Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Plymouth Meeting , PA 19462
Inovio is taking immunotherapy to the next level in the fight against cancer and infectious diseases. We are the only immunotherapy company that has reported generating T cells in vivo in high quantity that are fully functional and whose killing capacity correlates with relevant clinical outcomes with a favorable safety profile. With an expanding portfolio of immune therapies, the company is advancing a growing preclinical and clinical stage product pipeline. Partners and collaborators include MedImmune, Regeneron, Genentech, The Wistar Institute, University of Pennsylvania, DARPA, GeneOne Life Science, Plumbline Life Sciences, ApolloBio Corporation, Drexel University, NIH, HIV Vaccines Trial Network, National Cancer Institute, U.S. Military HIV Research Program, and Laval University. For more information, visit www.inovio.com.
Working with the company's product development teams, this position will support the discovery, development and life cycle management of candidate immunotherapy products. This position will provide program management support for Discovery, pre-clinical and clinical product development activities, partnering with external collaborators as well as internal functional area groups. The candidate will be responsible for the facilitation of team meetings, management of timelines, and periodic written and oral communications. The position will support execution of program plans and serve as a key interface between a number of cross-functional areas within Research and Development, as such prior project management experience with the process and stages of vaccine and therapeutic product development from discovery/pre-clinical to late stage development is a critical skill.
Essential job functions and duties
Provide support and coordination across functional areas to enable integrated delivery of immunotherapy development programs and associated projects
Create and monitor project plans and timelines, and update work plans as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
Partner with the team to proactively Identify and highlight risks and issues within the project; work with the team to devise and implement effective risk mitigation strategies
Support development of tools and processes to increase efficiencies of program management and program execution
Facilitate communications between team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
Facilitate and manage team meetings
Partner with functional area leaders on resource planning requirements for timely completion of projects
Required education: Bachelor's degree.
Must have pharmaceutical or biopharmaceutical experience.
Area(s) of expertise desired: Biology, Immunology, Bioengineering, Cell or Molecular Biology.
Experience with vaccines is preferred
Experience in drug/ vaccine/ immunotherapy/ oncology product development is desired
Strong relationship building, communications and stakeholder management skills
Experience managing government/non-government contract and working with multi-institution teams (Academics, Public and Private sector organizations) is desired
Experience in development of medical injection devices is desired
Strong oral and technical/medical writing capability
Demonstrated attention to detail
3-6 years of pharmaceutical industry experience is preferred
Project management professional certification is desired but not essential
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
Inovio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. In keeping with our policy, Inovio will recruit, hire, train and promote into all job titles the most qualified individuals, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
A current US work authorization is required. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Inovio offers an attractive benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.