely and efficient processing of all accounting transactions
  • Provide supervision and support to all direct reports and oversee third-party service providers (payroll compliance, stock plan administrators, etc.)
  • Support efforts to improve accounting processes and systems to enhance operational efficiencies and produce accurate and timely financial information
  • Develop and implement processes, systems and controls in expansion and integration of A/P, A/R and payroll for the US and collaborate on global build
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of Sarbanes-Oxley internal control certification requirements. Ensure compliance with established controls
  • Coordinate with external auditors on quarterly reviews, annual audits, and Sarbanes-Oxley testing and compliance.
  • Provide support to Controller for Audit Committee and Board presentations
  • Build positive working relationships with other departmental managers
  • Perform other general accounting duties and special projects as assigned

What We Expect:

  • BA in Accounting or Finance, a combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered.
  • 8 + years of progressive accounting experience, particularly in areas of A/P, payroll, stock admin and/or A/R
  • Public biotech/pharmaceutical company experience
  • Demonstrated success leading and mentoring a team
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent decision-making, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, scientific-oriented environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Public accounting experience
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics 365 ERP system
  • Experience with international expansion of operations, especially in Europe

What We Offer:

  • To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives
  • Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions
  • Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives
  • Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans)
  • Generous matching 401k retirement plan
  • Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year
  • Multi-cultural work environment
  • Company celebrations

This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado.

Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com .

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Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp .

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Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA
Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.
The Opportunity: We are currently seeking an Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs experienced in regulatory affairs to join the team at Arena. The incumbent is responsible for supporting US regulatory strategy and planning activities associated with assigned programs with minimal oversight. High quality documents intended for inclusion in submissions to global health authorities are key work products of this role. Activities include managing submissions, managing, and coordinating engagements with Health Authorities (specifically FDA), managing responses to health authority queries, and liaising with CROs. The role participates in the development and monitoring of the US regulatory environment and updating of standards and processes related to drug and biologics US regulations. Efficiency and effectiveness in delivering the work products are critical to success in the job. The position will report to the program-specific Global Regulatory Lead (GRL) and will be a key member of the Regulatory Strategy team. What You Will Dive Into: Develop and implement tactics to facilitate the creation, review and approval of regulatory documents supporting clinical development activities leading to marketing application submission, review and approval Preparation of initial BLA, NDA, or INDs, Health Authority meeting briefing documents. Coordinate and facilitate planning and execution of team engagements with health authorities, including meetings and all correspondence Review technical reports and summary documents for submission to FDA and global health authorities (e.g., clinical protocols and study reports; investigator brochures, pharmacology & toxicology reports, DSURs) for adherence to regulatory guidelines, strategies, and commitments Coordinate and administer work processes within the company's electronic document management system (EDMS) that lead to approval of documentation intended for regulatory submission Coordinate with contract research organizations (CROs) to ensure provision of documents supporting clinical trials and submission activities in countries outside the US Familiarity with the interpretation of applicable FDA, Canadian, EU, PMDA and ICH guidelines related to clinical trial and marketing applications Provide and manage tactical regulatory plans supporting program team goals Lead, manage, and coordinate the content development process (planning, creation, review and approval) of selected regulatory documentation for inclusion in submissions to health authorities Provide advice to authors on the interpretation of templates (including internal and external regulatory guidelines) and the content of modules Draft regulatory documentation from approved sources. Review regulatory documentation for consistency and compliance with guidelines Prepare data for inclusion in regulatory submissions supporting development activities, including NDAs, INDs, IMPDs, QOSs (Canada), CTAs and DSURs Author and review forms supporting information in INDs and CTAs Coordinate responses to questions from health authorities Other duties as assigned or required What We Expect: BS or higher level degree in a science-related discipline Minimum of 8 years' experience in a regulatory function in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry Experience in producing development (IND/CTA) and marketing applications (NDA/MAA) in eCTD format for global health authority submissions Knowledge of product development activities, including non-clinical studies, clinical trials, and manufacturing NDA/MAA preparation and/or commercialization experience preferred Strong leadership, organization, and prioritization skills Excellent analytical and project planning skills Exceptional written and verbal communication skills Proven ability to manage in a matrix environment and to work collaboratively across all levels of the organization Working knowledge of an EDMS Highly proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project, and SharePoint; experience with Smartsheet is helpful Hands-on individual who appreciates growth opportunities offered in a dynamic, fast-growing pharmaceutical company Travel up to 10% What We Offer: To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans) Generous matching 401k retirement plan Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year Multi-cultural work environment Company celebrations This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado. Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com . By submitting a resume for consideration, applicants verify that they have read Arena's Applicant Personal Information Privacy Notice . Do you now, or will you in the future, need sponsorship from an employer in order to obtain, renew or extend your work authorization in the U.S.? *
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As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Why are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . How do you know if you have a disability? You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition. Disabilities include, but are not limited to: Autism Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS Blind or low vision Cancer Cardiovascular or heart disease Celiac disease Cerebral palsy Deaf or hard of hearing Depression or anxiety Diabetes Epilepsy Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome Intellectual disability Missing limbs or partially missing limbs Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson's disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS) Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression Disability Status 1 Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . 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Associate Director, Clinical Operations

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, Bridgewater, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Morrisville, NC, or Remote

Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.

The Opportunity: Associate Director, Clinical Operations

The Associate Director (AD), Clinical Operations will lead the planning, execution, and completion of regional/global clinical trials, ensuring alignment of activities with study timelines, budgets, SOPs, GCP and applicable regulatory guidelines. The AD leads the cross-functional clinical trial team and partners with internal and external team members/key stakeholders ensuring alignment of activities with study projects and timelines. The AD will also have accountability for mentoring team and may have direct line management responsibilities.

What You Will Dive Into:

  • Leads the clinical operations team (CTMs, CRAs and CTAs) and cross-functional clinical trial team in the planning, execution, and completion of clinical trials, ensuring alignment of activities with study timelines, budgets, SOPs, GCP and applicable regulatory guidelines
  • Contributes expertise in all operational activities relating to the execution of clinical trials
  • Supports program management with supportable and clear timeline projections
  • Interacts and develops relationships with key opinion leaders, potential/selected investigators, and other key experts through attendance at therapeutic conferences and study investigator meetings
  • Contributes to the development of team and resourcing planning
  • Participates in the selection and oversight of Contract Research Organizations (CROs) and vendors
  • Ensures completion of all study-related materials and systems according to timelines and standards
  • Provides input on the development of eCRF design
  • Responsible for clinical trial material (CTM) label review and approval and assisting with CTM forecasting
  • Responsible for oversight of study budget, investigator and vendor contracts, budgets and payments; completes accruals on a regular basis
  • Proactively identifies and resolves operational issues/processes to ensure achievement of study milestones, data quality and data integrity; escalates study-related issues, risks and mitigation plans to management in a timely manner
  • Oversees recruitment plans and activities to meet study enrollment goals and timelines
  • Provides oversight for the setup, maintenance, and close-out of the Trial Master File and ensures it is complete and audit ready
  • Facilitates GCP QA compliance and contributes to quality variances investigations and audits
  • Understanding of study drug mechanism, prior clinical data and study specific data integration flow well enough to be able to answer basic questions accurately and find answers quickly
  • Develops and leads presentations and trainings for clinical sites, team and investigator meetings
  • Provides oversight for the setup, maintenance, and close-out of the Trial Master File and ensures it is complete and audit ready
  • Develop and drive aggressive recruitment strategies, developing slides and presenting as needed for dermatology program teams and Arena leadership
  • Interacts with and participates in strategy discussions with other functional areas and key stakeholders, including Clinical Development, Data Management, Finance, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Safety, Clinical Supply (Investigational Product) and clinical vendors (e.g., central laboratory, CROs), as needed, to support clinical trial activities
  • Participates in protocol deviation listing reviews and meetings
  • Participates in protocol, table, figure, data listings and clinical study report reviews
  • May have functional reporting responsibilities or indirect reports (eg, study team members)
  • Assists with clinical operations process development, innovative problem solving and training initiatives

What We Expect:

  • 12+ years of relevant and progressive clinical trial management experience
  • Experience in full-cycle drug development
  • Advanced understanding of clinical trials processes, protocols and medical terminology
  • Advanced experience utilizing CTMS, EDC, TMS and related software
  • Prior experience in management and monitoring of CRO and investigative sites
  • Advanced experience with patient recruitment, non-compliance, safety, document management, investigational product, IP accountability, and budget management
  • Broad knowledge of ICH, GCP, IRB/IEC and local regulatory authority drug research & development regulations
  • Strong experience with bio-samples, storage of 3 rd party data
  • Motivated to work in a fast-paced, high accountability environment
  • Travel up to 25%

What We Offer:

  • To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives
  • Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions
  • Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives
  • Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans)
  • Generous matching 401k retirement plan
  • Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year
  • Multi-cultural work environment
  • Company celebrations

This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado.

Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com .

By submitting a resume for consideration, applicants verify that they have read Arena's Applicant Personal Information Privacy Notice .

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Director, Program Management - Market Access

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA
Director, Program Management - Market Access at Arena Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, Bridgewater, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Morrisville, NC, or Remote

Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.
The Opportunity: Reporting to the Head of Program Management for Commercial, the Director, Program Management (PM) - Market Access will partner with the Market Access team to prepare for launch. Market Access is responsible for pricing, contracting, drug distribution, patient services and reporting. The ideal candidate for this role needs a thorough understanding of these activities and experience launching drugs through specialty channels. In addition to working with the Market Access and Commercial teams, this role will engage with medical affairs, legal, compliance, IT, finance and technical operations. To be successful, you will need excellent leadership skills, high emotional intelligence and a thorough understanding of market access. You need to become a seamless member of the Market Access launch team and be viewed as a trusted advisor who develops collaborative relationships and can influence at all levels of the organization. Finally, this role requires a strong planner who is proactive, demonstrates sound judgment and follows through on commitments. What You Will Dive Into:
Owns and manages the Market Access launch readiness plan, leveraging strong processes and project management structure to drive team deliverables Facilitates team and working group meetings, ensuring results-oriented meetings and positive team dynamics Collaborates with ePMO colleagues to coordinate launch activities with the phase 3 Launch Leadership Team and NDA Filing Team Fosters two-way and cross-program communication and ensures that information is being exchanged in a timely fashion to the relevant stakeholders Prepares program updates that communicate progress, identify risks and raise awareness of upcoming milestones Facilitates effective team performance by establishing clear roles and responsibilities, engaging the appropriate stakeholders, presenting information in a clear, consistent manner and facilitating productive discussion and decision making Develops mechanisms to communicate program decisions to the appropriate stakeholders to improve planning and ensure alignment Develops a comprehensive view of Arena's launch readiness plan and the impact of scope, timeline or budget changes on the Market Access team Monitor risks impacting launch execution and serve as a point of escalation to resolve issues within Market Access and prepare recommendations when issues need to be escalated Support the design and facilitation of launch readiness review meetings Monitor and communicate the launch status of Market Access and serve as the point of contact for updates to launch team members, senior leaders and other relevant stakeholders Ensure that the Market Access working teams have comprehensive, up to date plans and a clear understanding of expectations and priorities Implement annual processes within Market Access (i.e., corporate strategy, financial planning, goal setting, business reviews) Other duties as assigned or required What We Expect: PMP or similar certification preferred 10+ years of relevant and progressive experience in program management Significant experience launching specialty drugs with a thorough understanding of Market Access Advanced Excel, Power Point, SharePoint and SmartSheet skills required Clear understanding of the critical path and a drive to find solutions to meet or exceed timelines Demonstrated ability to act/think strategically and see “the big picture”, all the while being hands on Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and manage others, even if not direct reports/formal authority Detail-oriented with effective problem-solving and troubleshooting skills Process oriented with the ability to understand complex data and information Passion for science Travel up to 15% (US and International) What We Offer: To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans) Generous matching 401k retirement plan Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year Multi-cultural work environment Company celebrations This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado. Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com . By submitting a resume for consideration, applicants verify that they have read Arena's Applicant Personal Information Privacy Notice . Are you legally eligible to work in the United States? *
Will you, now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status? *
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As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. 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Director, Field Medical Operations

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA
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San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, Bridgewater, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Morrisville, NC, or Remote

Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.

The Opportunity:

The Director, Field Medical Operations is accountable for ensuring the strategic alignment and operational execution of field based medical team (FBMT) activities and the development, delivery, and reporting of prioritized Field Excellence initiatives to strengthen MSL capabilities across the organization. Working in collaboration with Medical Affairs leadership across programs, s/he provides strategic solutions to optimize FBMT capabilities including tactical planning, performance analytics and measurement, and process documentation. This individual is responsible for the development and refresh of medical materials to support field initiatives/educational programs. Provides data to support insights & analytics to inform internal stakeholders. Provides oversight to field facing IT tools/systems and serves as a super user for Veeva CRM.

What You Will Dive Into:

  • Responsible for strategic and tactical operational planning and execution, process documentation, and improvement
  • Responsible for coordinating processes/procedures across TAs for Field Medical. Routinely assists in assessing FM tools with industry standards and benchmarks and oversight of IT tools/systems
  • Serves as an active member of the Field Medical Leadership Team to coordinate operational initiatives across TAs
  • Manages logistical support, attends and evaluates various field-based meetings/Advisory Boards
  • In conjunction with Field Medical Leadership, is responsible for oversight and refresh of all field tools, guidance documents, playbooks, medical materials, etc.
  • Serves as liaison to support insight analytics and performance management dashboards; manages processes and capabilities for gathering actionable insights to inform key internal stakeholders
  • Responsible for primary system administration support for Veeva CRM and participates in associated internal Veeva Governance teams; assists with Veeva Vault administration for MA
  • Directs and supports the development and implementation of a KOL Engagement model ensuring a strategically aligned and consistent approach across all programs
  • Supports and leads Field Medical Launch Readiness initiatives (e.g. insights platform, KOL management and mapping, vendor resources, etc.)
  • Manages and supports medical material content development, medical training, MSL certification, and MLR review to improve FBMT competencies and professional development
  • Supports operational field deployment initiatives to ensure seamless implementation and scale
  • Serves as liaison between IT, commercial, marketing, market access, clinical development, and clinical operations to identify challenges, develop solutions, operationalize, and deliver field execution insights to influence and inform strategic decisions
  • Executes ad hoc leadership request and strategic projects
  • Develop deep scientific expertise in GI, Derm, and other therapeutic areas as our pipeline develops

What We Expect:

  • Advanced degree (PhD, PharmD or MD) preferred, with at least 7-10 years of relevant pharmaceutical/biotech experience
  • Strong knowledge of medical affairs strategy and clinical development/operations matrix
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to present medical/scientific information in a clear and concise manner
  • In-depth experience working with Veeva and/or Salesforce.com for field team performance management and outcome-based reporting
  • Excellent strategic thinking capabilities with ability to synthesize large amounts of information and logically structure PowerPoint deliverables
  • Strong communication and project management skills
  • Driven, highly self-motivated, confident, high-energy, and bright individual
  • Proven track record of strong strategic leadership, teamwork, innovation, project management and demonstrated ability to manage, lead and mentor individuals
  • Ability to understand and align the needs from global, regional and national perspectives
  • Ability to oversee the creation of strategic, long-range plans that are aligned with strategies across the organization and to implement them successfully.
  • Ability to function well, both independently and within a team setting, in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Relevant therapeutic area knowledge, ideally inflammatory bowel diseases, IBS, and dermatology
  • Able to travel up to ~60% of time

What We Offer:

  • To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives
  • Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions
  • Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives
  • Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans)
  • Generous matching 401k retirement plan
  • Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year
  • Multi-cultural work environment
  • Company celebrations

This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado.

Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com .

By submitting a resume for consideration, applicants verify that they have read Arena's Applicant Personal Information Privacy Notice .

Are you legally eligible to work in the United States? *

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Completion of the form is entirely voluntary . Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

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Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of federal contractors under Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp .

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Associate Director, Global Commercial Operations Data Management

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA
Associate Director, Global Commercial Operations Data Management at Arena Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, or Remote

Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.
The Opportunity: The Associate Director, Global Commercial Operations Data Management will be responsible for creating and building the data processes and infrastructure that will serve as the foundation for Arena's commercial operations function. This individual will design, create and build the U.S. commercial operations data infrastructure and have a direct impact on the successful commercialization of Arena's portfolio, starting with the launch of Etrasimod in Ulcerative Colitis. This role will focus on U.S. commercial data systems/management and commercial field technology solutions as they relate to commercial operations. This individual will also play a critical role in establishing an effective analytical foundation for the organization by creating/establishing data governance around the acquisition and management of Arena's syndicated and non-syndicated commercial data assets. The Associate Director, Global Commercial Operations Data Management will build and lead a Commercial Data Management function that effectively supports the U.S. Commercial Data Strategy, MDM implementation, CRM build and integration, sales reporting and distribution strategy alignment with Market Access and Specialty Pharmacy Data Aggregation. In addition, this individual will collaborate with IT to design, build and maintain all commercial field technology solutions including Veeva CRM and others as required to support commercial operational excellence. Additional responsibilities may include contributing to sales force size and structure, field force alignment and deployment, incentive compensation and sample management. What You Will Dive Into:
Build a Commercial Data Management Function: Create data governance to ensure centralized data acquisition/supplier management and implement the data quality process for master data. Responsibilities also include executing and enhancing the U.S. commercial data strategy, MDM platform capabilities implementation/execution and related automation process, sales reporting, partnering effectively with BAI, managing third party vendor relationships and specialty pharmacy data aggregation to ensure timely and accurate delivery of key channel data. Partner with IT to design, build and maintain all commercial field technology solutions: Includes Veeva CRM, field reporting and sales analytics platforms and others as required. Work collaboratively with the Information Technology organization to ensure the development of commercial data strategies, systems and solutions that will allow Arena to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of the commercial organization. Incentive Compensation: Assist in the creation and execution of a highly competitive IC program that recognizes and rewards exceptional performance. Responsible for the integration of sales data with the incentive compensation program that will determine sales force goal attainment performance and compensation. Assist in the creation of sales force deployment strategies: This includes creating size, structure, targeting, call planning and geographical alignment to maximize field force impact. Sales Reporting: Create Arena's first automated sales reports that provide valuable insights to executive leadership, internal partners and field employees. Build and Lead a Team of Direct Reports: Build and lead a team of talented individuals to support the commercial data management and field technology solution functions. What We Expect: Bachelor's degree required, MBA or MS in related field preferred 10+ years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, with 5+ years commercial operations leadership experience Highly motivated and curious leader with the desire to be an innovator in building a commercial data and CRM/Field Technology infrastructure that supports best in class field execution in launching Arena's portfolio Proven leadership in a combination of commercial roles and strategic impact across multiple functions Builds and retains highly impactful teams by hiring, developing and challenging top talent Exceptional track record in product launches Ideal candidate has a combination of small/start-up company experience as well as working at established biopharmaceutical companies Knowledge of common industry data assets and vendors such as IQVIA, Symphony, DRG, MMIT and Specialty Pharmacy and Distributor data Experience driving the build and support of commercial field technology applications (such as CRM) is required Ability to effectively manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, cross-functional environment Knowledge of sales incentive compensation concepts, sales reporting, workforce sizing, territory alignment, segmentation and targeting What We Offer: To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans) Generous matching 401k retirement plan Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year Multi-cultural work environment Company celebrations This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado. Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com . By submitting a resume for consideration, applicants verify that they have read Arena's Applicant Personal Information Privacy Notice . Are you legally eligible to work in the United States? *
Will you, now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status? *
U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary) Individuals seeking employment at Arena Pharmaceuticals are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary . Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file. Gender Are you Hispanic/Latino? Race & Ethnicity Definitions If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows: A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. Veteran Status Form CC-305 OMB Control Number 1250-0005 Expires 05/31/2023 Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Why are you being asked to complete this form? We are a federal contractor or subcontractor required by law to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We are also required to measure our progress toward having at least 7% of our workforce be individuals with disabilities. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had a disability. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we ask all of our employees to update their information at least every five years. Identifying yourself as an individual with a disability is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer will be maintained confidentially and not be seen by selecting officials or anyone else involved in making personnel decisions. Completing the form will not negatively impact you in any way, regardless of whether you have self-identified in the past. 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Disabilities include, but are not limited to: Autism Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, or HIV/AIDS Blind or low vision Cancer Cardiovascular or heart disease Celiac disease Cerebral palsy Deaf or hard of hearing Depression or anxiety Diabetes Epilepsy Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, or irritable bowel syndrome Intellectual disability Missing limbs or partially missing limbs Nervous system condition for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson's disease, or Multiple sclerosis (MS) Psychiatric condition, for example, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD, or major depression Disability Status 1 Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp . 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Director, ePMO Special Projects

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA

San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, Bridgewater, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Morrisville, NC, or Remote

Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.

The Opportunity:

Reporting directly to the Vice President, Enterprise Program Management Office (ePMO), the Director, ePMO Special Projects will act as an internal consultant for Arena. This role will conduct a gap analysis of current activities to help Arena scale for growth. The scope of projects may include governance, decision making, role clarity, operating models, reporting, resource planning, communications or team effectiveness. The ideal candidate will have experience with drug development programs and/or commercial launch activities. This is a collaborative role involving regular engagement with stakeholders to identify solutions that can be readily adopted within departments and the organization.

What You Will Dive Into:

  • Conduct a needs assessment of current programs
  • Identify operating models, processes, templates or systems that may need to evolve as the organization adds new therapeutic areas, commercializes drugs and expands globally
  • Develop a roadmap that prioritizes the initiatives needed to scale Arena's processes
  • Create a business case for complex projects requiring headcount or budget and present to the Executive Team for approval
  • Scope, design and lead special projects across Arena
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to implement new processes, systems or structures
  • Serve as a thought partner for functional leaders who are launching new projects
  • Help scope new initiatives that may need internal consulting support

What We Expect:

  • PMP or similar certification preferred
  • Experience in drug development or commercialization
  • 10-12+ years of relevant and progressive experience
  • 7+ years of program management experience required
  • 5+ years of direct/indirect management experience required
  • Significant to advanced experience using Excel, Power Point, SharePoint and SmartSheet
  • Advanced understanding of program management and associated deliverables, tools and expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to act/think strategically and see the big picture
  • Sound judgment and leadership skills
  • Strong facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Detail-oriented with effective problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Process oriented with the ability to understand complex data, evaluate processes and implement improvements
  • Travel up to 15% (US and International)

What We Offer:

  • To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives
  • Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions
  • Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives
  • Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans)
  • Generous matching 401k retirement plan
  • Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year
  • Multi-cultural work environment
  • Company celebrations

This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado.

Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com .

By submitting a resume for consideration, applicants verify that they have read Arena's Applicant Personal Information Privacy Notice .

Are you legally eligible to work in the United States? *

Will you, now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status? *

U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is voluntary)

Individuals seeking employment at Arena Pharmaceuticals are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

Completion of the form is entirely voluntary . Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

Gender Are you Hispanic/Latino? Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Veteran Status

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OMB Control Number 1250-0005

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Associate Director, New Product Planning

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA
Associate Director, New Product Planning at Arena Pharmaceuticals San Diego, CA, Boston, MA, Bridgewater, NJ, Philadelphia, PA, Morrisville, NC, or Remote

Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.
The Opportunity: The Associate Director, New Product Planning (NPP) will serve as New Product Planning (NPP) co-lead for early stage assets and lead key strategic initiatives to ensure Arena maintains commercial leadership in disease areas of interest through pipeline planning and corporate development targeting by: Provide an early and objective view of the unmet needs, target profile, market potential, competitive landscape and commercial risks associated with pipeline assets in early clinical and preclinical development phases. Coordinate pre-commercialization activities for these pipeline assets prior to handing them off to commercial teams. Lead cross-functional commercial teams to provide input into global development plans for pipeline assets; serve as a commercial leader to develop short team and long term strategies for success in key disease areas and/or areas of commercial focus Work with Corporate Development , R&D and commercial to define and evolve disease areas or commercial areas of interest for the company What You Will Dive Into:
Within a cross-functional commercial and clinical team, contribute to generation of Life-Cycle Management plan for late stage or approved products including but not limited to phase 4 studies, new indications, new formulations, expanded patient population, combination studies and other studies to support product value proposition Craft and support execution of Therapeutic Area (TA) strategies to establish company leadership across company core disease areas via organ internal pipeline development and corporate development activities Gather and provide global commercial perspective to early clinical development decisions (ph2 or earlier) on key factors such as indications, endpoints, populations and trial comparator to ensure through analysis and understanding of the necessary clinical and regulatory threshold to ensure successful commercialization, market differentiation, and alignment with over-arching corporate pipeline strategy. Support product development strategies, and facilitate decision-making through the communication of commercial strategy to optimize overall market value of each asset Develop early commercialization plans for early pipeline assets with cross-functional input (e.g. market access, medical affairs, Competitive Intelligence, marketing), including a commercial assessment of the market, PTS and asset opportunity that is used to facilitate clinical development planning, brand strategy development, patient insights, value proposition, financial valuation, and budgeting Conduct market analyses to shape optimized target product profiles and product positioning Support all pipeline communication and activities for early stage assets Advise on commercial assessments of potential BD and M&A opportunities Provide forecasts for responsible assets Stay abreast of treatment landscape and key competitors in order to adapt marketing strategies accordingly to ensure success of responsible assets What We Expect: Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., business, chemistry, biology); Advanced Degree (MBA, PhD, PharmD) preferred 5+ years biopharmaceutical industry experience; specific experiences in cardiovascular and/or autoimmune/inflammatory TAs preferred At least 2 years in commercial roles (brand marketing, sales, market research/analytics, new product planning, managed markets, corporate development); global experience preferred Experience defining disease area strategies or corporate strategy experience required Deep understanding of pharmaceutical R&D process required; prefer prior experience working with development teams Significant experience leading cross-functional teams, including senior leaders, to accomplish shared goals Demonstrated exceptional strategic thinking ability What We Offer: To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans) Generous matching 401k retirement plan Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year Multi-cultural work environment Company celebrations This role is to be filled outside of the state of Colorado. Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com . By submitting a resume for consideration, applicants verify that they have read Arena's Applicant Personal Information Privacy Notice . Are you legally eligible to work in the United States? *
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In-house Clinical Research Associate

Arena Pharmaceuticals
San Diego, CA
Arena Pharmaceuticals is driven to deliver novel, transformational medicines with optimized pharmacology and pharmacokinetics to patients globally. Arena's proprietary pipeline includes multiple potentially first or best-in-class assets with broad clinical utility.
The Opportunity:

The In-house Clinical Research Associate (CRA) supports global and regional clinical trial managers and trial leaders in the planning, designing, executing, monitoring and reporting of clinical trials. The IHCRA partners with internal and external team members/key stakeholders ensuring alignment of activities with study projects and timelines to include, but not limited to, essential document collection and review; investigative site recruitment & feasibility; FDA/GCP/ICH and regulatory compliance; data management and query resolution; document and SOP review; study document/plan development and review; maintenance and close-out of in-house site management activities; and clinical operations support activities and tasks.

What you will dive into:

* Supports the global and regional clinical trial managers and trial leaders in the planning, execution and reporting of clinical trials, ensuring alignment of activities with study timelines, budgets, SOPs, GCP and applicable regulatory guidelines
* Performs an array of assigned duties including investigative site recruitment/feasibility; essential document collection and review; ICF review; study document/plan development and review; maintenance and close-out of in-house site management activities in accordance with the protocol; standard operating procedures (SOPs); ICH/GCP guidelines and all applicable regulatory requirements
* Assists in review and approval of monitoring reports
* May conduct co-monitoring or observational visits at investigational sites
* Assists with the preparation and finalization of investigators contracts, budgets and payments
* Obtain, review (to ensure completeness, accuracy, and regulatory compliance), and process essential regulatory, administrative documents, and Informed Consent Forms (ICFs)
* Works with Technical Operations and/or CTAs to Initiate investigational product shipments as needed and ensures that supplies are adequate/appropriate for assigned studies and sites
* Interacts with other functional areas and key stakeholders, including Clinical Development, Data Management, Finance, Regulatory, Quality Assurance, Safety, Clinical Supply (Investigational Product) and clinical vendors (e.g., central laboratory, CROs), as needed, to support clinical trial activities
* Supports the Regional Clinical Trial Manager in start-up and management and oversight of vendors including the review of specifications, charters and plans
* Ongoing interaction with clinical operations team members and Investigator site staff to obtain and relay key study issues, status updates and other study information to the clinical trial team and management
* Participates in development and improvement of department processes, best practices, and tools and templates related to clinical trial management and operations
* Participates in the review and development of CRFs and CRF guidelines
* Performs in-house review of CRF data for completeness and accuracy, and resolves data management/query issues with study sites and vendors as needed
* Reviews data to identify protocol deviations and risks to subject safety/data integrity
* Works with CTAs to obtain licensing for study tools and assessments
* Evaluates execution of study protocol at the site level. Uses judgment and experience to evaluate overall performance of site and site staff to provide recommendations regarding site-specific actions; immediately communicate/escalate serious issues to the study team.
* Work with assigned CTAs and CROs to ensure study activities are documented via confirmation letters, follow-up letters, trip reports, communication logs, and other required study documents as per SOPs and the Study Monitoring Plan
* Supports and monitors clinical trials to ensure sponsor and investigator obligations are met and in compliance with the currently approved protocol/amendment(s); applicable study procedures; applicable federal and local regulatory requirements; GCP; and company policy and procedures
* Supports the oversight of all activities listed and ensures all duties/documents/protocols/etc. meet Arena's expectations, and delivers them in accordance with the sponsor expectations, trial protocol, ICH/GCP guidelines and applicable SOPs (local/US/international)
* Verifies that the rights and well-being of human subjects are protected, and that the reported trial data are accurate, complete and verifiable from source documents
* Performs other work-related duties as assigned or required

What we expect:

* Bachelor's degree, preferred
* 5+ years of relevant and progressive experience with clinical trials
* Experience in all stages of drug development/pharma (study start-up, maintenance, database lock etc.) and strong understanding of clinical trial processes, protocols and medical terminology
* Prior experience in management and monitoring of CRO and investigative sites, preferred
* Experience with patient recruitment, non-compliance, safety, document management, investigational product, IP accountability
* Strong written and verbal communication and computer literacy (eg, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook); strong experience utilizing CTMS, EDC, TMS and related software
* Knowledge of ICH GCP, IRB/IEC and local regulatory authority drug research & development regulations
* Motivated to work in a fast-paced, high accountability environment
* Experience with bio-samples, storage of 3rd party data, preferred
* Experience in Arena's focused therapeutic areas, preferred
* Travel potentially up to 30%

What We Offer:

* To be part of a growing company and fantastic team passionate about developing novel drug therapies to improve people's lives
* Opportunities to learn and contribute to creative solutions
* Competitive compensation package including long-term incentives
* Comprehensive health insurance (highly subsidized cost sharing on all medical plans)
* Generous matching 401k retirement plan
* Flexible time off policy and holidays including two company-wide shut-down periods each year
* Multi-cultural work environment
* Company celebrations

Arena celebrates and supports our differences and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. Arena is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance due to a disability, you may contact us at jobs@arenapharm.com.

By submitting a resume for consideration, applicants verify that they have read Arena's Applicant Personal Information Privacy Notice .

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