SENIOR MANAGER / ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF FRONTIER AND DISCOVERY PROGRAM MANAGEMENT

Location
Brisbane, California
Posted
Oct 15, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

Unity Biotechnology, Inc (UNITY) is a development-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing innovative pharmaceutical therapies that dramatically increase human health-span. We are located in the San Francisco Bay Area and are seeking to hire an experienced and highly motivated senior manager / associate director of program management to work with our frontier and discovery project teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in close collaboration with scientists to plan and explore nascent biological hypothesis testing for progression into therapeutic drug discovery programs
  • Align and coordinate scientific direction and activities between internal and external scientists (academic and industrial CRO collaborators)
  • Support drug discovery programs transitioning into in vivo animal studies (including models to assess the early safety and efficacy of potential candidates)
  • Design and implement project plans to allow data driven decision making
  • Develop timelines (Gantt charts) for the tracking of project deliverables and task interdependencies
  • Identify program risks and resource limitations allowing for the development of mitigation and contingency planning
  • Drive project meetings with a focus on agendas, meeting minutes and actionable next steps
  • Construct and track program budgets to align with organizational financial planning
  • Responsible for R&D project management processes including annual program goal setting & quarterly reviews, prioritization of key project objectives, go/no-go decisions, data reviews based on key milestones