Who we are:
Calico is a research and development company whose mission is to harness advanced technologies to increase our understanding of the biology that controls lifespan. We will use that knowledge to devise interventions that enable people to lead longer and healthier lives. Executing on this mission will require an unprecedented level of interdisciplinary effort and a long-term focus for which funding is already in place.
Calico is seeking an experienced Program Manager to play a key role in the operational management of Calico’s drug discovery projects conducted in close collaboration with Calico’s academic and industry partners. The successful candidate will interact with project teams and our collaborators’ Program Managers to facilitate project and resource planning, reporting and budgeting. The Program Manager will also contribute to the successful launch of new collaboration projects. Additionally, the Program Manager will partner with Finance to generate accurate short and long range forecasts for project expenses. The Program Manager will also contribute to the development of models for resource, financial and portfolio planning.
Applicants must have a BS degree in the life sciences and a MBA, plus at least 3 years of experience in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company in program planning and project management with an emphasis on resource and financial planning. She or he should have experience successfully managing programs with significant participation by external collaborators that involved the candidate’s close interaction with the partner. The ideal candidate will have exceptional organizational and analytical skills, strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a proven ability to promote collaborations.