Senior Project Coordinator/Project Manager (temp)

Harpoon Therapeutics is a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company focused on the discovery and development of novel, proprietary T cell engaging biologic products (TriTACs) for the treatment of cancer with a focus on solid tumor malignancies. Harpoon has developed a unique T cell engaging platform – Tri-specific T cell Activating Construct (TriTAC) and has a robust pipeline of 3 TriTACs exploring the utility of this platform in ovarian cancer, pancreatic cancer, multiple myeloma and lung cancer. Harpoon expects to begin clinical testing for its lead ProTriTAC program targeting EpCAM expressing tumors, such as lung cancer early 2023.

Harpoon is led by an experienced management team and has raised more than $200 million from leading life science investors. Harpoon has a broad strategic relationship with AbbVie with whom there is a discovery research collaboration, and a license to option HPN217 (BCMA targeting TriTAC) for multiple myeloma. The company emphasizes a collegial, collaborative environment and has a strong record of scientific innovation, pioneering protein engineering, expertise in tumor immunology and clinical research.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual as Senior Project Coordinator or Project Manager. This individual will report into the Head of Program Management and play an essential role in supporting the Project Team Leaders (PTL) and project teams perform cross-functional drug development activities of pipeline products at Harpoon. You will support the development and execution of high quality, integrated cross-functional project plans for one or more products in support of the overall program strategy. In addition, you may be asked to lead and/or participate in special department, cross-functional, or team projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinate with project committee on all aspects of meeting planning: creating agendas, developing meeting decks, issuing minutes, and ensuring timely responses on deliverables.
  • Partner with Harpoon Project Leadership to communicate with external partners for scheduling governance and technical meetings; archive project-specific correspondences and files and maintain project timelines.
  • Develop and update administrative and organizational assets for future knowledge transfer such as onboarding checklists, team objective planning, timeline and vendor management templates, and new initiatives.
  • Implement best practices and ensure cross-functional alignment and accountability
  • Monitor and communicate progress and adherence to timelines
  • Identify and efficiently resolve issues, driving decisions, and tracking action items
  • Communicate cross-functional project information at project team meetings, governance meetings and to other stakeholders, as appropriate

Skills and Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in nursing, science or health related field required, PMP or other project management certification preferred but not required.
  • At least 3 years of drug development experience supporting project operations within a biotechnology or pharmaceutical environment.
  • History of motivating others to deliver to important milestones while maintaining a positive, transparent and collaborative team environment
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word)
  • Capable creating/updating detailed cross functional project timelines and to guide and align study team members in terms of planning and executing against the timelines
  • Ability to generate high quality meeting minutes and project materials, such as presentations, action trackers, budget and cross functional resource plans in conjunction with the PTL, team members and functional leads
  • Must display strong analytical and highly proactive problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, timeline-based environment