Associate Director
CMC Project Management
Updated on 4/2/2024
Vaxcyte

201-500 employees

Develops broad-spectrum vaccines for bacterial diseases
Company Overview
Vaxcyte is a pioneering vaccine company that is redefining the production of complex immunizations through advanced synthetic techniques, including the XpressCFᵀᴹ cell-free protein synthesis platform, which is designed to expedite the creation and delivery of high-fidelity vaccines. The company's lead candidate, VAX-24, a broad-spectrum pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, has been granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy designation, demonstrating its potential in preventing invasive pneumococcal disease. With a culture focused on eradicating or treating invasive bacterial infections, Vaxcyte is leading the industry in developing vaccines with an expanded breadth of coverage, including candidates designed to prevent Group A Strep infections and slow the progression of periodontal disease.
Biotechnology

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.3B

Founded

2013

Headquarters

San Carlos, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

26%

1 year growth

65%

2 year growth

161%
Locations
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
Word/Pages/Docs
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
CategoriesNew
Project Management
Strategy Development
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • BA or BS degree in life sciences, engineering, or business administration; advanced degree desired.
  • PMP Certification and/or Project Management training desired. Project Management experience required.
  • Eight plus years of experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry with at least five years of relevant experience in a CMC organization, including significant experience in a cross-functional team environment.
  • Solid understanding of CMC manufacturing and analytical activities required in biotech/drug/vaccine development, including knowledge of cGMP regulations.
  • Previous experience supporting regulatory filings a plus.
  • Direct experience leading and managing high-performing teams.
  • Prior experience as a liaison with external manufacturing organizations strongly desired.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for successfully managing multiple projects, of varying complexity, within the specified guidelines, timeframes, and budgets.
  • Expert analytical skills for integrating and interpreting interdisciplinary project information.
  • Strong planning and tracking skills, well-organized, focused on results, capable of managing multiple projects with respect to priorities and self-management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead other project managers in managing complex projects independently and managing changes in processes, strategy, and competitive landscape.
  • Strong team management skills, including facilitation, conflict resolution, and team development.
  • Proven influence management and communication skills, at all levels of the organization.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project.
  • Working knowledge of Veeva and Smartsheet a plus.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • All Vaxcyte employees require vaccination against COVID-19.