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Associate Director/Director, Program Manager

Cambridge, MA 02139

Posted: 10/13/2019 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Clinical: R&D Program Management Job Number: 2453

Our client is seeking a motivated and energetic Program Manager to enable execution of the objectives and strategy of assigned clinical programs. The successful candidate will work in close coordination with the Program Leader to enable the execution of the set timelines. Each program manager may be assigned 1-2 programs depending on the phase of development and may also span multiple therapeutic areas depending on the development goals of the candidate. Program Manager may also collaborate with our partners for specific programs being developed by them. The successful program manager will have program management experience in late-stage development in immuno-oncology. The Program manager will be involved in high-level supervision of the programs.

Responsibilities:
  • Developing and tracking activities against program timelines
  • Collaborating with the program leader to align the program team on program objectives and timelines
  • Administering the day-to-day activities, including tracking costs, facilitating communication between the internal groups as well as with the partners
  • Providing technical and administrative support to programs by meeting weekly or bi-weekly with the line function representatives from to ensure the program remains on track and within budget
  • Working with the Finance group to implement and track program budget
  • Collaborating with external partners to ensure program and contract deliverables are met

Requirements/Qualifications:
  • BS degree in a scientific field with 10 years of experience or MS degree in a scientific field with 6-8 years of experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting. Preferred: PhD and 2+ years of experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical setting
  • Experience in early drug development including the transition of novel candidates from discovery through licensure
  • Proven track record of successful project management experience supporting early- and late-stage programs
  • Prior experience managing or working within cross-functional project teams with timeline management and budgetary responsibility
  • Strong knowledge of project management tools and software or ability to learn the software as needed
  • Must be adept at working in a fluid environment and foster a strong collaborative spirit internally and externally.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills as well as demonstrated organizational aptitude

Preferred:
  • Laboratory experience in an academic or biotechnology setting 
  • Managing government programs and/or contracts
  • Experience working with SAP and MS Project software
  • PMP certification

Aaron Goldman
Clinical Recruitment Team Lead

Aaron is a spirited guy who likes to make things happen. He has been a Clinical Recruiter for the past five years, and says his greatest reward comes when a candidate accepts an offer and he hears the excitement in their voice - You know you have helped someone change their life!
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