Clinical Program Manager - Menlo Park, CA | Biospace
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Clinical Program Manager

Adverum Biotechnologies, Inc.

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Location:
Menlo Park, CA
Posted Date:
4/20/2017
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Salary:
Competitive
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:

Job Description

About Adverum
Adverum is a gene therapy company committed to discovering and developing novel medicines that can offer life-changing benefits to patients living with rare diseases or diseases of the eye who currently have limited or burdensome treatment options.

We are seeking an outstanding Clinical Program Manager to drive current and future clinical programs through major milestones from early discovery through clinical trials to commercial.  We are interested in candidates with proven ability to balance the strategic needs of the program with tactical day-to-day activities as necessary.  

Primary Responsibilities:

Develop and maintain integrated, cross-functional program timelines to identify and communicate inter-dependencies and critical path activities
Foster a team culture of ownership and accountability including continuous evaluation, recognition, and process improvement

Facilitate Cross-Functional Project Team meetings using meeting management best practices to drive cross-functional communication, timely and effective decision-making, and successful execution of program objectives

Develop and maintain integrated, cross-functional program timelines to identify and communicate interdependencies and critical path activities

Proactively identify and prioritize program opportunities and risks; develop and monitor action and mitigation plans

Track project activities, stay on budget and communicate status to management and accounting

Oversee execution of contracts and agreements for outsourced activities with multiple vendors, CROs, CMOs, and business partners

Provide clinical operations or regulatory project management support as needed to ensure program timelines are met

Requirements

Position Requirements and Experience:

BS/BA; MSc and/or MBA preferred

5+ years overall experience in drug development (can include experience with bench science, CMC, clinical study, etc.) with a minimum of 3 years program management experience in the biopharmaceutical industry

Strong understanding of drug development process for complex biologics strongly preferred, including clinical and non-clinical study design and execution, etc.

Strong understanding of drug development process for complex biologics strongly preferred, including clinical and non-clinical study design and execution, etc.

Exposure to early-stage programs (pre-clinical
through Phase I/II proof-of-concept) essential

Exposure to late-stage programs (Phase II/III pivotal) would be a big plus

Proven ability to balance the strategic needs of the program with tactical day-to-day activities

Ability to analyze complex activities and information to arrive at logical conclusions, and that meets the overall objectives and long-range plans of an organization

Outstanding communication, planning and organizational skills

Successful track record of accurate timelines and the use of project software

Ability to quickly gain an understanding of the complexities of gene therapy

Highly collaborative team player who fosters open communication and is able to facilitate urgent needs