Director Project Manager

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences, Pharmacology
  3. United States
Woburn, USA
Posting date: 25 Feb 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Director Project Manager with an international pharmaceutical company located in Woburn, MA. Successful candidate will interact with contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) and contract research organizations (CROs) to complete pre-clinical, IND-enabling and Phase I activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage vendor contracting including MSAs, work orders, and invoices.
  • Prepare Request for proposals (RFPs) and detailed itemized proposal comparison.
  • Ensure vendors stay on-task and complete contracted work in timely manner through weekly conference calls.
  • Integrate deliverables and dependencies between vendors seamlessly.
  • Conduct and coordinate review of technical documents and reports from manufacturing, toxicology, and other activities. Maintain a productive and professional relationship with vendors to ensure quality and maximize efficiency.
  • Generate weekly status reports for all on-going activities.
  • Prevent slippage from aggressive development timelines.
  • Develop contingency plans to quickly and efficiently adapt to challenges that may arise.
  • Provide strategies to reduce technical and logistical risks. Identify root causes of issues to prevent in future projects.
  • Work independently and collaboratively in a matrixed environment.
  • Keep detailed records of key activities, data, and reports in central repository in compliance with company archiving policies or as directed by the company leadership team.
  • Maintain organization of central repository.
  • Ensure necessary personnel have access required documents.

Skills and Requirements:

  • 5+ years of industry experience in therapeutics or drug development.
  • Demonstrated relevant experience in CMC and GLP toxicity activities and projects.
  • Passion for teamwork, immense energy, absolute integrity, and an A+ attitude.
  • Organized with ability to multi-task.
  • Critical thinking, decision-making, and problem solving.
  • Budgeting, from both a time and cost perspective.
  • Knowledge of toxicology, preclinical development, medicinal chemistry practices, regulatory guidelines and stages of drug development.
  • Experience in IND submissions.
  • General knowledge of oncology and CNS disorders.
  • Experience in contract management.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Robust initiative.
  • Capacity to foster a fast-paced, yet supportive, working environment.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Nicole Aganon at (+1) 347-293-1161 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.