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Program Coordinator

Company: Syros Pharmaceuticals
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director, Program Management, Syros Pharmaceuticals is seeking a Program Coordinator to support in the management of one or more development programs. The successful candidate will work in cross-functional product teams and with external vendors and collaborators to advance our development programs


  • Partner with project leader(s)/program manager(s) to plan and coordinate cross functional project team discussions and activities
  • Partner with project leader(s)/program management and work closely with functional teams to support development and maintenance of program plans
  • Support external alliances and collaborations by providing oversight of contracts, budgets, and deliverables
  • Contribute to generation and maintenance of tools for tracking and communicating activities across teams
  • Enable pipeline and milestone decisions by accurately documenting and communicating program status and issues through key documents (monthly reports, timelines, minutes, etc.)
  • Provide project management support including development of meeting agendas, program timelines, and efficient follow-up on outstanding action items
  • Track progress against program plans, generate regular status updates, and communicate progress and issues to management

    Success Factors
    • Excellent attention to detail, project management and organizational skills
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
    • Self-motivated; able to work independently with direction
    • A sense of urgency and an ability to anticipate and respond quickly to emerging information
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
    • Results driven with attention to time and budget
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Highly motivated team player willing to contribute to a growing biotech organization
    • Fosters strong relationships and values collaboration to develop and execute on plans
    • Seeks to build trust
    • Ability to operate in a hybrid work environment
    • Acts with integrity and respect always

      Minimum Qualifications
      • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience
      • Experience in one or more drug development functions, such as clinical operations, CMC, toxicology, drug discovery, or assay generation in a biotechnology, pharmaceutical or academic environment is a plus
      • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with diverse professionals including all the functional areas involved with development of new therapeutics (e.g. toxicology and other IND enabling groups, clinical research, clinical operations, clinical supply, manufacturing, regulatory affairs, medical writing and more)
      • Strong MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills for Program Management

        Finally, the candidate will need to embrace our values:As one team, strengthened by our diversity, we:
        • Value each day of patients' lives
        • Operate with integrity and respect
        • Inspire excellence in all
        • Communicate transparently
        • Embrace big challenges

          EEO Statement.Syros Pharmaceuticals Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All Syros recruiting is conducted in a fair and non-discriminatory manner without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
          Raise Diversity. Elevate Equity. Amplify Inclusion.---The Syros Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee invites you to envision your next role in a community where each and every one is empowered to be their best authentic self. Operating with compassion, humility, advocacy, kindness, respect, and awareness, the DEI committee meets regularly to uphold our commitment to an inclusive and welcoming workplace. We believe the unique talents, backgrounds and perspectives of each Syrosian strengthens our coordinated expression, making our company stronger and helping us to achieve our mission of developing medicines to transform patients' lives. ---

          To minimize the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace, Syros requires all employees coming on site to be fully vaccinated and adhere to the company's current testing protocols. In addition, Syros requires all employees, regardless of their work location, to confirm their vaccination status as of their start date and comply with applicable regulations regarding COVID-19 vaccination and testing.

          We are not currently seeking third party assistance with this position.

Keywords: Syros Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge , Program Coordinator, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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