The Scientific Portfolio Manager provides leadership and strategic direction for the overall management of the Program for Cell and Gene Therapy, Program of Excellence in Immune Tolerance, and the Program for B Cell Editing within the Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Serve as the primary point of contact to implement high-impact programs working with cross-functional teams across Seattle Children’s, collaborating institutions, and industry partners. Manage the process of developing and executing project plans, timelines, budgets, resolving issues, communicating, and driving the final results of each project and program. Coach project stakeholders in their professional development of process improvement initiatives and plans to ensure timely and thorough execution of project related activities. Ideal candidate will have a PhD degree in related field and previous project management experience (see preferred requirements).
- Bachelor’s Degree in Immunology, Microbiology, Cellular, Molecular Biology, or related discipline.
- A minimum of five (5) years project management experience in an academic or biotechnology environment.
- Project Management experience in Gene and Cell Therapy product development programs.
- Experience leading a large project team on a large scale project, full cycle from initiation to project close.
- Experience working in and/or providing project leadership in a life sciences, healthcare, or bench science (translational research) industry.
- Proven record of project completion through use of methodologies, including project and time management, team development, and status reporting.
- MS or PhD in Immunology, Microbiology, Cellular, Molecular Biology, or related discipline.
- Experience as a scientific portfolio manager.
- Demonstrated successful experience leading programs and projects in an organizational setting.