Senior Program Manager, Preclinical - Biotech - Boston

Waltham Permanent USD150,000 - USD220,000 per year
  • Preclinical biotech using multiple platforms to develop novel therapeutics
  • Provide strategic and operational leadership across portfolio pipeline

About Our Client

Our client is a Life Science company using multiple platforms across large and small molecules to develop novel therapeutics. They are in pre-clinical stages and advancing the development of immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer. This company has a European presence, and plans to grow its US headcount over the next year.

Job Description

  • Support R&D management with the development of integrated development program plans containing current and future asset strategies
  • Establish execution strategies for operational objectives, deliverables, and timelines
  • Partner with R&D Project Leads to progress the portfolio
  • Work collaboratively with Global cross-functional project teams and early clinical development leadership
  • Lead Program activities from lead optimization to IND-filling
  • Work with external contract organizations (CROs/CMOs) and establish project plans to drive the delivery of project milestones to meet budget and time-lines
  • Monitor projects for potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate future risks
  • Effectively communicate across teams and provide CROs CMOs with regular ad-hoc status updates

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • B.S. in scientific discipline with 10+ years of R&D experience in Pharma/Biotech Industry, specifically in drug discovery and development
  • Higher degree or certification (M.S., MBA, PMP, etc...) is preferred but not required
  • 3+ years of direct Project Management experience in Biotech/Pharma industry
  • Experience with Immunology, Oncology, or biological therapeutics in pre-clinical development is preferred
  • Understanding of pre-clinical drug development processes
  • Experience with integrated timeline/Gantt chart development
  • Technical experience with PM Systems and tools (MS Projects, OnePager, MS Teams, Sharepoint, etc...)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team building skills and able to develop effective teamwork between groups

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary and annual bonus
  • Stock options
  • Highly visible role throughout the organization
  • First Program Management hire for Pre-clinical Development
  • Hybrid work model
  • 401k
  • Great Health Benefits
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Life Sciences
Sub Sector
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
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