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Associate Director/Director, Global Program Management - Scorpion Therapeutics

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Job Title
Associate Director/Director, Global Program Management
Job Location
Boston, MA
Job Description

Scorpion is a pioneering clinical-stage oncology company redefining the frontier of precision medicine to deliver optimized and transformational therapies for larger populations of patients with cancer. Scorpion has built a proprietary and fully integrated platform of the most advanced technologies across cancer biology, medicinal chemistry, and data sciences, with the goal of consistently and rapidly creating exquisitely selective small molecule compounds against an unprecedented spectrum of targets. Scorpion aims to leverage its platform to advance a broad pipeline of wholly owned, optimized compounds across three target categories: best-in-class molecules targeting validated oncogene targets; first-in-class molecules for previously undruggable targets; and first-in-class molecules for novel cancer targets.

Job Summary: 

We are looking for an experienced Associate Director/Director, Global Program Manager to join our growing team. This successful candidate will partner with team leaders to develop and execute strategies and operational plans to advance projects through Development.  They will identify project risks, develop mitigation approaches, and manage variances in terms of time, budget and quality. The candidate is expected to provide project management leadership to drive productive partnerships and cross-functional project teams, with sufficient influence and project management mastery to take on challenging assignments. This individual should have excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Independently manage one to two early phase development projects
  • Aligned with the strategy, build the operational plan, manage, coordinate and track all project-activities to advance development projects
  • Manage, monitor and report on project progress, budgets, and resources
  • With Core Teams, identify and request resources required for the project and ensuring resources are assigned and aligned
  • Collaborate effectively with clinical, regulatory, CMC, non-clinical and other cross-functional team members to drive project delivery
  • Provide clear communication to stakeholders and team members on project status/issues and documents/presents to management
  • Ensure communications within and from the team are clear and effective, meetings have clear purpose and objectives, and that conflict is surfaced and resolved
  • Monitor project milestones and deliverables in accordance with Corporate objectives
  • Collaborate w/ team members to identify and manage external vendors and consultants
  • Ensure compliance with internal and external regulations
  • Develop best practices and strategies for project management


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • A minimum of five (5) years in the (bio)pharmaceutical industry.
  • A minimum of one (1) years of experience in program/project management or a related role
  • Demonstrated leadership and ethics; demonstrated ability to hold others accountable for delivery; ability to listen, interpret and respond to critical information.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting, including demonstrated ability to build trust among team members and find ways to optimally work
  • Experience working in a partnership a plus
  • Excellent organizational, communication and problem-solving skills; demonstrated ability to speak up appropriately and to raise issues to teams, partners and senior management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations and GCP/ICH guidelines a plus
  • Proficient in MS Office and project management software
  • Project management certification (PMP) and/or formal coursework/training in project management is a plus


Scorpion Therapeutics Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to create and maintain a diverse working environment. We do not discriminate for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Beginning October 13, 2021, Scorpion Therapeutics requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are unable to receive the vaccine due to a disability or serious medical condition, or because of your sincerely held religious beliefs, you will have an opportunity to request a reasonable accommodation.

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Scorpion Therapeutics Headquarters Location

Boston, MA

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Scorpion Therapeutics Company Size

Between 50 - 200 employees

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Scorpion Therapeutics Funding Rounds

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  • Series B

    $162,000,000 USD

  • Series A

    $108,000,000 USD

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