Project Manager – Biotech

Project Manager – Biotech 
South San Francisco, California

Who Are We?

Our client’s technology is based on the science of one of the original CRISPR co-inventors. We are looking for exceptional team members who want an active role in building a rapidly growing biotech.

Job Summary

The Project Manager/Senior Project Manager is responsible for all aspects of clinical development of various projects of a moderately complex nature. Moves project from original concept through completion. Develops and maintains project plans, Gantts/timelines, status reports, strategic development and filing plans in collaboration with team leaders and cross-functional members of teams. Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project teams and executive management.

What you will accomplish

  • Strong understanding of the full Drug Development process
  • Responsible for directly managing one to three clinical development projects and providing direction, management, and assistance to the Project Leader and multiple sub-teams from those projects
  • Develops and maintain clinical development project plans, timelines, strategic development plans and development product profiles in collaboration with team leaders and lead cross-functional members of teams
  • Guides and manages preparation of project milestone review
  • Manages meetings to include setting agendas, organizing meeting times and meeting minutes
  • Executes project management processes, and follows best practices in project teams to foster continuous improvement by sharing of knowledge
  • Ensures uniform processes/documentation between projects
  • Provides decision making methodologies, identifies bottleneck and inconsistencies within interdependencies and facilitate brainstorming with the teams to help identify project issues and resolutions
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • BS/BA degree in related discipline and a minimum of five years of related experience; or MS/MA degree in related discipline and a minimum of three years of related experience
  • Experience in a biotech or pharmaceutical research organization; 3-5 years minimum project manager experience
  • Project Management specific training and/or certification desirable


Technical Requirements and Skills:

  • Excellent understanding of MS Office Suite required
  • Excellent understanding of MS Project, Smartsheet, Tableau, Excel, or equivalent Gantt software
  • Strong understanding of the full Drug Development process
  • Has extensive experience in relevant industry/profession
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to identify solution or pre-empting problems
  • Uses broad expertise or unique knowledge and skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
  • Identifies and implements methods, techniques, procedures and evaluation criteria to achieve results.
  • Performs a variety of complicated tasks with a wide degree of creativity and latitude
  • Has an understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories, concepts and techniques
  • Has good general knowledge of other related disciplines
  • Applies strong analytical and business communication skills

Salary Range: $100,000 – $175,000 salary annually, estimate based on various factors.