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Working under the direction of the Senior Alliance and Project Manager in the Immunotherapy Integrated Research Center (IIRC) and partnering with cross-functional Center teams such as the Therapeutic Products Program, Clinical Operations, Program in Immunology, Shared Resources, and Clinical Research Support, the IIRC Project Manager will drive successful execution of translational research partnerships across these programs. An experienced Project Manager with an understanding of translational research and clinical studies will drive project planning and delivery of a portfolio of high priority clinical discovery initiatives. The IIRC conducts innovative phase I trials and the project manager will work in a complex environment to manage external collaborations across multiple departments and workgroups to ensure project milestones and deliverables are met in an efficient manner. This position requires flexibility in a rapidly changing environment, a strong understanding of the drug development process, and the needs of biotech and pharmaceutical company partners. The manager can expect to manage a portfolio of active trials, anticipated to grow in the next few years. This position will report to the Sr. Alliance and Project Manager.
The successful candidate will execute the project management process for the successful transition of partnered technologies and applications, from early partnership to successful transition to the clinical implementation team in the IIRC.