Vernalis Therapeutics, Inc. operates from our headquarters in Berwyn, PA.

 

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If you are interested in joining our Field Sales Team, selling our range of pharmaceutical products, either as a Pharmaceutical Sales Specialist or a Regional Sales Director, please click here to explore current openings and apply. For all other opportunities please see below.

 

We operate an equal opportunities employment policy. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following position(s):

 

PHARMACEUTICAL BRAND LEADER
Vernalis Therapeutics – Berwyn, PA
Full-Time

The Position

The U.S. Commercial Leadership Team at Vernalis Therapeutics, Inc. (VTI) is looking to appoint a Brand Leader who will contribute to the development of strategies and tactics that drive industry-leading performance of the full VTI cough and cold portfolio. Based in Berwyn, Pennsylvania and reporting to the Marketing Director, the successful candidate will need to understand the dynamics and nuances of the prescription pharmaceutical market, have experience on both the marketing and sales side of the business, and thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. This U.S. business leadership role provides the opportunity for an individual contributor to build VTI's commercial business from the very beginning, thus helping shape the future outlook for the overall company.

Position Responsibilities

  • Develops and executes key marketing activities & deliverables for VTI's full portfolio of cough and cold products, including, but not limited to, the following:
    • Development of key positioning and messaging platforms
    • Development of key assets used by the Sales Force
    • Development and execution of Media and Digital strategies and tactics
    • Creation of Congress strategies and activities
    • Management of all market research effort on behalf of the Portfolio
  • Partners with leadership to develop a compelling commercial plan and helps define a budget that effectively and efficiently delivers against this plan
  • Involves key stakeholders in every step of the planning process to ensure strong alignment and pull-through
  • Leads execution of the tactical plan and delivers programs on time and within budget
  • Partners with Sales Leadership to pull-through key marketing initiatives, supports the Sales Force by coordinating key promotional activities, and develops programs and tools to optimize Sales Force Effectiveness
  • Works closely across all functional departments (e.g., Analytics, Commercial Operations, Finance, Medical, Quality Operations, etc.) to ensure consistent messaging and connectivity of marketing initiatives to all other internal and external business needs
  • Continuously assesses the competitive landscape and responds accordingly
  • Works effectively and within regulatory guidelines to exceed goals
  • Ensures quarterly budget management within pre-specified variations

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in area of business, marketing, or life sciences is required; MBA is preferred with a minimum of 5 years related experience
  • Strong business acumen with a proven track record of consistently meeting or exceeding qualitative and/or quantitative targets for success
  • Excellent leadership skills including an ability to function effectively in a matrix organization and lead cross-functional projects
  • Collaborative by nature coupled with an ability to work effectively in a small, entrepreneurial environment
  • Solid knowledge of brand strategy development, creative advertising, promotion, product positioning/messaging, market research and media planning required
  • Successful pharmaceutical sales or sales-facing experience is important (sales management is considered a strong plus)
  • Previous financial management and budgeting experience required
  • Experience managing vendors/agencies
  • Global experience is a plus
  • Skilled at successfully navigating medical, legal, and regulatory review process
  • Must have excellent oral, written and platform communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Click here for a PDF copy of the Job Specification

** Please submit application by 18th August 2017 to HRVTI@vernalis.com **

 

HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGER
Vernalis Therapeutics – Berwyn, PA
Full-Time

 

The Position

 

Vernalis Therapeutics, Inc. (VTI) is looking to appoint a Human Resource Manager who will be dedicated to the growing remote sales staff at the company. Based in Berwyn, Pennsylvania and reporting into Human Resources Management, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the following:

 

Position Responsibilities

 

  • Partners with VP Sales to ensure that Regional Sales Directors (RSDs) and Pharmaceutical Sales Specialists (PSSs) are performing at an optimal level to ensure business success
  • First point of contact for RSDs to resolve any field-based HR issues
  • First point of contact for PSSs on any employment issues
  • Manage the recruitment processes for RSDs and PSSs working with identified recruitment partners
  • Work with Home Office HRM to ensure that all HR policies and processes are optimal in support of the sales force
  • Work with Sales Trainers to identify and potentially deliver required development interventions
  • Partners with Sales Operations as needed to ensure sales performance is optimized

 

Core capabilities include:

 

•Ability to work fast and under pressure

 

•Good understanding of employment laws across the USA

 

•Sound judgement

 

•Ability to identify and nurture talent

 

•Strong coaching skills

 

•Able to quickly build trusted relationships

 

•Able to travel

 

Position Qualifications

 

3-5 years’ experience in Life Sciences environment, Bachelor’s Degree required, track record of working with remote staff, knowledge of recruitment, benefits, state/federal regulations, and new employee training, SHRM, PHR, and/or SPHR certification(s) preferred

 

Excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, tactful, approachable, hands on approach as well as sense of urgency

 

Strong computer skills including proficiency working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 

** Please submit application by 23rd August 2017 to HRVTI@vernalis.com **

 

TRAVEL AND EXPENSE ADMINISTRATOR
Vernalis Therapeutics - Berwyn, PA
Full Time

The Position

Vernalis Therapeutics, Inc. (VTI) is looking to appoint a Travel and Expense Administrator to ensure employee expenses are reported, approved, and paid timely and in accordance with Vernalis’ Travel & Expense (T&E) policy. This role manages travel related vendors, administers corporate card programs, and performs accounting processes related to T&E and other employee expenses. The Travel and Expense Administrator will champion the T&E process from decision to payment, ensuring the T&E policy is applied consistently, ensuring cost control and adequate record keeping. 

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide support to employees for T&E related issues and serve as the liaison between Vernalis and travel partners
  • Clarify policy, provide training and guidance on T&E business practices and expense reporting processes.
  • Identify recommendations for updates to the T&E policy based on practical application of business practices and feedback from stakeholders. Assist management with annual review of policy and with communication of changes to employees.
  • Manage relationship with travel management companies and measure performance against service level agreements.
  • Work with travel partners and internal teams to identify preferred travel vendors (hotel, car, other) which best meet Vernalis’ needs. Update/maintain preferred vendor information and ensure Concur portal appropriately highlights preferred vendors.
  • Coordinate the review and execution of related agreements. Review vendor feedback from travelers and address issues as needed.
  • Provide T&E approval process administration. Obtain approval from appropriate manager and facilitate approvals through portal as necessary. Oversee process for approving non-employee travel.
  • Identify and perform procedures to ensure T&E practices comply with T&E policy.
  • Conduct expense report audits to ensure submissions comply with Vernalis’ policies, are coded accurately, and are supported by appropriate documentation.
  • Provide trend analysis and data analytics to measure compliance with T&E Policy, use of preferred vendors, and measure online vs agent bookings. Identify opportunities for cost savings and workflow efficiencies.
  • Prepare and post journal entries for travel and other corporate card expenses.
  • Manage global corporate card programs, including program administration, day-to-day coordination with credit card companies, the issuance and oversight of individual corporate credit cards to qualified employees, and the reconciliation and payment of global corporate card accounts.
  • Prepare other miscellaneous account reconciliations and journals, as required.
  • Other ad hoc projects, as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Travel Management.
  • 2'3 years of progressive experience in accounting, accounts payable, financial operations, and expense management.
  • Travel industry and travel administration experience a plus.
  • Multi-national experience and exposure to related VAT requirements a plus.
  • Excellent computer skills and proven ability to improve efficiencies through technology
    • Proficiency in Excel
    • Experience with SAP a plus
    • Experience with Concur a plus
  • Strong attention to detail; ability to identify and perform quality controls to confirm accuracy of work.
  • Strong relationship management skills and proven ability to manage relationships with partners, suppliers, and other vendors.
  • Cross functional experience completing projects timely and leveraging other teams to improve the quality of output.
  • Proactively identifies challenges and actively works to find solutions. Including cost optimization and savings initiatives.
  • Strong critical thinking skills, executing concepts and ideas with action.

** Please submit application by 18th August 2017 to HRVTI@vernalis.com **

 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
Vernalis Therapeutics - Berwyn, PA
Full Time

The Position

Vernalis Therapeutics, Inc. (VTI) is looking to appoint an Executive Assistant who will partner with business leaders and their teams to understand Business strategy, products, processes, and systems to support the day-to-day operations of assigned department.

Position Responsibilities

  • Gain an understanding of key business initiatives and anticipate the future needs of assigned team. Based on independent knowledge and understanding, draft agendas, presentations, and meeting materials as requested
  • Collaborate with other Business Services Associates and functional areas (Travel, Finance, IT, Contract Administration etc.) to identify opportunities to streamline workflows, to prioritize key business activities and develop solutions
  • Develop and maintain strong, credible relationships across business units and deliver business results
  • Respond to changing situations and encourage and help others to do the same
  • Manage conflicting priorities and be comfortable in a fast-paced environment
  • Independently resolve moderately complex problems, and issues under general supervision using appropriate judgement, discretion and knowledge
  • Manage all operational detail and issues independently take ownership for completion
  • Assist in complex project coordination and support departmental initiatives
  • Manage complicated business calendars in Outlook
  • Maintain confidential records and files
  • Prepare agendas, presentations, handouts and other written materials for distribution at meetings
  • Manage meetings with internal and external customers (scheduling meeting invites, prepare agendas and collect and distribute materials for meetings, assist in writing meeting minutes, etc.)
  • Manage complex travel schedules both domestic and international. Complete expense reports

Position Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience working in a fast paced, Corporate environment
  • Experience working in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Proactive and solution minded. Able to make independent and high-quality decisions
  • Strong business acumen (know all aspects of the company and business including the various programs personnel to ensure efficient operations)
  • Must be creative and innovative
  • Tech savvy, computer skills
  • Strong Microsoft office skills a must
  • Hardworking and dedicated; hands on
  • Demonstrates professional judgement
  • Strong decision-making ability based on company policy; able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated skills and competencies in assessment, problem solving and practices/policies administration
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Excellent project management experience a must
  • Excellent interdepartmental skills to manage interaction with all levels of internal staff and outside contacts
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible schedule and ability to work late hours if needed due to project demands
  • A high level of proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite, especially PowerPoint expertise
  • Highly organized
  • Proactive and Strategic thinker

We are also seeking the following traits:

  • Curious: must be able to get to know the company and the employees
  • Creative: innovative and proactive, need to anticipate employee needs and be prepared for every challenge
  • Competent: must be effective and efficient and manage a vast array of corporate departments and services
  • Courteous; kind, understanding, even-tempered and of course diplomatic
  • Confident; ability to make decisions and priorities. Will have to demonstrate an intimate understanding of the company and services and gain the trust of the employee
  • Charismatic: ability to inspire the new employee and make them believe that whatever their need or problem is, they can handle it.

 

** Please submit application by 15th August 2017 to HRVTI@vernalis.com **

 

 

Vernalis Therapeutics, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

 

 

 

 

 

If no vacancies are listed at this time, please check back regularly if you are interested in working with Vernalis.

 

 

 

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