COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Chiasma is a late stage Phase 3 biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the lives of patients suffering from orphan diseases by developing and commercializing novel oral forms of therapies that are available today only by injection. The company’s lead product candidate is octreotide capsules for the orphan condition acromegaly and is currently in Phase 3 multinational clinical studies designed for both FDA and EMA commercial approval. Chiasma is a well-funded, public Delaware corporation (Nasdaq: CHMA) with wholly owned Israeli subsidiary.

SUMMARY:
The Director, Enterprise Applications will provide the leadership in the design, definition, and planning of our enterprise application architecture, strategy, and team. This role will interact across the Research and Development, Commercial, and Administrative groups to analyze the existing enterprise application portfolio and to define the roadmap for the improvement of the portfolio to support the change in business needs and to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency. The Director, Enterprise Applications will report to the Vice President, Information Technology.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Chiasma is a late stage Phase 3 biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the lives of patients suffering from orphan diseases by developing and commercializing novel oral forms of therapies that are available today only by injection. The company’s lead product candidate is octreotide capsules for the orphan condition acromegaly and is currently in Phase 3 multinational clinical studies designed for both FDA and EMA commercial approval. Chiasma is a well-funded, public Delaware corporation (Nasdaq: CHMA) with wholly owned Israeli subsidiary.

SUMMARY:
The Director, Enterprise Applications will provide the leadership in the design, definition, and planning of our enterprise application architecture, strategy, and team. This role will interact across the Research and Development, Commercial, and Administrative groups to analyze the existing enterprise application portfolio and to define the roadmap for the improvement of the portfolio to support the change in business needs and to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency. The Director, Enterprise Applications will report to the Vice President, Information Technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ownership of the enterprise application portfolio, ensuring interoperability and responsiveness to scientific and business needs
  • Implement and manage the applications to support our research and development, business, commercial, and supply chain operations
  • Recommend strategic direction, standards, methodologies, tools, priorities, and approaches for the application architecture
  • Influence business and IT management to ensure that the application architectures are understood, properly implemented, and administered effectively
  • Establish and maintain a positive relationship with internal business partners and strategic application partners to effectively manage the changing needs of the business
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Oversee the monitoring of all relational database implementations in conjunction with the infrastructure and security teams to ensure proper security and privacy is maintained, adequate resources are provided, the environment is supportable, and user access is managed appropriately
  • Stay abreast of best practices for the implementation and management of technologies used in pharmaceutical industry and the relevance to the company
  • Develop statements of work, contracts, managed service and service level agreements as related to the implementation and management of the application portfolio
  • Train and disseminate application implementation, development, and management standards, guidelines, and directions throughout the organization
  • Lead application implementation, development, and configuration through a structured methodology to successfully deliver solutions to the company

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A forward-looking, run to the work, solution seeking mindset
  • At least 8 years of technical experience with demonstrated success as a leader
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
  • Demonstrated technical leadership experience, which includes the successful implementation of large, multiple location, enterprise-wide applications
  • Understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and the supporting application portfolio
  • Strong understanding of the relationship between applications, databases, processing platforms, storage platforms, and networks
  • Experience in the complete application lifecycle, including but not limited to: requirements gathering, application design, vendor selection, development methodologies, project management, source control, defect tracking, change management, release control, documentation, and training
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to link work priorities to business imperatives
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills, with demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with partners internal and external to the company
  • Prior experience with Salesforce and Veeva
  • Prior experience in budgeting and tracking, roadmap development, status reporting, etc.
  • Application of appropriate regulatory and statutory compliance, including GxP, SOX, GDPR, and information security
  • Team leader with the ability to set specific measurable milestones and the progress monitoring of them
  • Experience in hiring, managing, and developing a technical team that is both internal and outsourced
  • Strong management skills and the ability to operate both strategically and tactically (hands-on)

Chiasma Inc. (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion/creed, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, military, reservist or veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or preference, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Consistent with its obligations under applicable law, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation in the application process, please contact a member of the Company’s Human Resources department