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Sr. Project Manager - Product Development

Isoplexis Corporation
Branford, CT
  • Expired: April 30, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Senior Program Manager – Product Development

Company Description

IsoPlexis ( is developing novel technologies at the forefront of the revolution in immunity-based treatments of cancer. We are a privately held life sciences company developing a next generation diagnostic and therapeutic platform that can identify a wide range of patient responses with resolution at patients’ individual cells. Using our platform, IsoPlexis’ original scientific leaders from Yale, Cal Tech, UCLA, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have advanced understandings of personalized therapies against various cancers. Our cutting-edge science is only matched by the enthusiasm and rigor of our team. IsoPlexis is venture funded by Spring Mountain Capital, North Sound Ventures, and Connecticut Innovations as well as supported through grant funding from the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health. We are a multidisciplinary team of engineers, scientists, and software developers who thrive on scientific discovery and the development of life-changing therapeutic platforms. This is an opportunity for someone who wants to join a fast-growing company in an exciting field. If you are interested in working in a fast-paced environment and creating cutting edge technologies, we’d like to hear from you.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Able to independently manage project teams and collaborations with third parties, internal research projects, etc.
  • Develop project milestones and deliverables; prepare reports that summarize key progress and issues on projects across the department and the institute, including preparation of background documents and presentations to Management.
  • Guide teams through the effective execution of management-approved strategic plans for assigned projects; this includes ensuring risk management plans are fully developed, contracts are agreed upon and adhered to, change control procedures are followed when significant program deviations are encountered, communications within and external to the team are effective, and approved team resources and budgets are appropriately planned and managed.
  • Ensure project data is accurately reported in databases and understood by team members, including information used to derive costs, schedule, resources, and any other data pertinent to creation and management of project plans.
  • Ensure that team meetings have structure and clear purposes and goals; facilitate meetings effectively and clearly communicate decisions and action items to team members and relevant parties outside of the team.
  • Monitor team dynamics regularly to ensure optimal team performance resolving conflicts and issues as they arise
  • Monitor processes and ensure that those responsible are informed of their effectiveness; advocate for and contribute to the success of change / process improvements when warranted.
  • Provide input into the evaluation and revision of processes and tools used to support the projects, meetings, etc. as appropriate

Requirements & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in relevant area highly preferred
  • 5+ years of healthcare/pharmaceutical/biotech industry experience
  • 2-5 years of project management or related experience
  • Experience supporting complex cross-functional projects required, and previous experience in product development, LDT and diagnostic testing desired
  • Proven project management and problem-solving experience, with demonstrated ability to develop practical solutions to unstructured problems with limited oversight
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills for executive level communication and collaboration required
  • Strong quantitative and analytical capabilities, with ability to synthesize complex information into simplified, user-friendly, persuasive formats and presentations
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required
  • PMP certification preferred

ISOPLEXIS is only considering applicants who have valid authorization to work in the U.S., in this position, for the Company. ISOPLEXIS does not sponsor employment-based visas for this position

Isoplexis Corporation


Branford, CT



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