Deerfield Management Companies

Project Manager/ Senior Project Manager, Client Services

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(12/15/2021 8:16 AM)
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AlivaMab Discovery Services (ADS) is seeking an outstanding Project Manager / Sr. Project Manager to focus on driving the implementation of our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system. This position will work closely with internal cross-functional partners, including operations, finance, commercial and research and development, to define timelines, goals, tasks and resource requirements for ERP implementation. This role does not include direct supervisory responsibilities, but along with demonstrated ability and motivation, may include them as ADS continues to grow. This position will help drive cross-functional internal project team activities and report to the Senior Manager, Discovery Operations and Project Management.


AlivaMab Discovery Services is a rapidly growing leader in the discovery of human antibody therapeutics, trusted by top-tier pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to deliver panels of drug-quality human antibodies. We deliver on our partners' design goals, from simple to extraordinarily challenging, through collaborative access to our scientists' creativity and experience combined with proven technologies, including the AlivaMab® Mouse suite of transgenic mice. We excel in the rapid and efficient delivery of molecularly diverse therapeutic antibody candidates, well-characterized for function, kinetics and developability, with expanding capabilities for engineering for alternative formats, including multispecifics and CARs. Our organization is dedicated to creating a healthier world through partnerships that bring better medicines to patients faster, and we recognize our success starts with hiring people who share our passion for science.



  • Plan and drive implementation of ERP system. Maintain productive relationships with business stakeholders and build on a detailed understanding of our business operations, processes, people, systems and priorities.
  • Work with the technical teams and vendors to develop effort and budget estimates. Manage budget and project scope.
  • Take on the role of business expert for programming requests and assist users in defining their needs, analyzing and documenting their business processes and drafting requirement documentation.
  • May be responsible for training users to effectively use the business system.
  • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments and progress.
  • Manage the ADS resource tracking and reporting program. Maintain and report on core functions and systems for ADS project and resource management.
  • Generate invoices against partner contracts and interface with the team to ensure accuracy against timelines and contracts.
  • Communicate project statuses and issues to management and other stakeholders through meetings and key documents (program timelines, KPIs, dashboards, etc.).



Key Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in life sciences.
  • 3+ years of experience in biotech/pharma or at a CRO and 2+ years in project management.
  • Experience with ERP implementation required.
  • Proficiency with project management processes, tools and methodologies to manage project timelines and resources.
  • Ability to summarize complex information into simple concepts for broad communication to project teams and management status reports.
  • Attention to detail and proactive with excellent follow through.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (strong Excel and PowerPoint slide-building skills) and familiarity with project planning tools (SmartSheet preferred but others acceptable).
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Training or Certification is a plus.

About AlivaMab Discovery Services

AlivaMab Discovery Services (ADS) sets its partners’ antibody discovery programs on the fastest and most de-risked path through discovery and development. Trusted by top-tier pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, ADS delivers drug-quality, fully human antibodies on exceptional timelines. ADS achieves its partners’ design goals, from simple to extraordinarily challenging, through the generation and function-first screening of large, molecularly diverse panels of antibodies. ADS focuses on rapid and efficient delivery of antibodies, characterized for function, kinetics and developability, and engineering for alternative formats, including multi-specifics and CARs. The ADS team’s experience and passion for antibody drug discovery and development combined with the use of trusted, proven technologies, including Ablexis' AlivaMab® Mouse platforms, ensure the highest probability of success.


AlivaMab Discovery Services provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to religion, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, alienage or citizenship status, national origin, age, marital status, pregnancy, disability, veteran or military status, predisposing genetic characteristics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.





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