Valeant Pharmaceuticals

Director/ Executive Director, Commercial Operations

US-CA-Irvine | US-MO-St Louis
Job ID
Commercial Operations
Pos. Type
Full Time


Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is a diverse and decentralized pharmaceutical company that is committed to focusing on our key stakeholders while delivering consistently high performance. Our values provide the overall direction for our company, and provide us with the tools necessary to rise to any challenge by leveraging our collective hard work and effort along with our unwavering competitive spirit. These values help us set goals based on our organization’s potential and what we hope it will become.


Bausch + Lomb, an American company founded in Rochester, New York, is one of the world's largest suppliers of eye health products, including contact lenses, lens care products, medicines and implants for eye diseases


The Director /  Executive Director, Commercial Operations position leads the Customer Service, Sales Operations, Product Service and Contracts/Compliance functions for the Bausch + Lomb Surgical Division.


Specific areas of focus include:


Customer Service Leadership

  • Manage all aspects of customer service activities to ensure highest level of customer satisfaction is achieved
  • Establish plans and programs to enable customer service representatives and advocates to provide the specific information and direction to customers and representatives to ensure timely information flow
  • Establish goals, objectives and annual budget for the entire customer services and operations organization on an annual basis and measure success against targets
  • Lead the operations team to swiftly address all aspects of customer interactions including recalls, billing, processing of credits, etc.


Sales Operations Management

  • Lead the annual sales compensation planning in conjunction with Sales and Marketing leadership to ensure financial and strategic goals are achieved
  • Oversee the monthly compensation process to ensure sales compensation is maintained and delivered on time
  • Establish best practices to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of all programs and plans are maintained and propose strategies and systems to enhance knowledge of customer activity and leads


Product Service Management

  • Lead the product service team to ensure effective management of the technical services aspect of our surgical equipment business
  • Build annual service strategies and plans to enhance the level of service with our technical services activities to ensure activities meets the highest level of customer satisfaction
  • Develop annual plans and manage the service organization to annual revenue and cost targets


Contracts/Compliance Management

  • Establish a strong service oriented programs ensuring a high level of satisfaction with all aspects of contracting with customers and GPOs
  • Manage contracting activities through contract analysis, legal and finance to ensure compliance is maintained with all our contracts
  • Work with the sales organization to establish opportunities and agreements that meet the needs of the customer and the company


Complete understanding of customer service operations. 

Knowledge of ERP systems, PeopleSoft helpful but not required. 

Basic accounting and Excel skills required.

Education:  Bachelors degree required.

Experience:  Minimum of 8+ years customer service management/leadership experience required. Requires knowledge of all areas of customer service, order management and invoicing. Must have strong interpersonal relationship skills, be well spoken strong focus on continuous improvement to elevate the level of customer satisfaction. 



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