Black Diamond Therapeutics Inc

Project Manager- Drug Discovery and Development

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID
2019-1015
Category
Research - Project Management
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Black Diamond Therapeutics is a precision oncology medicine company pioneering the discovery and development of small molecule, tumor-agnostic therapies. Black Diamond targets undrugged mutations in patients with genetically defined cancers for whom limited treatment options currently exist. Black Diamond is built upon a deep understanding of cancer genetics, protein structure and function, and medicinal chemistry. The Company’s proprietary technology platform, Mutation-Allostery-Pharmacology, or MAP, platform, is designed to allow Black Diamond to analyze population-level genetic sequencing data to identify oncogenic mutations that promote cancer across tumor types, group these mutations into families and develop a single small molecule therapy in a tumor-agnostic manner that targets a specific family of mutations.

 

The Project Manager will provide project management support on drug discovery and development project teams. The Project Manager will actively contribute and help the teams to effectively and efficiently deliver on project goals on schedule and within budget. The Project Manager will contribute to the functional development of project management at Black Diamond.

Responsibilities

  • Develops, maintains, tracks and manages project milestones and deliverables.
  • Effectively guides a team through the formation of an integrated drug development plan.
  • Ensures alignment within project teams, between project teams and functional units, and with relevant governance bodies.
  • Oversees and prepares project team budget including resources and costs, collaborating with Finance and other cross-functional departments.
  • Works in partnership with project team to develop and identify risks and opportunities and execute on project plan and strategy.
  • Communicates, documents and archives project team activities, risks, milestones, deliverables and decisions.
  • Acts as a primary contact for project team related information.
  • Actively facilitates project team meetings (including the preparation of meeting agendas, minutes, and follows up on action items), cross-functional communications and decision making, ensuring alignment with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Provide project management support to the identification and establishment of external research partnerships
  • Prepares routine and/or ad hoc project status/dashboard reports.
  • Maintains project team SharePoint site.
  • Coordinate external discovery research publications and presentations in collaboration with the scientific and investor relations teams.
  • Search and evaluation of new technologies & models to expand in-house research capabilities
  • Identifies, recommends and implements opportunities for streamlining programs.
  • Participates in implementing improvements to project management processes, tools and infrastructure to ensure ongoing efficiency across the company.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of multi-disciplinary experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry
  • Minimum 3 years of project management experience with knowledge of the overall drug discovery and development process
  • Experience with Project Management software to manage complex project timelines and resources
  • Strong proficiency with project management practices, tools and methodology
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (scientific or health-related field) required. Advanced degree is desirable.
  • PMP certification is desirable.

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform he essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; used hands to fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb be stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 lbs.

 

Black Diamond Therapeutics is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes and encourages all applications.  Diversity and inclusion are important core values and will encourage our creativity and growth as a company.  Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected will be invited for an interview.

 

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