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Company:  Confidential

Job Title: VP, Program Management & CofS, R&D

Job Number: 81140

Location: , US

Job Description

Join our team as VP of Program Management & Chief of Staff to the President of R&D. Lead program management for preclinical and clinical projects, drive strategic initiatives, manage key projects, and enhance communication and collaboration across R&D. Serve as an advisor, streamline operations, optimize processes, and advance critical portfolio programs. Facilitate timely decisions and contribute to overall project and portfolio strategy.


Chief of Staff: * Provide high-level support to the President, R&D in setting and driving strategic initiatives. * Collaborate on meeting preparation and key message crafting for the Executive Committee and Board of Directors. * Act as a liaison between the President and other Executive Committee members for seamless communication and alignment. * Facilitate the Drug Development Leadership Team, chaired by the President, R&D. * Advise, support, and coordinate on strategic and complex projects on behalf of the President, R&D. * Attend meetings on behalf of the President, R&D, and serve as proxy when needed. * Oversee special studies and provide ongoing analysis, including financial and operational dashboards. * Write critical and time-sensitive correspondence, including speaking points, letters, and presentations. * Ensure budgets are developed, reviewed, and approved. * Support talent management and development initiatives within the R&D organization. * Assist with recruitment, onboarding, and retention efforts to attract and retain top talent. * Foster a culture of engagement, accountability, and continuous learning. * Identify opportunities to streamline processes and improve operational efficiency within the R&D division. * Implement best practices and tools to enhance productivity, resource allocation, and decision-making processes. * Ensure organizational alignment and oversee program execution.Program Management: * Lead and oversee strategic projects and cross-functional initiatives within R&D. * Develop project plans, timelines, and milestones, coordinating with stakeholders. * Monitor project status, identify risks, and implement mitigation strategies. * Oversee the Program Management group. * Foster team-building and collaboration. * Support Program Leads in developing strategies from Discovery through registration. * Plan and track lead optimization, pharmacology, toxicology, ADME studies, drug supply, formulation development, and clinical planning. * Collaborate with clinical development teams on integrated development plans. * Coordinate with technical operations, clinical operations, safety, regulatory, and commercial teams. * Ensure organizational alignment of drug discovery and development plans. * Contribute to Board of Director presentations. * Represent the program team with leadership and directors. * Support portfolio management and decision making. * Ensure uniformity in program documentation. * Identify, track, and resolve program-related issues. * Develop and maintain program management best practices and tools. * Perform additional duties as required.

Required Skills

* 15+ years in biotech/pharmaceuticals with 7+ years in program management. * 5+ years collaborating with cross-functional leaders. * Led oncology programs from early to late clinical stages. * Strong scientific background; MS/PhD preferred. * Required oncology experience. * Expertise in Portfolio Management, Strategic Planning, Risk Management. * Strong communication, negotiation, and organizational skills. * Proficient in project management tools. * Ability to make efficient decisions and prioritize effectively.

Application Deadline: 2024-08-12


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