Sr. Manager/Sr. Associate, Project Management

· Vancouver, British Columbia
Employment Type Full-Time

About Acuitas Therapeutics

Acuitas is a private biotechnology company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. We are the premier global provider of delivery technology to enable new classes of nucleic acid therapeutics. Acuitas is partnered with multiple international, biotechnology and pharmaceutical partners. These partnerships are focused on bringing new vaccines and drugs into clinical development and to the marketplace. Acuitas fosters an inclusive and supportive work environment and our values are honesty, integrity, innovation and openness. We strive to work internally and with our partners in an ethical, collegiate and respectful manner.


Sr. Manager / Sr. Associate, Project Management

As an integral part of the planning function at Acuitas, you will plan and coordinate using project planning and management methods to support departments and cross-functional teams. You will report to the President & CEO and work closely with the Senior Partner Liaison.  You will interact with all members of the management team and the broader technical team. You will be formalizing the Project Management function within Acuitas under the direction of the Senior Partner Liaison.


You are a strong listener, quick learner and excellent communicator who will seek to understand departmental functions and planning workflows. You will initially learn and eventually coordinate on a case by case basis planning and detailed task planning and tracking within departments. Over time, you will have insights as to new and more efficient methods of generating, documenting, visualizing and reporting planning-related information such as timelines, FTEs, budget, equipment etc. You will facilitate the use of specific planning tools to identify issues and gain clarity and agreement amongst staff and managers.


The successful candidate will have a background in biotechnology and/or pharmaceutical-related science. A minimum of five years related experience with two years project planning/management experience is preferred.


Experience working with cross-functional teams is an asset.


Solid expertise in MS Project (or similar project platform), use of MS Word, MS Powerpoint, and MS Outlook preferred. A bonus -  coding and debugging in Visual Basic using MS Excel.

The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills and will be self-motivated, flexible and a problem-solver. She/he will excel in a fast-paced, growing, team environment, will exhibit leadership and live the values of honesty, integrity, innovation and openness.

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    Vancouver, British Columbia
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