Overview: Office/field based position managing collaborative cross organisation drug discovery/ development projects, as well as involvement in identifying new business project opportunities. Typical Qualifications/Experience:
Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D. degree in science discipline, plus industry experience, with five or more years’ project management experience.
Competencies / Responsibilities:


  • Assist in front-line project management activities, as required. This may include attending partnering meetings, presenting on behalf of the company, supporting contract development/deal negotiations and due diligence.
  • Liaise with and influence key stakeholders (both internally and externally)
    • Including formal and informal reporting on project progress to internal management as well as to external project owners
  • Manage, track and record project spend both internally and externally
    • Work with project teams to ensure effective project conclusion
    • Effectively manage and allocate resource across project in consultation with departmental heads and general manager
  • Help identify potential new projects for AMRC by working with external partners and internal experts to review potential new projects
  • Maintain (in collaboration with project teams) Business Aspects of relevant documents (e.g. Project plans, Financial reporting, TPPs/ slide decks).
  • Develop solid understanding of the commercial landscape and product differentiators of key competitors for each project.
  • Provide comprehensive market / company research using a variety of print and online resources and coordinate with internal teams to develop / inform project strategy and selection.


  • Actively seek to develop the knowledge of others in your own discipline and initiate business and project management discussions within the team.
  • Develop and maintain a basic knowledge of other relevant disciplines to enhance communication across your project.
  • Where appropriate supervise a small number of staff, with responsibility for task allocation, training, coaching, safety and ongoing personal development.
  • Effectively prioritise and deliver own workload and influence the prioritisation and delivery of both internal and external collaborative partners to meet the needs/timelines of the project.
  • Project Management
  • Delegating
  • People Management / Developing others
  • Resilience / Tenacity
  • Flexibility & Adaptability
  • Critical Thinking
  • Critical Information Seeking
Reference: JOBID:80
Collaborative Multi-organisation
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