Ardea Biosciences/Astra Zeneca…NOW HIRING in San Diego... Senior Project Manager
Ardea Biosciences, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Astra Zeneca based in San Diego is a Biotechnology Company focused on the development of small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of serious diseases.
Ardea Biosciences is searching for a Senior Project Manager to join the team.
The overall responsibility will be to apply project management and leadership skills to programs through all stages of the candidate development process, including preclinical IND-enabling studies, Phase 1-3 clinical development studies, and agency submissions. The successful candidate will manage multi-disciplinary project teams and liaise with local and global team members to develop and monitor key milestones, manage day-to-day project activities, and facilitate communication throughout the organization. Apply today at: www.ardeabio.com/careers
Primary Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Provides project management expertise to the multi-disciplinary project teams and sub-teams, with a focus on optimal communication between all functional areas.
Collaborates with project team leaders and senior management to develop and track detailed, aggressive and cost-effective project plans to ensure milestones and deliverables are met successfully.
Identifies and communicates critical path activities along with any risks, issues or resource requirements pertaining to project plans/timelines and work with project team colleagues to develop appropriate solutions.
Drives information flow and regularly communicates and reports on milestones, plans, status and decisions to the project team and management.
Sets agendas, manages meetings, develops meeting minutes, documents project team activities and deliverables, and communicates key decisions/actions during team meetings.
Prepares and maintains detailed Gantt charts and other documents to monitor/control resources and activities.
Partners with Finance and functional lines to develop project budgets and tracks the financial status of key activities on a regular basis.
Maintains up-to-date knowledge of scientific principles and theories in the gout and inflammation field, and possesses fundamental understanding of the competitive environment.
Performs other project-related duties as agreed with management.