Director, Program Manager

Employer: Delix Therapeutics
Date Posted: Apr 25, 2022
Employment: Full Time
Focus / Industry:
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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As Director, Program Manager, you will provide program management support to research and pre-clinical stage drug development programs and work alongside scientific program team leads to deliver on project/program plans, budget, and overall support ensuring alignment across functions and programs. The Program Manager plays a critical role in facilitating the use of processes and tools, risk assessment and mitigation, strategic plans, resource plans, cross-functional plans, and timelines across the programs. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who brings industry best practices and has a broad scope of R&D and pre-clinical experience in the biotech industry. This position may also be involved with other corporate activities as needed. This is a full-time position that will report to the Chief Medical Officer.


Daily responsibilities are currently remote and can take place from the individual’s residence. Longer term the position may require an in-person presence (Massachusetts). Duties may include:

  • Facilitates program management goals and provides leadership for lead compounds and near-term drug development programs through a cross functional team and facilitates information exchange between team members
  • Develops comprehensive timelines ensuring all goals, budget, activities, and resources are aligned
  • Facilitates and co-leads meetings to identify and work with team to resolve program related issues, manage timelines, and communicate progress and critical path items
  • Prepares needed status reports and presentations required for regular reporting to Senior Management and other key stakeholders
  • Apply advanced program management tools and tools to anticipate, identify, and mitigate program risks and drive scenario planning activities
  • Support external vendor and CRO program partnerships


  • Advanced degree in science or health related field, PhD preferred, MS or MBA considered
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive project management experience in the biotech, pharma, or related industries; start-up experience preferred
  • Expert understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices, tools, and standards of Project/Program Management
  • Experience in CNS, small molecule or rare disease preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively collaborate with team members and stakeholders
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Delix is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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Last updated: Nov 21, 2023