Director, Project Management

Location
South San Francisco, CA
Posted
Sep 15, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

SUMMARY: 

The Associate Director/Director, Project Management, will be responsible for assigned project management activities for product portfolio and initiative projects.  The individual will also support cross-functional team(s) to ensure timely execution of all program activities on the critical path to delivery of key program and corporate milestones.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as project/program manager for technology transfer activities from/to licensing partner and development-related projects
  • Build and maintain assigned project/program(s) timelines and interdependencies
  • Provide project coordination and communication in support of cross-functional team(s)
  • Establish and maintain metrics to track projects and provide real-time reporting of project status
  • Identify issues and risks and work with the team to develop mitigation strategies
  • Coordinate and lead all aspects of internal project meetings, including agenda drafting and documentation of key discussion points, decisions, and action items
  • As needed, support oversight of contracts and outsourced activities with vendors and business partners
  • As the project advances, lead project management work for global NDA/MAA of select assets and support grow the function accordingly
  • Work with other project/program management personnel to ensure functional alignment, development of appropriate tools and good PM practices for the Company

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or relevant field

Experience:

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in (bio)pharma project management and/or related discipline

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Superior written, verbal communication, organizational and people skills
  • Highly collaborative and a strong team player
  • Solid capabilities with project management tools, experience with Smartsheet a plus
  • Experience working with external partners
  •  NDA submission experience in a supportive role required, in a lead role preferred
  • Oncology drug development experience preferred
  • PMP certification preferred