Program Management Officer and Special Projects leader

MaaT Pharma is an Oncology Microbiome clinical stage company developing biotherapeutics to treat high unmet medical needs. We are among the most advanced Microbiome companies with two programs in clinical development. Being disruptive, we drive clinical studies focusing on the microbiome to investigate causality in oncology to assess the impact of modulating the Microbiome on overall survival . We use elaborated analytical tools, such as whole shotgun sequencing, that we combine with clinical data to evaluate our biotherapeutics.

We have a humanistic approach to our entrepreneurial adventure. Each recruitment is an opportunity for us to construct a rich and diverse ecosystem where people can thrive and influence. We are searching for passionate teammates eager to be part of our adventure.

Job description

We are seeking an experienced Program Management Officer who will also lead special projects to support the CEO based on strategic priorities. This position covers monitoring of processes and operational efficiency through appropriate indicators, in line with the Company strategy. The ideal candidate will have a strong scientific/life sciences background and has already been involved in developing novel therapeutic agents. The candidate is expected to develop the project management framework and drive its implementation within the organization, establishing an appropriate reporting system and proposing adjustments as needed, supporting and assisting project managers and/or Executive Management from the strategic framing of projects up to the implementation phase as well as leading directly special projects as designated by the CEO.

Key responsabilities
  • Serve as Program Management Officer and provide leadership, in the name of the CEO, while being accountable directly for all transversal programs.
  • Proactively ensure that program strategy, goals, planning, decision points and potential risk areas and/or risk mitigation are appropriately defined, implemented, monitored and updated.
  • Serve as primary spokesperson for cross functional program; regularly communicate program progress and issues to the CEO.
  • Foster a team culture of ownership, continuous evaluation and improvement acting as a facilitator towards achieving common goals aligned with Company Strategy.
  • Ensure accuracy and timely reporting of key business initiatives.
  • Contribute to knowledge management and process improvement initiatives.
Qualifications
  • A highly motivated, goal and results-oriented individual with a masters degree or equivalent degree in a scientific, clinical, or financial discipline.
  • A thorough understanding of the drug development process and working knowledge of the essential activities for all key functional areas.
  • Regarded as a strong partner/facilitator to others with demonstrated ability to implement an efficient operational framework in a fast-paced, small biotech environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Desire and demonstrated ability to operate at a strategic level as well as in a hands-on capacity.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience as a Program Management Officer and/or Manager of special projects (Due Diligence……)
  • Ability to work autonomously with excellent organizational and analytical skills, understanding business drivers and priorities
  • Can-do attitude; comfortable working in a high-performance, entrepreneurial, open-door environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to challenge, persuade, negotiate and resolve any conflicts
  • Confidentiality
  • Curious

Contact:

PmoSpJob@maat-pharma.com (CV and cover letter requested – Why MaaT Pharma?)