Clinical Development Project Manager

We are looking for a Project Manager to be part of the IGM Biosciences Clinical Research & Development team.  In this key role, you’ll manage projects across a broad range of areas, initially, primarily early clinical development studies in oncology. You will be responsible for delivering the project on time, within budget and meeting the strategic business, strategic and technical requirements, and you’ll consult with management on an ongoing basis to maintain a strategic link to our business needs.


  • Responsible for projects and/or program deliverables on behalf of the whole team
  • Drives efficient team meetings with stakeholders including creating agendas, documenting and distributing minutes (including risks and mitigation log, issues and actions log and decisions log)
  • Proactively identify potential program level risks and develop mitigation strategies to address risks
  • Represent the organization as the prime project contact and interact with internal stakeholders and external partners on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between individuals and groups
  • Ensure complex project decisions are made with stakeholder input and discussion and utilizing good single-decision maker model
  • Design and implement new processes by operating as the subject matter expert
  • Communicate appropriate information (complexities, strategies, issues, solutions) within the organization
  • Create partnerships and take responsibility for building effective and high performing teams
  • Guide and influence teams, committees or other forum decision-making bodies and foster a collaborative team environment that excels at leveraging diversity of thinking, innovation and expertise
  • Responsible for the stewardship of multiple projects, programs and respective teams.  Key influencer in decisions, solutions and issues resolution within projects and programs
  • Determine methods and procedures on new assignments and coordinate the activities of others as a team lead. Help define and operate functional solutions to achieve value delivery and business objectives
  • Accountable for managing competing priorities, resources and activities within and across multiple projects and programs
  • Lead, develop, and proactively manage and maintain execution of high quality cross-functional project development plans with detailed timelines and budgets and monitor progress of team in meeting objectives and deliverables.


  • BA or BS degree and a minimum of 5 to 7 years of leading projects in the pharmaceutical/biotechnology, or healthcare industry
  • Proven track record and complete/full understanding and demonstrated abilities in project management skills and other related disciplines
  • Post-grad coursework is desirable
  • Certified ScrumMaster and PMP Certification is preferable
  • Have successfully led large-scale early clinical development projects (with multiple tracks of work and teams in multiple locations) from concept to delivery
  • Minimum of 3 years of vendor management including strong understanding of business process and operations needed for success and negotiation experience
  • Strong skills in leading teams, problem solving, influencing, teamwork, initiative and communication
  • Demonstrated skills in innovation and creative approaches in building new business process solutions
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed
  • Experience with T cell engagers, synthetic immunity, cancer immunotherapy and antibody-based therapeutics is preferred

IGM is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status and veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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