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Radius Health, Inc. Director, Discovery Science Program Management in Waltham, Massachusetts

Radius is seeking an enthusiastic individual able to manage projects in a fast-paced environment. The Director, Discovery Science Program Management will provide project management support to the DS team to successfully support the delivery of drug development projects. These responsibilities will include supporting development and execution of strategy, managing program plans, timelines, critical path activities and outside relationships to ensure seamless execution of the program. The Director, DS Program Management provide support and facilitate proactive planning, issue identification and risk management discussions with the team and Leadership to ensure successful and timely execution of programs. The Director, DS Program Management will ensure that the program strategy is clearly integrated into the project budget and operational plans. This role will also serve as the alliancce manager for key external collaborations and company partnerships and scientific advisory boards.

  • Supports development of strategy, maintains detailed project plans, monitors progress to timelines and budget, supports resource management risk management and change management

  • Coordinate meetings to support collaborations, pre-clinical and regulatory activities, including setting agendas, capturing meeting minutes, documenting decisions and ensuring appropriate follow-up for action items

  • Ensure alignment within teams and with relevant governance bodies internally and externally

  • Facilitate and coordinate internal team and steering committee meetings as the alliance manager on key collaborations and partnerships

  • Drives annual program strategic planning process

  • Prepare routine and/or ad hoc project status/dashboard reports for R&D and executive leadership

  • Oversee and monitor team budget including resources and costs, collaborating with finance and other cross-functional departments

  • Leads and/or support special projects

  • Support vendor identification and management for outsourced activities

  • Provides logistics and operational support for program activities, as needed, such as contract management

  • Drives collaboration, cooperation and communication across cross-functional teams to achieve stated goals

  • 7+ years of experience as a project manager leading pharmaceutical projects in a multi-disciplinary environment is required

  • Science background

  • This position requires a self-starter with strong leadership and intra-personal skills

  • Leadership experience with demonstrated skills in strategic planning, risk mitigation, and operational problem solving are important for this role

  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project and Outlook

Work Environment:

The work is performed in a typical office environment with heavy computer duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Frequent travel required. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle paperwork and sort, file or manipulate documents. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


ID: 2020-2098

External Company Name: Radius Health, Inc.

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