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Sr. Manager/Assoc. Director, Research Program Management

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Generation Bio is a biotechnology company creating a new pillar of medicine for a new generation. With our proprietary ceDNA technology, we are developing genetic medicine with drug-like properties: titrated to optimal levels, redosed throughout a lifetime, scaled to reach around the world. Our mission is to make the ravages of genetic disease feel as imaginary to the next generation as polio feels to children today.

We are a thriving, collaborative, creative community of diverse talents, beliefs, and experiences relentlessly dedicated to our mission.

Founded and launched by Atlas Venture. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Committed to a future where more people can live full lives.

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  • Establish strong partnerships with key cross-functional stakeholders and work with them to shape the overall strategy, goal setting & successful execution of research-stage projects
  • Assist with translating high-level research plans into specific activities for functions
  • Drive cross-functional research teams to achieve milestones and goals
  • Develop and ensure alignment of cross-functional plans (i.e. timelines, budget, resource plans, risk assessment, program milestones, goals and contingency planning) with the research teams and internal stakeholders
  • Identify bottlenecks, surface issues, and proactively drive for their resolution
  • Ensure comprehensive, high-quality, and proactive communications of program information to Sr. Management and the program team, in order to achieve clarity of program goals, progress and issues
  • Proactively seek out opportunities for process improvement (e.g. meeting structure, information storage, dashboards, etc.)


  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field; Masters or PhD in a scientific field a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience in project management & coordination
  • Experience working in a matrix environment and managing interactions between internal team members
  • Highly collaborative team player who fosters open communication and facilitates mutual understanding and cooperation between all stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage competing priorities
  • Experience providing support to technical teams in drug development
  • Detail oriented with excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to critically and objectively interpret and evaluate scientific and competitive, business related information
  • Prior experience in the gene therapy field and rare diseases are a plus
  • Knowledge of regulatory and business requirements are a plus

POSITION: Full-Time, Exempt

EEOC Statement: Generation Bio believes in a diverse environment, and is committed to equal employment opportunity for all its employees and qualified applicants. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Generation Bio will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

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