Administrative Coordinator - Human Resources


Philadelphia Area - Radnor, PA, PA, US

The purpose of Idorsia is to discover, develop and bring more, innovative medicines to patients. We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.  In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into a leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.


Headquartered near Basel, Switzerland, the US Commercial Operations & Clinical Development teams are based near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Idorsia is committed to meet the changing needs of healthcare professionals, patients and their families.  The core of what we do is to bring creative solutions to the market based on our science and data.


This position will have a hybrid working arrangement in that a % of time will be spent onsite at our Radnor, PA US headquarters.  Candidates must be able to commute and willing to spend time in the office.  The % is work dependent and will differ week to week based on need.


The Administrative Coordinator will report into the VP, Human Resources (US) and will provide overall administrative support to Idorsia US Human Resources, Compliance and Legal departments.  Duties and responsibilities include:




  • Maintaining calendars, coordinating travel, scheduling meeting rooms, and ordering refreshments as needed
  • Assisting with completion of expense reports
  • Preparing meeting materials and developing PowerPoint slide decks
  • Liaising with Accounts Payable and vendors in new vendor setup process, including submission of required documentation such as W-9, vendor contracts and ACH Vendor Payment Authorization Forms
  • Obtaining internal and external signatures for vendor contracts
  • Coordinating corporate events and activities
  • Assisting with gathering data for and preparing reports
  • Performing other duties as assigned


Human Resources


  • Assisting with recruitment processes, for example, scheduling interviews, checking references, inputting background check requests, and various other related duties
  • Assisting with the orientation of new employees to Idorsia, including coordinating first day agenda with hiring manager, collecting onboarding benefits and payroll information, interfacing with payroll, and updating HRIS
  • Inputting new hire benefit enrollment and regularly updating vendors with any eligibility changes
  • Maintaining HR files, both electronic and paper
  • Addressing employee HR-related requests and questions, escalating as appropriate




  • Assist with administration of Veeva Vault Quality Management System




  • Assist with administration of Veeva CORT Legal Contract Management System
  • Liaise with paralegal/legal consultant and staff for contract management
  • Assist legal with quarterly reporting requirements to HQ




  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED
  • 5 or more years of experience, with at least some of those years having supported the Human Resources function, and all having worked in a professional corporate setting
  • Superior organizational and communication skills
  • Able to act with urgency; work must have detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Commitment to maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong computer skills and hands-on experience with MS Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint critical) and MS Teams
  • Prior experience working with Human Resources Information systems (HRIS)
  • Familiarity with Travel and Expense programs such as Concur
  • General familiarity with contract administration


Preferred Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Good knowledge of federal, state, and local labor laws
  • Familiarity with ATS and resume databases
  • Prior pharma industry experience
  • Familiarity with Veeva Vault Quality Management System


At Idorsia, we harness the power of difference, authenticity and inclusion to achieve business success. We are committed to fostering respect, fairness and equal opportunities for all job applicants and all our employees.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against based on disability.


Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you will be informed in greater detail in due course.


Idorsia operates a strictly controlled list of preferred recruitment partners. For those partners who have no valid, signed Master Service Agreement in place with Idorsia, please note that all unsolicited resumes, CVs, anonymous profiles, or any other candidate details submitted through our website or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals (including any of its subsidiaries, affiliates or related companies) are considered the property of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals and are not subject to payment of any form of introduction, placement or referral fees.



Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia