Project Manager (P-13-01) MacroGenics
Job Code: P-13-01
Location: Rockville, MD
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
BA/BS required in a relevant scientific field, advanced degree (science or public health) and/or MBA strongly preferred.
A minimum of 3 to 5 years relevant experience in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry in project management. Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.
A thorough understanding of the drug development process.
Self-starter who can work with minimal supervision and effectively manage multiple projects.
Superior ability to multi-task projects and manage priorities.
Strong Excel, PowerPoint, Word and MS Project skills.
Excellent budget, analytical and forecasting skills.
Superb verbal, written, communication and organizational skills.
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
Providing cross-functional project management expertise to two or more development projects.
Leading teams in the creation of comprehensive development plans for the assigned projects. As part of this process the Project Manager will analyze various development scenarios and related timeline and budget implications in cooperation with other functional areas.
Working with all functional areas (e.g. pre-clinical, manufacturing, regulatory, clinical, safety, data management) to refine and build realistic project timelines, identify the critical path, ensure that all parties are aware of short-term deadlines and long-term goals, and keep the project on schedule. Proactively raising potential issues and assist the team in resolving problems. Providing detailed timeline information to assist in cross-portfolio planning and resource allocation. Tracking timeline performance to assist in future forecasting efforts.
Planning and coordinating regular product development team meetings. Ensure appropriate individuals are invited, facilitate the meeting, and keep it on schedule. Prepare agendas with input from key functional area representatives and provide pre-meeting updates to the team sufficiently in advance of the meeting. Write succinct and comprehensive meeting minutes with distinct action items that are promptly distributed to the team. The Project Manager will call additional ad hoc meetings as needed and be responsible for following up on the progress and completion of action items.
Assuring adherence to contractual obligations and facilitate communications with the government agency for those government sponsored projects assigned to the Project Manager. This includes overseeing the preparation of required reports and organizing required joint meetings.
Working with Finance and functional area leads to develop and monitor project budgets and forecasts.
Routinely inform key stakeholders of project milestones, plans, program status, and decisions through regular reporting and communication. Maintaining easily accessible, easily understood project documents in electronic format. The Project Manager will prepare high quality PowerPoint slides for internal and external program presentations as requested.
Assisting the Head of Project Management as required in process improvements and other initiatives to improve organizational effectiveness.
Supporting Business Development activities by preparing necessary supporting documents and presentations related to the Project Manager?s assigned projects.
Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits package
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