Program Manager (32-40 hrs p/week)

Program Manager (32-40 hrs p/week)

Published Deadline Location
8 Nov 19 Dec Utrecht
We are currently accepting applications for the starting position of Program Manager (32-40 hrs p/week)

Job description

Program Managers at Lygature are the key persons in the large research initiatives we facilitate as neutral enabler. A starting program manager contributes to one or more initiatives or projects in our portfolios which include data infrastructure, strategic asset sharing for new therapy development, regulatory innovation and neglected diseases. Together with professionals in communication, finance and legal, you will drive the success of the initiatives in which Lygature is the partnership management partner. These high-profile partnerships and initiatives are active at the forefront of science and innovation with the purpose to develop medical solutions for patients worldwide.

In this starting position you will, jointly with and guided by colleague Program Managers and our Scientific Leadership:

  • provide research and management support, making sure the Principal Investigators can focus on the science;
  • monitor the progress of the projects according to time-lines and come up with ideas to increase efficiency, cohesion and effectiveness;
  • ensure the project meets its goals and objectives and think of creative solutions to achieve results;
  • guarantee a high-level quality for all activities and output by interacting with Lygature communication, finance and business development colleagues;
  • have budget responsibility;
  • coordinate inter-partner relationships and activities. 

Specifications

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Requirements

  • have a PhD in a relevant area: a biomedical discipline, clinical setting or life sciences technology;
  • preferably though not compulsory, have one or more years professional experience in a relevant organization;
  • have a strong work ethic including the ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • can show excellent organizational and planning skills;
  • have outstanding interpersonal communication skills;
  • speak both Dutch and English fluently;
  • are able to meet deadlines, with a can-do mentality.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year, with possible extension.

We offer you a challenging and rewarding job in a unique environment for one year to start with. Working at Lygature will mean that you are part of a diverse team of highly qualified professionals who work at the intersection of science, business and society. Lygature promotes a growth mindset and stimulates personal development. Our offices are within walking distance of Utrecht Central Station at the Jaarbeurs Innovation Mile. Lygature is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. 

Employer

Lygature is a not-for-profit organization that drives medical innovations to address unmet medical needs worldwide. Current challenges in health care require collaboration across disciplines and stakeholder groups. Lygature provides partnership management for public-private partnerships that bring together academia, industry, health foundations and patients.

As an independent third party Lygature is a proud contributor to the success of many different initiatives, including the European Lead Factory, Health-RI, Oncode Institute, the Regulatory Science Network Netherlands and the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium.

Additional information

Pioneering medicine.
Together. 

Further information regarding this position can be acquired via Jorg Janssen, Managing Director Lygature (jorg.janssen@lygature.org).

Get to know us at https://www.lygature.org/ or follow @Lygature.

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Specifications

  • Research, Development, Innovation; Finance; Managerial positions
  • Economics; Health; Natural Sciences
  • 32—40 hours per week
  • Doctorate
  • AT Program Manager

Location

Jaarbeursplein 6, 3521 AL, Utrecht

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To apply, please send your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to Sigrid Rog. Only applicants who provide a letter of motivation will be considered in our selection procedure.

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Application procedure

To apply, please send your Curriculum Vitae and cover letter to Sigrid Rog. Only applicants who provide a letter of motivation will be considered in our selection procedure.

Make sure to apply no later than 19 Dec 2019 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).