Administrative Coordinator Merrimack Pharmaceuticals
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Merrimack Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company discovering, developing and preparing to commercialize innovative medicines paired with companion diagnostics for the treatment of serious diseases, with an initial focus on cancer. Merrimack currently has six targeted therapeutic oncology candidates in clinical development. The lead candidate, MM-398, which Merrimack is planning to commercially manufacture and sell, has successfully completed a Phase 3 trial.
The administrative team at Merrimack is an indispensable and valued part of the company. Why? Well, because we are the backbone that supports and coordinates a growing organization of talented leaders to be at their best in the field of transformational medicine! While remaining a research-based organization, we also have the great opportunity of heading into the commercial realm and we need to think creatively about how we can position ourselves most effectively as the cogs that keep Merrimack?s wheels turning smoothly. We need someone who has a unique mix of skills and is willing to have some fun as we build a great organization!
Responsibilities include a wide variety of general administrative duties which include but are not limited to:
Maintaining multiple calendars;
Making travel arrangements and managing itineraries;
Managing and prioritizing internal and external communications (including Email, arranging conference calls, as necessary);
Arranging and providing support for large internal/external meetings including event planning and execution, the distribution of pre- and post-meeting agendas, programs, presentations/briefing documents, and financial payments/reimbursements;
Cross team and department coordination - Research, Development, Finance, HR, Facilities, Corporate Communications, Regulatory, IP, Legal, etc.
Expense & Vendor Management
Coordinating on and off-site meetings as needed;
Partnering with teams to prioritize project activities and resources;
Creating, updating, and disseminating key project documentation (reports, project timelines, etc.) to ensure timely communication of project information to the project team and broader organization;
Planning and facilitating team meetings to ensure effective meeting agendas, group discussion, decision-making, and action items. Overseeing action items.
Be an integral part of any team at Merrimack and work closely with the teams to align project goals, timelines, and deliverables.
Develop detailed project plans and timelines in collaboration with the Project Leader and team members.
The ideal candidate for this position is someone with:
Unfaltering attention to detail, excellent communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and cross-cultural understanding and sensitivity.
Proven ability to succeed in a team environment.
Passion for curing cancer.
High energy and flexible person who can wear many hats, but also knows how to prioritize tasks in order to meet deadlines.
This position involves interaction with global Key Opinion Leaders, prominent researchers & physicians, the Senior Leadership team, and employees. Subsequently, the candidate must be dependable, extremely trustworthy, able to handle confidential information, personable and professional.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office?particularly Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel?is essential.
Familiarity with Go-To Meeting, Conference Call Portals, Skype and Expensewatch is a plus.
Experience in biotechnology or pharmaceutical is a plus but not required.
Strong writing skills are preferred.
The candidate should have a BA/BS or equivalent with a minimum of 3 years related experience.
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