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DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong experience with therapeutic development, including large molecules, small molecules, or cell/gene therapies.
  • Deep understanding of leading-edge and emerging technologies relevant to biomedical research.
  • Executive presence, able to partner, negotiate, and influence c-suite caliber partners as well as SoM/SHC executives.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and prioritize key initiatives for a team.
  • Creative, analytical thinker, detail-oriented. 
  • Highly effective written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
  • Ability to productively assemble, engage, and lead cross-functional teams.
  • Demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement components.
  • Ability to balance customer expectations with project reality.
  • Demonstrative diplomatic capabilities.
  • Keen grasp of interpersonal and impact awareness.
  • Science background preferred over business background

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED):

  • Bachelor's degree in a science or business field and five years relevant experience or a combination of education and experience. 
  • 3-5 years of drug development ideally with a product that has progressed from bench to pre-clinical or clinical validation.
  • Experience in therapeutic projects with extensive size/complexity and moderate performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, tracking, and budgeting.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):

  • Demonstrated ability to establish priorities, manage shifting priorities, and handle numerous time-sensitive projects with multiple deadlines
  • Ability to accomplish goals working through formal and informal channels, with diplomacy and tactfulness
  • Demonstrated creativity, problem solving, critical analysis, initiative, judgment and decision-making skills with an ability to approach problems logically and systematically
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and meet budget goals
  • Demonstrated solid accurate planning and organizational skills with attention to detail and an ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team in a matrixed, highly collaborative environment
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with senior management and executives as well as with individuals with varying expertise and backgrounds
  • Strong relevant subject matter knowledge 
  • Ability to direct the work of others, for jobs requiring supervision

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS*:

  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, write by hand, twist/bend/stoop/squat and lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 20 pounds.
  • Rarely use a telephone, kneel, crawl, climb ladders, reach/work above shoulder, grasp forcefully.

 

* Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May travel approximately 5% domestically

 

WORK STANDARDS:

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

 

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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