Our RESETTM clinical trials with CABA-201 (investigational CD19-CAR T cell therapy) in lupus, myositis, systemic sclerosis, and myasthenia gravis are now recruiting.

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Associate Program Manager / Program Manager - Clinical Program Management (Remote)

About the Position

Reporting to the Director, Clinical Program Management, the Associate Project Manager / Project Manager, Clinical Program Management will support the planning, execution, and delivery of clinical programs and projects. This role involves coordinating activities, managing vendor relationships, and ensuring adherence to timelines and budgets. The ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience in clinical trial oversight and/or project/program management, strong organizational skills, and proficiency in Smartsheet.

Responsibilities Include

Project Coordination and Management:

  • Partnering closely with Clinical Operations, Clinical Development, Regulatory, and other team members, develop and maintain project plans, timelines, and dashboards/trackers for multiple clinical programs in line with program, department, and corporate objectives.
  • Schedule and lead team meetings including developing agendas, publishing meeting minutes and decision logs, and tracking action items to completion.
  • Support ongoing program management initiatives and best practices by utilization and/or creation of project management tools and templates.
  • Initiate and maintain cross-functional collaboration and communication, as needed, to drive project progress and team alignment.
  • Identify, define, score, and communicate risks for each project/program as part of an overall risk registrar with risk mitigation and contingency plans, as required.

Vendor Management:

  • Working cross-functionally, coordinate with vendors and external partners to track, manage, and escalate, as needed, ongoing and upcoming projects with a focus on on-time delivery.
  • Ensure project deliverables are met with required quality and timeline attributes.
  • Track vendor performance, manage contracts, and address issues as they arise while nurturing short-term and long-term positive relationships.
  • Facilitate communication between vendors and internal cross-functional teams including management of overall governance meetings with key vendors.

SmartSheet Management:

  • Utilize SmartSheet for project planning, tracking, and reporting both within a singular project and across multiple projects/programs creating one unified portfolio summary/report
  • Create, maintain, and publish SmartSheet dashboards and reports for project status updates.
  • Work with the PMO team to ensure that all department timelines and risk trackers integrate within the overall corporate portfolio and integrated roadmaps.
  • As SmartSheet Super User, train and support team members on SmartSheet use, management, and reporting as well as other functionalities, as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Business Administration, or related field. Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Associate Manager: 1-3 years of experience in clinical trial management and at least 1 year of project/program management experience, or a similar role. Manager: 5+ years of experience in clinical trial management and at least 2+ years of project/program management experience or similar role.
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word); familiarity with project management tools is required.
  • Extensive experience in utilization of Smartsheet including creation, maintenance, and reporting of timelines, Gantt charts, dashboards, and reports.
  • Experience in managing vendor relationships and contracts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced, timeline-based environment.
  • Strong team orientation and passion for continuous self-development.
  • Experience in the biotech industry or in a startup industrial setting is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of clinical research processes and regulations.
  • Certification in project management (e.g., PMP, CAPM) is an advantage.
  • Experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology industries is preferred.

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

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