Senior Project Management Associate

Kite Pharma
Santa Monica, CA, United States
Nov 08, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Kite is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

  • Work with subteam leads in defining and planning multiple CMC projects to achieve product development, manufacturing and product lifecycle goals.
  • Maintain goal and deliverable dashboards for Operations Teams and sub functions
  • Develop and maintain integrated project plans to identify/communicate interdependencies as well as critical path activities across functions. Create options analysis based on impacts to the project plan.
  • Effectively communicate with team members and key stakeholders on project status, risks, and mitigation plans.
  • Facilitate project meetings using meeting management best practices to drive cross functional communication.
  • Responsible for administrative coordination of project related tasks such as maintaining team calendar and scheduling meetings with relevant stakeholders.
  • Ensure project team activities and decisions are clearly communicated, documented and archived.
  • Support Operation's Team Program Manager with various projects

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in the life sciences, chemical/biochemical engineering.
  • 4+ years of relevant project management experience in the biopharmaceutical industry or in a lab setting.
  • Excellent understanding of project management processes, procedures and methodology.
  • Proficient in Smartsheet, MS Project, Visio, Power Point and MS Office.
  • Independently motivated and detail oriented with excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

Do you want to make a real difference in the world? Come help us in our quest to cure cancer! Everyone at Kite is grounded by this common goal. Every single day, we seek to establish a direct line between that purpose and our day-to-day work. Join us in our mission!

Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at

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