• M.S./Ph.D. in a scientific-related field
  • At least five years in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry
  • At least 3 years’ experience in project management
  • Solid understanding of drug discovery and early development
  • Experience in using project management tools
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, time/resource management, attention to detail, and proven success working in matrix environments

SUMMARY:

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the resources, timelines and budgets for discovery and early translational programs at ZielBio.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with scientific leads and head of program management to identify critical path activities, milestones, gaps and challenges and develop plans accordingly to meet program goals.
  • Clearly and timely communicate timeline expectations, changes, issues or relevant information to managers and colleagues as appropriate.
  • Implement strategies for keeping track of internal and external scientific activities and timelines; track those activities.
  • Manage contractual aspects of nonclinical external collaborations.
  • Establish collaborative relationships with external vendors and communicate proactively when potential issues/challenges arise on studies and/or timelines are not being met.

ABOUT ZIELBIO:

ZielBio is an early-stage biotechnology company that identifies novel high value disease targets and develops therapeutic interventions to improve patient outcomes. ZielBio has a rich pipeline. Its lead candidate ZB131 is currently in the clinic and is a proprietary humanized monoclonal antibody against cell surface plectin (CSP), a target that is highly expressed on the plasma membrane of multiple types of cancer cells, including ovarian, pancreatic, lung, and colorectal.

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