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Assoc Project Mgr

Contact Information
Contact Name: 
PTC Therapeutics
Organization Name: 
PTC Therapeutics
Position Location: 
South Plainfield
Company Profile: 

PTC is biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of orally-administered, proprietary small molecule drugs that target post-transcriptional control processes. While PTC’s discovery programs are directed at targets in multiple therapeutic areas, PTC is focusing particularly on the development and commercialization of treatments for orphan and ultra-orphan disorders. Post-transcriptional control processes regulate the rate and timing of protein production and are essential to proper cellular function. PTC’s internally-discovered pipeline addresses multiple therapeutic areas, including neuromuscular disorders, oncology and infectious diseases. For more information on the company, please visit our website www.ptcbio.com. ​

Job Description:

The Associate Project Manager supports cross-functional program teams to ensure projects meet objectives and are delivered on-time Under the general supervision of a Manager or Director, the Associate Project Manager is primarily responsible for: Working in partnership with cross-functional program team(s) to independently develop and maintain the timelines required to support cross-functional drug development projects/programs with an emphasis on Health Authority filingsTracking progress towards milestones and communicating potential risks and conflictsProactively identifying potential deviations via routine communications and timeline reports The Associate Project Manager supports adherence to relevant regulatory requirements and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as appropriate

Job Description:

Primary duties/responsibilities: Independently creates detailed work breakdown structures for project and sub-team deliverables that identify and sequence activities to be completed to support drug development projects/programs and the associated Investigational New Drug Applications (INDs), New Drug Applications (NDAs), Marketing Authorization Applications (MAAs) and/or Biological Licensing Applications (BLAs) Monitors the progress of the project, makes any necessary adjustments and reviews the quality of the completed work on a regular basis. Documents meeting minutes, action items, and key decisions to maintain program documentation and ensure aligned communication within the program team Coordinates internal and external meetings required to support achievement of the program objectives Coordinates and schedules program reviews for the creation, review and approval of regulatory submissions in support of development program.

Qualifications: 

Minimum level of education and years of relevant work experience: Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 3 years of related professional experience in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, Contract Research Organization (CRO) or related environment OR an Associate’s degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of 5 years of related professional experience in these same environments OR equivalent experience and/or educationSpecial knowledge or skills needed and/or licenses or certificates required: Proficiency with Microsoft Office including in-depth experience/proficiency with Microsoft Project. Familiarity with SharePoint including the ability to maintain a project team site, create new folders, upload and share documents The ability to independently collaborate with members of the cross-functional program teams to understand deliverables, activities and decisions required to advance the project Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as required, in a fast-paced, matrixed, team environment consisting of internal and external team members Excellent verbal and written communication and skills Analytical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines. Excellent planning, organization and time management skills including the ability to support and prioritize multiple projects including high level of attention to detail Strong team player with good interpersonal skills and communication skills Ability to multi-task and perform under demanding and aggressive timelines while remaining focused on the program goals Proven ability to interact effectively and efficiently with different functional groups.Special knowledge or skills and/or licenses or certificates preferred Knowledge of eCTD framework and required documents to support Health Authority filings Travel requirements: 0-5% Office based position

Additional Job or Internship Information
Position Type: 
Full time job
Function: 
Project Management