Senior Manager/Associate Director, Program Management at Magenta Therapeutics
Cambridge, MA, US
Magenta Therapeutics is a biotechnology company harnessing the power of stem cell science to revolutionize stem cell transplantation for patients with immune and blood-based diseases. By creating a platform focused on critical areas of transplant medicine, Magenta Therapeutics is pioneering an integrated approach to stem cell therapies to create patient benefits. Founded by internationally recognized leaders in stem cell transplant medicine, Magenta Therapeutics was launched in 2016 by Third Rock Ventures and Atlas Venture and is headquartered in Cambridge, Mass. For more information, please visit
About this position:
This is an opportunity for a versatile individual to become an integral member of the R&D and business teams, contributing to the program management function as a key value driver for Magenta Therapeutics. This person will play an instrumental role in organizing and advancing critical R&D programs, facilitating timely and impactful decisions, and establishing and contributing to the development of overall program and portfolio strategy. Magenta is an early-stage company so this position will offer visibility while assisting to build out the function as well as the opportunity to present to senior leaders within the organization.
Primary Responsibilities:
In partnership with the project leaders, guide program strategy, set program goals and lead team decision-making for Magenta’s discovery and early development programs
Lead program management activities, including program planning and milestones tracking, meeting management/minutes, and internal reporting
Ensure coordination of activities and deliverables across all functions
Develop and implement program management best practices and associated tools
Collaborate cross-functionally to develop and manage the R&D budget, including resource tracking and scenario planning
Manage CROs and other vendors, as appropriate
5-8 years of relevant biotech and/or pharmaceutical industry experience is required. Antibody development experience would be a plus
MS or PhD in the sciences preferred, with a minimum of a BS/BA required
At least 2-3 years in program/project management is required
Experience managing projects across discovery and preclinical programs; experience leading cross functional activities through IND submission preferred
Operational experience and familiarity with the drug development process, including function-level activities and external regulatory requirements
Experience setting and maintaining budgets
Ability to influence across multiple functions, effectively work with different personalities and styles, and efficiently prioritize activities
Excellent communication skills; comfortable navigating complexity and ambiguity in a fast-paced environment
Knowledge of project management tools (Microsoft Project, Excel, Powerpoint)
We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package. To apply, please submit your resume and include the job title in the subject of your email.