Turning our discoveries into life-saving medicines.

Developing safe and effective therapies requires innovation, discipline, and commitment to the highest standard of quality and ethics. By bringing together novel discoveries into new medicines you will help deliver on the full promise of cell therapy to cure disease.

Together, we will transform the potential of cell therapy into a practical reality.

CMC Project Manager

ArsenalBio‚Äôs mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer.  Our products are being designed to herald the transition of adoptive cell therapy from a hospital based treatment to outpatient therapy, like most other cancer treatments.  Our people are our greatest asset, they bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.

We are seeking a talented and motivated Project Manager to join the ArsenalBio Process Development and Technical Operations team. The individual will work collaboratively with functional area leads and their program teams to plan, track and report the diverse activities managed by CMC/Technical Operations. This includes, but is not limited to, process development, analytical development, technical transfer, regulatory documentation, clinical manufacturing, project strategy and vendor management.

What You Will Do

  • Foster strong relationships with team members and functional in-line managers, supporting project-related communications and issue identification and management
  • Facilitate internal CMC decision-making processes and prepare regular updates for senior management and program teams
  • Manage technology transfer operations (planning agendas, scheduling meetings, preparing minutes, and following-up with team members on critical action items)
  • Coordinate internal program timelines and priorities with counterparts at Contract Manufacturing Organizations
  • Ensure identification and timely communication of CMC-related plans, critical path activities, program process, risks, issues and mitigations to CMC and program team
  • Maintain program-related CMC-specific documentation, including, but not limited to, program plans, timelines, budget and inventory
  • Proactively identify knowledge gaps and risks, and work with the teams and team leaders to develop mitigation plans
  • Assist cross-functional activities including hand-offs to various teams and presenting at project meetings
  • This position can be remote
  • What You Will Bring

  • B.S., with at least 5 years of relevant professional experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, including at least 2 years in relevant project/program management roles
  • Knowledge of cell therapy product development, specifically CMC functions, including familiarity with process development, analytical development and stability programs, manufacturing, and quality and regulatory requirements
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience leading cross-functional teams in a matrix environment, and ability to work collaboratively with others across functions and levels
  • Proficiency with Google Suite, Smartsheets or program management software
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to be successful in a fast pace, small, start-up environment
  • Ability to quickly adapt and learn new skills for shifting priorities
  • Flexible mind with the ability to think outside the box, creative approach to problem-solving
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a highly collaborative team environment, coordinate tasks across multiple projects to meet deadlines
  • Experience applying principles, concepts, practices, and standards of pharmaceutical project management
  • Advanced knowledge and skill with Smartsheets and other reporting and tracking tools

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

    To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or Arsenalbio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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    ArsenalBio was formed by its investors and scientific founders to discover, develop and commercialize curative and safe cellular therapies for patients with life threatening diseases, initially cancer.

    We believe the most productive and secure route to achieving this goal is to build scaled platforms of technologies challenged with scientific questions to yield informative data from hypothesis driven, well controlled experiments. These data will inform the design of ambitious, best-in-class, lead compositions. Our leads will be rigorously evaluated and honed until we are convinced our matured leads, called development candidates, can be prepared for testing in needy, and vulnerable patients.

    Our products will be designed to speed the transition of cell therapy from hospital-based to outpatient treatments, increasing access to more patients at lower cost to patients, health systems, and insurers.

    To achieve this mission, we are building diverse teams of talented, curious, and caring individuals who believe in our mission and our vision to be sustainable in our business plan, our work habits, and our personal lives.

    Our values create: a foundation for mutual respect, an engaging harmony from many voices, and unselfish behavior to aid our colleagues.

    This is ArsenalBio.
    This is our Company.

    Ken Drazan, MD
    Founding CEO


    Best in Class Health & Wellness Plans

    Flexible Office Hours

    Paid Parental Leave

    Healthy Kitchen Snacks

    Daily Catered Lunches

    Free Onsite Fitness Center

    Unlimited Vacation Days

    Generous compensation and equity packages

    Commuter Benefits