Manager, Project Management

G1 Therapeutics Research Triangle Park , NC 27710

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Opportunity:

G1 Therapeutics is currently recruiting a Manager, Project Management to join our team in Research Triangle Park, NC (our HQ is operating on a hybrid in-office/remote model), reporting to Senior Director, Project Management.


  • Working with the asset leader and operational teams, translate strategic goals to operational plans. Implement and oversee operational delivery at both project and asset levels.

  • Develop and manage scope and timelines for assigned projects with input from other functional department leaders.

  • Work closely with functional area leads and their delegates to ensure operational activities are aligned with and on-track to achieve organizational goals.

  • Lead and oversee risk management analysis and mitigation planning efforts.

  • Provide regular reporting to Project Management and Operational Leadership on project status and planning.

  • Engage with the Project Management department in defining, developing, implementing, and improving application of project management methodologies, processes, and tools.

  • Work closely with Finance to forecast project spends and maintain financial oversight of assigned projects, including routine reporting on financial health and metrics.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain project management planning documents within the Project Management Information System (PMIS).

  • Work with Product Development Outsourcing (PDO) department to manage external vendor relationships and ensure efficient execution for contracted deliverables.

  • Develop robust formal and informal communication networks with key internal stakeholders to gather and disseminate critical development information.

  • Represent the Project Management department in cross-functional forums.

  • Work closely with pre-clinical and clinical teams for updates regarding study milestones.

  • Other duties as assigned by Project Management and Operational Leadership.


  • 8+ years with BA/BS degree in a related discipline, or 6+ years of experience with a relevant advanced degree.

  • A strong foundation in pharmaceutical development project management, preferably with related experience in either a biotech and/or CRO environment.

  • Minimum 3 years of oncology-specific development experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in coordinating or managing cross-functional teams and use of Project Management tools and technologies.

  • Understanding of the roles and responsibilities of key functions in clinical development, and experience (project management, clinical operations, biometrics, clinical development, technical operations, regulatory operations, etc.).

  • Candidate should have broad knowledge of pharmaceutical development across the entire development lifecycle.

  • Excellent oral and written communication, organizational and planning skills are required, with a proven ability to manage budgets.

  • The candidate should be detail-oriented, a self- starter and be comfortable with broad responsibilities in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced, small company environment.

Preferred Skills:

The below skillsets are valued, but not explicitly required for a new employee in this role

  • Experience in alliance management.

  • A demonstrated background in developing, implementing, and managing outsourcing strategies.

  • Training or certification in project management methodology (e.g., CAPM, PMP)

  • Prior experience with registration of oncology products a plus.

Why Join Us?

We know our employees are our most valuable asset, and our culture conveys that. We offer a competitive benefits package, including generous PTO, to support the health and happiness of our staff.

The Company:

Our mission is to improve the lives of people impacted by cancer by developing and commercializing innovative cancer therapies. We know how a cancer diagnosis affects a person and their family, and we are driven every day to improve outcomes for those who have received the diagnosis. We do this by driving adoption of our first FDA-approved breakthrough drug for appropriate patients with extensive-stage small cell lung cancer and by developing our robust, late-stage clinical pipeline assessing the potential for our medicine in a variety of tumors and cancer treatment settings.

Our strategy leverages the experience of the G1 team and our deep experience in inventive and responsible drug development and commercialization. G1 provides a professional, diverse, inclusive, and creative working environment where individuals can thrive. We are driven to succeed by the patient communities we seek to help. We offer an opportunity to bring your best every day, and in doing so, profoundly help people living with cancer. Patients are waiting.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

G1 Therapeutics is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions at G1 Therapeutics are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.

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