Location: Anywhere in the U.S. (Remote Position) – about 10-20% of travel once pandemic restrictions are resolved.
Xentria is a patient-centric biotech company focused on novel biologics and biosimilars. Our first program is XT MAB 16, a monoclonal antibody for sarcoidosis. XT MAB 16 has received Orphan Drug Designation and is currently in a Phase 1 study.
The Vice of President, R&D will ensure world class clinical trial planning and execution in accordance with associated regulatory guidelines. This includes being responsible for clinical study conduct such as site selection, contract negotiations study start-up and real time data delivery, providing leadership and resolution of trial and/or program specific issues to deliver high-quality clinical trial results. Excellence in project management and resource management capabilities, consistent tools and processes, and clear communication and tracking of deliverables are critical for success as the company grows. Importantly, this role will identify opportunities to improve agility and accelerate programs across the portfolio.
The Vice President R&D is a senior leader within Xentria and thrives in a diverse and collaborative work environment. The individual in this position regularly partners cross-functionally with internal stakeholders, most notably, CMC, Commercial, and Program Management. The individual leverages strong interpersonal skills, communication skills, strategic and tactical thinking for success. The individual is expected to develop and implement a vision for the group by recruiting and managing top talent to anticipate and meet the growing needs of the company.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Supervisory responsibilities including 5-10 direct reports.
Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
This is a remote position.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
Headquartered in Chicago, the company is dedicated to R&D, clinical science, manufacturing, and commercialization while striving to treat the clinical and social disease burdens while fostering sustainable growth. Xentria, whose name stems from the word “centrality” was founded in 2020 and is an innovative biopharmaceutics company whose primary focus is to build an expansive product pipeline of cost-effective and efficacious treatments to address critical unmet needs for patients suffering from rare, immunologic, metabolic, and musculoskeletal diseases, as well as oncology.