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PROJECT MANAGER

Company: CARGO-Therapeutics
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


POSITION SUMMARYCARGO Therapeutics is hiring a -Project Manager -skilled in early and late-phase drug development to support project management of our clinical development activities in collaboration with internal subject matter experts, consultants, and external partners. The Project Manager is responsible for building and supporting relationships with internal stakeholders and external partners, establishing integrated project plans, and identifying program development risk. We seek a highly motivated individual with a technical understanding of clinical product development and who can manage multiple cross-functional development activities.The successful candidate will work closely with the clinical, regulatory, clinical operations, biomarker functions and the broader team to support strategy and associated timelines for CARGO cell therapy products. The individual will also collaborate cross-functionally to ensure timely development and support regulatory submissions. The role is based in San Mateo, CA but may also be suitable for a hybrid arrangement.WHAT YOU'LL DO AT CARGO

  • Effectively manage projects: define project objectives, requirements, and assumptions necessary to develop project charter and project plans.
  • Plan and manage the project scope, schedule, and budget to fulfill objectives and satisfy project requirements and strategy.
  • Develop, drive and maintain integrated project plans, and timelines aligning project tactics with project strategy.
  • Lead, coordinate, facilitate, and motivate all associated project resources to gain alignment on project goals and deliverables.
  • Lead risk management within project teams, ensuring risks have appropriate mitigation and contingency plans.
  • Facilitate and lead effective project meetings and workshops, manage change and conflict, and develop resource planning estimates to manage project workload and productivity. Create agenda topics, facilitate project/team meetings, and write/review meeting minutes.
  • Work with team lead and cross-functional team members to define project scope, objectives and lead the preparation of the project plan. This will require integrating scope, budget, input from internal and external stakeholders and consultants.
  • Identify and anticipate project risks and opportunities, resource constraints, and conflicts that could impact project timelines. Proactively develop mitigation/maximization plans.
  • Support planning and preparation of program-related regulatory documents.
  • Provide plans as input for integration with CMC timelines into the overall development timeline and budget.THE RIGHT STUFFPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree in a scientific field with 5+ years of experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry. PMP certification highly desired. Prior small biotech/start up environment is a plus
    • Independently motivated, excel at driving execution
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting, including experience building and leading teams, accomplishing goals, etc.
    • Strong collaboration and problem-solving skills; able to establish good working relationships with employees at all levels, resolve conflict and provide feedback, and to devise and implement creative solutions to problems
    • Honed interpersonal, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment; demonstrated ability to speak up appropriately and to raise issues to teams and management
    • Highly organized with attention to detail
    • Experience with MS Project or Smartsheet and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau or Spotfire) is required.
    • Excellent PowerPoint, collaboration systems and MS office skills (or similar). in Office, Project, and other productivity tools is a plusABOUT CARGOCARGO Therapeutics, formerly Syncopation Life Sciences, is advancing a new generation of adoptive cell therapies for cancers. Our cell therapies focus on addressing the primary mechanisms of failure, or resistance and relapse, to the currently available Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR T) therapies. Despite the advances made by existing autologous CAR T therapies, these treatments are only curative for less than half of all cancer patients, and therapeutic failure, resistance, and relapse are common. In addition, far too many patients are unable to access these -potentially curative therapies due to barriers, including manufacturing, supply, -time, -and reimbursement challenges.CARGO is actively working to address these barriers with novel solutions that address the problems of resistance and access. Through smarter science, CARGO is developing and delivering CAR T-cell therapies to cure more patients. Focused on the delivery of complex therapeutic cargo, we enable the -multiplex -engineering necessary to overcome multiple mechanisms of tumor resistance, to counter inhibition by solid tumors, and in the allogeneic setting to evade immune rejection. -From research to manufacturing to clinical care, we at CARGO aspire to disrupt the status quo to overcome resistance and maximize access to -curative therapeutics.
      Join us to help make a difference.CARGO Therapeutics, Inc. is committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive company. We provide equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. CARGO also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of applicable law.CARGO Therapeutics requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of their start date. - This requirement is a condition of employment at CARGO, and it applies regardless of whether the position is located at a CARGO site or is fully remote. - If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because it is prohibited because of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

Keywords: CARGO-Therapeutics, San Mateo , PROJECT MANAGER, Executive , San Mateo, California

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