Director of Project Management - Alachua, FL | Biospace
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Director of Project Management


Alachua, FL
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Director, Project Management, Project Manager,

Job Description

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation (AGTC) is a clinical stage biotechnology company dedicated to developing novel gene therapies with an initial focus on ophthalmology.  AGTC is seeking a highly motivated individual to oversee the Project Management Office (PMO), execute AGTC’s project management vision and lead the project managers in coordinated efforts to plan and manage the Company’s projects.

Reporting Relationship

•   The Director of Project Management reports directly to the Chief Business Officer

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•   Create PMO policies, SOPs and templates, and enforce the use of common and consistent project management methodology by the AGTC Project Managers
•   Direct phases of programs from inception through clinical development.  Assist with the preparation of proposals, work statements, operating budgets and terms/conditions of contracts.  
•   Provide leadership and advice to the AGTC Project Managers to ensure execution of projects according to scope, schedule and budget
•   Mentor the professional development of all Project Managers, defining and directing training requirements to support the goals of the PMO and AGTC.
•   Act as primary contact to AGTC Senior Management for program activities, leading program reviews to discuss cost, schedule, satisfaction and technical performance.



•   A BS and/or MS in a scientific or engineering discipline with at least eight (8) years of experience in project management at a high-tech company is required, with a life sciences or biotechnology company strongly preferred.
•   Strong experience/knowledge in management and planning of complex projects using Microsoft Project and associated software skills.
•   Working knowledge of GLP, GMP, and Quality Systems requirements for biologic products and strong experience with standard project management concepts, practices and procedures preferred.
•   Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required

AGTC offers a competitive compensation commensurate with education and experience, including salary, benefits, and company equity.  AGTC is an EOE and maintains a drug free workplace.