Sr. Manager/Assoc. Dir., Program Management

Retrophin, Inc.

Program planning

August 6, 2014

The Senior Manager, Program Management will report to the VP of Global Strategy & Program Management and will be responsible for supporting life cycle management and expanding indications and post marketing commitment for an approved compound.


  • Develops and leads cross functional project teams through the creation and execution of high quality Integrated Development Plans
  • Applies project management best practices in the development, initiation, planning, execution, control and closing of projects
  • Performs administrative tasks including creation and maintenance of project plan documents, meeting scheduling and facilitation, including agenda creation and tracking and communicating key decisions/action items
  • Actively communicates and manages relationships with functional area and cross-functional team members to promote understanding ownership and support of the project and facilitate key interdependencies, and keeps all stakeholders informed and up to date on project details
  • Represents, as internal champion, the teams and programs at senior management meetings; participates in or leads the project reviews
  • Responsible for project performance, risk management, administration, financial management and issue resolution for the project teams
  • This position will interface cross-functionally and globally on early development initiatives with groups including clinical development, regulatory, CMC, medical affairs and commercial organization


  • Advanced degree relevant to biological sciences and 7-9 years’ experience in life cycle management, late stage development, label expansion, and post-marketing commitments within biotech/ pharmaceutical industry are preferred
  • PMP certification is a plus
  • Understanding of preclinical and nonclinical development and regulatory requirements for NDA filing
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including expert competence in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project
  • Proven ability to develop and manage to complex project plans, timelines, budgets, and critical path is required
  • Must have demonstrated successful ability in building and driving cross-functional working teams for successful life cycle management and post-marketing development activities, negotiating, and gaining consensus in a matrixed and global organization
  • Possess excellent prioritization, resource planning, and communication skills, as well as the ability to share complex information with a diverse audience at all levels across the organization
  • Experience in orphan drug development is desired
  • Travel anticipated at 10-20%

About Retrophin:  Retrophin is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and marketing innovative therapies for debilitating and often life-threatening diseases.  We are dedicated to working in areas in which the biopharmaceutical industry has, to date, had limited interest or effectiveness.  We maintain a focus on patients, working with doctors and patient advocacy groups and seeking to understand their distinct needs.

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  • Company Retrophin, Inc.
  • Contact Name Fazela Mohamed
  • Email
  • Position Location Carlsbad or Cambridge, CA or MA
  • Minimum Required Education Master's Degree
  • Minimum Preferred Education Master's Degree
  • Minimum Years Experience 7
  • Career Level Manager
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