Moderna is developing first-in-class messenger RNA (mRNA) based medicines. We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Manager in our Technical Development Strategic Operations team to deploy a robust and integrated digital framework across an increasingly complex portfolio of technical programs in early development through post-launch.
Reporting to the Director, you will be a member of the Strategic Operations team that is responsible for translating our Technical Development (TD) strategy into execution. The candidate will help develop an integrated digital framework to create and deploy digital tools and analytics and scale up integration capabilities within TD. A successful person in this role will be able to recommend, develop, implement, and support business process and digital tools that maximize value and efficiencies across technical programs.
The candidate will be a contributor across high functioning teams that efficiently and effectively achieve goals together and thus will need to quickly build relationships at all levels of the organization to make well-informed recommendations and decisions. We are looking for a collaborative and driven Sr. Manager who can enhance our team with knowledge, innovation and can do attitude.
The Technical Development organization is comprised of scientists, engineers, and problem solvers that develop and implement the most innovative, advanced, and robust platform processes and analytical technologies to deliver Modernas medicines. In this highly cross-functional role, you will collaborate with a team of cross-functional and functional leaders in Technical Development and beyond, including CMC, Digital, Finance, GMP Operations, Supply Chain, R&D Strategy and HR.
The role is based in Modernas new Moderna Technology Center campus in Norwood, MA.
Who You Are:
You are a gifted at creating and deploying digital tools, dashboards and analytics to support technical and business needs. You bring together people, concepts, and business goals with best-in-class execution. You thrive in a fast-paced environment and are comfortable rolling up your sleeves if a process doesnt exist yet, you define it. People applaud your ability to deliver in real (and often high stakes) situations. You collaborate well amongst a team of expert peers.
Heres What Youll Do:
Work closely with functional leaders, Technical Development Team (TDT) matrix leaders and operational team stakeholders to enable integrated portfolio-level tracking of department goals/objectives, technical milestones and technology roadmap
Understand data visualization needs, build databases and integrated dashboards focused on defining prioritization, identifying gaps/risks, resource allocation and decision-making frameworks to ensure TD achieves its milestones
Implement analytics on technical programs and projects to review trends, progress on KPIs/metrics and help inform decisions
Prepare status reports for project review forums and updates/communications to senior management
Translate user requirements for internally developed applications in collaboration with our digital teams
Lead and support business process development and optimization workstreams
Collaboratively develop and maintain interactive dashboards from the data gathered (such as budget, hiring, objectives), providing trackable metrics and regular readouts on program/project progress
Improve TD systems and tools, to scale project management capabilities of technical integrators and tracking of timelines and milestones
Continue to build and maintain the Technical Development culture and community
Heres What Youll Bring to the Table:
Degree in Chemical/Biomedical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Biochemistry, or related technical discipline
Minimum of 5 years (PhD) or 10 years (BS) industry experience in biopharmaceutical development and project management/integration
Experience in building digital tools to support business processes and data visualizations while applying principles, concepts, practices, and standards of drug development
Expertise in data mining, data visualization, and dashboards taking advantage of various platforms (eg Tableau, Smartsheet, Spotfire, Alteryx, Phython, etc.)
Demonstrated understanding of the drug development lifecycle from R&D through commercialization, including an understanding of the interdependencies of functional groups such as process and analytical development
Ability to effectively collaborate effectively in a dynamic, cross-functional matrix environment.
Exceptional skills at facilitating teams and building consensus with membership comprised of diverse levels and areas of the company
Creative/innovative/problem solver that actively drives progress
Outstanding communication, presentation, and writing skills and ability to tailor messaging to audience
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Moderna is pleased to provide you and your family with a comprehensive and innovative suite of benefits, including:
- Highly competitive and inclusive medical, dental and vision coverage options
- Flexible Spending Accounts for medical expenses and dependent care expenses
- Lifestyle Spending Account funds to help you engage in personal enrichment and self-care activities
- Family care benefits, including subsidized back-up care options and on-demand tutoring
- Free premium access to fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes
- Exclusive preferred pricing on Peloton fitness equipment
- Adoption and family-planning benefits
- Dedicated care coordination support for our LGBTQ+ community
- Generous paid time off, including:
Vacation, sick time and holidays
Volunteer time to participate within your community
Discretionary year-end shutdown
Paid sabbatical after 5 years; every 3 years thereafter
- Generous Paid Leave offerings, including 18 weeks of 100% paid parental leave for all new parents
- 401k match and Financial Planning tools
- Moderna-paid Life, LTD and STD insurance coverages, as well as voluntary benefit options
- Complimentary concierge service including home services research, travel booking, and entertainment requests
- Free parking or subsidized commuter passes
- Location-specific perks and extras!
Since our founding in 2010, we have aspired to build the leading mRNA technology platform, theinfrastructure to reimagine how medicines are created and delivered, and a world-class team. We believe in giving our people a platform to change medicine and an opportunity to change the world.
By living our mission, values, and mindsets every day, our peopleare the driving force behind our scientific progress and our culture.Together, we are creating a culture of belonging and building an organization that cares deeply for our patients, our employees, the environment, and our communities.
We are proud to have been recognized as a Science Magazine Top Biopharma Employer, a Fast Company Best Workplace for Innovators, and a Great Place to Work in the U.S.
If you want to make a difference and join a team that is changing the future of medicine, we invite you to visit modernatx.com/careers to learn more about our current opportunities.
Moderna is a smoke-free, alcohol-free and drug-free work environment.
Moderna is a place where everyone can grow. If you meet the Basic Qualifications for the role and you would be excited to contribute to our mission every day, please apply!
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