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Community Engagement & Commercial Lead

Pharvaris is a public and clinical stage company developing bradykinin B2 receptor antagonists for bradykinin-mediated diseases. To support our lead program aimed at bringing new, oral options to patients suffering from hereditary angioedema (HAE), we are hoping to find a highly motivated  Community Engagement & Commercial Lead to join us and help drive bringing solutions to patients.

The role is based in Europe, preferably in Switzerland and reports to our Chief Community Engagement and Commercial Officer based in Zug, Switzerland. 

 

If you are a creative, innovative & bold professional – passionate about driving value for patients and able to create harmony across functions to achieve a common goal, please read on, as this could be the role for you!

 

As our Community Engagement & Commercial Lead, you will be responsible for the commercialization of Pharvaris’ product portfolio, aligned with corporate strategies.

This includes leading the development of the brand strategy, positioning & message platform, the service package surrounding our products, defining the sales strategy & supporting its execution.

In this role, you will work cross-functionally with internal teams (clinical, regulatory, medical & patient access, CMC) and external resources (agencies, KOLs, customers, patient groups).

This position requires strategic vision, as well as strong operational skills.

 

If the above sounds good to you, below we tried to list a few objectives and key responsibilities to help you understand where you would focus on.

At the initial stage, your focus will be on

 

  • Developing and maintaining a thorough understanding of the HAE market
  • Gaining critical input from customers (KOLs, clinicians, patients, patient organizations) to develop the situational analysis through field work and market research
  • Based on this situational analysis identifying & prioritizing the strategic options to create the commercial strategy & put together the tactical plan to execute the strategy
  • Developing the branding for each product – name, logo, colors, concept – its positioning, value proposition, service offering, as well as the branded & unbranded message platform through an active partnership with clinical, medical, patient access & CMC
  • Providing commercial input in the development teams through project team membership
  • Creating & owning the TPPs for pipeline assets in partnership with the project team & updates based on emerging clinical/pre-clinical data – including target patient segments, efficacy & safety minimal requirements
  • Developing the global commercial plan across the product portfolio and leading the execution of all commercial activities to prepare “best in class” commercialization

At a later stage, you will also be responsible for

  • Developing & owning the demand forecast in partnership with finance including SKU mix, geographic timing & distribution strategy
  • Developing global tools in compliance with global regulations to support the field force & support local adaptation where needed
  • Developing commercial budget for pipeline & in-line products
  • Developing the sales training program & delivering training to sales force and country leads in collaboration with Medical Affairs
  • Monitoring the performance of the affiliates pre- & post-launch & driving corrective action where needed
  • Establishes, manages and maintains successful relations with key opinion leaders (KOLs), key customers, relevant health authorities, government agencies and officials, as well as patient and industry associations
  • Designing and executing programs for Commercial Excellence to increase commercial capabilities in future affiliate organizations

 

Now you know what the role is all about, we also want to share what we believe could help make you successful in this role.

  • S. or equivalent in Science, Business or Finance or any related field
  • Fluency in English (working language)
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry in a project management role with specific experience in setting up & executing commercial launch capabilities – experience in HAE a plus
  • Deep understanding of how effective project management drives performance in the context of peri-launch commercial activities in the pharma industry
  • Successful track record developing peri-commercialization launch processes
  • Superb interpersonal skills to drive alignment across functions & geographies to execute launch excellence processes
  • Ideally having operated successfully both at affiliate & global level
  • Solid understanding of the compliance aspects of a commercial launch in pharmaceuticals
  • Deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and external factors impacting commercial success

 

But do not get fooled. Experience and background will only be 1 part of your success. At Pharvaris, we bring our whole self to work, and will therefore be interested to learn more about you as a person as well. 

  • Are you proactive and show excellent ability to initiate and self-start complex projects?
  • Do you thrive in an environment with a healthy level of ambiguity & change?
  • Are you a quick learner and able to prioritize effectively?
  • Do you agree that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts?

 

Nodding yes to the 4 bullets above? Excited to get to know us and learn (even more) about our role?

Please reach out – send your full resume and a short introduction to us at  .

 

At Pharvaris, we promote and enable a flexible hybrid work-environment, where our employees choose from where (and to some extent when) they prefer to work.   We offer our talented staff a great working environment, dedicated and driven co-workers, short lines of communications and an attractive compensation package.  

Global Business Operations Lead

Pharvaris is a public and clinical stage company developing bradykinin B2 receptor antagonists for bradykinin-mediated diseases. To support our lead program aimed at bringing new, oral options to patients suffering from hereditary angioedema (HAE), we are hoping to find a highly motivated  Global Business Operations Lead to join us and help drive bringing solutions to patients.

The role is based in Europe, preferably in Switzerland and reports to our Chief Community Engagement and Commercial Officer based in Zug, Switzerland. 

 

If you are a creative, innovative & bold professional – passionate about driving value for patients and able to create harmony across functions to achieve a common goal, please read on, as this could be the role for you!

 

As the Global Business Operations Lead, you will be a partner and advisor to the Chief Community Engagement & Commercial Officer and the CEC leadership team.

The role is transversal and responsible for a wide range of initiatives within Pharvaris’ Community Engagement & Commercial team (CEC). These include setting up & driving the commercial project management approach across the CEC (Commercial, Patient Access & Policy, Insights, affiliates), as well as other functions to the extent that there are interdependencies (Medical, Regulatory, CMC, …), supporting core administrative processes (RFPs, POs, invoicing, …), as well as the planning & management of functional or team meetings/events.

You will create tangible impact, leveraging a wide range of management consulting and process engineering skills and take responsibility for large and complex projects from strategy definition & concept development to implementation.

You will work cross-functionally with internal departments (commercial, insights, patient access, medical, affiliates, clinical, regulatory, CMC) and external resources (agencies, KOLs, customers, patient groups).

This position requires a deep expertise in project management, operational execution, cross-functional alignment & setup of a commercial structure to launch new assets.

 

If the above sounds good to you, below we tried to list a few objectives and key responsibilities to help you understand where you would focus on.

  • Be a key partner to the CECO and the Commercial Leadership team and drive organization-wide strategic initiatives to support leadership, managers, and partners to amplify the impact and reach of the Commercial function
  • Manage key projects that drive strategic priorities
  • Closely work with CECO on ad hoc projects and assignments that require high attention, deep dive analysis and impactful presentation
  • Establish strong relationships across Pharvaris and partner to identify strategic opportunities, serve as a thought leader, and help land these opportunities
  • Design & develop the global commercial project management process for the entire product portfolio across the commercial functions to achieve “best in class” commercialization
  • Align with the R&D project management stakeholders on the integration of the commercial project management process into the broader development program management processes whether clinical/non-clinical, regulatory or CMC
  • Implement the global commercial project management process through a training-based approach with all relevant functions – commercial, medical, patient access, finance, …
  • Integrate future affiliates into the global project management process by creating local links that interact with & contribute to the global commercial cross-functional team to streamline pre-launch & launch activities
  • Develop & implement dashboard(s) and main KPI(s) for the commercial leadership monitoring performance of functions & affiliates pre- & post-launch versus plan
  • Define, implement & execute an optimal workflow for all commercial administrative process (CDAs, POs, invoicing, …) in partnership with Finance
  • Develop and maintain operational cadences (e.g. team meetings, internal communications, budget tracking, etc.)
  • Provide project management support for key commercial initiatives including but not limited to market research projects, agency/consultancy driven projects, clinician/PAG ad boards, … across the different commercial sub-functions (commercial, medical, patient access & policy)

 

Now you know what the role is all about, we also want to share what we believe could help make you successful in this role.

  • S. or equivalent in Science, Business or Finance or any related field
  • Fluency in English (working language)
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience within the pharmaceutical industry in a project management role with specific experience in setting up & executing commercial launch capabilities – experience in HAE a plus
  • Deep understanding of how effective project management drives performance in the context of peri-launch commercial activities in the pharma industry
  • Successful track record developing peri-commercialization launch processes
  • Superb interpersonal skills to drive alignment across functions & geographies to execute launch excellence processes
  • Ideally having operated successfully both at affiliate & global level
  • Solid understanding of the compliance aspects of a commercial launch in pharmaceuticals
  • Deep understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and external factors impacting commercial success

 

But do not get fooled. Experience and background will only be 1 part of your success. At Pharvaris, we bring our whole self to work, and will therefore be interested to learn more about you as a person as well. 

  • Are you proactive and show excellent ability to initiate and self-start complex projects?
  • Do you thrive in an environment with a healthy level of ambiguity & change?
  • Are you a quick learner and able to prioritize effectively?
  • Do you agree that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts?

 

Nodding yes to the 4 bullets above? Excited to get to know us and learn (even more) about our role?

Please reach out – send your full resume and a short introduction to us at  .

 

At Pharvaris, we promote and enable a flexible hybrid work-environment, where our employees choose from where (and to some extent when) they prefer to work.   We offer our talented staff a great working environment, dedicated and driven co-workers, short lines of communications and an attractive compensation package.  

Head of Accounting

Pharvaris is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for rare diseases with significant unmet need, initially focused on angioedema. The company is internationally based and growing quickly. As a result of this growth, we are expanding our finance team and looking for a Head of Accounting in Leiden, the Netherlands.

 

Key Characteristics (Objectives and Responsibilities)

Objectives:

The Head of Accounting leads the financial accounting function (currently 2 FTE. The Head of Accounting currently reports to the Head of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer (who directly reports to the CEO) and works closely together with the Financial Controller, FP&A, Payroll Accountant and R&D Financial Operations. The duties of this position include but are not limited to responsibility for overseeing the global (consolidated) financial accounting function, including our purchase to pay (AP), Record-to-Record (GL), payroll, share based payment, lease, and tax accounting (CIT and VAT).

 

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the daily operations of the accounting team;
  • Manage and coordinate the monthly closing process, including recording of transactions under IFRS and local GAAP (Dutch, Swiss and US GAAP), for all entities in the Group and consolidation of all entities in the Group (the Group currently exists of five entities based in the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United States of America);
  • Monitor and deliver monthly, quarterly and annually all GL specifications for both, Balance Sheet and P&L at a stand-alone and consolidated level;
  • Accurate general ledger accounting, including responsibly for correct project code, cost centre code and general ledger code and the ability to lead the set-up of these;
  • Manage and coordinate the intercompany allocation of expenses, and recording of related revenue;
  • Accurate and timely recording and payment of invoices;
  • Reviewing and approval of payment batches;
  • Responsible for cash management over the different companies, including assisting in currency strategy of the company;
  • Reviewing, implementation and documenting controls (in line with Sox 404) around the accounting and consolidation function;
  • Execute quarterly intercompany settlement of intercompany transactions;
  • Manage and review the Tax declarations, including VAT and CIT in the Netherlands, Switzerland and the United States of America;
  • Assist the financial controller with specific calculations and accounting entries under IFRS and local GAAP (ao IFRS 2, IFRS 16 and tax accounting);
  • Assist the financial controller with preparation of the financial statements of the different entities;
  • Assist the financial controller in setting up specifications for external reporting;
  • Assist FP&A in setting up specifications and analysis for internal reporting;
  • Assist R&D Financial Operations in setting up specifications for R&D financial operations and analysis;
  • Lead the ERP implementation for the finance and accounting function;
  • Preparation or improvement of SOP’s for the finance and accounting function when necessary;
  • Ability to design, improve and implement processes and controls in line with Sox 404 for the accounting and finance function;
  • Coaching and mentoring the financial accountants in the accounting function;
  • Responsible for planning and organizing the financial accounting tasks;
  • Ability to further build and oversee the accounting team, in line with the growth of the organization;
  • Ability to expand the accounting function for commercial expansion;
  • Assist in managing and providing evidence for the external auditors

Job Holder Requirements/Key competencies:

  • Education:  Master’s degree in Accounting & Control, Accountancy, Accounting & Finance Management or similar.
  • Required work experience: Min 3 to 5 years of experience in (hands-on) leading an accounting team in an international, and public reporting environment. Knowledge of IFRS is required. Experience in life science company and implementing processes/ controls in line with SOx 404 is a plus.
  • Language fluency (or knowledge of): High proficiency in English, written and spoken
  • Personal skills and other competencies, as needed
    • Accuracy, and an eye for details
    • Knowledge of IFRS, Dutch, Swiss and US GAAP
    • Setting up processes and controls in line with Sox 404
    • Eager to implement ERP system
    • Strong analytical skills, and ability to oversee the complete accounting records
    • Strong leadership skills. Ability to coach and mentor the team
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with drive, energy, and vision
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of life sciences/healthcare is a pre
    • Feels comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
    • Ability to multi-task, manage workload independently and meet tight deadlines
    • Outstanding prioritization, problem solving and project management
    • Ability to work in culturally diverse organizations is a must

How to apply

This role is based in Leiden, the Netherlands, and reports to the Head of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer. We offer all staff a great working environment, dedicated and driven co-workers, short lines of communications and an attractive compensation package.

Interested?

If you are interested to be part of a great and dedicated team at Pharvaris, please send your full resume and application letter to our HR department, .

SEC/ IFRS Reporting Specialist

Pharvaris is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for rare diseases with significant unmet need, initially focused on angioedema. The company is based internationally (Switzerland, United Statesand the Netherlands) and growing quickly. As a result of this growth, we are expandingour finance team and looking for a SEC/ IFRS Reporting Specialist in Leiden, the Netherlands.

Key Characteristics of the job (Objectives and Responsibilities)

Objectives:

The SEC/ IFRS Reporting Specialist is part of the finance department, and will report to the Financial Controller, who directly reports to the Head of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer and works closely together with the Head of Accounting, Financial Accountants, FP&A, Payroll Accountant and R&D Financial Operations. The duties of this position include but are not limited to responsibility for external financial reporting, including SEC reporting (under IFRS), reporting of the subsidiaries under local GAAP, accounting policies, position papers, technical accounting and special projects. Additional responsibilities will include accounting, month end closing activities, general ledger account analysis, and reconciliations for assigned areas.

Responsibilities:

Prepare IFRS financial statements and footnotes for quarterly and annual reporting requirements;
Prepare SEC filings, including quarterly and annual filings;
Prepare earnings call materials and presentations;
Prepare, and or coordinate local financial statements, including Dutch, Swiss and US GAAP financial statement for the subsidiaries;
Prepare other supporting schedules and analysis as requested for internal and external stakeholders;
Prepare accounting policies under IFRS;
Prepare position papers supporting accounting positions taken;
Prepare and support technical accounting topics, including IFRS 2, IFRS 16, IAS 12;
Support all aspects of accounting and reporting for stock-based compensation;
Prepare quarterly and ad hoc reports of equity awards and activity to support financial reporting, human resources, and external stakeholders;
Support month-end close including preparation of journal entries, account analysis, and monthly account reconciliations for assigned areas with adequate backup in compliance with internal control requirements;
Assist with preparation of monthly financial packages and other accounting deliverables related to assigned areas as necessary;
Support tax compliance and statutory compliance activities as requested;
Prepare audit schedules and provide related support to external auditors;
Reviewing, implementation and documenting controls (in line with SOx404) around the technical accounting and reporting function;
Preparation or improvement of SOP’s for the technical accounting and reporting function when necessary;
Ability to design, improve and implement processes and controls in line with SOx404 for the technical accounting and reporting function;
Support the implementation of a new ERP system;
Support special projects as requested, including supporting technical account projects and system implementations related to those projects.

 

Job Holder Requirements/Key competencies:

Education: (Post-) Master’s degree in Accounting & Control, Accountancy, Accounting & Finance Management or similar.
Working experience: Minimal of fiveyears of experience in technical accounting and reporting related roles (Big 4, technical department preferred). Knowledge of IFRS is required. Experience in SEC reporting is preferred.
Language fluency (or knowledge of):High proficiency in English, written and spoken.
Personal skills and other competencies:
Knowledge of IFRS, Dutch, Swiss and US GAAP
SEC reporting experience is preferred
Experience performing technical accounting analysis and drafting relatedposition papers
Experience with technology and systems for financial reporting and equity management (Shareworks preferred)
Stock compensation administration
Knowledge of setting up processes and controls in line with SOx 404
Eager to assist in implementing a new ERP system
Strong analytical skills
Knowledge of principles and practices of life sciences/healthcare preferred
Feels comfortable in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Ability to multi-task, manage workload independently and meet tight deadlines
Outstanding prioritization, problem solving and project management
Ability to work in culturally diverse organizations is a must
Accuracy and keen eye for detail, and ability to remain calm and composed during times of uncertainty and stress

How to apply

This role is based in Leiden, the Netherlands, and reports to the Financial Controller. We offer all staff a great working environment, dedicated and driven co-workers, short lines of communications and an attractive compensation package.

Interested?

If you are interested to be part of a great and dedicated team at Pharvaris, please send your full resume and application letter to our HR department, .