IT, R&D Business Partner (Sr Manager / AD)

Location
Cambridge, MA, US
Posted
Mar 19, 2021
Ref
1071
Hotbed
Genetown
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Overview

Black Diamond Therapeutics is a precision oncology medicine company pioneering the discovery and development of small molecule, tumor-agnostic therapies. Black Diamond targets un-drugged mutations in patients with genetically defined cancers for whom limited treatment options currently exist. Black Diamond is built upon a deep understanding of cancer genetics, protein structure and function, and medicinal chemistry. The Company's proprietary technology platform, Mutation-Allostery-Pharmacology, or MAP, platform, is designed to allow Black Diamond to analyze population-level genetic sequencing data to identify oncogenic mutations that promote cancer across tumor types, group these mutations into families and develop a single small molecule therapy in a tumor-agnostic manner that targets a specific family of mutations

Overall responsibility for the definition, delivery, implementation, and operational success of the R&D application portfolio including both SAAS solutions and proprietary databases and analytics. The scope includes the functional areas of preclinical, clinical, regulatory and genomics data analytics. Manage relationship with key vendors and overall budget responsibility for the R&D IT portfolio.

Responsibilities
  • Be a trusted partner to the R&D team comprising the CSO and CMO functions, developing and driving R&D IT strategy to achieve business strategic and operational goals in a customer-focused manner. Align strategy with R&D team, operations, and senior management.
  • With the Research teams and Clinical Development teams design and implement the informatics and applications solutions.
    • Lead the planning and implementation of key projects to include LIMS, ELN, Database, eTMF, CTMS and others as the portfolio matures.
    • Manage vendors, consultants, and budget for R&D IT projects.
    • Ensure security of scientific data and connectivity to Company data sources
    • Engage project stakeholders in defining R&D data system requirements
  • Manage and direct the IT scope of the Informatics portfolio; manage key vendor performance to SLA's, re-aligning services when needed.
  • Regularly communicate progress against R&D Roadmap
  • Stay aware of industry trends and implement as appropriate to meet business needs
  • Demonstrate leadership and influence skills across organizational levels and functions
  • Create/define technology roadmaps and ensure business and IT alignment.

Qualifications
  • Understanding of the Biopharma industry landscape of vendors and technology
  • Minimum of 5 years leading R&D IT activities in a start-up, biotech environment
  • Track record of defining requirements, implementation, and management of scientific data platforms. ELN, LIMS
  • Experience with cloud computing (AWS)
  • Significant experience with end-to-end project delivery, PMP certification desirable
  • Experience leading outsourced/managed service providers.
  • Solid analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a demonstrated ability to influence at multiple levels.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform he essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; used hands to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb be stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 lbs.

Black Diamond Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes and encourages all applications. Diversity and inclusion are important core values and will encourage our creativity and growth as a company. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected will be invited for an interview.