Senior Program Manager

Job Description

Job Title:             Sr. Program Manager

Reports To:          Director Program Management

Location:               Boston, MA

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director, Program Management, the Sr. Program Manager will be responsible for managing the global cross-functional development teams, from early stage to late stage activities including supporting NDA/MMA filing and launch.

Responsibilities (may vary):

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and drive cross-functional team for late stage clinical development programs of odevixibat.
  • Drive the generation and execution of cross-functional development plans and identify critical path activities.
  • Author risk management plan, with the development team to identify assumptions, risks, alternative scenarios and facilitate solutions to potential obstacles and challenges.
  • Review and report team and functional progress against agreed program goals.
  • Contribute to program and study documents (timelines, project plans, IB, protocol, other regulatory documentation).
  • Own development team meetings, including creating agendas, capturing meeting minutes, ensuring the completion of action items, and tracking deliverables.
  • Ensure effective and transparent communication within teams, across functions, through sub-teams, and to key stakeholders throughout the organization, including senior management.


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 7 years’ experience in a program management role in biotech/pharma industry; Master’s/MBA and a minimum of 5 years’ experience.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the drug development activities.
  • Prior experience in identifying critical path activities, risks, and creating contingency plans.
  • Prior experience in managing a cross functional project team, minimally through an IND/CTA, ideally through later stage development (phase 3 program).
  • Excellent communication skills, able to effectively inform key stakeholders and management of the status, issues and solutions.
  • Proficient with MS Project.
  • Proven experience in influencing others and bringing teams together to make decisions.
  • Clinical development and/or regulatory experience with late stage programs (phase 3) and NDA/BLA filings a plus


Equal Opportunity Employer

Albireo Pharma, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law.

All applicants should be legally entitled to work for any employer in the U.S.

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