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Senior Director/Director, Program Leadership

Company: Flexion Therapeutics
Location: Burlington
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLXN), based in Burlington, Massachusetts, is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, local therapies for the treatment of patients with musculoskeletal conditions, beginning with osteoarthritis (OA). At Flexion everyone has a voice and can make a real difference, best ideas win, work is challenging, and we have fun. We are inclusive, prize ingenuity, and are united by a common mission to rapidly advance transformative medicines for patients who cannot get them soon enough. Our values - focus, ingenuity, tenacity, transparency and fun - form the fabric of the organization. They are reinforced daily and serve as key dimensions in the hiring process to help us ensure that Flexion is a magnet for outstanding talent and a great place to work. The Role: Do you want to make a meaningful difference in the lives of patients? Do you want to be around others who are inspired and empowered to discover, develop and commercialize transformative therapies? We are seeking an outstanding, seasoned program manager to join our team. The ideal candidate finds excitement in taking ambitious, complex ideas and translating them with cross-functional teams into focused strategies and actionable plans, then seeing them through. S/he is the voice of the program, being as much an active contributor/influencer in team dialogue and debate as a driver of effective execution. Reporting to the Chief Strategy Officer, the Senior Director/Director, Program Leadership will lead drug development program teams spanning preclinical development through post-commercialization, depending on the asset stage, oversee/manage ex-US alliances, and directly manage future PM hire(s). This includes effectively:

  • Partnering with Flexion's scientific/technical, clinical and regulatory leadership to define program strategy.
  • Leading cross-functional program teams in setting the target product profiles and aligned integrated global development plans.
  • Managing program teams to deliver against set strategies and operational plans and ensuring continual alignment between technical plans, commercial objectives, and overall corporate goals.
  • Driving through critical decisions within the team and strategic and operational adjustments as necessary throughout development.
  • Exploring opportunities and innovative approaches to accelerate speed to market, increase value of program, and minimize risk, and guiding teams to go-forward recommendations.
  • Communicating program status to leadership through routine Portfolio Reviews and as needed. Basic Qualifications:
    • A minimum of 10 years of relevant pharmaceutical industry experience
    • A minimum of 5 years of relevant Project Management experience
    • Sound knowledge of all aspects of the drug development process, with early phase drug product development experience preferred
    • Demonstrated experience in cross-functional drug development strategy, planning and process, evidenced by making clear, concrete and pivotal contributions to advancing multiple compounds into clinical development and/or commercialization
    • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 20%
    • Bachelor of Science degree in life sciences or relevant to medicine, human disease, or pharmaceutical development. Relevant advanced degree or certification, a plus Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience leading biologic drug development teams (gene therapy experience a plus)
      • Excellent ability to embrace ambiguity and complexity and demonstrate problem-solving leadership with limited oversight; ability to translate complex concepts into actionable, measurable tasks
      • Superior written and verbal communication skills
      • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Strong knowledge of team dynamics, structure, roles and responsibilities
      • Demonstrated ability to influence outcomes and key project decisions without authority
      • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead others through change
      • Proficient at approaching issues with professionalism, confidence and decisiveness, engaging in active problem-solving, and driving issues to resolution
      • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to changing environments
      • Skilled facilitator and negotiator with a keen eye for detail
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