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Our fellow “Millendoers” are all about making it happen. We have a strong focus on our patients, plan our strategies with rigor, deliver quality work and make meaningful contributions by collaborating with others. 

Millendo Therapeutics is publicly traded (Nasdaq: MLND) with headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and additional locations in Lexington, MA and Lyon, France.

Find out how you can thrive and grow with a potential career with us at Millendo Therapeutics. We are always interested in receiving resumes of talented individuals. If you are interested in sending us a resume, please submit it to careers@millendo.com.

Notice to Recruiters: Millendo Therapeutics does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters and will not be responsible for any fees related to resumes that are unsolicited. We handle all recruiting through our Human Resources team. Recruiters who wish to offer their services to Millendo may contact us at careers@millendo.com. Please do not contact hiring managers directly.

Millendo Therapeutics has committed itself to fostering workplace development, diversity, and inclusion (WDDI) at Millendo and across the biotechnology industry. We are dedicated to being at the forefront of efforts to develop a diverse and talented global workforce. To that end, we affirmatively support the following WDDI Principles adopted by the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO), and pledge to do our part to foster diversity and inclusion among our employees, customers, and patients. Link to BIO: https://www.bio.org/diversity

Current Job Opportunities

Role Description

The Chief Business Officer (CBO) is a key role for Millendo Therapeutics and will be a major contributor in shaping the future success of the company. He/ she will be responsible for identifying, evaluating, as well as negotiating and completing significant business transactions within large pharmaceutical and/or top-tier biotechnology companies to include partnering, licensing, and M&A.

Location
This role will be based in Ann Arbor, MI

Hours
This is a full-time role

Responsibilities
The CBO must have a broad business orientation and will have responsibility for the following:

  • Work closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and members of the executive team to drive Millendo’s corporate strategy and long-range plan based on the identification of opportunities for internal discovery and product development.
  • Seek ex-US commercialization partners for programs.
  • Represent Millendo both internally and externally to effectively present to pharmaceuticals and biotechnology organizations the potential benefits from partnering or licensing purposes.
  • Design an executive business roadmap of potential partners and opportunities that will enable Millendo to be the leader in Endocrinology
  • Lead cross-functional teams to develop technical, commercial and financial assessment of all new business opportunities.
  • Monitor competitive intelligence by keeping up to date on market trends, competitors and opportunities.
  • Provide regular presentations in various company forums including company and Board of Directors meetings. Ensure that all relevant supporting documentation for transactions (including external presentations, opportunity reports, management presentations, Board memos and other deal communication materials) are of the highest quality and are prepared, reviewed and approved as appropriate.
  • Cultivate a strong and effective partnership with R&D team to evaluate the potential new compounds and to integrate a commercial perspective early in the research and development process.

Requirements

  • Advanced scientific degree preferred. MBA a plus.
  • Over ten years of business development experience within the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industry, identifying new products with in-licensing, out-licensing, and strategic partnering opportunities.
  • Proven track record of identifying opportunities and, structuring, negotiating and closing transactions including strategic alliances, M&A, licensing agreements, joint ventures, equity investments, etc. In depth knowledge of financial analysis, corporate and product valuation as necessary to engineer such deals.
    Extensive transactional experience with evidence of value creation.
  • Deep analytical and financial modeling experience.
  • Exceptional communication and influence skills, with the ability to inspire confidence and work successfully with varied audiences including industry partners, financial institutions, Board of Directors, fellow management and employees, with a strong executive presence.
  • Entrepreneurial, collaborative, energetic self-starter with strong interpersonal and analytical skills and proven ability to work effectively with a CEO and other senior management as a strategic partner.
  • Strong scientific orientation, ideally with rare/orphan or endocrinology therapeutics and can establish and maintain credibility with internal and external scientific and business experts.
  • Desire to be part of a team and organization where scientific and business excellence are shared values.
  • Ability to work strategically and collaboratively as a member of the management team.

Reporting Relationships

This position reports into the President and CEO and will be a member of the Executive Team.

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

Role Description

Responsible for building and leading the team of regional MSLs and for supervising and coordinating all activities their regional MSLs. Work with the marketing and sales teams to provide scientific, clinical and medical resources to those groups as needed. Lead in the tactical execution of strategies to engage scientific and medical thought leaders and to develop partnerships with key scientific and medical organizations in both the community practice setting and academic setting. The Director, MSL will lead and contribute to the development of materials to be utilized by the regional MSLs. The MSL team members will be field based members of the Medical Affairs team; therefore, the MSL Director will be responsible for the successful alignment between the field-based team and the in-house Medical Affairs team.

Location
The position will be located at Millendo’s Boston, MA location. (One position will be field based)

Hours
This is a full-time exempt role with travel required as needed

Responsibilities

  1. Develop the strategy to establish, maintain, and manage collaborations of the MSL team with regional and national KOLs, Local HCPs, participants in managed markets and other healthcare professionals.
    • Ensure that the MSL team maintains business and clinical knowledge of appropriate therapeutic areas. Emphasis will be placed on treatment landscapes with emphasis, though not restricted, to those areas where Millendo has a key interest. Responsible for initiating, building and fostering relationships with recognized clinicians, HCPs, clinician researchers, managed market providers and defined academic health care systems.
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of products, clinical treatment trends, clinical trials, and scientific activities within areas of interest to Millendo. Active involvement in raising awareness of all Company Sponsored trials, data informing trials and data enhancing trials, e.g. cooperative group trials.
    • Identify and develop meaningful and robust relationships with community and academic KOLs/HCPs. Provide meaningful scientific exchange to ensure that they understand the science and the clinical data associated with Millendo products. Additionally, provide meaningful feedback to the organization on how the KOLs/HCPs view Millendo and competitor products.
    • Identify and build collaborations with KOLs, formulary members, and payers for medical education and potential clinical research opportunities.
    • Provide support for academic and government researchers and healthcare providers interested in doing research with Millendo products.
    • Create awareness of Millendo product attributes, therapeutic benefits, and appropriate uses.
    • Develop strategic KOL plans to provide needs-based, value-added services
    • Provide relevant medical and scientific information and literature, within corporate guidelines, for healthcare provider education.
    • Provide field-based medical and scientific support to answer unsolicited questions about Millendo products and related therapeutic areas.
  2. Serve as a local medical and scientific resource for the medical community in therapeutic areas of interest to Millendo Therapeutics
    • Develop and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of Millendo, its products, current medical and scientific research and publications in therapeutic areas of interest to Millendo.
    • Provide relevant medical and scientific support for healthcare providers, third-party payers, and other managed care audiences.
    • Work closely with the Market Access team to communicate the scientific information associated with Millendo products and provide medical presentations as requested to support access.
    • Work closely with the academic and community research organizations, community organizations, guideline committees, and medical personnel to ensure effective communication of the science and clinical data behind Millendo products and disease areas of interest.
    • Respond in an appropriate and expeditious fashion to unsolicited requests from KOLs/HCPs.
    • Facilitate appropriate scientific activities within the therapeutic areas identified by Millendo area when requested.
    • Identify and prepare KOLs/HCPs for scientific programs, advisory boards, and speaker programs.
    • Organize and conduct train-the-trainer programs and speaker training meetings.
    • Provide medical and scientific support for medical education initiatives (e.g. speaker training).
    • Deliver high quality educational presentations in a variety of settings (e.g. formulary committees, medical meetings, and allied healthcare professionals’ meetings) and obtain feedback that can be disseminated throughout the organization.
    • Professionally represent Millendo at select medical meetings programs.
    • Use appropriate, ethical judgement in the distribution of all information.
  3. Serve as a local medical and scientific resource for internal stakeholders
    • Provide medical and scientific training support to internal colleagues upon request.
    • Participate in internal therapeutic advisory groups and project teams.
    • Provide local medical support for consultant and advisory meetings as needed.
    • Gather and disseminate competitive intelligence from multiple sources
    • Complete accurate and timely administrative reports, projects, and other required documentation.
    • Ensure that the MSLs’ business, managed care and technology activities are aligned with Millendo Therapeutics activities.
    • Be an active member, as assigned to late stage development Project Strategy Teams.
    • Be responsible to introduce and train MSLs, regarding new Millendo projects.
  4. Serve as liaison between clinical investigators and internal stakeholders in support of research
    • Be responsible for first-line review of investigator-sponsored studies originating from territory, and, in collaboration with MSL director/manager, facilitate the submission, review and approval processes for investigator-sponsored studies
    • Act as liaison between external clinical investigators and Millendo internal colleagues to assure timely follow-up of all communications, from proposal to publication, where appropriate.
    • Provide support for corporate sponsored studies.
    • Work closely with the Research & Clinical Development organizations to identify appropriate thought leaders/KOLs and sites for pre-clinical work and clinical trials as requested.
    • Work closely with HCPs and sites involved in clinical development work to assure robust accrual to studies and provide a conduit for meaningful scientific exchange with Millendo.
  5. Develop, manage, and supervise the team of MSLs
    • Supervise and develop the MSL team and help provide a spirit of working together and supporting the goals of Millendo Therapeutics.
    • Manage the activities of the field based MSL team.
    • Aid MSLs in grasping and understanding approved communication material.
    • Be a resource and support for field MSLs and be available to travel and assist them with assignments.
    • Assume field MSL role if MLS is absent or unable to complete an assignment.
    • Assume role and field assignment of MSL if there is a long-term gap in MSL availability until MSL can be replaced.
    • Complete performance reviews of field MSLs.

Requirements

  • Advanced scientific degree (Doctorate or Masters Level) or Bachelors level degree with equivalent experience required.
  • At least 10 years of industry experience and at least 5 years MSL experience.
  • Clinical experience within relevant therapeutic/disease areas preferred.
  • An established track record of effective and influential oral presentations and discussion to Health Care Professional within the therapeutic/disease area(s) of interest to Millendo.
  • Strong scientific baseline knowledge in selected therapeutic areas, clinical trial methods, implementation and interpretation; possesses sound scientific and clinical judgment.
  • Strong compliance knowledge and adherence to corporate compliance in all activities, including those related to clinical trials, scientific presentations, and responses to unsolicited requests for information.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer-facing skills; listening skills; probing skills and flexibility.
  • Excellent collaboration skills across multiple disciplines.
  • The Eastern Regional MSL Director is based in Lexington, Mass and must be able to travel as business requires
  • Demonstrates an understanding of pharmaceutical industry practices, as well as standard medical practices in therapeutic area(s) of concentration and broad therapeutic competency (e.g. keeps current with new information and trends in the field).
  • Cultivates and maintains relationships with international, national, regional and local, KOLs and HCPs to establish trust through the consistent demonstration of scientific expertise and satisfactory follow-through to requests from thought-leaders.
  • Demonstrates the ability to comprehend and communicate research results across a diverse audience.
  • Demonstrates professional communications (written, verbal, presentation and listening) to cultivate and nurture strong working relationships with internal and external colleagues.
  • Comprehend Millendo products as well as medical, marketing, legal, compliance, and regulatory issue.
  • Understands clinical trials and investigator-sponsored study processes.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively on multi-disciplinary teams in order to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Plans, prioritizes, and executes multiple responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, within a home office while efficiently managing time and priorities.
  • Conducts oneself in a highly professional and ethical manner.
  • Deals with ambiguity and thrives in an ever-changing environment.

Reporting Relationships

The position reports to the Vice President of Medical Affairs

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

Role Description

Responsible for building and leading the team of regional MSLs and for supervising and coordinating all activities their regional MSLs. Work with the marketing and sales teams to provide scientific, clinical and medical resources to those groups as needed. Lead in the tactical execution of strategies to engage scientific and medical thought leaders and to develop partnerships with key scientific and medical organizations in both the community practice setting and academic setting. The Director, MSL will lead and contribute to the development of materials to be utilized by the regional MSLs. The MSL team members will be field based members of the Medical Affairs team; therefore, the MSL Director will be responsible for the successful alignment between the field-based team and the in-house Medical Affairs team.

Location
The position will be located at Millendo’s Boston, MA location. (One position will be field-based)

Hours
This is a full-time exempt role with travel required as needed

Responsibilities

  1. Develop the strategy to establish, maintain, and manage collaborations of the MSL team with regional and national KOLs, Local HCPs, participants in managed markets and other healthcare professionals.
    • Ensure that the MSL team maintains business and clinical knowledge of appropriate therapeutic areas. Emphasis will be placed on treatment landscapes with emphasis, though not restricted, to those areas where Millendo has a key interest. Responsible for initiating, building and fostering relationships with recognized clinicians, HCPs, clinician researchers, managed market providers and defined academic health care systems.
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of products, clinical treatment trends, clinical trials, and scientific activities within areas of interest to Millendo. Active involvement in raising awareness of all Company Sponsored trials, data informing trials and data enhancing trials, e.g. cooperative group trials.
    • Identify and develop meaningful and robust relationships with community and academic KOLs/HCPs. Provide meaningful scientific exchange to ensure that they understand the science and the clinical data associated with Millendo products. Additionally, provide meaningful feedback to the organization on how the KOLs/HCPs view Millendo and competitor products.
    • Identify and build collaborations with KOLs, formulary members, and payers for medical education and potential clinical research opportunities.
    • Provide support for academic and government researchers and healthcare providers interested in doing research with Millendo products.
    • Create awareness of Millendo product attributes, therapeutic benefits, and appropriate uses.
    • Develop strategic KOL plans to provide needs-based, value-added services
    • Provide relevant medical and scientific information and literature, within corporate guidelines, for healthcare provider education.
    • Provide field-based medical and scientific support to answer unsolicited questions about Millendo products and related therapeutic areas.
  2. Serve as a local medical and scientific resource for the medical community in therapeutic areas of interest to Millendo Therapeutics
    • Develop and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of Millendo, its products, current medical and scientific research and publications in therapeutic areas of interest to Millendo.
    • Provide relevant medical and scientific support for healthcare providers, third-party payers, and other managed care audiences.
    • Work closely with the Market Access team to communicate the scientific information associated with Millendo products and provide medical presentations as requested to support access.
    • Work closely with the academic and community research organizations, community organizations, guideline committees, and medical personnel to ensure effective communication of the science and clinical data behind Millendo products and disease areas of interest.
    • Respond in an appropriate and expeditious fashion to unsolicited requests from KOLs/HCPs.
    • Facilitate appropriate scientific activities within the therapeutic areas identified by Millendo area when requested.
    • Identify and prepare KOLs/HCPs for scientific programs, advisory boards, and speaker programs.
    • Organize and conduct train-the-trainer programs and speaker training meetings.
    • Provide medical and scientific support for medical education initiatives (e.g. speaker training).
    • Deliver high quality educational presentations in a variety of settings (e.g. formulary committees, medical meetings, and allied healthcare professionals’ meetings) and obtain feedback that can be disseminated throughout the organization.
    • Professionally represent Millendo at select medical meetings programs.
    • Use appropriate, ethical judgement in the distribution of all information.
  3. Serve as a local medical and scientific resource for internal stakeholders
    • Provide medical and scientific training support to internal colleagues upon request.
    • Participate in internal therapeutic advisory groups and project teams.
    • Provide local medical support for consultant and advisory meetings as needed.
    • Gather and disseminate competitive intelligence from multiple sources
    • Complete accurate and timely administrative reports, projects, and other required documentation.
    • Ensure that the MSLs’ business, managed care and technology activities are aligned with Millendo Therapeutics activities.
    • Be an active member, as assigned to late stage development Project Strategy Teams.
    • Be responsible to introduce and train MSLs, regarding new Millendo projects.
  4. Serve as liaison between clinical investigators and internal stakeholders in support of research
    • Be responsible for first-line review of investigator-sponsored studies originating from territory, and, in collaboration with MSL director/manager, facilitate the submission, review and approval processes for investigator-sponsored studies
    • Act as liaison between external clinical investigators and Millendo internal colleagues to assure timely follow-up of all communications, from proposal to publication, where appropriate.
    • Provide support for corporate sponsored studies.
    • Work closely with the Research & Clinical Development organizations to identify appropriate thought leaders/KOLs and sites for pre-clinical work and clinical trials as requested.
    • Work closely with HCPs and sites involved in clinical development work to assure robust accrual to studies and provide a conduit for meaningful scientific exchange with Millendo.
  5. Develop, manage, and supervise the team of MSLs
    • Supervise and develop the MSL team and help provide a spirit of working together and supporting the goals of Millendo Therapeutics.
    • Manage the activities of the field based MSL team.
    • Aid MSLs in grasping and understanding approved communication material.
    • Be a resource and support for field MSLs and be available to travel and assist them with assignments.
    • Assume field MSL role if MLS is absent or unable to complete an assignment.
    • Assume role and field assignment of MSL if there is a long-term gap in MSL availability until MSL can be replaced.
    • Complete performance reviews of field MSLs.

Requirements

  • Advanced scientific degree (Doctorate or Masters Level) or Bachelors level degree with equivalent experience required.
  • At least 10 years of industry experience and at least 5 years MSL experience.
  • Clinical experience within relevant therapeutic/disease areas preferred.
  • An established track record of effective and influential oral presentations and discussion to Health Care Professional within the therapeutic/disease area(s) of interest to Millendo.
  • Strong scientific baseline knowledge in selected therapeutic areas, clinical trial methods, implementation and interpretation; possesses sound scientific and clinical judgment.
  • Strong compliance knowledge and adherence to corporate compliance in all activities, including those related to clinical trials, scientific presentations, and responses to unsolicited requests for information.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer-facing skills; listening skills; probing skills and flexibility.
  • Excellent collaboration skills across multiple disciplines.
  • Regional MSL Directors are field based but must be able to travel as business requires
  • Demonstrates an understanding of pharmaceutical industry practices, as well as standard medical practices in therapeutic area(s) of concentration and broad therapeutic competency (e.g. keeps current with new information and trends in the field).
  • Cultivates and maintains relationships with international, national, regional and local, KOLs and HCPs to establish trust through the consistent demonstration of scientific expertise and satisfactory follow-through to requests from thought-leaders.
  • Demonstrates the ability to comprehend and communicate research results across a diverse audience.
  • Demonstrates professional communications (written, verbal, presentation and listening) to cultivate and nurture strong working relationships with internal and external colleagues.
  • Comprehend Millendo products as well as medical, marketing, legal, compliance, and regulatory issue.
  • Understands clinical trials and investigator-sponsored study processes.
  • Demonstrates ability to work effectively on multi-disciplinary teams in order to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Plans, prioritizes, and executes multiple responsibilities in a timely manner.
  • Must have the ability to work independently, within a home office while efficiently managing time and priorities.
  • Conducts oneself in a highly professional and ethical manner.
  • Deals with ambiguity and thrives in an ever-changing environment.

Reporting Relationships

The position reports to the Vice President of Medical Affairs

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

Role Description

The Project Manager has direct responsibility for project management of Millendo Projects. The primary focus is on project management, program management, development team meeting facilitation, team leadership, timeline and goals management.

Location
The position will be located at Millendo’s Ann Arbor site. Millendo’s headquarters is in Ann Arbor, MI, and there is an office in Boston, MA.

Hours
This is a full time exempt role with travel required as needed

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for project management aspects of the Millendo Projects
  • Provides regular project management and goals updates to development team and management team
  • Establishes and maintain integrated program timelines incorporating timeline information from Clinical, CMC, Regulatory, Preclinical and Commercial line functions
  • Provide updates for Portfolio Reviews
  • Identifies and mitigates program, timeline and goals risks
  • Assists with writing and review of regulatory documents, g. INDs, IND updates, IMPDs, DSURs, briefing documents, protocol reviews etc.
  • Assists with generation of budgets and financial projections, resolution of finance invoice discrepancies and query resolution
  • Manages document transfer to vendors for quality reviews, regulatory submissions, technology transfers and IND transfers, assists with project box organization and structure

Requirements

  • Education
    • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in life science.  Advanced degree a plus.
  • Experience
    • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with a Sponsor or CRO
    • Previous project management and leadership of project teams is critical
    • Thorough knowledge of the drug development process is required
  • Skills/Competencies
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Team-oriented and a strong team player, who is willing to roll up his/her sleeves to get things done
    • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
    • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail
    • Able to exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices and to determine appropriate action independently
    • Able to work in a dynamic, changing environment
    • Demonstrates honesty, trust, fairness, cooperation, self- control, and flexibility
    • High level of personal accountability and commitment to success
    • Experience working in a fast paced or start-up environment preferred

Reporting Relationships

The position reports to the Sr. Director Portfolio Management and Development Operations

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

Role Description

The Manager of Regulatory Affairs will report to the Director, Regulatory Affairs and is accountable for the preparation, coordination, and management of simple and complex regulatory submissions. The incumbent will work independently and within a group setting to act as liaison between Regulatory Affairs and other functional areas including external CROs, partners, and consultants in the planning, organizing, and preparing of regulatory documents for submission to governmental regulatory agencies. This individual will have a solid understanding of FDA regulations and ICH guidance’s and experience with regulatory submissions, including INDs, international clinical trial applications, and marketing applications in Common Technical Document format. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and effective verbal communication skills, proficient in project management, is flexible, and able to work in a fast paced environment.

Location
This role is based in Millendo’s headquarters, Ann Arbor, MI.

Hours
This is a full time exempt role with travel required as needed

Responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to the development and implementation of regulatory strategy for assigned projects.
  • Prepare, coordinate, manage or maintain simple and complex regulatory submissions (e.g., INDs, CTAs, amendments, safety reports, DSUR, annual reports, meeting packages, etc.) in accordance with applicable regulations. This includes ability to coordinate identified regulatory requirements into reliable submission plans; develop & maintain timelines; coordinate internal/external authoring/review/comment adjudication and finalization (submission and archival).
  • Provide review and comment during document (e.g., IB, protocol, ICFs, DSURs, annual reports, etc.) review, including consideration of regulatory/ICH guidance/requirements pertaining to document strategic purpose and content.
  • Interface with external regulatory groups (e.g., CRO, partner, consultants, etc.) in the preparation/review/compilation/finalization/submission/posting of regulatory submissions.
  • Regulatory Affairs activities with other functional areas as required including representation Regulatory Affairs in cross-functional team meetings.
  • Provide regulatory support for clinical operations activities (e.g., review of essential documents, and development and review of consent forms, etc.).
  • Monitor company progress toward fulfillment of regulatory commitments.
  • Initiate and/or contribute to local process improvements which have an impact on Regulatory Affairs, including the authoring and review of standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Remain current on regulatory requirements (e.g., Domestic and International) supporting the regulatory strategy and clinical operations related activities.).

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent. Regulatory Affairs Certification is preferred.
  • 10+ years in the biopharmaceutical industry, with at least 5 years specifically in regulatory operations
  • Proven track record in leading a regulatory function and working closely with senior company leaders preferred
  • Strong strategic thinking skills, crafting strategic options, solving problems and prioritizing projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Orphan drug development experience preferred
  • Collaborative with high standards for individual and team execution
  • Team-oriented and a strong team player, who is willing to roll up his/her sleeves to get things done
  • Strong attention to detail, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Experience working in a fast paced or start-up environment preferred

Reporting Relationships

Position reports to the Manager of Regulatory Affairs

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

Role Description

We are looking for an experienced, independent Senior Scientist or Director who is driven by getting work done that helps improve lives. As someone who likes to manage the operational aspects of a role, you strive to understand the biological basis of therapeutics. This opportunity will allow you to work within a positive team environment where you can use your interpersonal and organizational skills to set and achieve high standards for themselves. The right person for this role will be eager to learn, and willing to do what it takes to get the job done. We are a privately-held, biotech, start-up company that is looking for the right person who wants an opportunity to grow with our company.

This position will be part of the Preclinical Research and Development (PR&D) organization and have multiple responsibilities for managing our therapeutics’ preclinical development activities.

Location
This role will be based in Ann Arbor, MI or Lexington, MA.

Hours
This is a full-time exempt role.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a scientific leader in the PR&D group, providing drug development and operational support for project teams ranging from late discovery through clinical development and NDA submission
  • Monitor activities at Contract Research Organization’s (CRO’s); provide technical support, operational oversight, and troubleshooting
  • Write and edit documents generated internally or at CROs, ensuring excellent communication of study results to internal, external, and regulatory audiences. Such reports could include toxicology, PK/PD, PK-ADME, bioanalytical, mechanism of action, or technical reports, as well as protocols, manuscripts, and regulatory documents in the context of project teams
  • Serve as functional area lead on one development program, representing PR&D on project teams
  • Opportunity to manage bioanalytical activities at CRO’s in support of clinical and nonclinical development

Requirements

  • PhD preferred, preferably in the biological sciences (pharmacology, biochemistry, physiology, etc.)
  • Five or more years biopharmaceutical industry experience in preclinical development is preferred
  • Working knowledge of relevant regulatory guidelines and cGLP
  • Ability and interest to stay current with literature in one of our therapeutic areas of interest
  • Multiple years managing CRO’s is highly desirable
  • Training and experience in PK-ADME sciences is a plus
  • Experience preparing preclinical or nonclinical sections of regulatory filings is highly desirable
  • Ability to evaluate and interpret biological data as well as effectively communicating such results to others
  • Experience working on teams that have filed INDs and NDAs is preferred
  • Team-oriented and a strong team player, who is willing to roll up his/her sleeves to get things done
  • Strong attention to detail, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Experience working in a fast paced or start-up environment preferred

Reporting Relationships

This position reports into the Senior Vice President, Preclinical Research & Development. It will work closely with colleagues in other parts of the company (CMC, clinical development, project management, and external CROs) to drive our development programs.

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

Role Description

The Vice President, Commercial Analytics and Insights will lead the company’s efforts at understanding and impacting markets, opportunities and barriers for commercializing livoletide, Millendo’s late-stage development candidate for the treatment of hyperphagia in Prader-Willi syndrome. The Vice President, Commercial Analytics and Insights will lead the efforts to understand the needs, barriers and drivers of product adoption as well as determine efficient allocation of commercial resources. Part of this responsibility will be the construction and maintenance of a commercial data infrastructure. This role will craft the analytics strategy, create the vision and recruit a talented team to deliver on that strategy.

Location
Millendo’s Lexington, MA site. Millendo’s headquarters is located in Ann Arbor, MI, and the Commercial/Medical Affairs team is currently located in Lexington outside of Boston, MA.

Hours
This role is a full time exempt role with travel required as needed

Responsibilities

  • Recruit and lead a high performing Commercial Analytics and Insights team in preparation for livoletide’s upcoming launch.
  • Create the analytics strategy including data acquisition, analysis plans and communication efforts
  • Create and execute a process for optimizing the sales force sizing and alignment of Millendo’s internal US based sales force in conjunction with SVP Sales
  • Create, maintain and communicate a forecast model for livoletide and share outputs and implications throughout the company including Finance, supply chain, and commercial teams
  • Develops and oversee the execution of market research program needed to improve decision making and/or deployment of marketing and sales tactics
  • Lead the creation and maintenance of Millendo’s commercial data infrastructure uniting multiple software systems and providing insight on the operations and investment through quantitative reporting
  • Contributing member of the Commercial Leadership Team in the launch preparations for livoletide

Requirements

  • BS/BA degree required; Master’s Degree or higher preferred
  • 10+ years in the biopharmaceutical industry, with at least 5 years specifically in commercial analytics
  • Proven track record in leading an analytics function and working closely with senior company leaders preferred
  • Strong strategic thinking skills, crafting strategic options, solving problems and prioritizing projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Orphan drug development experience preferred
  • Collaborative with high standards for individual and team execution
  • Team-oriented and a strong team player, who is willing to roll up his/her sleeves to get things done
  • Strong attention to detail, time-management, and organizational skills
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, changing environment
  • Experience working in a fast paced or startup environment preferred

Reporting Relationships

Position reports to the Chief Commercial Officer and will work closely with Commercial, Finance and Executive Management.

We are an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We respect individual differences, embrace diversity throughout the organization, and value the unique strengths of each employee. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.

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US Offices

Corporate Headquarters

110 Miller Avenue, Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
734-845-9000
millendo@millendo.com

Lexington Office

420 Bedford Street,
Suite 260
Lexington, MA 02420

Europe Office

Lyon Office

Millendo Therapeutics SAS
c/o Canopee consulting
8 rue Berjon
69009 Lyon
France
Tel +33 472 18 94 28

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