Project Manager at Atreca
South San Francisco, CA, US

Atreca is an integrated biotechnology company located in South San Francisco, California. We apply our proprietary drug discovery platform to profile clinically relevant, active B cell responses in patients receiving successful treatment and, in turn, develop a portfolio of antibody therapeutics against novel tumor targets with the potential to treat large patient populations. Atreca seeks talented, driven individuals who are dedicated to making a positive impact on human health and are motivated to become key members of a growing biotechnology company.

Position Summary

We are seeking an outstanding project manager who will apply project management methodologies to advance therapeutics program from discovery to clinic.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Accountable for planning, coordination and execution of all project activities in the therapeutics program. The candidate will work with the researchers in the following competencies:
    • Immunohistochemistry
    • In vitro pharmacology
    • In vivo pharmacology
    • Antibody engineering
  • Responsible for defining project scope in collaboration with research team and appropriate external resources including but not limited to CROs, CDMOs and CMOs.
  • Responsible for managing vendor relationships, placing orders, tracking delivery and inventories.
  • Responsible for creating a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
  • Responsible for developing a project schedule that effectively allocates resources for project completion.
  • Proactively track and manage project tasks against timelines and budgets
  • Develops forms and records to document project activities
  • Set up files on SharePoint to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make necessary adjustments to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Assist in ensuring that the project deliverables are on time and within budget
  • Proactively alert management when there are risks or deviations from outlined plan
  • Function as a meeting facilitator between various teams and resolve conflicts as they arise using collaborative management skills

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Successful candidate must have a 3+ yrs of project management experience in pharmaceutical/biotech industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Science required, MS degree preferred
  • Project management certification (i.e. PMP from PMI) is preferred
  • Proven track record in successfully completing projects and delivering products on time and within budget
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong experience in facilitating project team meetings, cross-functional communication and decision making
  • Proven leadership skills, maturity and emotional intelligence.
  • Proficiency with MS project required.
  • Experience with SharePoint required.

Exact title commensurate with experience. Atreca is an equal opportunity employer.