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Associate Director, Program Management

Frontier Medicines

Frontier Medicines

Administration
South San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Frontier Medicines is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and dedicated individual to join our team as an Associate Director, Program Management playing a pivotal part advancing small molecule drug discovery programs to the clinic. The ideal candidate is an experienced discovery sciences project manager, comfortable operating across disciplines and hierarchies, highly organized and inventive in applying project management practices in an emerging and dynamic environment.

What will you be doing?

  • Work with project team leaders to develop and monitor project plans and timelines.
  • Actively manage the execution of the project plan with team members, including internal and external activities, to ensure projects meet forecasted milestones and decisions.
  • Organize and facilitate cross-functional project team meetings to drive progress, identify/resolve risks, and close action items.
  • Create and maintain project documentation including agenda, minutes, project plan and dashboard.
  • Use project management and collaboration tools to initiate and curate project documentation.
  • Facilitate and support active communication and information flow between team members, stakeholder functions and governance bodies.

Traits we believe will make a strong candidate:

  • BS degree in Life Sciences or related field with minimum 5 years relevant industry experience, ideally with project management responsibilities.
  • Strong understanding of discovery research, preclinical development and overall drug development process knowledge.
  • Strong time management, organizational and communication (presentation) skills.
  • Knowledge, understanding, and direct application of project management best practices. Proficiency with project management tools.
  • Growth mindset, ability to thrive in a fluid environment.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Free Food & Snacks
  • Wellness Resources
  • Stock Option Plan

At Frontier we strive to build a diverse and equitable workplace. The salary range for this role is $130,000 – $180,000. Compensation for the role will depend on a number of factors, including candidates' qualifications, skills, competencies and experience. Frontier offers a competitive total rewards package which includes healthcare coverage, 401k and a broad range of other benefits.

This compensation and benefits information is based on Frontier’s knowledge as of the date of publication, and may be modified in the future.