Senior Project Manager Cell Therapy Job

Posted on 13d ago

Celgene Logo


View Company Website

Summary of Senior Project Manager Cell Therapy job

Sponsored links

Req # : 1901357

Location : Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Category : Project Leadership

Work Location : 400 Dexter Ave N. 98109

Organization : Project Management

Employee Status : Full-time

Job Summary

Senior Project Manager is responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, control and completion of projects, while remaining aligned with company strategy, commitments and goals.

Sr. PM oversees initiating, planning and executing Cell Therapy Development and Operations (CTDO) projects. The primary focus of the Sr.

PM will be to manage late stage viral vector project(s) in support of specific product programs. The Sr. PM is responsible for developing detailed project plans in support of the viral vector project scope and cross-

functional stakeholders. This position works closely with the viral vector CMC Project Leads in order to coordinate and organize the deliverables associated with the product programs.

This position will also work closely with functional leadership and representatives to ensure alignment and coordination across priorities.

The Sr. PM will be responsible for using CTDO Project Management best practices, tools and templates. Sr. PMs may be called upon to provide training and coaching for functional project managers.

The successful candidate will collaborate with the CTDO Project Management organization to share ideas, tools, best practices, training, lessons learned, establish core competencies, conduct peer reviews of project management deliverables, etc.

The successful candidate will be a demonstrated leader with the breadth of professional experience and the drive to work with both internal and external partners to define and implement effective project management plans.

Must have the ability to work in a highly matrixed and cross-functional organization, against tight deadlines, and with world-

class partners, suppliers and business leaders alike.


  • Partner with viral vector CMC lead(s) to successfully achieve project objectives
  • Provide strong team leadership and drive to ensure projects are executed on-time and within budget
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Create project plans; scope, work, resources, scheduling, etc.
  • Maintain project objectives through project lifecycle
  • Monitor execution and quality to customer / stakeholder / sponsor standards
  • Identify and resolve issues and risks
  • Report on project progress, offer viable solutions and opportunities as they arise
  • Implement appropriate project change control
  • Manage resources to make sure schedule is on track
  • Facilitate all project team meetings; attend related project team meetings as necessary to ensure alignment
  • Evaluate and assess result of project
  • Provide structure and leadership across departments to ensure team meets project objectives
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to manage project deliverables, e.g. CMO s, Supply Chain, etc.
  • Develop and communicate status to viral vector CMC, Project and CTDO Leadership

  • 6+ years experience in bio tech / life sciences project management
  • Experience in cellular or gene therapy is preferred
  • PMP certification and project management experience preferred
  • Proficiency with related software tools such as : MS Project, OnePager, SmartSheets, MS PPT, MS Excel, etc.
  • Experience in Agile teams
  • Strong knowledge of biopharma industry
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work cross-functionally, with matrixed teams; maintaining strong business partner relationships
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Expertise in conflict resolution
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Willingness to do what needs to be done in a dynamic environment
  • Education Requirements

  • Bachelor s degree in Life Sciences-related discipline
  • Advanced degree in Life Sciences-related discipline and / or an MBA strongly preferred
  • Project management qualification; PMI s Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent preferred
  • About Us


    At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

    At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients."

    There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-

    Hodgkin s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene.

    We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-

    leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.

    Associated topics : chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task


    company review

    + PRO
    Stock options good benefits stock options nice facilities
    - CONS
    It s a lean company so it can be difficult to have a work life balance at times
    Culture And Values:

    Senior Leadership:

    Compensation And Benefits:

    Career Opportunities:

    WorkLife Balance:


    78% recommended Celgene company to a friend
    Overall Rating:

    3.9  based on 420 reviews
    Company review

    *Celgene company review such as PRO, CONS and Rating are from, please read our Terms of Use.

    Share job to friend or email:

    This job posted on 13d ago by Celgene company. Easy Apply Senior Project Manager Cell Therapy job in Seattle, WA, United States. Don't miss this good opportunity ! Free for apply!

    Quick Apply this job

    By clicking the quick apply button above you will be redirected to company posting, you are agreeing to the Terms of Use.

    About Celgene Company

    • Mark J. Alles as Chairman and CEO Mark J. Alles ( Chairman and CEO )
    • Vacancy Location: Seattle, WA, United States
    • Vacancy job: Senior Project Manager Cell Therapy
    • Rate: negotiable
    Apply with Linkedin

    By clicking the quick apply button above you will be redirected to company posting, you are agreeing to the Terms of Use.