We employ high-energy team players who are both passionate about their work and compassionate for the patients we serve. We require innovative thinkers who enjoy rolling up their sleeves, thrive within a fast-moving environment and conduct themselves with the utmost integrity.

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and a tremendous opportunity for advancement.

Click on our current openings below.

Job Summary: 

This position ensures that HR services are aligned with the Company’s strategic business objectives and are positioned to enable the Company to successfully meet business goals and objectives of a global organization. Direct the effective delivery of all Human Resource services including: staffing, employee relations, benefits, performance management, compensation management, learning and development and compliance. This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer. 

Responsibilities

Staffing 

  • Experience in building a Commercial team from the ground up. Knowledge of incentive plans for marketing and sales teams. 
  • Develops accurate job descriptions, establishes appropriate salary ranges and develops and implements recruiting plan for open positions. 
  • Identifies candidates via various external and internal sources (internet sites, applicable industry and professional associations, employee referrals, networking). 
  • Conducts primary interview and evaluates candidates for open positions (via a thorough interview process). Works with hiring managers to ensure candidates’ skills and experience meet position requirements and the most qualified candidates are selected. 
  • Utilizes cost-effective methods to successfully hire for the open positions within an appropriate time-frame. 
  • Communicates effectively with supervisors and senior management to ensure current staffing objectives are being met and to adequately anticipate and plan for future staffing needs. 

Employee Relations 

  • Ensures that HR programs and practices are administered in a fair and equitable fashion. 
  • Provides guidance, advice and counsel to employees and managers regarding a broad range of employee relations issues (e.g., performance issues, manager-employee communications, grievance resolution, morale, attendance, etc.). 
  • Interprets, explains and applies various HR practices and programs and relevant employment and labor laws to employees and managers. 
  • Develops and maintains progressive HR programs and practices that allow for flexibility to accommodate employees’ needs while enabling the Company to remain competitive in the external business environment. 

Performance Management and Annual Goal Setting 

  • Works with managers and employees to promote and administer all elements of a pay for performance philosophy. 
  • Provides assistance and counsel to managers on effectively delivering performance feedback to employees. 
  • Works with managers to ensure that employee performance evaluations are completed on time and provide objective feedback regarding employee performance and contributions. 
  • Works with managers to ensure that all employees individual performance goals are specific, measurable, achievable and compatible with the position, and aligned with the corporate goals of the company. 
  • Meet with employees and provide assistance in professional development throughout the company, including short and long-term growth and development opportunities. 

Compensation Management 

  • Develops and maintains total compensation and benefit programs that reflect the value the Company places on its employees and which are competitive in the marketplace. 
  • Public company compensation committee management and presentation skills essential. 
  • Maintains current data regarding competitive compensation practices, conducts thorough job evaluations, develops salary structures, and researches compensation-related issues. 
  • Management of stock option overhang. 
  • Management of the Radford / compensation committee advisory consultant relationship. 
  • Manages the annual compensation process (e.g. salary, bonus, and long-term incentive plans). 
  • Work with the Chief Executive Officer to propose and report on key compensation programs including short- and long-term incentive plans designed to reward and retain key talent. 

Learning & Development 

  • Oversees the development and delivery of comprehensive training and development programs which are aligned with the Company’s key competencies and enable employees and managers to successfully meet personal, professional and corporate goals. 
  • Sales and Compliance training awareness and participation. 
  • Design and conduct new hire orientation program to enable new employees to quickly and effectively adapt to the Company culture. 

Compliance 

  • Ensures the Company’s HR practices and programs comply with all current federal and state employment and labor laws. 
  • Develop and maintain the Benefits Summary and ensure consistency of application throughout the Company. 

Benefits 

  • Oversees the management and delivery of all benefit programs (e.g., health, disability, life, retirement). 

Operational 

  • Prepare and manage budget for all human resources operations. 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, MBA 
  • PHR/SPHR certification desired. 
  • 15+ years in Human Resources with increasing responsibility and functional leadership experience within the Life Sciences industry 
  • Experience in building and supporting a Commercial organization 
  • Knowledge of state and federal employment laws and regulations 
  • Must have direct work experience in most of the disciplines of Human Resources (e.g., staffing and recruiting, employee relations, performance management, compensation, compliance, benefits) 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work easily and smoothly with all levels within the organization including members of the executive team 
  • Hands on capabilities needed to work with a small talented group of employees and a focused goal driven organization (No job too big or too small) 
  • Excellent analytical skills 
  • Ability to quickly understand issues to develop solid conclusions and recommendations 
  • Decisive as well as collaborative 
  • Collaborative approach to problem solving and the ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels (internally and externally) 
  • Ability to effectively advocate ideas and influence internal and external audiences 
  • Effective management of limited resources and priorities. 
  • Knowledge of HR databases 
  • Has excellent computer skills and Microsoft Products proficiency (Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) 

Job Summary: 

The Director of Financial Planning and Analysis will lead the company’s planning and analysis processes, including budgeting, sales forecasting, developing financial reporting packages for senior leadership, and business and valuation modeling. This position will interact with all levels of management across the organization. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop, implement and maintain an effective planning and analysis capability that will provide senior leadership with appropriate analytical tools to establish goals and measure performance of the Company’s businesses. 
  • Lead the development of the annual operating plan and budget process for the company and provide monthly update to P&L and cash flow forecasts. Build long-range plans. 
  • Routinely communicate business, financial and operational performance trends, historical and forecasted, using appropriate metrics. Suggest trends, resulting implications, key actions, and strategic implications. 
  • In collaboration with CEO and the commercial team, build ongoing forecasts of top-line revenue forecasts and develop a dashboard weekly that informs top management of sales against performance targets. 
  • Assist in the closing of the monthly accounting records by supporting the accounting team, as needed, in the analysis of accounts, primarily having to do with the tracking of contracts spend and progress. 
  • Attend monthly accrual meetings and track risks / opportunities against financial plans. 
  • Collaborate with the accounting department to perform monthly reviews of budget vs. actual with departmental managers. 
  • Develop a comprehensive monthly reporting package for senior management. 
  • Lead scenario modeling efforts for the development and growth of the company. 
  • Develop valuation models for business development deal and license opportunities. 
  • Prepare presentations in support of board meetings and investor presentations. 
  • Implement web-based financial forecasting software (BI360 or other). 
  • Develop and execute processes to allow for routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance, leveraging analytical resources and tools. 
  • Monitor performance and competitive dynamics of companies that are strategic partners and competitors. 
  • Develop case studies and evaluate metrics of those that have gone before us in the successful launch and market of orphan products. 
  • Assist business leaders in the negotiation of the financial aspects of certain service contracts. 

Position Qualifications: 

  • 10+ years of financial planning and analysis experience with progressive responsibility, especially with exposure to commercial operations and experience in biotechnology companies 
  • Knowledge of U.S. GAAP and technical pronouncements a plus 
  • B.S. degree in Business, Accounting or Finance is desirable, MBA preferred 
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills 
  • Strong financial modeling skills required 
  • Knowledge of ERP systems may be helpful, but not essential 
  • Candidates should possess strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and have the ability to work with all levels of employees and be able to present findings to senior management 
  • Be able to meet the rigorous deadlines of a public company, multitask and prioritize responsibilities 
  • Be able to lead and direct staff when FP&A expands 

Reporting to the President of Chiasma, the Vice President, Information Technology will be charged with building and leading a stable, secure, and high-performing IT function for the organization.  This person will be expected to develop and establish an information technology vision, structure, and strategy that supports and enables the company to achieve its business goals.  This role is responsible for developing and optimizing strategic, regulatory, and operational excellence capabilities (organization, process, and tools/systems) to support and grow the business and is accountable for providing IT process, application, and project management leadership for new and existing technology solutions.

The right candidate will combine relevant experience both in the life sciences industry as well as with publicly traded companies.  In addition, the role requires a hands-on, can-do attitude and the ability to juggle IT requirements with the additional demands of a growing organization.

The VP will also have a broad set of responsibilities that will encompass the following:

  • Own the development of an IT roadmap, working closely with the business to align and integrate their respective strategies.
  • Responsible for day-to-day operations of global network, storage, security, privacy, enterprise architecture and telecommunications infrastructure (including phone and video conferencing).
  • Oversight and enforcement of IT policies, procedures, and associated plans for security, desktops, and infrastructure based on industry-standard best practices, SOX and FDA requirements, and validated systems.
  • Evaluate and determine balance between outsourced and insourced IT service models.
  • Select, develop, and motivate a high talent team.
  • Assess and make recommendations for improvements regarding enterprise data architecture strategy and managing enterprise-wide storage, backup, integration, and accessibility of data, including disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Establish strong working relationships with senior leaders in operations and technology management in the capacity of a trusted advisor on IT matters.
  • Engage with the business and process owners and lead the collaborative planning effort to leverage emerging technologies for addressing strategic enterprise goals.
  • Communicate the practical implications of system selection and implementation, architectural decisions, issues, and plans to senior management.
  • Establish data management strategy and policies in conjunction with various functional teams.
  • Establish Project Management capabilities to apply rigor to portfolio analysis (including sequencing of projects), budgeting and planning, tracking and resolving issues, risks and dependencies across projects and programs, coordinating executive communications/status reporting and coordinating resource management and staffing needs.
  • Set the team's annual deliverables/objectives, performance goals, and empower them to deliver on Chiasma’s strategic priorities and objectives.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to ensure all deliverables are accurate, receive buy-in from key stakeholders and are of the highest quality.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

The Vice President, IT will be an IT leader with at least 15 years of broadly based, progressive experience.  One must possess a demonstrated track record of leadership in both IT delivery and strategic development and can provide IT direction and leadership for this growing business.  This person must have experience launching a new product into the US and ex-US markets and building out a technology team to support and enable those efforts.

The successful candidate will bring expertise in strategic systems planning, vendor management, implementation, project management, and infrastructure development. This person must possess outstanding leadership and team-building skills.  One must bring strong interpersonal skills and a high energy level.  In addition, the successful candidate must be success-driven, energetic, and have a strong sense of urgency.

Additionally, the ideal candidate will bring:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with a variety of audiences and stakeholders including, but not limited to, executive and senior management, business leaders/managers, and colleagues worldwide.
  • Skills as an active listener with the demonstrated ability to effectively engage with key stakeholders to gain an understanding of the business' evolving IT needs, develop and recommend innovative and cost-effective solutions, and explain technology-related issues to non-technical audiences.
  • Demonstrated experience developing, leading, and supporting an IT vision and direction, including demonstrated experience developing long- and short-term strategic IT plans, developing the associated financial analyses, and translating budgeted plans into tactical, actionable operational initiatives.
  • Demonstrated, hands-on experience as a project manager with strong planning skills, the ability to set and manage expectations, and deliver on projects within the committed timeframe and budget.
  • Prior experience implementing an Information Security and Privacy program to support global privacy regulations.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems and resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to facilitate the development and implementation of strategic leadership and management capabilities within his/her team to develop, coach, and manage the performance of a team to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight periodic reporting deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a small company environment and contribute to different functions.
  • Global experience.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, to act as a cross-functional business partner.

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field. MBA a plus.

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