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Associate Director - Director of Project Management

Seattle, WA

About GentiBio
GentiBio is an emerging biotherapeutics company co-founded by pioneers in Treg biology and synthetic immunology from Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Benaroya Research Institute, and MIGAL Galilee Research Institute. GentiBio is focused on the development of EngTregs programmed to treat autoimmune, alloimmune, autoinflammatory and allergic diseases. GentiBio’s proprietary autologous and allogeneic EngTregs platform integrates key complementary technologies needed to successfully restore immune tolerance and overcome major limitations in existing regulatory T-cell therapeutics.

GentiBio is seeking to build an organization with an exceptional company culture focused on empowerment, care for our team members, an appreciation for diversity and inclusion, and the development of our people. As such, we are looking for candidates who are not just great scientists but individuals who are looking to contribute to building and modeling an outstanding company culture – and having fun while doing so.

GentiBio is building corporate operations in both Boston and Seattle. We are looking for outstanding leaders and scientists to join our team in both of our locations.

Job Summary
GentiBio is seeking a self-driven, collaborative, and results-oriented Associate Director - Director of Project Management to join our Technical Operations team in Seattle to support CMC activities for GentiBio’s engineered regulatory T-cells (EngTregs) pipeline. This role offers exposure to multiple facets of an organizational and company build, leadership growth, and ample opportunity to be a high-impact trailblazer in the emerging field of regulatory T-cell therapy.

Job Responsibilities

  • Foster the culture of seeking and giving help, inclusion, authenticity, and fun
  • Establish CMC Project Management tools and workflows in collaboration with the program leadership team
  • Manage relationships with CMC CDMOs
  • Own and manage CMC program timelines, action and decision logs, risk registers, meeting minutes, and project status dashboards
  • Strong partnership with CMC team leader to ensure a collaborative and high-performing team environment, craft a realistic CMC strategy and timeline, identify and remove project roadblocks, and develop mitigation plans
  • Facilitate Technical Operations governance meetings as needed

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in a relevant technical discipline with at least ten years of project management experience in the biotechnology setting
  • Knowledge of cell therapy CMC project management highly desirable
  • Previous experience managing external partnerships and proficiency in Smartsheet, MS Office, and Project required
  • PMP certification and proficiency in MS Teams preferred
  • Knowledge of Tableau, Confluence, Jira, or any other program management and collaboration tools preferred but not required
  • Exceptional teamwork and communication skills
  • Flexibility to pivot from plan A to plan B
  • Ability to synthesize complex information and focus on key deliverables
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