We have a current opportunity for a Project Manager, Global Public Health - EZIJP00003854 on a contract basis. The position will be based in Cambridge/Boston. For further information about this position please apply.
* Full-time, contract position for up to three years, with the possibility of converting to a permanent hire. Part-time (minimum 60%) may also be considered.
* Desired start date: as soon as possible.
* Flexibility with remote working and work schedule.
* Travel: opportunity for some optional travel.
The company is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and strongly encourages all qualified candidates to apply.
The manager be willing to consider 100% remote, though he prefers in-person/hybrid
The Project Manager will be a key member of the global health team, responsible for smooth functioning of multiple drug development projects focused on malaria, tuberculosis and the neglected tropical diseases. This is a varied and dynamic position that spans project operations and planning, budgeting, grant management and contracting. The Project Manager will interface with a range of internal stakeholders, including several scientific groups (chemistry, safety, DMPK, CMC), legal and finance, as well as external collaboration partners and grant agencies in the US and internationally.
* Manage planning and operations for a portfolio of projects: Take responsibility for cohesive progress towards project goals by the multidisciplinary team. Coordinate scientific decision-making and (re)design of project plans. Map and monitor timelines; identify and resolve barriers to success. Facilitate productive collaboration with external partners as a primary point-of-contact. Organize regular project meetings and manage data sharing, including collaborative tools (e.g. SharePoint).
* Manage project budgets: Develop, track and update project budgets in coordination with the client's functional groups and external partners. Ensure timely invoicing and payments for collaboration partners, funding organizations and CROs.
* Manage preparation of grant proposals (including development of project plans, budget and timelines) together with internal and external team members. Coordinate progress reporting and communications with funding organizations.
* Coordinate contracting with collaborators and CROs in conjunction with legal and scientific colleagues, including grant agreements, work orders, CDAs and MTAs.
* Take initiative to identify and address gaps and implement solutions to improve workflows and project management.