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Project Manager II

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 03/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 548263 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

The Position

We seek a highly motivated Scientific Project Manager to support activities for the Oncology Reverse Translation team - an integrated, translational initiative between Oncology Biomarker Development (OBD), and Cancer Immunology and Molecular Oncology research departments. This reverse translational research initiative involves leveraging large clinical oncology study data sets to identify new targets and pathways for evaluation in research and therapeutic development. The Project Manager will support a team of scientists and coordinate with stakeholders in multiple divisions to lead initiatives supporting these translational research and development efforts.

The ideal candidate must be dynamic, possess the ability to navigate complex organizational structures, and apply their skills in scientific project management to support this multifaceted and fast-paced initiative and deliver results. As a Scientific Project Manager, you will be expected to:

? Manage multiple team-based work streams centered on collaborative and mission-based translational research.
? Drive work streams related to these goals by developing, documenting and managing project plans and schedules, and producing meeting minutes and follow-up action items.
? Work with scientific leads on project planning and progress, including project scope, goals, budgets, status and upcoming milestones.
? Effectively manage and coordinate both internal and external scientific collaborations.
? Serve as a key interface with multiple functions across the organization to enable planning and communications related to reverse translational deliverables.

Who you are:

? A MS/PhD in life sciences (preferred), with at least 2 years of project management experience; understanding of cancer biology and immuno-oncology and/or biomarker and diagnostics development would be desirable.
? Highly organized with demonstrable experience in project management of complex teams.
? Ability to work in a multifunctional team environment, interact with a wide variety of stakeholders, and relate effectively to people at all levels of the organization
? Ability to navigate complex environments and engender collaborative relationships
? Exceptional communication skills at multiple levels, from 1:1 stakeholder interactions to formal presentations to larger groups
? Demonstrate ability to synthesize and articulate conclusions from discussions

What to expect from us:

? A highly functional and collaborative research environment where we aim to translate our understanding of cancer biology to develop personalized therapies and diagnostics to transform clinical practice to benefit patient health.
? Participate and thrive in an interactive, cross-functional, team-oriented scientific culture
? Access to state-of-the-art technologies and pioneering research.
? Campus-like, collegial lifestyle with a healthy work-life balance

Pay Rate Range: $60-$70/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience
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