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Senior Project Manager

Immunai

Immunai

Operations
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Monday, May 20, 2024

Description

About Immunai:

Immunai is an engineering-first platform company aiming to improve therapeutic decision-making throughout the drug discovery and development process. We are mapping the immune system at unprecedented scale and granularity and applying machine learning to this massive clinico-immune database, in order to generate novel insights into disease pathology for our partners - pharma companies and research institutes. We provide a comprehensive, end-to-end solution - from data generation and curation to therapeutics development, that continuously supports and validates the capabilities of our platform.

As drug development is becoming increasingly inefficient, our ultimate goal is to help bring breakthrough medicines to patients as quickly and successfully as possible.

About the role:

As a Senior Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role by promoting operational excellence of a team of data and software engineers, data curators, as well as computational biologists. You will implement project management best practices, and coordinate the strategic execution of infrastructure projects focused on big data operations, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and data capacity needs. This role offers a unique opportunity to drive innovation, enhance cross-functional teamwork, and contribute to the growth and success of our organization.

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

What will you do?

  • Oversee and manage all operations within the group
  • Support strategic planning and execution of infrastructure projects focused on big data operations, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and data capacity needs
  • Monitor and optimize the performance of existing infrastructure, track operational KPIs, propose upgrades and solutions to improve efficiency and capacity.
  • Support the deployment and adoption of internal processing and data warehousing products at different teams within the organization.
  • Provide best practices for project management and associated tools to enable the group and its members to execute with the highest level of excellence
  • Manage the group’s budget, timelines, and resources, coordinating closely with data and software architects and engineers and IT specialists
  • Facilitate collaboration across different disciplines, including a deep understanding of all activities, needs, and bottlenecks to ensure seamless technology integration and data accessibility.
  • Actively drive cross-functional project teams that work to optimize the pipeline to deliver against integrated, detailed plans
  • Document and manage risks, issues, and action items and document actions necessary to mitigate risks.
  • Identify operational roadblocks and provide swift decisions to help unblock processes for organizational objectives and timelines
  • Report on progress, challenges, risks and future plans to senior management and key stakeholders
  • Flexibility to accommodate meetings and collaboration across different time zones, including availability for afternoon hours twice a week, to ensure effective communication and coordination across continents.
  • The successful candidate will be reporting to the PM guild lead.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience in project management in an environment of software systems and computational pipelines - a must
  • Experience managing data-oriented projects involving data registry, data maintenance and data integrity - a must
  • Experience managing projects in the biotech space - an advantage
  • Academic degree in a relevant scientific domain, with familiarity with basic molecular/cellular biology - an advantage
  • Excellent or near-native English - a must
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively work in a multicultural team, collaborate with diverse stakeholders, and present complex information in a clear and concise manner
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience in managing cross-functional teams
  • Ability to analyze high-level processes and implement operational efficiency and excellence

Desired personal traits:

  • You want to make an impact on humankind
  • You prioritize “We” over “I”
  • You enjoy getting things done and striving for excellence
  • You collaborate effectively with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • You constantly challenge your own assumptions, pushing for continuous improvement
  • You have a growth mindset
  • You make decisions that favor the company, not yourself or your team
  • You are candid, authentic, and transparent

*Please note that when you apply for a position at Immunai, your application will be processed via our recruitment platform Comeet. You can read more about how we process personal data here:

https://www.immunai.com/privacy-policy/