Senior Manager – Business Planning

Basel, Switzerland | Full-Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date:

Reference: VN1482

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Who we are

Vectura Fertin Pharma’s ambition is to become a market-leading wellness and healthcare business. Formed in March 2022, the business brings together two unique organizations: Vectura, experts in inhalation technology, and Fertin Pharma, experts in oral and intra-oral delivery systems.

We are driven by the exciting and unique goal of addressing unmet patient and consumer needs by revitalizing, repurposing, and reimagining existing therapies to better serve people in taking care of their health and wellbeing.

What we will deliver

We focus on the development of a proprietary pipeline of wellness and healthcare products, with a specific focus on highly differentiated products that address unmet medical and consumer needs.

By leveraging our unique and enabling R&D capabilities, we are building a pipeline that includes inhalable medicines and consumer wellness products.

About the role:

As our Senior Manager – Business Planning, you will play a critical role in ensuring that timely, quality management reporting information is provided to senior management, to monitor performance against corporate objectives and support decision making.

You will also be a co-pilot of the business and embed an effective finance organization across VFP as ONE team by fostering a culture of togetherness, ownership, curiosity and inclusion.

Your responsibilities will include, but aren’t limited to:

• Being responsible for the consolidation and integrity of Vectura Fertin Pharma (VFP) forecast and budget data, working closely with the Controlling team, Finance functions of the Affiliates and Finance Business Partners for each category.

• Responsible for the coordination and preparation of the Quarterly Earnings presentations to our parent companies SMT, monthly management reports and quarterly rolling forecast / budget presentations.

• Own the consolidation and preparation of the Long-Range Plan for VFP in collaboration with the Finance Business Partners for each category, and Finance teams of the affiliates/operating units.

• Support the Head of Business Planning to review and challenge the business case assumptions and cashflow projections for each of our business categories.

• Support the Head of Business Planning to ensure overall budget adherence and R&D investment is deployed against agreed plans.

• Work in collaboration with Controlling and Financial Planning team to drive an effective rolling forecast and budget process and maintain the monthly and quarterly finance drumbeat.

• Coordinate and support the annual goodwill impairment exercise.

• Supports ad hoc projects and other strategic activities.

• Effectively communicates financial results, key risks and opportunities and business updates to relevant stakeholders.

Role Requirements:

Personal characteristics will be crucial, as the successful individual needs to have the self-sufficiency, energy, and drive to take this opportunity and run with it, with exceptional communication and leadership skills, as well as a level of comfort at working in a fast-paced, launch-oriented setting.

Specifically, the ideal candidate will possess the following:

• Reputable Bachelor's degree or higher, MBA desirable

• Qualified accountant with 5 years’ post qualification experience working in a business planning/FP&A role or similar.

• Experience of working in a multinational group is preferred. Exposure to working in and around pharmaceuticals would be advantageous

• Ability to build effective relationships at all levels internally and externally

• Experience of preparing ‘Board ready’ reporting and an ability to interpret data, present information and deliver key messages in a clear, concise and insightful manner

• A good understanding of USGAAP would be an advantage

• Strong business acumen, ability to deal with ambiguity and enjoys a fast-paced and agile environment

Why Join Us?

We are bound by our shared passion for making a positive impact on the lives of patients and consumers. Vectura Fertin Pharma is a place where you can help shape the future of healthcare, where we collaborate, support, and inspire each other to achieve the best outcomes.

As a growing business, we can offer a wealth of opportunity to develop your career both locally and in international settings. We embrace hybrid and flexible working and are centered on delivering a ‘purpose-driven’ experience for all our employees.

Be part of an inclusive, diverse culture, where everyone’s contribution is respected; collaborate with some of the world’s best people and feel like you belong.


Basel, Switzerland

Messeplatz 10