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Immuno Oncology Job Program Leader @ Pieris Pharma | Boston MA

Immuno Oncology Job Program Leader @ Pieris Pharma | Boston MA

Immuno Oncology Job Program Leader @ Pieris Pharma | Boston MA: Pieris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an international Nasdaq-listed (“PIRS”) clinicalstage biotechnology company advancing its proprietary Anticalin® technology to create differentiated drugs that are safer and more effective than
conventional approaches. Exclusive to Pieris, Anticalins promise to address high-unmet medical needs and expand the potential of targeted therapeutics.

Immuno Oncology Job Program Leader @ Pieris Pharma | Boston MA

Do you have what it takes?

Position: Immuno-oncology (IO) Therapeutic Program Leader

Location: Boston, MA

In connection with having direct responsibility for coordinating the IND-enabling activities and subsequent clinical
development for a proprietary IO bispecific drug program, the IO Therapeutic Program Leader position will
encompass key roles and responsibilities that include:

  • Overall leadership to advance a defined preclinical stage program into clinical development, championing
    the project vision throughout, drawing on a project team internal and external personnel
  • Generating plans, proposals, timelines, and budgets to allow clear direction of the project and enable
    alignment of resources
  • Leading the project team to develop an integrated cross-functional project implementation plan (including
    CMC, regulatory strategies and clinical protocol design), coordinating these development activities to
    achieve the project goals
  • Ensuring that all project team members understand project goals and objectives, up-to-date project plan and
    schedule, critical path activities and activities that may become critical path activities
  • Collaborating effectively with CMOs, CROs, regulatory agencies, key opinion leaders, clinicians, and external
    companies as appropriate
  • Monitoring project progress, costs, resource allocations, timelines and develop corrective actions if
    deviations occur
  • Making data-driven decisions, reporting the project progress to senior management and defending the
    project through review processes (timelines, resource requirements, Target Product Profile)
  • Writing reports for diverse audiences to engage and educate others in the project vision, objectives and

Qualifications and experience:
For this challenging position we are seeking a highly motivated individual with a PhD, MD, or relevant advanced
degree with an immunology and oncology focus and relevant experience in preclinical and clinical development.

  • Preferred candidates should possess relevant experience and a thorough understanding of all aspects of
    biologics drug development i.e. research, preclinical, CMC, regulatory affairs and clinical
  • In-depth knowledge of oncology, inflammation and/or immunology development and disease areas;
    preferably, experience in preclinical and clinical development of cancer immunotherapies
  • Proven track record of experience moving biologics (including antibody and/or protein therapeutics) into
    clinical development stages.
  • Experience with clinical and translational investigation of cancer
    immunotherapies is a plus
  • Strong experience in project leadership obtained through participation in cross-functional and matrix teams
    with a proven track record of success; experience directly managing project managers and project teams
    interacting effectively across boundaries with other functions and disciplines using influencing,
    communication and relationship building skills
  • Proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and manage projects to ensure quality, timely, on-target and within
    budget accomplishment of tasks as well as determine what resources and talents are needed for the rapid
    progression of the projects
  • Ability to discriminate between critical and non-critical activities and to follow established processes while
    identifying areas for process improvement
  • Evidence of good clinical and scientific judgment. Ability to interpret the significance of preclinical and
    clinical data, and to anticipate the information that will be needed to satisfy regulatory requirements for
    early and late phase oncology studies
  • Attention to detail with excellent communication (both written and verbal), presentation and organizational
    skills including demonstrated ability to effectively develop, communicate, and gain support for execution
    plans with a wide range of stakeholders
  • High degree of interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with partners and multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively manage conflicts and negotiations while providing impact and influence
  • Experience working collaboratively with key external oncology experts on a global scale
  • Vision and strategy: a passion to develop novel therapeutics for cancer patients. A deep understanding of
    areas of unmet clinical need and the ability to integrate this with the drug development activities required to
    advance compounds to POC and registration trials
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. German language skills preferred but not required

We offer:

  • Growing biotech company with excellent perspectives
  • Small, dynamic team with a worldwide reach
  • Working in an exciting scientific environment

To apply:

If you are interested to work in an exciting environment, please send your pertinent application documents to Pieris
Pharmaceuticals’ at hr.usa@pieris.com. See www.pieris.com for further information.

Immuno Oncology Job Program Leader @ Pieris Pharma | Boston MA

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