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Senior Manager/Associate Director, Research Project Management

About the Position

Reporting to the Chief Scientific Officer, the Sr Manager/Associate Director Research Project Management will oversee planning, budgeting, integrating, tracking, and communicating cross-functional activities for Cabaletta Bio’s research programs, ranging in scope from discovery through to clinical development. This will include working with internal stakeholders, academic partners, and external vendors.

Responsibilities Include

  • Creates and maintains all project timelines and is responsible for communicating changes to the approved plan.
  • Conducts activities to drive the execution of research projects and programs, and develops communication tools to support, including presentations and reports.
  • Establishes scopes of work, leads the delivery of project milestones in a timely fashion and within project management standards.
  • Leads cross-functional teams; plans and executes fully integrated program plans from Discovery to IND through to clinical trial initiation. 
  • Coordinates and tracks the status of cross-functional communication and integration activities.
  • As assigned, manages vendors to support research teams.
  • Facilitates problem-solving, contingency planning, and decision-making.
  • Supports, facilitates, and maintains effective project teams. 
  • Serves as a motivator, coach, and mentor to cross-functional team members, and proactively communicates enterprise company perspective and significant updates to teams.
  • Proactively communicates risks, critical path items and status, and feedback to the CSO and across senior leadership 

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of a B.S./B.A. with 3-5 years’ project management experience working within the biotechnology/pharma industry.
  • Ability to work independently and adapt to various personality types.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong team orientation, ability to work collaboratively, and passion for continuous self-development.
  • Highly organized and efficient, with a curiosity to be part of cutting-edge science. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background in cell or gene therapy discovery or pre-clinical development
  • Experience in a start-up environment or wearing multiple hats within an organization

How to Apply

Please email directly to submit an application.

Please include your CV along with the title of the position you are applying for.


Our most important asset is our people and we offer competitive benefits including health and retirement, PTO, and stock option plans.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Cabaletta Bio is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis protected by applicable law.