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Senior Program Manager

Updated on 7/9/2024



51-200 employees

Integrated platform for cell therapy manufacturing

Data & Analytics

Compensation Overview

$90k - $210kAnnually

Senior, Expert

Bridgewater Township, NJ, USA

Healthcare Administration & Support
Physicians & Surgeons
Medical, Clinical & Veterinary
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in biology, chemistry, engineering or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years of program management experience
  • Experience working within a GMP environment
  • Experience with project management tools, such as Smartsheet, task management tools, and resource management
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to pivot and complete other tasks as they arise, possibly outside regular scope of work
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Skilled at working on multiple simultaneous projects
  • Strong problem solving and triaging skills
  • Ability to keep time management at top of mind
  • Experience with generating and managing Gantt charts
  • Self-motivated and passionate about advancing the field of cell therapies
  • Self-awareness, integrity, authenticity, and a growth mindset
  • Generate program related documentation, including but not limited to charters, budgets, timelines, communication templates, status dashboards, tracking tools, presentation decks, and final reports
  • Speak to Cellares Company Roadmap amongst project teams by communicating priorities, as well as communicating schedule & milestone that affect overall critical path bi-directionally
  • Communication and coordination across departments, and managing project interdependencies
  • Coordinating with internal cross-functional stakeholders to translate internal stakeholder requests into project plans
  • Investigate and resolve problems, identifying root cause, and propose process improvements through clear communication with internal teams
  • Identify and coordinate appropriate internal resources, while managing data delivery processes, project risks, and the successful execution of our portfolio of business projects
  • Assist with program documentation and define project phase gates in conjunction with other program/project managers and quality team
  • Drive productivity amongst the different teams whilst managing program budgets

Cellares offers the Cell Shuttle, an integrated platform for cell therapy manufacturing, utilizing Industry 4.0 technologies to enable true walk-away, end-to-end automation, modular hardware, purpose-built process design software, and scalable manufacturing from preclinical to commercial scale, resulting in reduced process failure rates and up to 70% cost reduction compared to manual processes. The company aims to accelerate access to life-saving cell therapies by deploying Cell Shuttles in Smart Factories globally, partnering with academia, biotechs, and pharma companies to lower manufacturing costs and meet global patient demand.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



South San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth