Senior Manager, Project Management

Menlo Park, CA
May 02, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

AN2 Therapeutics (AN2) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing novel medicines for patients with rare, orphan infectious diseases that represent significant unmet needs. Founded by a team of experienced industry leaders in infectious diseases drug research and development, we strive to provide patients with treatments that will restore their health and enable them to live productive lives. AN2 is a mission-driven company with a passion for improving global public health and a vision to accelerate development of novel medicines to treat serious infectious diseases and save lives worldwide. We believe our company thrives when all employees share this mission.

AN2 is seeking an experienced Senior Manager to join the Project and Portfolio Management Team to manage and drive a drug development program through clinical trials and NDA submission. This position will report to the Director, Strategic Partnerships and Program Management.



  • Lead Project Manager for an Infectious Disease Drug Development Program on a rapid track through late-stage development

  • Develop high quality, integrated, cross-functional project plans to achieve the overall program objectives

  • Regularly analyze critical path activities and timelines, develop prioritized plans for addressing key scientific questions, facilitate issue identification and resolution, problem‑solving, contingency planning, budget oversight, and timely decision‑making while optimizing resources and productivity

  • Communicate frequently and knowledgeably on all aspects of project with Department and Company leadership

  • Provide standard project management support to ensure the team is operating effectively and efficiently, including meeting planning, facilitation, and documentation (e.g., agendas, meeting minutes, action items, timelines, dashboards, risk mitigation plans, etc.)

  • Manage the planning and execution of regulatory submissions in partnership with Regulatory Affairs and Medical Writing

  • Manage external relationships with contract research organizations (CROs), as well as academic and government partners, as needed

  • Contribute to the AN2 Project Management Team’s growth and development by proposing and implementing new concepts, techniques, approaches, and standards

  • Ensure teams and leaders are communicating and operating effectively



    Qualifications and Experience

  • BA/BS required / advanced degree (MS/PhD or PharmD) preferred in life sciences with 5+ years drug development experience managing clinical development and regulatory projects in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry

  • Experience managing drug development programs through late-stage clinical development

  • Exceptional project management and organizational skills (PMP Certification preferred) and experience managing multiple projects across functional areas

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams with a keen appreciation of team dynamics, ensuring cohesion, influencing without authority, motivating teams, and navigating conflict with creative solutions

  • Acuity for strategic thinking and contingency planning with consideration to the project and portfolio

  • Analytical skills for integrating and interpreting interdisciplinary project information

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and diplomacy skills to bridge between divergent scientific opinions, negotiate timelines, resources and ensure effective collaboration

  • We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We consider all qualified applicants regardless of race, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status, veteran status, or ability status. We will ensure that individuals who are differently abled are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment as provided to other applicants or employees. Please contact us to request accommodation.

    Our open positions are managed through our Human Resources department. Unsolicited resumes from recruiting agencies, in advance of a specified agreement, will not be accepted. Resumes sent directly to our employees or our consultants from recruiting organizations will also not be accepted, as referrals and do not obligate us to pay fees.

    Please send your resume and include the job title and number in the subject.

    Job Reference Number: PM-1005

    * AN2 Therapeutics is based in Menlo Park, CA, but employees are currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.