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Project Manager

Employer
SonoThera
Location
South San Francisco, CA
Start date
Mar 27, 2024

Location: 201 Haskins Way, South San Francisco, CA 94080

Status: Full-Time Employee

Reports To: Senior Director, Gene Therapy

About SonoThera

SonoThera is a venture capital-backed early-stage biopharmaceutical company developing ultra-sound-guided non-viral targeted gene therapies to treat multiple diseases of high unmet need. The Gene Therapy group at SonoThera uses a collaborative, interdisciplinary, and forward-thinking approach to solving many of the current challenges facing genetic medicine discovery and drug development. SonoThera is headquartered in South San Francisco, CA.

Job Description

SonoThera is seeking to hire a Project Manager to become an integral part of our genetic medicine drug development effort. This individual will project manage drug development programs for the SonoThera teams ranging from early research through IND, BLA, and MAA. The candidate will provide project management and drug development expertise to Research, Lab Operations and Development teams as well as cross functional stakeholders. This individual will partner with the team leads in driving the operational and strategic direction to meet the overall program goals and objectives. The individual will identify and manage key project deliverables, cross functional dependencies, milestones, and track research and nonclinical timelines via dashboards to ensure accurate planning, communication, decision making, and risk management. This Project Manager will work collaboratively with internal and external cross-functional teams, collaborators, and consultants to design and efficiently execute research and development programs that support clinical development and regulatory submissions.

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for project managing research and nonclinical aspects of development programs from early-stage research to clinical phase.
  • Facilitate cross-functional planning of deliverables and activities across departments to align dependencies, schedules, and budgets.
  • Develop and manage detailed project plans that integrate key activities, timelines, and track the critical path aligned with cross-functional stakeholders.
  •  Partner with Research and Development Sub-team Leads to facilitate team meetings including, development of meeting agendas, meeting minutes, and tracking of cross functional action items.
  • Track budgets, anticipate scope changes, and communicate changes that may impact the project budget to appropriate key stakeholders.
  • Facilitate risk management discussions and develop risk mitigation plans with key stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the creation and use of project management standards, processes, methodologies, and tools.
  • Other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS
  • BS/BA in Biological Sciences or closely related field of study
  • 4-8 years of experience in drug development (pharma/biotech) with a 3-5 years of project management experience
  • IND/CTA and NDA/BLA development experience
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to work effectively with project teams.
  • Ability to build and foster cross-functional collaborations both internally and externally at SonoThera.
  • Experience in genetic medicine drug development.
Other Qualifications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel, SharePoint, and Microsoft Teams
  • PMP Certification a plus
 

Compensation: The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $130,000 USD annually. This salary range is an estimate, and the actual salary may vary based on various factors, including, without limitation, individual education, experience, tenure, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data, including potential adjustments for geographic location. 

 

Benefits

At SonoThera, we'll give you the tools to feel healthy, happy and secure.

💰 Equity and ownership in a fast-growing company.

🏋🏻 Access to a 24-hour gym

💝 Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision

🚗 Commuting stipend based on your geographical location

🏦 401k Match: SonoThera offers a dollar-for-dollar match

🏝 All full-time employees are eligible for our flexible time off policy

Equal Opportunity for Diversity & Inclusion

SonoThera provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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