Associate Director/Director, Program Management

South San Francisco, CA
Jan 19, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Day One Biopharmaceuticals is an emerging, mission-driven, drug development company intentionally designed to identify, clinical evaluate, and successfully commercialize novel treatments for pediatric oncology patients, and ultimately to expand those benefits to patients of all ages. For more information, please visit our website at                                                                                                       


The Associate Director/Director, Program 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.

This position has the potential to be fully remote. Occasional travel may be required for in person meetings.


·        Serve as project/program manager for development-related projects and other initiatives as needed

·        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

·        Work with other project/program management personnel to ensure functional alignment, development of appropriate tools and good PM practices for the Company



·         Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences or relevant field with 5+ years of relevant experience in (bio)pharma project management and/or related discipline

·        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

·        PMP certification preferred


**The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within classifications. 




Day One Biopharmaceuticals is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

Employment is conditioned upon full vaccination from the COVID-19 virus, including submission of documented proof thereof, as of the start date.  Day One Biopharmaceuticals will comply with applicable law regarding the reasonable accommodation of individuals who are not vaccinated because of a disability and/or sincerely held religious belief.

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