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R&D Project Manager

Location: Flexible

We Are Seeking

an organized, resourceful, and collaborative R&D manager to join our growing team. Reporting to the senior leadership team, the R&D Project Manager will mainly oversee hit-to-lead, lead optimization, and IND-enabling projects or studies in early-stage portfolio within the company. This position provides a unique opportunity to work closely with the matrixed R&D teams to convert strategic objectives into operational project plans and to deliver on the scientific goals and corporate timelines.

Your Qualifications

  • Strong scientific background with extensive experience with discovery-stage research and early development activities/ studies
  • B.S. in Biology, Chemistry, DMPK or other life sciences, advanced science degree preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Pharma or Biotech
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in R&D project management in relevant industry
  • Demonstrated success working with cross-functional and matrixed teams and CROs
  • Strong analytical and technical skills, including proficiency in project management practices, project planning, and decision-making employing state-of-the art tools
  • Excellent communication skills, writing and presentation skills and information management skills
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and influence others

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in working with CROs in multi-disciplines of drug discovery and development
  • Experience in IND-enabling studies and IND-filing


  • Coordinate activities of 2-3 projects in collaboration with cross-functional R&D teams and manage the planning, development, and execution of projects progressing them to value-increasing inflection points
  • Create detailed cross-functional project plans with timelines and budgets and track and report on progress
  • Work with R&D Teams to identify risks and issues and proactively remediate issues/develop risk mitigation strategies
  • Work closely with an EVP to execute CRO and other external studies, and collaborate with other departments within Cambrian to start and operate companies efficiently,
  • Communicate project plans and progress to leadership teams comprising creation of presentations, budgets, Gantt charts, experimental protocols, contract work orders, preparing meeting agendas, minutes, action items, and organizing and managing data
  • Identify and own deliverables

To Apply

Interested applicants, please send resume to:

Quanta Therapeutics Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

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