Project Team Leader, gRED

South San Francisco
California, United States of America

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The Position

We are looking for a Project Team Leader (PTL) to manage projects and portfolio related activities across Oncology.

PTL's are responsible for:

  • Leading cross-functional Project Teams focused on the development of novel therapeutics including both large and small molecules.
  • Leading project teams from pre-IND to Phase III Go to deliver first- and best-in-class therapeutic molecules for pivotal clinical trials to enable successful global development and commercialization of gRED molecules.
  • Provide direction and leadership to the project team including scientific oversight of activities, budget and planning.
  • Partner with stakeholders to develop project vision, strategy, product evaluation, product scope, project milestones, risk assessment and management strategies, as well as project investment requirements. Project Teams typically include representation from Research, Development, Commercial, Finance, Regulatory and Manufacturing.
  • Utilize his/her deep understanding of disease biology and global drug development to effectively lead Project Teams and to drive strategic decisions for the Early Stage Portfolio Committee. The PTL role will report into the Portfolio Management and Operations function in gRED.

Who You Are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development.  You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies.  Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

Qualifications/ Requirements:  

  • The successful candidate should have an advanced degree in life sciences or medicine (MD or PhD) and or an MBA.
  • He/she will have at least 10 years of industry experience in drug development, including experience in early phase non-clinical and clinical drug development and regulatory knowledge.
  • Experience leading teams in a matrix environment and demonstrated skills in motivation of teams is required.
  • Candidate must possess a strong ability to cultivate excellent cross-functional collaborations.
  • Strong decision-making and analytical skills are required.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills with a proven ability to work with executive management are critical to the success of the role.


Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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