Director, Project Management

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Project Management leader.  You will have an opportunity to be an integral part of the company’s growth trajectory from early to late state clinical trials. We offer a collaborative, fast paced, innovative culture with comprehensive benefits, 401k plan and participation in our stock option program.

Position will be responsible for shaping the overall programs and project strategies, driving operational decisions for the portfolio. The selected candidate will have responsibility for the cross-functional planning and execution of Intensity’s projects, including guiding the team through strategic decision-making, managing timelines, cost, quality, risk assessment and mitigation.  Incumbent is expected to bring high attention to detail, a collaborative positive work style, and experience in cancer drug development. Must have proven expertise and experience with successfully resolving problems while also being thoughtful and proactive about risk mitigation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and work with our CRO vendors on the execution of integrated cross-functional project plans ensuring milestones, timelines, and budget are clearly communicated and consistent with Company goals.
  • Provide project coordination and communication in support of cross-functional experts (internally and externally).
  • Facilitate decision-making, collaboration, and problem-solving with associates at all levels of the organization to accomplish shared program goals.
  • Identify critical path, at-risk activities, and inter-dependencies. Anticipate bottlenecks, clear barriers to progress project planning & risk management.
  • Coordinate and lead all aspects of internal project meetings, including agenda drafting and clear documentation of key discussion points, decisions, and action items.
  • Communicate Project information and develop program presentations for senior leadership, Board of Directors, and other key stakeholders as appropriate.
  • Champion best practices in Project Management, including the use of agendas, minutes, and document repository maintenance.
  • Establish and implement templates, tools, and processes to drive efficiency, alignment, communication, and effective planning.
  • Support oversight of contracts and outsourced activities with vendors and business partners.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Physical Sciences or other relevant discipline or equivalent experience. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in biotech/pharmaceutical industry, preferably in the late-stage development space.
  • Oncology drug development experience.
  • Managerial experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated competency in Project management, including solid understanding of drug development pathway, ability to contribute to strategic discussions and strong prioritization skills.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to integrate and succinctly summarize various parts of a project and effectively tailor messages to audience including senior leadership.
  • Ability to lead the development of critical path analyses and scenario planning.
  • Excellent project management skills – drives execution while balancing speed, quality, and cost.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to influence individuals in a matrix environment.
  • Experience with commonly used project management tools including Microsoft Project.