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nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Director, Biostatistics Open Biometrics San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p><strong><u>Position Summary:</u></strong></p> <p>Responsible for leading the statistical design and analysis activities for clinical trials assigned by the Head of Biometrics.  Participates in analysis planning for clinical trials, statistical input to clinical study reports, and statistical support to drug safety, medical affairs and pharmacology.  Regularly interfaces with team members in R&D including Biostatistics and SAS Programming staff, Data Management, clinical research and operations teams, regulatory affairs, clinical pharmacology, medical writing, medical affairs and quality management.  </p> <p><strong>*Position can be based in San Diego, CA OR Princeton, NJ*</strong></p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Leads collaborative efforts to provide statistical support for assigned projects</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Performs sample size and power calculations.</li> <li>Reviews Case Report forms (CRFs)/eCRFs to ensure completeness and accuracy</li> <li>Develops Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) and create table, listing, and figure shells.</li> <li>Performs statistical analysis as defined in SAP.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Independently provides the statistical input required in the design, conduct and analysis of assigned projects</li> <li>Learns new statistical methods and applies new skills to future projects.</li> <li>Prepares reports that summarize the analysis of research data, interprets the findings and provides conclusions and recommendations including statistical analyses for decision making, regulatory submissions and interactions with regulatory agencies.</li> <li>Provides training on advanced statistical methodologies to the biostatistics staff</li> <li>Develops complex statistical analyses programs using good programming practices.</li> <li>Applies sound and innovative statistical methods to various study designs.</li> <li>Interprets results and writes sections of documents; presents results.</li> <li>Provides statistical analyses for decision making, regulatory submissions and interactions with regulatory agencies.</li> <li>Collaborates effectively with R&D teams in the design and interpretation of results</li> <li>Keeps up to date with Medical/Clinical literature as applicable to projects.</li> <li>Develops and assists in maintenance of department tools, templates, guidelines, SOPs, and systems.</li> <li>Provides statistical input into other disciplines’ activities and participates in interdepartmental processes.</li> <li>Perform other related duties as assigned.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Ph.D. in Statistics is preferred, Masters level with extensive experience will be considered.</li> <li>Minimum of 8-10 years of experience as lead statistician on clinical trials in pharmaceutical industry with increasing responsibilities.</li> <li>Solid knowledge of Statistical Analysis System (SAS) programming</li> <li>Knowledge of statistical software (e.g., R, S-Plus, nQuery, EAST).</li> <li>Experience in programming complex statistical analyses</li> <li>Extensive working knowledge of FDA regulations, ICH GCP guidelines, and the drug development process.</li> <li>Solid command of the English language and excellent verbal and written communication skills</li> <li>Ability to consistently demonstrate leadership qualities and ability to manage project responsibilities independently across a variety of different projects.</li> <li>Skilled at clearly conveying in-depth knowledge to all levels within, and outside of, the organization.</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal and networking skills with the ability to build cross functional relationships</li> <li>Able to objectively evaluate situations and make recommendations to meet project goals. </li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Having wide-ranging experience, uses professional concepts and company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways, exercising judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.  Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel.</p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.</p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Temporary, Inspection Readiness Open Clinical Operations San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p><strong><u>Position Summary:</u></strong></p> <p>This role will participate in the management of the Trial Master File system (paper or electronic) and will ensure that the clinical programs conducted by ACADIA are in a state of inspection readiness with high standards for quality. Reviews records and documents for the Trial Master File and identifies gaps and corrective actions necessary to ensure the integrity of ACADIA’s systems, processes and clinical documentation are maintained in accordance with corporate and regulatory directives.</p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Experience reviewing eTMF for pre-inspection GCP and data quality attributes a must (Veeva Vault experience required)</li> <li>Experience supporting an FDA inspection and knowledge of BIMO requirements</li> <li>Assist with the collection, review and, tracking of site-specific study/essential documents</li> <li>Identifies and resolves deficiencies in TMF, performs ongoing reconciliation and monitors TMF regularly for completeness and accuracy</li> <li>Ability to create and interpret metrics regarding file completeness</li> <li>Assist/lead teams with storyboarding and risk/impact analyses of protocol deviations and/or GCP departures</li> <li>For CRO managed trials, assists with timely reconciliation of TMF-related queries and implementation of process improvement/corrective action when needed</li> <li>Provide training to site personnel and CSP CRA personnel, as required</li> <li>Leads/participates in inspection readiness (IR) task force meetings</li> <li>May take meeting minutes, develop and maintain study trackers, or assume other tasks to support study team</li> <li>Assists with creation and review of study tools/documents</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Requires a Bachelor’s degree (BA, BS or BSN) from a four-year college or university in a scientific discipline or equivalent combination of education and work experience</li> <li>Minimum of seven (7) years pharmaceutical clinical research experience with previous roles as Senior CRA, Quality Assurance (QA), Records & Information Management (RIM) or equivalent</li> <li>Strong knowledge and experience with the DIA Reference model for Trial Master Files; a subject matter expert to assist and support project teams on good documentation and filing practices</li> <li>Skilled writer with good communication/ interpersonal skills</li> <li>Knowledge of GCP/FDA/ICH regulations required</li> <li>Have an extensive and broad understanding of clinical research</li> <li>Have a working knowledge of the relevant SOPs</li> <li>Be able to identify and solve problems</li> <li>Attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and multi-task</li> <li>Must have strong organizational skills with planning and follow-through skills</li> <li>Ability to work well under pressure and with tight schedules</li> <li>Self-direction and motivation are mandatory</li> <li>Strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Veeva Vault systems required</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.  Exercises judgment within defined policies and procedures to determine appropriate actions and resolve a variety of issues.  Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.</p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.</p> <p> </p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Senior Director, US Commercial Execution Open Commercial Administration San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p>Responsible for the oversight of Commercial timeline deliverables with a clear understanding of functional interdependencies and critical path activities.  Accountable for supporting various Commercial functional areas on projects in a timely and cost-effective way.  Identifies and supervises the employment of vendors and consultants through contractual agreements and manages budgets of various projects, including due diligence.  Responsible for the communication of project status and issues, and ensures project team goals and deliverables are met. </p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Lead Life Cycle Management planning and sizing efforts.</li> <li>Responsible for developing and executing commercial strategies that support the growth of ACADIA’s pipeline and products within the US.</li> <li>Key contributor to current and future business growth by strategically interfacing with Business Development, Research & Development, Marketing, Medical Affairs, and Market Access.</li> <li>Supports various functional areas on Commercial Projects, initiates/attends sub-team meetings, organizes ad hoc working groups as needed to move project activities forward.</li> <li>Assist SVP Sales and Market Access with Commercial Field Strategic Imperatives.</li> <li>Lead execution of strategic commercial initiatives.</li> <li>Serve as key influencer and/or decision maker with cross functional departments and partners.</li> <li>Participates in Business Development assessments and opportunities.</li> <li>Works with Due Diligence teams to review and develop commercial plans, including timelines, costs and requirements.</li> <li>Oversees the management of development plans and other project planning, including timelines, budget, and resource management.</li> <li>Lead Culture of Compliance efforts for commercial teams.</li> <li>Proactively anticipates obstacles and devises and implements solutions to achieve project goals through management of relevant team members.</li> <li>Provides guidance to team members to objectively assess and resolve commercial project and operational issues by identifying root causes as opportunities to improve effectiveness.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience. Minimum 12 years of progressively responsible, relevant experience in commercial management with a minimum of 8 years in a leadership role.</p> <p>Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Experience managing multi cross-functional project teams.</li> <li>Advanced understanding of the commercial process and the principles, concepts, practices, and standards of pharmaceutical project management.</li> <li>Demonstrated skills and abilities in coaching, influencing, facilitation, development, and problem solving</li> <li>Excellent communication, presentation, consultative, partnership, and interpersonal skills.</li> <li>In-depth knowledge and skill with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and other reporting and tracking tools.</li> <li>Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources and to be persuasive, encouraging and motivating.</li> <li>Ability to learn, understand and apply new technologies, strategies and approaches that enhance the team’s ability to achieve goals and meet timelines/deliverables.</li> <li>Skilled at negotiating with business partners or management and influencing senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.</li> <li>Proficient at creating and communicating a clear vision among team members effectively aligning resources and activities to achieve functional area and/or organizational goals.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Establishes strategic plans for designated function(s) and may participate with senior management to align objectives across the organization.  Develops methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of functional area and related organizational objectives. </p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds.</p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Senior Director, Commercial Effectiveness and Training Open Commercial Effectiveness & Training San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p>Responsible for creating and maintaining a field-based training platform and the resources necessary for in-line supervisors’ utilization of employee development during initial on-boarding, and on a continuing basis. </p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <p>Employee Training</p> <ul> <li>Develops and maintains commercial training curriculum and on-boarding processes to meet the current and emerging needs of the field commercial employees.</li> <li>Oversees the development, updating and use of all training modules that are appropriate for field commercial employees. </li> <li>Creates training materials that enhance the learning process; including study guides, home study materials, assessments, frequently asked questions, competitive overviews, etc. and works with leadership and HR on follow-up and consequences as appropriate.</li> <li>Leads the training of field commercial employees in all settings including 1:1 meetings, conference calls, classroom, etc.</li> <li>Gathers and analyzes data from direct field observations, focus groups and other methods to identify potential training gaps and suggests areas for improvement that will enhance sales performance and achieve commercial goals.</li> <li>Manages the training of field staff on sales-related tools (ie. Veeva CRM, Concur, etc.).</li> </ul> <p>Sales and Account Leadership Support</p> <ul> <li>Works with sales and account leadership to plan sales meetings from a content and agenda standpoint. </li> <li>Works cross-functionally to gather feedback on training needs and develops necessary meeting workshops to meet those needs. </li> <li>Works with sales and account leadership to facilitate management-level “train-the-trainer” sessions.</li> <li>Owns the ACADIA Selling Model – development, adjustments, training, etc. </li> <li>Serves as interim sales or account management as needed with vacancies or leaves-of-absence.</li> <li>Assists sales and account leadership with field coaching, recruiting, and interviewing as needed.</li> </ul> <p>Sales and Account Management Employee On-going Personal Development</p> <ul> <li>Partners in building a career development infrastructure for the commercial organization that supports succession management needs.</li> <li>Be accountable for the field commercial personal development resource portal and contents.</li> <li>Manages the Learning Management System (LMS), and all vendors related to field commercial training and development resources.</li> <li>Works with corporate compliance and/or our compliance agency partner to ensure field commercial employees are trained and up-to-date on policies and procedures that affect their respective functional areas.</li> <li>Other duties as assigned.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelor’s degree (science or business preferred) or equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered.  MBA preferred.  A minimum of 15 years progressively responsible experience in pharmaceutical or medical sales and training, with a minimum of 6 years in a training or sales leadership role.  A focus on neuroscience preferred. Requires prior pharmaceutical sales experience, first-line pharmaceutical/biotech sales management experience, and vendor and contract management.  Experience with product launches and Long-Term Care and Account Management experience is highly desired. </p> <p>Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Demonstrated leadership and teaching/facilitation ability.</li> <li>Proven ability in creating effective sales training materials.</li> <li>Proven application of adult learning principles.</li> <li>Experience in launching a product (Sales, Managed Markets and/or Sales Training) is desirable.</li> <li>Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to complete verbal and written evaluations of others.</li> <li>Organization, initiative, and self-motivation.</li> <li>Project and vendor management experience.</li> <li>Professionalism, integrity, and the ability to comply with strict policy, work in a highly regulated environment and maintain confidential information and data.</li> <li>Skilled at negotiating with business partners or management and influencing senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.</li> <li>Proficient at creating and communicating a clear vision among team members effectively aligning resources and activities to achieve functional area and/or organizational goals.</li> <li>Ability to travel up to 30% overnight<em>.</em></li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Establishes strategic plans for designated function(s).  Develops methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of functional area and related organizational objectives.  Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of functional area and may impact the long term success of the Company.</p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.   Ability to travel by car or airplane independently up to 30% of the time and work after hours if required by travel schedule or business issues.</p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Launch Operations Leader Open Commercial Operations San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p><strong><u>Position Summary:</u></strong></p> <p>Position will be responsible for building all inter-related launch workstreams, interdependencies, timelines, and commercial launch meetings.  This leader will help organize ACADIA’s cross-functional team, plan the commercial leadership meetings, agendas, key action items, and ensure seamless execution of the launch plan. Position works with all related departments to assure alignment of activities, timelines, resource requirements, solving problems and removing bottlenecks. Position is intimately familiar with the disease state, clinical, market preparation plans, commercial strategy, forecast, operational launch plan, and field force sizing & structure.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Lead, motivate, inspire and drive the cross-functional launch team, pulling together the interdependent, sequential launch preparation activities, working with the business leaders of each department to ensure appropriate resourcing, timelines and execution.</li> <li>Creates a clear sense of purpose and shared fate for all involved in this critical indication launch for ACADIA.</li> <li>Works with all team members to ensure full understanding of the strategy and tactical plan, asking questions of all partners to make sure there are no disagreements or misunderstandings on priorities.</li> <li>Build the operational launch plan with buy-in and commitment from all interdependent partners to consistently execute the program and update, based on necessary course adjustments along the way.</li> <li>Collaborates with the NUPLAZID Brand Leader and Marketing Operations Leader to prepare all meetings, agendas, presentations for the Commercial Leadership Team (CLT), Executive Management Committee (EMC), Portfolio Steering Committee (PSC) and ACADIA’s Board of Directors, related to the execution of the launch readiness operational plan.</li> <li>Work closely with each of the partners leading the launch across the organization to ensure clear and open communication and shared commitment to both seamless execution and commitment to operational excellence.</li> <li>Anticipates and acts on potential issues before them materialize into problems and intervenes to alert key stakeholders.</li> <li>Quickly bring to light any bottlenecks or potential program elements at risk that will require either better resourcing, staffing, or timeline adjustments. Ensure no avoidable delays to the final overall execution plan occur.</li> <li>Leads without direct authority to ensure timelines are met within not only commercial, but with cross-functional partners as well.</li> <li>Understands and can help shape the Medical, Legal and Regulatory review process to help prioritize key projects and create a shared understanding for why certain program elements are critical.</li> <li>Understands and leads the process of making trade-offs that will keep the launch program on track without compromising the strategic intent of the overall plan.</li> <li>Builds a collaborative, team-focused, positive work environment for the commercial launch team, ensuring all parties understand their important contributions to the plan and celebrating the successes of the team and individuals along the way.</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelor’s degree in marketing, commercial operations or related discipline; master’s degree preferred.  Minimum of 10 years of experience in pharma/biotech marketing and/or with leadership experience.  Participation in previous product launches and experience with building, leading  and executing product launch plans highly preferred.  Position requires the ability to deliver clear direction and feedback to keep plans on target and on time. Facility with project planning software and interdependency modeling a must. </p> <p> </p> <p>Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Broad range of experiences across multiple commercial functions, including: marketing, sales, sales leadership, sales training, market research and analysis.</li> <li>Ability to think strategically and execute to solve problems and advance projects in a timely manner.</li> <li>Excellent cross-functional leadership skills</li> <li>High sense of urgency coupled with the ability to motivate and inspire a diverse set of partners.</li> <li>Outstanding organizational and planning skills.</li> <li>Facility with project planning software and related technologies.</li> <li>Ability to clearly communicate in oral, written and presentation platforms.</li> <li>Proven resilience in the face of setbacks, adversity and necessary program adjustments.</li> <li>Strong knowledge of PowerPoint and presentation skills</li> <li>Strong business planning, budgeting acumen and judgment</li> <li>Ability to uncover insights and summarize results in a clear and concise manner</li> <li>Ability to work effectively across functions as a team player</li> <li>Ability to work independently on assigned projects</li> <li>Demonstrable track record in leading projects from concept through execution</li> <li>Excellent diplomacy and facilitation skills</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.</p> <p> </p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Senior Analyst, Sales Operations and Analytics Open Commercial Operations San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p><strong><u>Position Summary:</u></strong></p> <p>Responsible for analytical modeling, support of plan design, measurement, reporting, program analysis and strategic insights for ACADIA’s incentive compensation and promotion programming.  This role is part of ACADIA’s Commercial Insights, Analytics and Operations Department and reports to our Incentive Compensation and Sales Analytics Director.  The position will potentially support multiple brands and indications over time and will collaborate with key business partners to achieve commercial objectives and to support a data-driven business strategy.</p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>This position will support all aspects of sales force analytics and incentive compensation, including plan design and performance, MBO plan metrics, plan documents, plan roll-out, report analytics and presentation of insights for a variety of field-based commercial teams</li> <li>Analyzes national and sub-national trends and performance and provides actionable insights to inform business decisions</li> <li>Provides support to other Sales Operations team members as it relates to Incentive Compensation and field reports/systems</li> <li>Supports the execution of key activities within the Sales Operations department including the following: <ul> <li>Data reconciliation: Review drafts of incentive compensation reports to ensure their accuracy and efficient distribution</li> <li>Sales effectiveness metrics: Identifies relevant field KPIs and works with field leadership and IT to put in place relevant reports/dashboards to understand and effectively manage the opportunity</li> <li>Sub-national Analytics: Performs relevant assessments at the territory or regional level to identify areas of over/under performance, opportunities and insights</li> </ul> </li> <li>May support other Sales Operations functions with: <ul> <li>Customer Targeting: Supports the field force call planning cycle by using of a variety of data sources to identify relevant HCP and account targets, enlisting input from the field, creating actionable target lists for the sales force, and tracking/measuring sales force adherence to the target list</li> <li>Territory alignments: Leads efforts to optimize and update territory alignments utilizing a vendor or mapping software</li> <li>Commercial dashboards that track brand performance weekly, monthly or on an ad-hoc basis</li> </ul> </li> <li>May collaborate with other internal partners in Data Governance and IT to properly integrate all relevant commercial data in the data-warehouse, including master data management and customer affiliations data sets</li> <li>Other responsibilities as assigned</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelor’s degree in Business Analytics or related field; master’s degree preferred, and 4 years’ experience in marketing science, statistics, information science, science or economics highly preferred.  An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered.  Also requires experience in querying data from a data-warehouse to build reports, track KPIs and uncover insights.  Having relevant work experience in the pharmaceutical and/or life sciences industry within the sales operations and/or commercial analytics departments is a strong plus. </p> <p>Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Strong analytical, problem solving and organization skills</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of Excel</li> <li>Advanced knowledge of data management and query tools (MS Access or SQL, or SAS)</li> <li>Strong skills in data model, report development and dashboard design</li> <li>Strong knowledge of Powerpoint and presentation skills</li> <li>Strong business planning, budgeting acumen and judgment</li> <li>Ability to uncover insights and summarize results in a clear and concise manner</li> <li>Ability to work effectively across functions as a team player</li> <li>Ability to work independently on assigned projects</li> <li>Demonstrable track record in leading projects from concept through execution</li> <li>Excellent diplomacy and facilitation skills</li> <li>Knowledge of programming languages (SAS, C++, R) is a plus</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Works on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of functional area objectives and their impact on, and interaction with, other functions within the organization. Erroneous decisions will result in critical delay(s) in schedules and/or unit operations and may jeopardize overall business activities.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.</p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Associate Director, Market Research Open Commercial Operations San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p><strong> </strong><strong><u>Position Summary:</u></strong></p> <p>Responsible for directing, leading and executing primary and secondary market research, distilling and reporting of findings and insights to facilitate and develop actionable recommendations that address key business needs and objectives.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Be a Strategic Thought Partner on Cross-Functional Teams</li> <li>Partners closely with marketing and other cross-functional team members to identify primary market research objectives, design the appropriate research instrument and executes market research studies in a cost effective and timely manner</li> <li>Develops, integrates, and communicates actionable conclusions and recommendations by using multiple analytic sources and disciplines including, but not limited to: <ul> <li>Primary market research <ul> <li>Lead the design and execution of market research with key customer groups, including various healthcare providers, payers, advocacy groups, and patients and caregivers</li> <li>Responsible for all aspects of market research including initiation of the RFP process, vendor selection, study design, contract execution, budget management, and provides direction on the scope of services to be provided by such resources</li> <li>Independently leads all aspects of project planning, such as coordination, setting time lines, scheduling participant meetings, shaping conclusions and recommendations, presenting interim and final results, and communicating all project progress/initiatives to brand teams, senior management, and/or vendors, where appropriate</li> </ul> </li> <li>Secondary data and analytics <ul> <li>Analyzes data and reports for integrity, accuracy, and and interpretation</li> <li>Fulfills Market Research ad-hoc requests for Executive Management, Marketing and Business Development groups</li> <li>Researches and assesses companies in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries, including secondary research, competitive intelligence and medical journal articles</li> </ul> </li> <li>Maintains a comprehensive and current understanding of relevant therapeutic markets, by acting as the Subject Matter Expert in areas of responsibility, when required</li> <li>Manages external vendors and consultants to enable effective and efficient project execution</li> <li>Ensures deliverables meet or exceed service-level expectations for quality, timeliness, and budgets</li> <li>Seeks out and analyzes new data views to find new market performance insights</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelor's degree in business, management science, market research, or related field; MBA highly preferred.  10 years of progressively responsible experience in market research (primary research: qualitative and quantitative, and secondary research) and/or similar market analysis in a pharmaceutical environment required as well as in competitive intelligence and secondary data analysis required.  An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered.  Experience leading market research for in-line products required. Proven ability to lead market research projects related to brand positioning and messaging, market assessment, target segmentation, and competitive monitoring, using qualitative and quantitative methods.  Experience leading market research projects in support of a launch brand.</p> <p> </p> <p>Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Knowledge of brand management related to healthcare industry</li> <li>Knowledge of lifecycle management (LCM) process, from development stage to post regulatory approval and the commercial analytics required to support the process</li> <li>Understanding of key elements of revenue forecasting experience highly desirable</li> <li>Knowledge of pharmaceutical market research data sources</li> <li>Strong understanding of all common marketing research frameworks and methods with proven ability to lead all phases of marketing research projects</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to interface/collaborate with other departments to achieve business goals</li> <li>Negotiating skills, specifically with business partners or management and influencing senior-level leaders regarding matter of significance</li> <li>Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint</li> <li>Ability to rapidly learn new software applications and commercial databases</li> <li>Capacity to translate substantial amounts of data into insights, conclusions and recommendations</li> <li>Excellent organizational and time management skills</li> <li>Ability to independently prioritize own work</li> <li>Strong sense of urgency and responsiveness to all levels of the organization</li> <li>Attention to detail in analyses, deliverables and communications</li> <li>Highest level of accuracy with data and reporting</li> <li>Strong presentation and communication skills; must be able to provide succinct, strategic, and actionable insights to senior executives</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Manages segment to achieve goals in accordance with established policies, meet schedules and resolve problems; may provide direction to and review of others. Works on abstract problems that may cross functional areas.  Interacts with management on matters concerning functional area. Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of functional area and may impact overall company operations.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.</p> <p><strong> </strong></p> <p> </p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Senior Manager, Market Research Open Commercial Operations San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p> <strong><u>Position Summary:</u></strong></p> <p>Responsible for directing, leading and executing primary and secondary market research, distilling and reporting of findings and insights to facilitate and develop actionable recommendations that address key business needs and objectives.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Primary Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Partner closely with marketing and other cross-functional team members to identify primary market research objectives, design the appropriate research instrument and executes market research studies in a cost effective and timely manner</li> <li>With some supervision, develop, integrate, and communicate actionable insights, conclusions and recommendations by using multiple analytic sources and disciplines including, but not limited to: <ul> <li>Primary market research</li> <li>With some supervision, design and execute market research with key customer groups, including various healthcare providers, payers, advocacy groups, and patients and caregivers</li> <li>Responsible for all aspects of market research including initiation of the RFP process, vendor selection, study design, contract execution, budget management, and provides direction on the scope of services to be provided by such resources</li> <li>Independently lead all aspects of project planning, such as coordination, setting time lines, scheduling participant meetings, shaping conclusions and recommendations, presenting interim and final results, and communicating all project progress/initiatives to brand teams, senior management, and/or vendors, where applicable</li> </ul> </li> <li>Secondary data and analytics <ul> <li>Analyze data and reports for integrity, accuracy, and interpretation</li> <li>Fulfill Market Research ad-hoc requests for Executive Management, Marketing and Business Development groups</li> <li>Researches and assesses companies in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industries, including secondary research, competitive intelligence and medical journal articles</li> </ul> </li> <li>Maintains a comprehensive and current understanding of relevant therapeutic markets, by acting as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in areas of responsibility, when required</li> <li>Manages external vendors and consultants to enable effective and efficient project execution</li> <li>Ensures deliverables meet or exceed service-level expectations for quality, timeliness, and and budget</li> <li>Seeks out and analyzes new data views to find new market performance insights</li> <li>Other duties as assigned</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelor's degree in business, management science, market research, or related field; MBA highly preferred.  8 years of progressively responsible experience in market research (primary research: qualitative and quantitative, and secondary research) and/or similar market analysis in a pharmaceutical environment required as well as in competitive intelligence and secondary data analysis required.  An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered.  Healthcare Professional and Consumer Marketing experience preferred.</p> <p> </p> <p>Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Knowledge of brand management related to healthcare industry</li> <li>Knowledge of lifecycle management (LCM) process, from development stage to post regulatory approval and the commercial analytics required to support the process</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment</li> <li>Demonstrated ability to interface/collaborate with other departments to achieve business goals</li> <li>Negotiating skills, specifically with business partners or management and influencing senior-level leaders regarding matters of significance</li> <li>Strong understanding of all common marketing research frameworks and methods with proven ability to lead all phases of marketing research projects</li> <li>Knowledge of pharmaceutical market research data sources</li> <li>Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint</li> <li>Ability to rapidly learn new software applications and commercial databases</li> <li>Capacity to translate substantial amounts of data into insights, conclusions and and recommendations</li> <li>Excellent organizational and time management skills</li> <li>Ability to independently prioritize own work</li> <li>Strong sense of urgency and responsiveness to all levels of the organization</li> <li>Attention to detail in analyses, deliverables and communication</li> <li>Highest level of accuracy with data and and reporting</li> <li>Strong presentation and communication skills; must be able to provide succinct, strategic, and actionable insights to senior executives</li> <li>Understanding of key elements of revenue forecasting experience highly desirable</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>May provide guidance to colleagues and vendors to achieve goals in accordance with established policies and to meet schedules and/or resolve problems.  Receives assignments in the form of objectives.  Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions; determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Works on issues of diverse scope which require evaluation of a variety of factors and an understanding of functional area objectives and trends.  Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve results may add to costs and impact the short-term goals of the organization.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. </p> <p> </p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Senior Director, Controller Open Finance San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p><strong><u>Position Summary:</u></strong></p> <p>Responsible for managing all accounting operations including oversight and direction for monthly and quarterly financial statement preparation, internal and external financial reporting, compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements, determining appropriate application of accounting principles, internal controls and SOX compliance, and corporate tax compliance and planning.</p> <p><strong><u>Primary Duties & Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Provides direct and indirect supervision and support to all direct reports and other staff in the following areas: general accounting, payroll, financial reporting and compliance and accounts payable.</li> <li>Oversees monthly, quarterly, and year end close procedures including the consolidation of foreign subsidiaries.</li> <li>Supervises the preparation of accurate and timely internal and external financial statements.</li> <li>Oversees regulatory reporting and directs preparation of SEC filings including Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, 8-K, S-3, etc.</li> <li>Plans, directs and coordinates accounting functions to ensure compliance with GAAP and SOX.</li> <li>Oversees all financial audits of the company including external financial reporting, internal controls and compliance, federal and state tax reporting.</li> <li>Assesses accounting operations, recommends improvements and implements new systems and processes.</li> <li>Evaluates accounting and internal control systems and directs the development and implementation of financial policies.</li> <li>Assesses, establishes and supervises tax planning and tax compliance activities with internal personnel and external advisors.</li> <li>Monitors cash management and banking relationships.</li> <li>Manages the annual insurance renewal process.</li> <li>Prepares materials and presents to the audit committee and/or Board of Directors.</li> <li>Assists in financial due-diligence for merger and acquisition activities, corporate partnerships, licensing activities and other special projects like financial modeling and analysis.</li> <li>Supports executive leadership on special projects as needed.</li> <li>Leads and develops staff.</li> <li>Stays abreast of the latest regulatory and financial accounting pronouncements to ensure compliant and timely adoption</li> <li>Works with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to achieve department, company and personal goals.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA required. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered. Minimum 15 years in progressively responsible and relevant finance or accounting positions, preferably with commercial, public-company experience in the life science industry with a minimum 5 years in a senior level finance position and supervisory experience, with demonstrated success leading and mentoring a team.</p> <p> </p> <p>Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Knowledge of finance, accounting and control principles including GAAP and other highly technical accounting skills in a public company</li> <li>Motivation as a self-starter, ability to show initiative/independence and drive to make important business contributions.</li> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint.</li> <li>Ability to demonstrate excellent judgment, gain results and be goal oriented.</li> <li>Highly collaborative and perceptive and shows prudent analysis in problem solving.</li> <li>Demonstrated skill at negotiating with business partners or management and influencing senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.</li> <li>Proficiency at creating and communicating a clear vision among team members effectively aligning resources and activities to achieve functional area and/or organizational goals.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Scope:</u></strong></p> <p>Establishes strategic plans for designated function(s) and may participate with others in management to align objectives across the organization. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of functional area(s) and related organizational objectives.  Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of functional, or company operations.</p> <p><strong><u>Physical Requirements:</u></strong></p> <p>While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, see, talk or hear in a standard office environment and independently from remote locations. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Ability to travel by car or airplane independently up to 25% of the time and work after hours if required by travel schedule or business issues.</p> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology
nasdaq:acad www.acadia-pharm.com boards.greenhouse.io Nov 21st, 2019 12:00AM Accounting Consultant - Assistant Controller Open Finance San Diego, California, United States San Diego CA USA Nov 13th, 2019 12:00AM <p><strong><u>Primary Duties & Responsibilities:</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Oversees monthly, quarterly, and year end close procedures including the consolidation of foreign subsidiaries.</li> <li>Supervises the preparation of accurate and timely internal and external financial statements.</li> <li>Oversees regulatory reporting and directs preparation of SEC filings including Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, 8-K, S-3, etc.</li> <li>Plans, directs and coordinates accounting functions to ensure compliance with GAAP and SOX.</li> <li>Involved with financial audits of the company including external financial reporting, internal controls and compliance, federal and state tax reporting.</li> <li>Assesses accounting operations, recommends improvements and implements new systems and processes.</li> <li>Assesses, establishes and supervises tax planning and tax compliance activities with internal personnel and external advisors.</li> <li>Monitors cash management and banking relationships.</li> <li>Prepares materials and presents to the audit committee and/or Board of Directors.</li> <li>Assists in financial due-diligence for merger and acquisition activities, corporate partnerships, licensing activities and other special projects like financial modeling and analysis.</li> <li>Stays abreast of the latest regulatory and financial accounting reporting trends.</li> <li>Works with a variety of internal and external stakeholders to achieve department, company and personal goals.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Education/Experience/Skills:</u></strong></p> <p>Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; CPA required. An equivalent combination of relevant education and applicable job experience may be considered. Minimum 12 years in progressively responsible and relevant  finance or accounting positions, preferably with commercial, public-company experience in the life science industry with a minimum 5 years in a senior level finance position and supervisory experience, with demonstrated success leading and mentoring a team.</p> <p> Must possess:</p> <ul> <li>Knowledge of finance, accounting and control principles including GAAP and other highly technical accounting skills in a public company</li> <li>Motivation as a self-starter, ability to show initiative/independence and drive to make important business contributions.</li> <li>Strong verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint.</li> <li>Ability to demonstrate excellent judgment, gain results and be goal oriented.</li> <li>Highly collaborative and perceptive, and shows prudent analysis in problem solving.</li> <li>Demonstrated skill at negotiating with business partners or management and influencing senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization.</li> <li>Proficiency at creating and communicating a clear vision among team members effectively aligning resources and activities to achieve functional area and/or organizational goals.</li> </ul> <p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">ACADIA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity</span></em></p> Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Nov 20th, 2019 09:05PM Health Care Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology

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