Who are we?
Acceleron is a Cambridge-based, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapeutics to treat serious and rare diseases. The Company's leadership in the understanding of TGF-beta biology and protein engineering generates innovative compounds that engage the body's ability to regulate cellular growth and repair.
Acceleron focuses its research and development efforts in hematologic, neuromuscular, and pulmonary diseases. In hematology, the Company and its global collaboration partner, Celgene, are developing luspatercept for the treatment of chronic anemia in myelodysplastic syndromes, beta-thalassemia, and myelofibrosis. Acceleron is also advancing its neuromuscular franchise with two distinct Myostatin
What's in it for you?
We are seeking a talented and passionate individual who thrives in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented, and collaborative environment to be part of our success. In this role, you will focus on providing cross-functional support for drug development, executing the strategy for developing novel medicines for patients. You will apply your expertise and understanding of drug development to integrate key functional activities, working closely with individuals from many functions including Medical, Research, CMC, Non-Clinical, Regulatory, Market Development and Legal, managing program timeline, scope, budget and risks to enable senior leadership decisions.
What will you be doing?
Supporting the management of cross-functional core teams and project teams, that will include representatives from clinical, nonclinical, regulatory, CMC, and commercial, to create and execute integrated strategic development plans
Fostering strong relationships with team members and functional line managers, supporting project-related communications and issue identification and management
Facilitating internal decision-making processes and preparing regular updates for senior management
Managing team meeting operations (planning agendas, scheduling meetings, preparing minutes, and following-up with team members on critical action items)
Maintaining program-related documentation, including, but not limited to, program plans and timelines, decision logs, risk management tools, and project goals, ensuring appropriate archiving and access
Facilitating and supporting project/program execution by using Project Management tools and processes to maintain strategic direction, project schedule/timeline, communications, budget/cost and risks
What are we looking for?
Degree in life sciences, with at least 5 years of relevant professional experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, including at least 2 years in relevant project/program management roles
Knowledge of and experience in drug development, including familiarity with research, non-clinical, clinical, CMC, regulatory and commercial functions
Strong interpersonal skills with experience leading cross-functional teams in matrix environment, and ability to work collaboratively with others across functions and levels
Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Project and SharePoint; experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools would be a plus
Strong written and oral communication skills
How will you grow with us?
This position will allow you to join a growing and advancing company with an active pipeline. As a part of a small, yet dynamic team, you will have the opportunity to quickly build ownership in your role and seek new opportunities for growth as we prepare to take products through the clinic to commercialization. If you are looking to be a part of an innovative and fast-paced environment, join our team!