Organizational Overview:

Immunovant, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to enabling normal lives for people with autoimmune diseases. As a leader in FcRn inhibitor technology, we are boldly developing innovative therapies for a range of debilitating autoimmune diseases with significant unmet patient needs. Our investigational compound, batoclimab, is a novel, fully human, monoclonal antibody targeting the neonatal Fc receptor (FcRn). Optimized as a subcutaneous injection with flexibility in dosing and approach, batoclimab is designed to reduce immunoglobin G (IgG) antibodies that cause inflammation and disease.

The Role:

Immunovant is seeking a VP, Program and Alliance Management to play a key role in connection with highly dynamic cross-functional clinical development and manufacturing teams, including strategic partners. The individual in this position will have the unique opportunity to grow and shape the batoclimab program at a rapidly growing biotechnology company.

This position will contribute to Immunovant’s success by developing and maintaining cross functional strategic plans including the interdependencies of the non-clinical, clinical, CMC and commercial functions at Immunovant and strategic partners

Key Responsibilities:

The VP, Program and Alliance Management drives the cross-functional drug development and commercialization activities of batoclimab. The individual will report to the Chief Development and Technology Officer and drive the development and execution of high quality, global, integrated, cross-functional project plans in support of overall program strategies.

Essential Duties:

  • Develops the integrated project plan to launch across multiple indications for Immunovant’s assets
  • Identifies and drives awareness of key deliverables for each function and their interdependencies to ensure the most efficient path, high-quality path to submission and launch
  • Leads quarterly work plan updates with functional leaders to ensure on-time completion of activities, understanding of work that was unanticipated, and adjustments to work plans as new data emerges, either internal or external
  • Leads the Enterprise Risk process including coordination with functional leader (Development and G&A) to assess risk, develop mitigation/contingency plan and scenario planning
  • Responsible for management of development partners, Harbour and HanAll including integration of deliverables into the overall timeline.
  • Plans for key drug development stage-gate decision points (e.g., Candidate Selection, First in Human, additional clinical trial, filings, and launch)

Team Effectiveness:

  • Drives the development and timely execution of annual goals and input to the Global Product Strategy • Identifies and efficiently resolves issues, driving decisions, and tracks decisions and action items; escalates issues
  • Partners the Chief Development and Technology officer and the Chief Medical Officer to develop governance board deliverables and subsequent implementation of decisions
  • Develops strong partnerships with external business partners and strategic alliances, where applicable
  • Constructively challenges teams by providing disconfirming information and encouraging innovative problem solving.
  • Adapts and thrives in a changing environment and building high-preforming cross functional teams

Communication:

  • Serves as a single point of contact for cross-functional information (content and quality)
  • Leads Development Core Team meetings • Ensures alignment of functional and regional issues within the team.
  • Demonstrates strong written / oral communication skills and executive presence across functions and across different levels of leadership.

Requirements:

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of Project Management experience. Advanced degree in a healthcare related field or business desired but not required.

Professional Experience:

  • 15+ years' industry experience in the Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical Industry
  • 10+ years' experience in a drug development Project Management role
  • Drug Development knowledge with strong understanding of other functions relevant to the position which include: Research, Nonclinical, Clinical, Manufacturing, Commercial and Regulatory including direct experience in managing projects to registration and launch.
  • Experience interfacing with regulatory agencies (e.g., FDA, EMA)
  • Proven record of implementing Project Management tools, methodologies, practices and infrastructure, as related to the Biopharmaceutical Industry
  • Informed with current biopharmaceutical industry knowledge, news and trends and ability to apply to programs
  • Independent, motivated, team member with experience in a matrix environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project) and Adobe Pro

Other:

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to professionally interface with senior-level executives, staff, external partners and consultants
  • Ability to manage multiple and sometimes conflicting priorities in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Ability to take initiative, prioritize and execute tasks and special projects with minimal direction or supervision, maintaining a high-level of confidentiality, integrity and discretion at all times
  • Hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves approach, with high sense of urgency and drive for results
  • Demonstrated communication, problem-solving, and negotiation/decision-making skill
  • Ability to think outside of the box and challenge the status quo
  • Natural entrepreneurial spirit with unrelenting dedication to delivering results
  • Natural collaborator who enjoys working on a cross-functional team

Work Environment:

  • Immunovant’s headquarters is located in New York City. The position is flexible for remote work
  • Dynamic, interactive, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial environment
  • May require up to 20% travel

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