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Open Positions

Administration Manager

The Administration Manager’s primary responsibility will be to attend to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face. The successful applicant will supply information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers. The Administration manager will also manage standard facilities requests and coordinate contractors. He or she will also manage data entry for accounts payable and conduct other clerical activities as appropriate.

The finalist will be a team player and represent a positive external face for the company.

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Senior Manager/Assistant Director, Regulatory Affairs

This candidate will be responsible for proactively executing on regulatory affairs activities both within and outside the U.S. including: (i) executing global regulatory interactions, (ii) providing project regulatory interpretation, strategy and guidance, (iii) coordinating regulatory activities handled by vendors and/or CRO’s, and (iv) anticipating and guarding against regulatory risks facing the Company.

Reporting to VP, Regulatory Affairs, the candidate will:

  • Partner with health authority project managers and review teams to represent their perspective in the Company
  • Develop regulatory strategy for discovery and development projects
  • Provide regulatory guidance and support to various departments
  • Analyze regulatory history and competitor information to provide regulatory intelligence across relevant therapeutic areas and indications.
  • Coordinate project regulatory operations services.

The finalist should have 5-8 years of regulatory experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, preferably in an in-house capacity and a B.S. in life sciences or chemistry discipline

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Director, Clinical Development

This candidate will provide clinical development leadership with responsibilities for the following key items:

  • Contributes to the clinical development strategy and responsible for execution of clinical plans in partnership with Clinical Operations.
  • Partners with research, commercial and non-clinical development functions to develop and execute on product development plans from non-clinical development through commercial launch.
  • As needed, offers support and guidance to research teams where questions arise around clinical development activities or medical need. In collaboration with Regulatory Affairs is responsible for communication of clinical activities to regulatory bodies.

Reporting to the V.P. Clinical Development, the candidate should have a proven track record of supporting compound development and IND and NDA filing of compounds

The finalist should have an MD or equivalent and 5 years of drug development experience.

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Trevena’s Culture

We believe in our science and in the people that make it possible. As a small company, every employee is critical to our success and we strive to make sure that every voice is heard. We all sit in an open-plan office with no physical barriers to communication and interaction across disciplines and across levels. The company’s goals, challenges and successes are clearly outlined and we work as one team to make the organization successful.

We empower our employees to make their contribution count. Every employee has an opportunity to impact Trevena’s success and to benefit personally from that success as a shareholder of the company.

We work hard but we also have fun. Whether it’s sharing a home-made cake in the break room, running off calories together in Valley Forge park or throwing gutter-balls at Trevena bowling night, there is a strong focus on social as well as scientific interaction.

At Trevena, we have built a great team, who are committed to ground breaking science, and to each other. We involve all key team members in hiring decisions and are delighted that the culture of passion, commitment and fun stays strong as the company continues to grow.

Trevena’s Location – King of Prussia, PA

The Trevena site is a custom-built office and laboratory space in King of Prussia, Business Center. The Business Center provides access to a café, a small gym and shower facilities. For the outdoor enthusiast, Valley Forge park is on the doorstep and for shopping/dining, King of Prussia Mall is close by.

In the broader area, there are a multitude of attractive, communities where our employees can base themselves. From the Philadelphia Main Line through to West Chester, towns include Bryn Mawr, Radnor, Villanova, Wayne, Devon, Berwyn, Paoli and Malvern. Even closer to the site, employees live in King of Prussia, Conshohocken, Phoenixville and Audubon. There are many opportunities to base yourself near great schools, restaurants, farmers’ markets etc.

The Trevena region is part of the Greater Philadelphia’s Life Sciences Cluster, an active, vibrant and supportive community working to accelerate the growth of life sciences companies. This region achieved top rankings in the 2009 Milken Report due to a strong blend of established pharma, research infrastructure, world-renowned universities, emerging startups, workforce, and support network for entrepreneurs.

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