Program Manager – Oncology


medical device pharmaceutical food industry

About this job

  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Area of expertise: Study & Science
  • Location: United States

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, 28 November 2021

About this role: Program Manager – Oncology

About this role: Program Manager – Oncology

We’re hiring a Program Manager, for a company focused on developing next-generation drugs to treat cancer. This position is based in Boston, however they are open to candidate in US and Canada.

The Program Manager will be responsible for cross-functional planning and execution of product development team activities. This individual will work closely with Program Team leadership and technical leads to create project plans, track progress against key milestones and integrate projects within the program portfolio. This position reports to the Director of Program Management.


  • Building and maintaining complex program plans that include scope, timelines, milestones, deliverables, key Go/No-Go decision points, resources and budgets.
  • Maintaining key program documentation, including internal and external reporting obligations
  • Ensuring effective and timely communication to team members and senior management regarding project status, key milestones, achievement of external and internal commitments and resource allocation.
  • Managing meetings including scheduling, agendas, minutes, and actions.
  • Driving cross-functional alignment to facilitate decision-making
  • Identifying strategic or operational issues impacting plan execution and working with the team to identify program risks and develop mitigation strategies.
  • Exerting broad influence by establishing trust and effective relationships among key team members
  • Supporting the development and application of Project Management tool, templates, and best practices across the organization




  • MSc or BSc Degree
  • 5-7 years experience in pharmaceutical or biotechnology drug development; with at least 2-3 years experience in a project management role
  • Experience in advancing oncology drug candidate from preclinical through Phase 1 and 2 clinical trials. Familiarity with companion diagnostic development is a plus.
  • Proficiency in project management, resource planning, and organizational skills. PMP certification or equivalent is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Smartsheet or equivalent Program Management software
  • Experience with process improvement and/or change management preferred
  • Understanding of preclinical safety assessment/toxicology, DMPK/bioanalytics, CMC, QC/QA, Regulatory, and clinical working groups.
  • Ability to manage external alliance relationships with partners.



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How to apply

How to apply

If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered for this role, please submit your interest using the ‘Apply’ button. Applying is quick and easy – just make sure you have the following documents ready to go:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter (optional)
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Do you have questions?

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of this role, please contact Monnatha Grego via the details below, quoting publication number:

Account manager

Monnatha Grego
Brunel Canada - Calgary

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