Sr. Project Manager, Clinical

Emeryville, CA, United States
Oct 25, 2020
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
4D Molecular Therapeutics (4DMT) is a gene therapy company with a transformative discovery platform— Therapeutic Vector Evolution —that enables our “disease first” approach to product discovery and development, thereby allowing us to customize our AAV vectors to target specific tissue types associated with the underlying disease.

4DMT is focused on attracting and retaining the best people in the industry who identify with our mission and innovative results-driven approach. We offer an inspiring and collaborative environment that encourages individual contributions, recognizes performance in multiple ways, offers uniquely generous benefits, and provides challenging opportunities for career development. Join us in creating the ultimate gene therapy products to cure genetic diseases in children and adults. 4D Molecular Therapeutics, located in Emeryville, CA.


The Clinical Project Manager (CPM) will manage the cross-functional project team working in close collaboration with the medical team accountable for the trial. The CPM will interface with clin ops, clin sci, regulatory, CMC, the CMO and trial medical director. The CPM will ensure full collaboration and communication needs are met across all the functions. The CPM will drive the timelines to meet corporate milestones and identify risks and ensure risk mitigation steps are taken. The role reports directly to the VP, Program Management and is a member of the PM team.

  • Cross functional Management: 40% of TIME
  • Work cross-functionally to ensure all clinical trial needs are met on time
  • Set up cross-functional Gantts and trackers; keep updated regularly
  • Risk identification and mitigation management

  • Timeline: 25% of TIME
  • Ensure action items are met and keep the team aware of deadlines
  • Mapping out timelines and working with teams to ensure trial needs are on track

  • PM Team: 20% of TIME
  • Work in a close partnership with the project leader while also being a key member of the PM team
  • Be able to navigate a fast-paced biotech environment and drive a program, keep key stakeholders updated, and flag potential problems or risks
  • Identification and implementation of new process needs

  • Budget: 15% of TIME
  • Monitor cross-functional program budgets
  • Gather Quotes and set up PO's
  • Vendor Management

  • Education:
  • BS, MS, or PhD in a biological science
  • PMP Certification a plus

  • Experience:
  • 5+ years of project management experience in biotech
  • Previous experience in Phase I - II clinical stage project management

  • Skills:
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience in cross-functional team management
  • Gene therapy and/or rare disease experience a plus
  • Experience using programs to develop Gantt charts, ideally MS Project
  • Strong interpersonal skills and professional demeanor and ability to communicate in person and virtually

4DMT provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, status as a covered veteran and any other category protected under applicable federal, state, provincial and local laws.

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