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AGTC Director/Sr Director of Program Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Mission The Director/Sr Director of Program Management is responsible for oversight of the Program Management Office (PMO), execution of AGTC’s project management vision and leading the Project Managers in coordinated efforts to plan and manage the Company’s product development projects. This includes projects and programs both internal to the company as well as with external partners and contractors. Reporting Relationship The Director/Sr Director of Program Management reports directly to the Chief Business Officer or designee Duties and Responsibilities Define and execute the mission, vision and direction of the PMO; including leadership on key programs Create PMO policies, SOPs and templates, and enforce the use of common and consistent project management methodology by the AGTC Project Managers Direct phases of programs from inception through clinical development. Assist with the preparation of proposals, work statements, operating budgets and terms/conditions of contracts. Provide leadership and advice to the AGTC Project Managers to ensure execution of projects according to scope, schedule and budget Mentor the professional development of all Project Managers, defining and directing training requirements to support the goals of the PMO and AGTC. Act as primary contact to AGTC Senior Management for program activities, leading program reviews to discuss cost, schedule, satisfaction and technical performance. Assume role of Project Manager as needed to help establish milestones and monitor adherence to master plans, schedules and budgets. Provide project management leadership to cross-functional Product Development Teams and identify and track program issues and their resolution. Assist with development of contractor Statements of Work and conduct of contractor meetings. Assist AGTC Quality Assurance in evaluation and selection of contractors/consultants used for manufacturing, testing and pre-clinical and clinical evaluation of product candidates. Oversight of work performed by contractors/consultants to ensure appropriate control over work scope and budget as well as on-time delivery and adherence to required standards. Assist with the identification and tracking of organizational and program risks. Assist with maintenance of program history files. Ensure relationships with external partners and contractors are maintained, and improved upon where necessary Works closely with the Alliance Manager to assist with creation and implementation of partner Communication Plans, management of the overall relationship to include conflict resolution and to ensure contracted scope. Other duties as assigned. This job description is subject to change at any time. Educational Qualifications Bachelor’s Bachelor’s and/or Master’s in a scientific or engineering discipline preferred Additional Qualifications Director: eight (8) years of experience in project management at a high-tech company, with a life sciences or biotechnology company strongly preferred. Sr Director: ten (10) years of experience in project management at a high-tech company, with a life sciences or biotechnology company strongly preferred. Strong experience/knowledge in management of complex projects and programs. Strong Microsoft Project and associated software skills. Strong leadership skills. Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills. Working knowledge of GLP, GMP, and Quality Systems requirements for biologic products. Strong experience with standard project management concepts, practices and procedures. Experience in resource management and management of subordinate Project Managers. Experience in managing cross-functional teams. Continuing education coursework and Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required. Physical Requirements Physical demands: (check one) ☒ sedentary (< 10 lbs.) ☐ light work (< 20 lbs.) ☐ medium work (< 50 lbs.) ☐ heavy work (< 100 lbs.) ☐ very heavy work (> 100 lbs.) Physical activity: (check all that apply) ☒repetitive motion ☐ balancing ☐stooping ☐lifting ☐climbing ☐kneeling/crouching ☐crawling ☐reaching ☒standing ☒ typing/grasping ☒walking ☐pushing/pulling ☒hearing Visual acuity: reading, writing, preparing/analyzing data, transcribing Working conditions: indoor office environment Supervisor Responsibilities This position requires previous supervisory experience.