Senior Program Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Company OverviewFulcrum Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on improving the lives of patients with genetically defined rare diseases in areas of high unmet medical need. Fulcrum's proprietary product engine identifies drug targets which can modulate gene expression to treat the known root cause of gene mis-expression. The company has advanced losmapimod to Phase 2 clinical development for the treatment of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD) and Phase 3 for the treatment of COVID-19. Fulcrum is also advancing FTX-6058, a small molecule designed to increase expression of fetal hemoglobin for the treatment of sickle cell disease and beta thalassemia.DescriptionThe Senior Program Manager will partner with the Program Team Leads to manage the operational and tactical activities for Fulcrum's R&D development programs. S/he will facilitate cross-functional project team meetings, track project goals and milestones, maintain cross-functional program plans, timelines, and dashboards. The Senior Program Manager will also scope, organize, and drive cross-functional projects as required.In this role the Senior Program Manager will manage schedules and activities, utilize project management tools to track deliverables against goals, identify and escalate risks, and propose mitigations. S/he will also utilize leadership, communication, and relationship building skills to drive effectiveness in a matrixed environment. S/he will need an understanding of early and late clinical development program objectives and milestones. S/he will be part of the Program Management function, working closely with both internal and external program team members and collaborators, ultimately aligning functional goals and activities with program strategy enabling value creation.Responsibilities* Collaborate with Program Leads and program team members to prepare agendas, presentation materials, meeting minutes, and follow up action items* Build and maintain project plans using Smartsheet or other project management tools to track and execute the program development plan* Support the program team and sub-teams, providing meeting facilitation, as well as tracking actions items and deliverables* Manage key program deliverables, program risks and mitigation assessments, and anticipate potential issues* Maintain tools for communication including key program documents, dashboard, and files sites (eg Microsoft Teams and Egnyte)* Work with the Program Team and Finance to define budgeting and forecasting information utilizing the financial management system* Provide oversight and project management support for multiple programs in clinical and pre-clinical development* Assist the Program Team Lead in assuring positive team environment and high functioning teamQualifications* BS/BA, MSc, or MBA preferred 6+ years' experience in life sciences industry, with 2+ years of demonstrated program management experience managing cross-functional product development efforts* Experience with project management on clinical stage programs is preferredKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities* Demonstrated project management skills; must have high degree of energy, accuracy and attention to detail* Strong communication skills and fluency with project management tools (Microsoft Project, Excel, PPT presentations, writing, etc.)* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, and dynamic environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient are essential* Ability to integrate and influence cross-functional issues, balance competing priorities effectively, and successfully negotiate desired outcomes* Ability to work independently and successfully in a matrix environment, and to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously* Excellent analytical and organizational skills (resources, timelines, cost/risk/benefit analysis)* Positive energy and ability to foster the qualities of a highly performing team

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