Our client is seeking a Program Manager who is an innovative, independent and highly motivated Program Manager to support and drive the clinical portfolio. The Program and Portfolio Management team is a highly collaborative one and the position will provide an opportunity to be exposed to and have great cross-functional visibility and great growth opportunities.
Provide broad program management support for 1 or 2 highly selective, molecularly targeted kinase inhibitors currently in clinical development or approaching IND submission
Work closely with the Program Team Leader to organize team meetings by developing agendas, capturing meeting minutes, tracking and following up on action items
Work with the project/program lead to facilitate decision making and resolve conflicts;
Highlight areas of risk and developing mitigation plans
Build and maintain program timelines and dashboards. Track activities and deliverables against strategic plan
Anticipate program needs, align program goals and timelines, and liaise cross-functionally with the following groups internally: clinical development, regulatory, discovery, non-clinical toxicology, manufacturing and commercial
Act as PM representative on a number of functional subteams. Make sure PTL is apprised of current status and issues as they arise
Work with the Program Team Leader to facilitate decision making and resolve conflicts
Help to implement SharePoint sites and improve program management tools
Communicate program status and issues through key documents (monthly reports, timelines, minutes, etc.) to ensure accurate information is available to the broader organization to enable pipeline and milestone decisions.
Collaborates with Finance and other functional leads to align program activities with budget forecast and promote budgetary accountability
A Bachelor’ s degree in a relevant field; advanced degree preferred
At least 3 years of experience in a program management role is required, program management experience for clinical-stage programs is preferred
Biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry experience is highly preferred
Preference will be given to candidates with a proven track record of program leadership who have worked in small companies with highly matrixed environments, and those who have managed multiple programs simultaneously