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2018-12-14T12:56:42-05:00 X, The Moonshot Factory
Technical Program Manager, Life Sciences Project, X

Program Management

Mountain View, CA (HQ)

Team

We are a team of computational and experimental scientists dedicated to making fundamental improvements that open up more “engineering-like” tools and applications in biology. We’re looking for science-minded people with a background in biology and/or simulation, or willingness to learn. If you are excited to make a difference in this space, we’d love to talk with you.  

Role   As a Technical Program Manager, you will drive all aspects of operations. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders towards successful completion of milestones and projects on time. You will identify and prioritize risks in ambiguous, complex environments. This position calls for a highly-organized self-starter, and a persuasive communicator with a passion for the life sciences.

Minimum Qualifications
  • BS degree in a life sciences discipline, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of scientific project or program management experience.
Preferred Qualifications
  • ­Master’s or PhD in a life sciences discipline or related technical field with 2 years of scientific project or program management experience.
  • Life science industry experience. Experience working with pharmaceutical and biotechnologies companies.
  • Familiarity with modern “­-omics” methods and operational management.
  • Ability to think both strategically and tactically about complex initiatives to guide a variety of moving pieces towards execution.
Responsibilities
  • Work closely and collaboratively with engineering and science teams to drive successful and timely execution of complex projects.
  • Nurture key relationships with vendors, contract research organizations and other external stakeholders. Act as the central point of contact with comprehensive knowledge of the goals and project.
  • Collaborate effectively with diverse internal cross-­functional teams.
  • Align team priorities and execution on the ground with overall goals, strategy and business needs.

About X, the moonshot factory

X creates radical new technologies to solve some of the world’s biggest problems. We develop uncomfortably ambitious, potentially world-changing new ideas such as self-driving cars, balloon-powered Internet and smart contact lenses. We’re a team of makers, entrepreneurs, engineers, designers and scientists with deep technical expertise who love the challenge of the seemingly impossible. X was formerly known as Google[x] and is part of Alphabet.

 

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