Sr. Associate / Associate, Project Management

Project Management · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Acuitas Therapeutics is a private biotechnology company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. We are the premier global provider of LNP delivery systems for nucleic acid therapeutics. Acuitas is partnered with multiple international, biotechnology and pharmaceutical partners who are focused on bringing new vaccines and drugs into clinical development and to the marketplace.

 

At Acuitas Therapeutics we believe in combining excellent science with an enviable work culture. The advanced LNP technologies we provide for our partners are made possible by our employees who apply their passion, curiosity, and knowledge every step of the way.  At Acuitas you will have the opportunity to work as part of a close-knit team of exceptional scientists, who support the production of revolutionary technology that impacts the health and wellness of society.  By living our values, including honesty, integrity, innovation and openness we have fostered a supportive work environment where our employees feel empowered, challenged, recognized and rewarded. If you would like to work for a company that is at the top of the field Acuitas is the company for you!

 

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

 



JOB TITLE: Sr. Associate / Associate, Project Management

 

YOU: A committed professional with experience in biopharmaceutical Project Administration / Project Management looking to develop further in an innovative, fast paced biotech environment.


US: Leading innovators in the lipid nanoparticle (LNP) field, looking for a talented individual to join our collaborative, passionate, diverse pharmaceutical focused team.

 

ROLE SUMMARY:  Acuitas Therapeutics is seeking a Sr. Associate / Associate to work cross departmentally. As an integral part of the planning and coordination function at Acuitas, the role holder will plan and coordinate projects using project planning and management methods to support departments and cross-functional teams 


JOB DESCRIPTION:


Working with Departmental Managers the
Sr. Associate / Associate’s responsibilities will include: 


  • Coordination of agendas, minutes and documentation within the highly demanding Technology Transfer commitments within the CMC, Process Development and Analytical groups
  • Reporting progress on a regular basis to the Director of CMC and PD. Additionally reporting to the Senior Partner Liaison for broader exposure to Partner and Project Management at Acuitas including tools, processes and related systems.
  • Noting and tracking internal actions as well as following up with documentation and filing
  • Developing new and more efficient methods of generating, documenting, visualizing, and reporting planning-related information such as timelines, meeting minutes/actions, budget, equipment·      
  • Facilitating the use of specific planning tools to identify issues and gain clarity and agreement amongst staff and management


QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

 

  • A minimum of five years related experience with two years project planning/management experience is preferred·      
  • A background in biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical-related science·      
  • Solid expertise in MS Project (or similar project management platform) is useful. In addition, use of the MS Suite of tools – MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Outlook essential. A bonus - coding and debugging in Visual Basic using MS Excel and Power BI will empower the creation of functional and tailored tools·      
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams is an asset and/or experience in CMC Project Management and/or Discovery/Research project management
  • Additionally, experience or exposure to Alliance and Partner Management will be valuable and position you for expanded future involvement with our various international Partners.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and are self-motivated, flexible and a problem-solver.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, growing, team environment. You exhibit leadership traits and live the values of honesty, integrity, innovation, and openness.
  • Strong listener, quick learner and excellent communicator who will seek to understand how work is assigned, conveyed, and further planned internally 


In return for your skills and talents, Acuitas offers a competitive employment package including highly competitive salary and bonus scheme, benefits, flexible working arrangements and a diverse and exciting working environment.




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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level