Director, Project Management, Non-Clinical

San Francisco, California
Jul 26, 2021
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
Eidos Therapeutics, a subsidiary of BridgeBio Pharma, is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on addressing the large and growing unmet need in diseases caused by transthyretin, or TTR, amyloidosis, or ATTR. We seek to treat this well-defined family of diseases at their collective source by stabilizing TTR. Our product candidate, AG10, is an orally-administered small molecule designed to potently stabilize TTR, a potentially best-in-class treatment aiming to halt the progression of ATTR diseases.

BridgeBio finds, develops, and delivers breakthrough medicines for genetic diseases. The company bridges remarkable advancements in genetic science with the entrepreneurial engine required to rapidly create lifesaving medicines for patients with unmet needs. Founded in 2015 by a team of industry veterans, the company has built a portfolio of 20 transformative drugs ranging from pre-clinical to late-stage development in multiple therapeutic areas, including genetic dermatology, oncology, cardiology, neurology, endocrinology, renal disease, and ophthalmology. The company’s focus on scientific excellence and rapid execution aims to translate today’s discoveries into tomorrow’s medicines. We have offices in San Francisco, Palo Alto, Boston, New York, and Raleigh with small satellites in other parts of the country. 

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Who You Are:

The Director of Project Management, Non-clinical, will provide operational support for non-clinical development activities (Toxicology, Pharmacology, CMC) including supporting cross-functional plans and activities across the company. The Director, Project Management will report to the Chief Scientific Officer and support the CMC/non-clinical team to ensure that cross-functional planning is incorporated in the non-clinical department activities, identified risks, mitigation plans are established to address the risks, and resource needs are identified and addressed proactively. In addition, the successful candidate must communicate effectively with internal stakeholders and external partners.

  • Organize and coordinate non-clinical (Toxicology, Pharmacology, CMC, Drug Supply) team activities and deliverables; manage weekly team meetings; prepare agendas and keep track of action items
  • Represent the non-clinical department in cross-functional sub-teams such as study teams, IND, and NDA filing teams to ensure non-clinical deliverables are aligned with clinical and regulatory activities
  • Responsible for ensuring adherence to agreed-upon team goals and deliverables.  Coordinate drafting of certain sections of regulatory filing (e.g., NDA) and cross-functional reviews, and organize document QC processes to ensure accuracy of the contents
  • Supervise and guide bioanalysis vendors, including those performing PK and PD sample analysis; working with other functional stakeholders, track samples generated at study sites, and ensure timely analysis of the samples at vendor labs
  • Be familiar with manipulation and transformation of the bioanalysis raw data to format them in summaries
  • Assist with implementation of Quality processes related to lab activities and document control procedures
  • Contribute to long-range planning and budgetary planning.  Work with Legal and Finance departments to drive and manage vendor contracts and purchase orders related to non-clinical
  • Manage vendor invoices and work with Finance to track payments and planned expenses against contracts and budget
  • Effectively manage multiple responsibilities and deliverables concurrently
  • This position may require some (<10%) amount of travel as appropriate

Education, Experience & Skills Requirements:
  • Ph.D. or MS in biological sciences or equivalent preferred
  • A minimum of 10 years of biotech/pharma industry project management
  • Demonstrated understanding of clinical and non-clinical drug development is required
  • Experience in a functional Program Manager role
  • Solid project management and organizational skills
  • Strong leadership skills; negotiation skills a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective communications internally and with external partners
  • Outstanding influencing skills up, down, and across the organization, including executive/senior management
  • Track record of delivering in a fast-paced, innovative, dynamic environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient
  • Familiarity with risk management strategies
  • Ability to work strategically and independently with internal and external groups on multiple projects
  • Expert planning and tracking skills, able to see the big picture, well-organized, focused on results, capable of managing multiple projects, excellent time management concerning priorities and self-management

What We Offer:
  • Patient Days, where we are fortunate enough to learn more about the lives we are looking to impact and a real exchange of ideas as to how we can improve our efforts
  • A culture inspired by our values: put patients first; think independently, be radically transparent; every minute counts, and let the science speak
  • Learning and development training to help employees be the best version of themselves
  • Collaborative business environment
  • Excellent compensation package (Base, Performance Bonus, Stock, RSU programs)
  • Excellent benefits package
  • Flexible PTO
  • With office locations in San Francisco, Boston, New York, and Raleigh, there are ample cross-collaboration opportunities with other BridgeBio Pharma programs
  • A fast-paced, data-driven, work environment with world-class R&D minds and capabilities
  • Work with the most productive groups of R&D operators in the industry
  • Partnerships with leading institutions
  • A platform for meaningful scientific contributions to shine
  • Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion – with initiatives like Women at Bridge, we are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every person feels respected for who they are, empowered to contribute, inspired to lead, and supported in their efforts to do so

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