Associate Director/Director, Program Management

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Job Summary

The Associate Director/Director, Program Management will be responsible for providing tactical and strategic leadership of the company's development programs. Ideal candidates will demonstrate strength in communication and organizational skills to succeed in a role that is highly cross-functional and broadly engaged across the company. In this position you will bring strong drug development experience and the ability to build and deploy tools and best practices to ensure the successful execution of an R&D program at a rapidly growing organization. 

Program Management
Key Responsibilities
  • Partnership with Program Team Leader to manage cross-functional project teams, establish project goals and milestones, and establish the development path
  • Support the Project Team to track and execute the project strategy. This may include support of both the core program team and affiliated sub-teams, tracking actions items, meeting facilitation, and tracking of deliverables.
  • Organize and maintain key program documents as well as Sharepoint or Microsoft Teams sites
  • Population of monthly/quarterly program tracking tools, dashboards, and other documents to ensure excellent communication in support of program.
  • Maintains high level program timeline, and monitors regular updates with input from the functional departments or team representatives
  • Scope, organize and drive cross-functional projects and initiatives as required
  • Contribution to organization-wide corporate and strategic planning activities, including corporate goal setting and budgeting
  • Works with team to proactively identify key risks and recommend options for creative mitigation strategies
  • Assist the program leader in assuring positive team environment and high functioning team
Minimum Requirements/ Qualifications
  • BS degree in an applicable field with at least 10+ years of experience or advanced degree in science or business with at least 6+ years of experience in a biotech or pharma setting
  • Successful track record working as a program manager on clinical stage development programs with a working knowledge of essential activities for all functional areas
  • Strong communication skills and ability to lead and influence team members, peers, subject matter experts, and management
  • Command of tools to efficiently track and communicate complex ideas to multiple audiences
  • A drive for mapping and executing the critical path toward key milestones
  • Demonstration of strategic thinking and high-level planning
  • Positive energy and ability to foster the qualities of a highly performing team
  • Prior experience with rare diseases and/or gene or cell therapy highly desirable
  • Prior experience with registration phase programs, filings and pre-launch activities strongly preferred

AVROBIO, Inc., a leader in lentiviral-based gene therapies, is a clinical-stage company developing disruptive therapies that have the potential to transform patients’ lives with a single dose. The Company is focused on the development of its gene therapy candidate, AVR‑RD‑01, in Fabry disease, as well as additional gene therapy programs in other lysosomal storage disorders including Gaucher disease, Cystinosis and Pompe disease. AVROBIO’s lentiviral platform has broad potential for other rare and non-rare genetic diseases. AVROBIO is headquartered in Cambridge, MA and has offices in Toronto, ON.

AVROBIO, Inc is an EEO employer