Sr. Director, Global Program Team
Company: EQRx, Inc.
Posted on: February 16, 2021
Clinical Development Operations Cambridge, Massachusetts,
United, States Full-Time Too many people aren't benefiting from
breakthroughs in medicine because of cost-this is why EQRx was
founded. We believe in enabling access to these advances by
creating new medicines more efficiently and by pricing them more
equitably. Vince Miller, MD Physician-In-Chief EQRx believes
responsibility can be revolutionary. Want to make a difference
while advancing your career? Come join a team that is working
towards our bold mission of developing innovative medicines at
radically low prices to help people get the medicines they need.
What You'll Do The Sr. Director, Global Program Team will lead and
manage the Global Program Team function and be responsible for
providing multidisciplinary support to drive execution and
development of internal and partnered assets. You will lead, coach,
and grow a diverse team of project managers and provide project
management and matrixed leadership to development project managers.
You will drive progression of products through the development
stage gates and lifecycle, and partner with leadership and key
stakeholders to align product strategy with disease area program
strategy and corporate strategy. This role will partner with
Program Executives to develop and execute on product strategy,
support the formation of product teams with representatives from
functional areas, and guide the transition of product candidates
from research into development phase. You will develop and
continuously improve clinical development management and employ
standard methodologies and novel approaches to drive business
outcomes and harmonize the Global Program Team. This position will
participate in working groups within Corporate Development to
resolve operational issues and improve department processes. You
will help achieve organizational alignment and seamless execution
of the integrated drug discovery plans by working cross
functionally. You will support the alliance manager in the
preparation for Joint Steering Committee Meetings for partnered
programs and lead the team in the assembly of clinical development
plans and budgets. This person will track the budget and work with
department heads to ensure headcount allocations match workload for
the programs. You will build team spirit and foster a positive team
environment. You will create, modify, and actively support the
short- and long-term project management strategies. You will
develop and drive continuous improvements; track OKRs (objectives
and key results) and metrics; and implements best practices in
support of the advancement of a broad portfolio of drug candidates.
This role will also facilitate and coordinate group/team/portfolio
meetings, ensure results-oriented meetings and positive team
dynamics. You will manage team-level and corporate processes
effectively, using strong process and project knowledge to drive
team deliverables. You will support Financial Planning & Analysis
in developing, maintaining, tracking, and managing budget and by
identifying budgetary impacts of strategic and critical issues. The
Impact You Will Have This is not your standard Global Program Team
leadership role. This position is highly visible and of significant
impact to the company. We are on a critical mission to bring
quality solutions to patients at a fraction of the price. This role
will help us drive forward towards that pinnacle goal of truly
putting patients first. Your Superpowers
- You have a bachelor's degree in science or a business-related
- You have an advanced degree in science or business.
- You have Project Management Professional or a similar
- You have significant (including program/project management)
experience. Diverse experience across Research, Development and
Program Management is preferred.
- You have expert knowledge of the drug development process with
a proven track record in research and the Global Program Team in
pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals, or biotechnology. Prior
experience in immuno-inflammatory and oncology therapeutics
- You have proven experience leading drug development projects
and activities in a global organization including leading the
development of at least one development candidate with adherence to
quality, excellence, and efficiency.
- You have a broad understanding of the multidisciplinary
functions contributing to effective and efficient drug
- You possess a solid understanding of chemistry, manufacturing
and control (CMC), pharmacology, toxicology, pharmacokinetics (PK),
clinical requirements to support major regulatory filings and the
interdependencies between various disciplines (e.g., CMC,
Pharmacology/Toxicology, PK, Clinical, Regulatory, Marketing,
Finance) from a strategic planning, risk management,
- You can assimilate data, recognize key variables, analyze
complex situations, and make quality judgements.
- You have extensive experience applying principles, concepts,
practices, and standards of pharmaceutical project management and
- You have an advanced understanding of project management and
associated deliverables, tools and expectations.
- You can act/think strategically and see "the big picture", all
the while being hands on.
- You can participate and work effectively on multiple
- You understand relationships are key and have strong
- You are a leader. Teams love working with you and you are
someone who takes pride in mentoring and supporting the careers of
- You can thrive in a smaller company environment and love the
pace of a true startup.
- You're a team player who is willing to roll-up your sleeves and
get the job done. Your work should matter and allow you the freedom
to be 100% you. We spend too much time and effort in our career to
not feel excited and proud about what we do and who we do it with.
In other words, your career is too important for your next move to
be just another job, so let's work together to change the world and
bring affordable medicines to all patients. We aren't about a bunch
of empty slogans on a wall or words on a coffee cup - you can find
that in lots of places. We are a culture of individuals with
diverse backgrounds and personalities. The Disruptor Are you ready
to make waves in the industry and change the tides?
- EQuality Medicines: Equally good or better, innovative
- EQuitable Medicines: Making innovative medicines
- EQual Access: Sustainable, frictionless access for people to
cutting-edge medicines We have a bold mission and are looking for
equally bold people who want to join us and help make a difference
in the world. If you want to grease the wheel we are definitely not
for you. Want to build the wheel? We might be just what you are
looking for. EQRx is an equal opportunity employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. It's
(mutually) beneficial . You're curious about what sets us apart
from the rest. What do you get from working at EQRx? So, let's
start big-working at EQRx means having the opportunity to change
the world. By joining a team that's remaking medicine development
from start to finish, you're going to enjoy the daily rush of
throwing caution to the wind and doing things differently by:
- Working with the smartest game-changers in the industry
- Cutting down the red tape of "the way things are done"
- Seeing and feeling the daily impact of your work
- Growing as a professional and a person
- Committing to neverending social responsibility And, yes-we
also have a killer list of things that'll help you shine as part of
the team. But to us, these are just table stakes.
- 100% Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
- Flexible Spending Account
- Health Reimbursement Account
- Free snacks and drinks *As EQRx grows, please note that some of
these are subject to change. Find Your Professional
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- 50 Hampshire Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 315-2255 Two-hour street parking is available. There are also
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