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Head of Project Team Leadership

Posted on 6/27/2024

Calico Labs

Calico Labs

201-500 employees

Researches biology of aging, develops therapies


Compensation Overview

$355k - $374kAnnually

+ Annual Cash Bonuses

Senior, Expert

San Bruno, CA, USA

Public Health
Biology Lab & Research
Biology & Biotech
  • PhD degree in life sciences or a scientific discipline related to drug development and/or an MD
  • Biotech/pharmaceutical industry experience in drug development
  • Successful track record of leading cross-functional projects/program teams across diverse therapeutic areas and drug modalities
  • Demonstrated, in-depth knowledge of the drug development processes and deliverables at all stages of development
  • Experience leading projects/programs with external partners and collaborators
  • Experience successfully developing and managing people and leaders
  • Excellent leadership skills with exceptional decision making, organizational and analytical skills and the ability to lead through ambiguity
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills as well as a proven ability to build and maintain positive working relationship and promote collaborations
  • Must be willing to work onsite at least three days per week
  • Develop and manage a team of Project Team Leaders supporting the pipeline compounds
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to the Project Team Leaders on their responsibilities and accountabilities for assigned programs
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders and collaborators to promote a collaborative and successful team dynamic
  • Partner and/or lead in the establishment and improvement of processes to support the drug discovery and development portfolio
  • Support Project Team Leaders through partnership with key stakeholders to ensure programs are appropriately resourced and in accordance with specified timelines and budgets
  • Provide input into assessments of external opportunities for the drug discovery and development pipeline

Calico Life Sciences is poised at the forefront of the biotech industry, concentrating on aging biology and age-related diseases. Their bustling pipeline of drug development projects paired with a strong emphasis on curiosity-driven research offers a collaborative and intellectually stimulating workplace. This environment not only accelerates medical discoveries but also promotes continual learning and innovation among its teams.

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South San Francisco, California



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