Do you have the passion to join a group whose mission is to pioneer the discovery of a new class of medicines to treat diseases unaddressed by today’s therapies? Does it excite you to be a part of a company with a focus on cancer and genetically-validated targets in other disease areas with unmet medical need? If yes, you may be a great fit to join Arrakis on our path to bring powerful new therapies to millions of patients.
Your Impact at Arrakis
The mission of Arrakis Therapeutics is to extend small molecule medicines into new realms of biology by discovering and developing compounds that selectively target RNA (“rSM”). By targeting distinct RNA structure/function relationships, Arrakis is generating drug candidates with novel mechanisms of action for molecular targets that are challenging to drug in disease areas with high unmet medical need.
The Project Manager will make a large impact on Arrakis’ mission through their leadership of program(s) that are emerging from our platform. This is an opportunity to translate the vision of our scientific programs into an actionable, operational plan. The scope of the role will include management of the development and execution of program plans, including timeline and budgets that align with corporate goals. Deep expertise in program management practices, tools, and methodologies are key requirements for this role. In addition, the ability to understand and drive drug discovery and development is critical to success in this position. The Project Manager will report to the Vice President, Business and Technical Operations and will work to establish a strong team environment that optimizes operational standards and cross-functional collaboration.
The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced start-up environment, leveraging a high degree of integrity, creativity and innovation.
Arrakis is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, military service, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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