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Trevena is driven by a group of passionate and talented experts who are committed to developing and delivering innovative medicines that meet the critical needs of patients. At Trevena we believe in our science and in the people that make it possible. Every employee is critical to our success, and we strive to make sure that every voice is heard. The company’s goals, challenges, and successes are clearly outlined, and we work as one team to make the organization successful. Every employee has an opportunity to impact Trevena’s success and to benefit personally from that success as a shareholder of the company.

At Trevena, we have built a great team who are committed to groundbreaking science and to each other. We involve all key team members in hiring decisions and are delighted that the culture of passion, commitment, and fun stays strong as the company continues to grow.

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Reporting to the Head of Commercial Analytics & New Product Planning, the Associate Director of Commercial Analytics & Strategic Planning will contribute significantly to commercial initiatives by providing objective, in-depth analyses on current and future markets, establish key metrics and track performance for product launches, analyze the market in terms of pricing and reimbursement, and support forecasting. As a strategic partner and information resource, the incumbent will also provide appropriate advanced analytic design inputs and solutions to assist with enabling more effective and efficient customer interactions, and improving Return on Investment (ROI) on commercial strategies and tactics. The person in this role will lead the field and headquarter reporting initiatives via a range of dashboards and analytic reports. The Associate Director will also be involved in the assessment and product lifecycle planning for inline products, and assessment of indications and commercial opportunity for pipeline products.

Specifically, the Associate Director’s responsibilities include:

  • Provide broad business analysis and analytical support to enable senior management to make informed, data driven decisions. Support preparation for monthly/quarter business review meetings with key commercial and executive stakeholders and other planning initiatives (e.g., annual brand planning), including with development of detailed market, brand and situational analysis, competitive assessments and insights generation. Provide objective viewpoints and recommendations to help influence decision making on brand strategy, and overall commercialization.
  • Establish key performance metrics for brand that are aligned with the strategy and support the design, development and production of standard dashboards / reports.
  • Provide input into segmentation and targeting analysis as well as sales force resource allocation and incentive compensation models. Design and execute analytical measurement techniques to gauge the effectiveness/ROI of promotional efforts across marketing and field force efforts.
  • Analyze the market in terms of pricing and reimbursement, formulary listings, competitive landscape, trends, pricing, contracting strategies, potential barriers to provider and patient access.
  • Identify, collect, and analyze information from secondary information sources; integrates primary and secondary research findings and competitive intelligence to provide actionable market insights.
  • Act as point for all ad-hoc national and sub-national data analytics requests.
  • Contribute to the evaluation, analysis, integration and correlation of available data sources such as primary market research, secondary market audits, competitive intelligence, 3rd party prescriptions data, 3rd party claims data, financial data, supply chain data, managed markets data; proactively research and understand limitations and advantages of alternative data sources and how these data can help answer important commercial related questions. Manage the processes for obtaining and sharing data including Third Party Agreements (TPAs).
  • Establish and maintain strategic relationships with vendors to provide advanced insights and analytics. Direct vendors on delivering high quality service and assure compliance with service level expectations and timelines.
  • Support the development of product revenue forecast models. Maintain all updates, implement and recommend any changes to the forecasts based on current trends.
  • Deliver SKU level product forecasts monthly, product level financial reviews and support development of monthly/quarterly forecasts and long-range strategic forecasts during the organization’s annual planning process
  • Work collaboratively to support the development of detailed portfolio analysis, commercial assessments for pipeline products and product lifecycle planning. Research and analyze growth strategies into new markets, therapeutic areas, and geographies for expansion.
  • Other responsibilities, as necessary.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCES

  1. 10+ years of biotech/pharmaceutical industry related experience in commercial related roles with at least 5+ years in a commercial analytics role with product launch experience within the hospital/specialty markets.
  2. Bachelor’s degree required. MBA or other related graduate-level degree preferred.
  3. Extensive experiences in use and analysis of secondary data sources (e.g., IMS, Institutional Claims, etc.).
  4. Experience working with Veeva and with 3rd party service providers (Data Warehousing, Analytics).
  5. Evaluating and assessing opportunities as it relates to commercial potential.
  6. Experience identifying, engaging and managing external vendors in collaboration
  7. Experience in the development of revenue forecast models preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  1. Knowledge and understanding of the pharmaceutical & biotech industry and acute care/hospital areas and related regulatory, commercialization and compliance requirements and regulations.
  2. Solid analytical skills with the demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret data for strategic business recommendations.
  3. Effective presentations skills with the ability to effectively convey complex information to diverse audiences.
  4. Strong teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate well with and within diverse teams in a high performing environment.
  5. Advanced proficiency with all Microsoft Office applications, specifically Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
  6. Ability to provide references of previous work relating to analytics.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS Up to 15% domestic travel.

Associate Director, Commercial Analytics and Strategic Planning: Apply Now

SUMMARY

Reporting to Clinical Operations Management, the Clinical Trial Manager will be responsible for the successful execution of clinical trials from study startup through delivery of the clinical study report, ensuring completion of study deliverables, and proactively identifying and resolving clinical project issues.  The Clinical Trial Manager will help to ensure completion of study deliverables by proactively identifying and escalating clinical project issues.

Specifically, the Clinical Trial Manager will:

  1. Serve as primary contact for functional area representatives.
  2. Develop trial plans.
  3. Develop creative strategies for site monitoring, risk mitigation, site selection, and clinical supplies management.
  4. Manage study milestones to ensure accurate tracking and reporting of study metrics.
  5. Perform service provider management (e.g., CROs, IVRS, Central Labs), including independent negotiation of scope of work, budgets, performance management, and issue resolution.
  6. Create and manage clinical trial budgets.
  7. Assist with remote/centralized monitoring.
  8. Travel to perform sponsor oversight of clinical research units and vendors.
  9. Provide study-specific direction to external team members.
  10. Communicate study updates to stakeholders, including executive team.
  11. Observe all Trevena policies, SOPs and safety guidelines.
  12. Collaborate with Quality Assurance to maintain quality standards in compliance with regulatory requirements/guidance and observance of SOPs and ICH/GCPs.
  13. Perform other duties as required.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Up to 25% domestic/international travel.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s degree (in Science preferred).
  2. 3 years research/trial management experience (which can include academic, CRO and/or industry).
  3. Monitoring experience (preferred).
  4. CNS experience (preferred).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  1. Broad and current knowledge of regulations and clinical development process.
  2. Proven leadership skills required to ensure timelines, budget and quality metrics are met.
  3. Effectively disseminate information cross-functionally.
  4. Excellent organizational and negotiation skills.
  5. Proven ability in creative problem-solving.
  6. Team-oriented and collaborates effectively.
  7. Proficient computer skills, specifically with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  8. Knowledge of EDC and IRT or similar systems.
Clinical Trial Manager: Apply Now

Summary

Reporting to the Sr. Director/Head of Marketing, the Director of Marketing Communications will support the Commercial business by leading and executing the core promotions strategy for OLINVYK to optimize customer engagement and drive awareness. The incumbent will be responsible for the development of core personal and non-personal promotional assets, message and content development, brand agency management, multichannel marketing, planning, execution and promotional review. The Director of Marketing Communications will collaborate within the marketing team to ensure all brand activities and campaigns are on strategy and that messaging and creative drive customer engagement. Support for other key brand initiatives and ad hoc requests that drive awareness and growth for the brand, and efficiencies for Commercial Operations may be requested.

Specifically, the Director of Marketing Communications will:

  • Lead and manage brand agency relationships to develop and execute campaigns, content and digital assets that will support the OLINVYK brand strategy, priorities and objectives.
  • Align brand strategy and message pull-through across multiple agency partners, channels and suppliers ensuring consistency and optimization for channel performance and customer engagement.
  • Manage media agency relationship and coordination across third-party channel partners including planning, optimization, execution, delivery and measurement for digital, print, web, congresses and other channels.
  • Leverage and integrate existing and new clinical data in promotion to customize and enhance the OLINVYK brand narrative, developing message journeys unique to each customer segment.
  • Prioritize and lead review and approval process of core promotional assets with Medical Legal Review team, strictly adhering to SOPs, policies and procedures for release of materials into market.
  • Oversee cross-functional alignment, synergies and efficiencies, as well as performance and issue resolution with Marketing Operations.
  • Work with Marketing Operations to develop and manage (in collaboration with Regulatory and Manufacturing) a label update and release/distribution process, ensuring the SOP is strictly adhered to.
  • Collaborate with Marketing Operations to ensure content and reference consistency across brand assets for both new and revalidated content, as well as inventory and fulfillment management.
  • Other responsibilities, as necessary.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor's Degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  2. 10-15+ years of marketing, marketing operations and promotions experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  3. Experience working with cross-functional and leadership teams to achieve brand objectives, including leadership within medical, legal and compliance team.
  4. Ability to define and implement processes and process improvements to ensure flawless operations and execution.
  5. Management of brand agency scopes of work, fee reconciliation, budgets and deliverables.
  6. Launch experience required, as well as managing agency relationships and contractors.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  1. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, competing priorities with sense of urgency, leadership and exceptional project management skills.
  2. Strong analytical skills, detail and action oriented, creative.
  3. Superb teamwork, collaboration and communication skills.
  4. Ability to communicate within the organization at all levels, including development and delivery of presentations and insights.
  5. Strong negotiation skills, flexible thinking and passion a must.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS  Up to 20% domestic travel.

Director, Marketing Communications: Apply Now

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Senior Accountant will be responsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities of preparing financial statements that comply with GAAP.  Additionally, this individual will be actively involved in all aspects of SEC filings including footnotes, disclosures and coordinating efforts with content and regulatory filing partners.  They will be responsible for the integrity of accounting information by analyzing, recording, verifying, consolidating, and entering transactions. 

Specifically, the Senior Accountant will:

  1. Prepare and record asset, liability, equity, revenue, and expense journal entries by compiling supporting documentation and analyzing account information.
  2. Support month-end and year-end close processes, assisting with internal and external financial reporting, in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  3. Conduct monthly and quarterly account reconciliations to ensure accurate reporting and general ledger maintenance.
  4. Coordinate with all levels of management and technical accounting support partners to prepare the 10-Q and 10-K documents including footnotes, disclosures as well as reconcile with supporting documentation. Oversee the electronic filing of 10-Q and 10-K documents.  Manage version control and record retention efforts related to the filings and all supporting documentation.
  5. Support the VP of Finance, Planning & Analysis (FP&A) by assisting in forecasting, budgeting and financial modeling activities.
  6. Coordinate internal and external audit requests to ensure compliance.
  7. Ensure Sarbanes-Oxley compliance by documenting business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  8. Enhance job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  9. Other responsibilities, as necessary.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Minimal domestic travel.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance required.
  2. Minimum of Four (4) years finance or accounting experience.
  3. A CPA is required with public accounting or internal audit experience highly preferred.
  4. Experience with computerized general ledger systems (NetSuite preferred).
  5. Advanced knowledge of Excel with super user abilities capable of creating and working with pivot tables, advanced cell referencing formulas and macros.
  6. Solid understanding and experience planning, coordinating and preparing quarterly and annual SEC filings for a publicly traded company. Pharmaceutical or life science experience is preferred.
  7. Knowledge of internal accounting controls, professional standards and regulations (GAAP, GAAS, Sarbanes-Oxley, etc.).
  8. Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to adapt style and messaging to effectively communicate with professionals at all levels both within the company and third-party partners.
  9. Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently and within a group environment.
  10. Superior analytical and diagnostic skills and ability to break down complex issues and implement appropriate resolutions.
  11. Capable of working in a demanding, deadline driven environment with a focus on details and accuracy.
  12. Strong project management skills, problem solving and analytical skills.
  13. Ability to function well in a team-oriented environment.
Senior Accountant: Apply Now

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Chief Compliance Officer, responsible for managing legal matters affecting the Company including: (i) having primary responsibility for the Company’s contracting process, (ii) providing a variety of general corporate and commercial legal advice and services directly or through liaison with outside counsel, (iii) coordinating legal matters handled by outside counsel, (iv) assisting in the development and oversight of the Company’s compliance programs, and (v) anticipating and guarding against legal risks facing the Company.

Specifically, Senior Director, Legal Counsel will:

  • Oversee the Company’s contract review and approval policy.
  • Draft, negotiate and review clinical trial-related agreements to support multiple worldwide clinical programs.
  • Draft, negotiate and review a wide variety of other agreements including non-disclosure agreements, consulting agreements, manufacturing agreements, service agreements, material transfer agreements, licensing agreements, collaboration agreements, quality and technical agreements and work orders.
  • Develop standard form agreements and implement processes for and training of internal clients on contract forms and procedures.
  • Provide counsel and legal support to various departments including, but not limited to, Medical Operations & Clinical Operations, Non-Clinical Development, Supply Chain/CMC, Regulatory, and Business and Commercial Operations.
  • Review and provide guidance on compliance with corporate policies, including oversight of LMS/Compliance training.
  • Ensure Transparency (Sunshine Act) reporting is properly reported on behalf of the company, and the organization is complying with various requirements related to the Act.
  • Manage relationship with outside counsel on certain matters and coordinate any service provided by them.
  • Assist in intellectual property, securities and general corporate matters, as needed.
  • Other responsibilities, as necessary.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Minimal domestic travel.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Technical Skills/Knowledge

  • 10 years of general corporate legal experience as an attorney in a law firm, corporation or both.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, preferably in an in-house capacity.
  • Extensive experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts for a pharmaceutical company.
  • Experience with general corporate law issues and FDA regulations related to promotion of pharmaceutical products and emphasis on doing business in and understanding the regulatory environment (including FDA, OIG, SEC, and NASDAQ).
  • Ability to handle diverse legal matters using external expertise as required.

Independence/Accountability

  • Must be a self-starter, resourceful and able to participate in a highly collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Must be able to handle, prioritize and follow through on a high volume of work, including the ability to anticipate and manage changing priorities and timelines.
  • Must have a strong commitment to corporate compliance.

Problem solving

  • Has the ability to work on complex problems in which analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
  • Suggests and implements solutions to problems.

Leadership Activities

  • Expected to assist others with problem solving.
  • Proposes ideas and presents data within own group.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings.
  • Is accessible to others for technical advice.

Communication Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Must work well with others.
  • Actively participates in own team meetings.
  • Assists other departments as necessary.

Customary Education and Experience

  • D. from accredited law school.
  • Must be licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania.
Senior Director, Legal Counsel: Apply Now

SUMMARY

Reporting to the Chief Commercial Officer, the Vice President of Institutional Accounts will lead the field teams responsible for all aspects of commercial execution of OLINVYK, Trevena's first product launch. The VP will be integral in leading the national sales and account teams to continue to drive OLINVYK performance, execute key brand objectives, and provide US commercial leadership for the approved indications of OLINVYK. The VP will collaborate with executive leadership, medical affairs, and other key functional areas in the assessment of sales expansion and opportunities into new markets. The leader will also play a role in the strategic assessment and commercial pull-through of customer contracts where needed.

Specifically, the Vice President of Institutional Accounts will:

  1. Focus the organization on execution and delivery, for meeting or exceeding sales goals.
  2. Shape a team to take initiative to adapt to a dynamic and increasingly competitive market and to implement creative solutions.
  3. Improve the performance of individuals and the bench strength of the team through effective recruiting, coaching and promotion of team members.
  4. Reinforce the company’s compliance with regulatory agencies, public policies, and company policies and procedures.
  5. Prepare and deliver presentations to project teams, stakeholders and senior leadership.
  6. Observe all Trevena policies, SOPs and safety guidelines.
  7. Other responsibilities, as necessary.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

Up to 25% domestic travel.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred.
  • Significant tenure and experience iin the industry (15+ years) or biotechnology experience including developing market strategies, executing tactics, and responsibility for revenues.
  • Experience leading teams of sales and market access professionals at specialty focused pharmaceutical or biotechnology companies.
  • Market access experience including contracting strategy and execution preferred.
  • Strong Hospital and Institutional Account experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  1. Ability to identify market opportunities, strategically assess customer needs, and build/execute specific, segmented
  2. Ability to understand, interpret and communicate commercial and competitive implications of complex technical, clinical, and regulatory
  3. Ability to deliver state of the business updates and overall strategic direction to senior leadership as well as the sales and account teams.
  4. Ability to translate marketing strategies into field tactics and provide strong oversight and management of execution.
  5. Demonstrated ability to build, develop and motivate a team as evidenced by effective hiring, coaching and mentoring of direct reports.
  6. The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth
  7. Comfortable managing multiple competing
Vice President, Institutional Accounts: Apply Now