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Associate Director/Director of Project Management, Oncology
at Radius Health
Waltham, MA

Associate Director/Director of Project Management, Oncology
at Radius Health
Waltham, MA

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Job ID 2019-1925
# of Openings 1
Category Clinical Ops - Dept


The Associate Director / Director of Project Management, Oncology provides project leadership to cross-functional teams in the successful delivery of drug development projects or sub projects within the Oncology portfolio. These responsibilities include leadership of the team in predicting and planning solutions to achieve successful operational execution; driving the team to achieve clarity on issues and focus on effective contingencies; interfacing with senior management and influencing decision-making on projects. This position will have a high level of interaction with Senior Management to ensure that the scientific strategy is clearly integrated into operational plans.


  • Leads the planning efforts for assigned development programs in defining and implementation of the Oncology program(s) strategy and operational plans.
  • Manages cross-functional team meetings and action items
  • Manages the cross-functional operational plan and timelines and formulates the project scope, project plan, critical paths and risk-mitigation strategies with the Oncology Program Team(s) and the Senior Management team.
  • Identifies and drives project and resource priorities that align with the business objectives that identify ways to accelerate the project execution where possible while maintaining high quality standards.
  • Develops strong logistical skills to manage activities across functions and regions.
  • Manages the identification and escalation of potential issues/risks or obstacles and achieves resolution or plans contingencies and follow issues through to resolution ensuring that all issues arrive at a singular conclusion or recommendation.
  • Establishes, communicates and executes plans that drive toward goal achievement.
  • Generates collaboration, cooperation and communication across functions teams to achieve stated goals.
  • Responsible for setting and managing expectations, highlighting and resolving issues, ensuring regular communications and managing internal and external activities. Facilitates the system to track and monitor program objectives/goals.
  • The scope of responsibilities extends from early clinical development through commercialization and post-marketing commitments.


  • A minimum of 5-7 years' experience as a project manager leading complex pharmaceutical projects in a multi-disciplinary, global environment. Master's degree a plus.
  • Extensive drug development experience with biologics in Phase 1-IV and Commercialization is preferred.
  • Proven leadership experience in managing a global, cross-functional team with demonstrated skills in strategic planning, risk mitigation, and operation problem solving.
  • Solid working knowledge of functional IND, BLA and NDA components/requirements preffered. Ideal candidate has worked on a program(s) that lead to successful regulatory approval (i.e., NDA, BLA, MAA, or SNDA).
  • Experience in oncology preferred
  • Excellent verbal, written, and organizational communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project and Outlook

Work Environment:

The work is performed in a typical office environment with heavy computer duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Frequent travel required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle paperwork and sort, file or manipulate documents. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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