Real Staffing

Chief Operating Officer, USA

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Salary: competitive
  • Location: Wakefield
  • Reference: RE-32484767

Confidential Mandate: Chief Operating Officer

Role: Chief Operating Officer

Location: Wakefield, MA

Organizational & Educational Experience:

* Over 10 years' experience within the Pharmaceutical/Healthcare sector

* Change agent that has successfully guided organizations through periods of transformation

* Has experience in designing and implementing processes and infrastructure from the ground up, ideally within a comparably sized organization.

* Substantial people management, coaching and development experience

* Experience working for an internationally headquartered organization would be preferred but is not essential

* Master's degree in business, public administration or a related field is preferred

Key Responsibilities:

* Representation of general administrative tasks
* Oversee and coordinate HR programs including development of organization plans, classification activities, performance evaluations, and employee relations
* Lead the development and improvement of internal controls, compliance plans, and strategies to ensure business remains compliant with rules and regulations
* Design and implementation of a best-in-class document management system
* Management of relationships with state governmental and regulatory bodies with regards to licensing
* Oversee distribution processes
* Oversee Pharmacovigilance and Information Management
* Offer support to the Sales & Marketing Team
* Support the Management Team during interactions with the investor community


* Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast paced environment; Utilizing tact, patience, and diplomacy
* A high energy, self-starter who is creative, innovative, communicative and possesses a collaborative and results-oriented style
* A collaborative, team player that is able to work closely with the overseas HQ to ensure the alignment of company culture and processes
* Strong communicator and presenter
* Enjoys problem solving and appreciates the versatile, hands-on nature of this position
* Is Comfortable with conflict resolution and management
* Maintains a positive public image for our client by representing themselves in a positive, diplomatic manor to both internal and external stakeholders
* Communicates respectfully, openly, honestly and directly
* Promotes an environment that facilitates innovation, creative solutions and empowerment
* Ensures that decisions involve those who do the work and those who are affected by the work
* Holds self and other team members accountable to the highest standards

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