Job title: Program Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: California
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Job published: 2019-01-25
Job ID: 32206
Contact name: Hannah Rogac
Contact email:

Job Description

Program Manager

Harrison Frazer are currently recruiting on behalf of an organisation focusing on the discovery and development of therapeutics for the treatment of movement disorders.

This position is located in Los Angeles, California


  • Work with scientists to understand project goals & deliverables and propose a contract structure to meet objectives
  • Work with scientists and the legal & financial teams to prepare contracts with collaborators and evaluate & optimize proposed budgets
  • Use existing tracking tools to monitor contract progress
  • identify issues and delays, communicating these with scientists, the legal department & financial officer
  • Liase with collaborators, including biorepository and animal breeding managers
  • Host monthly committee meetings, including minute preparation and participate in project manager meetings
  • Present rules of engagement upon execution of contracts with collaborators
  • Review invoices, including resolving issues
  • Review academic financial audit reports; work to resolve dsicrepancies
  • Update project management documents
  • Propose strategy and tools to optimize study and expenditure tracking

Candidate Profile:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in life sciences or chemical sciences
  • Contract management experience and hands-on experience coordinating studies with collaborating sites
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry
  • Experience in licensing, technology transfer and alliance management in industry or academia is a plus. 
  • Self-motivator and resourceful
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

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