Project Manager

Project Management · Redwood City, California
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

We are seeking a Project Manager / Sr. Project Manager to join our growing team to work on-site at an exciting biotech in redwood City. The Project Manager / Sr. Project Manager will have solid understanding of drug development process, oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing drug development projects (IND-enabling, Phase 1 to 3 etc) and served as liaison between project teams and senior management team. He / She will be responsible for providing project management support, developing / maintaining project plans, timelines, status reports, strategic development plans in collaboration with cross functional teams. A successful Project Manager will apply PM tools and methodologies to facilitate alignment with key project stakeholders and ensure communication across project teams.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for planning and executing projects in accordance with clinical development strategy. Moves project from original concept through completion.
  • Planning and tracking progress of timelines and defined milestones.
  • Identify and manage risks across the project; escalate whenever appropriate.
  • Manage regular team meetings schedules, draft and deliver meeting agendas, meeting minutes, action items and progress reports to key stakeholders.
  • Develops and maintains project plans, timelines, status reports, strategic development plans in collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Provide internal project management support to project team and management. Provide direction, management and assistance to the project leader and multiple sub-teams.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining management dashboards and reports.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path using appropriate tracking tools.
  • Provides decision making methodologies, identifies bottleneck and inconsistencies within interdependencies and facilitate brainstorming with the teams to help identify project issues and resolutions
  • Maintain MS Teams Database with project status, timelines and key project information.
  • Apply expertise as a project manager within the biotech industry to successfully deliver project and program outcomes while managing stakeholder expectation.
  • Executes project management processes, and follows best practices in project teams to foster continuous improvement by sharing of knowledge

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

 

  • BS/BA degree required.
  • 4 - 6 years’ experience in a biotech or pharmaceutical research organization; at least 5 years of relevant project management experience.
  • Strong knowledge of project management tools including schedules, communication plans, risk plans, resource plans, scope & change management tools, action item trackers, and project plans.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written) to express complex ideas
  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation, conflict resolution skills, and cross functional collaboration skills with the ability to network with different functional areas.
  • Project Management Certification is a plus.
  • Experience working with cross functional teams (R&D, Regulatory, Preclinical, DMPK, ClinOps, Clinical Sciences, CMC etc.)
  • Highly proficient using Microsoft Office Suites (MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of MS Teams / SharePoint is a plus.
  • Collaborative, team-oriented mindset with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented leader with exceptional organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent understanding of MS Project, Smartsheet or equivalent Gantt software

 

Industry:

  • Biotechnology

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:
At Biomea Fusion, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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  • Location
    Redwood City, California
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced