Clinical Project Manager

Austin, TX, USA
Nov 21, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Company Description:

Molecular Templates is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of differentiated, targeted, biologic therapeutics for cancer. We believe our proprietary biologic drug platform technology, referred to as engineered toxin bodies, or ETBs, provides a differentiated mechanism of action that may address some of the limitations associated with currently available cancer therapeutics. ETBs utilize a genetically engineered form of Shiga-like Toxin A subunit, or SLTA, a ribosome inactivating bacterial protein, that can be targeted to specifically destroy cancer cells. Additional information about Molecular Templates can be obtained at

Position Overview:

The Clinical Project Manager will play a key role on the cross-functional team supporting design, development, execution, and delivery of clinical trials in accordance with the clinical development plan/strategy and timelines. The successful candidate will be a central point of contact to bring together various roles on the clinical team to drive comprehensive clinical development plans, timelines, and budget management activities for drug development programs This role will report to the Project & Alliance Management group, and will collaborate closely with Clinical Operations, Clinical Development (Medical), Regulatory Affairs, and other cross-functional team members on execution and oversight of clinical trials.

Job Responsibilities will include:
  • Coordinate and communicate with key stakeholders, building process workflows and creating and managing reporting processes related to clinical projects
  • Communicate clinical study status and issues (in conjunction with Clinical Trial Managers) to ensure clinical study team milestones and deliverables are met
  • Support oversight of CRO activities and other clinical vendors related to timelines, key milestones and budget management
  • Manage escalation of study milestone, timeline and budget issues and communicate as appropriate, with key stakeholders
  • Anticipate potential study deliverable issues and prepare contingency plans in conjunction with Clinical operational team
  • Maintain knowledge of therapeutic area, project management and ICH/GCP in order to ensure best practice across all activities
  • Responsible for building cross-functional collaborative relationships and teams.

  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • At least five years experience with clinical trials project management, preferably in oncology.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work on a variety of tasks and projects simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels and proactively escalate issues to appropriate levels of management in the organization
  • Ability to foster the growth and trust of cross-functional teams
  • Strong analytical and logical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and timelines in a fast-paced, rapid-growth environment
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and contractors in order to drive results and meet company objectives
  • Ability to function independently and exercise good judgement, as well as in a team-based environment
  • Proficiency with Smartsheet and/or MS-Project for timeline creation and management
  • Ability to travel up to 5-10%

Reporting Structure:

This position will not have supervisory responsibilities. This position reports to the SVP, Project and Alliance Management

Molecular Templates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers competitive salaries and benefits.

Molecular Templates Inc