Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Description

The Project Manager reports to the Associate Director of Alliances and Program Management who manages the drug development programs and the associated cross-functional teams. This position requires project management responsibilities and includes the development of tools and processes to facilitate the coordination of the team. The position is based in Austin, Texas.

Responsibilities

  • Work as part of a cross-functional project team for the development of new therapies for cancer and orphan diseases
  • Support the team in:
    • Managing project schedules and scope, tracking all internal and external tasks required to meet project milestones
    • Keeping up to date internal action items and other trackers
    • Writing and circulating agendas and minutes
    • Managing the cross functional project team’s schedule and task assignments
    • Preparing or reviewing presentations and documentation for external meeting
  • Document all requirements and participate in internal and external project meetings
  • Facilitate and contribute to the process of organizing project documentation.
  • Travel to vendor sites to attend meetings
  • Supports the Austin office in administrative tasks as requested (e.g., filing, data entry in logs, conference call invites, etc.)
  • Communicates milestones and report progress for the projects
  • Perform other related duties as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • PhD in a scientific discipline (Biochemistry, Immunology, Molecular or Cellular Biology or related field), and a minimum of 1 year related experience (may include post-doctoral experience) or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proven interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as a member of a cross- functional team.
  • Ability to maintain confidential information with a high regard for integrity
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills while continually demonstrating high levels of interpersonal versatility within diverse populations
  • Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to build relationships and establish credibility appropriately
  • Self-reliant and results oriented. Drive balanced with patience
  • Ability to prioritize and successfully execute multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office suite, Adobe, etc

How to Apply
Please submit your CV and cover letter in PDF format to careers@formationbiologics.com. Please indicate the position title in the subject line of your email. We will contact you should we wish to arrange a meeting to discuss this position further.