Senior IT Project Manager

IT Hayward, California


Company Description

Eikon Therapeutics is a new biopharmaceutical company employing revolutionary technology at the intersection of chemistry, engineering, computation, and biology to discover novel treatments for life-threatening diseases. Eikon’s discovery platform is built on groundbreaking innovations from its founders (Nobel Prize, 2014), culminating in the creation of microscopes which enable real time, molecular-resolution measurements of protein movement in living cells, thereby unlocking otherwise intractable classes of proteins as drug targets.


The Senior IT Project Manager will be responsible for managing the implementation of Computer Systems supporting the Drug development programs. This position will be part of the IT Clinical Development System team and report to Sr Director Clinical Development Systems.

About You

You can successfully manage multiple concurrent projects. You’re self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented while possessing excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ideally you will be able to collaborate across diverse disciplines and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

What You’ll Do

  • Create project plans including key milestones and resource allocation plans for IT systems projects for Clinical Development (e.g. Clinical Operations, Quality, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, Biometrics departments).
  • Build and maintain project communications including meeting minutes, status reports dashboards, and project documentation and records.
  • Understand and communicate project risk; Lead cross functional teams Control projects so key deadlines are met, decisions are made promptly, and risks and issues are managed.
  • Lead team meetings, create agendas, keep minutes, and drive actions to completion.
  • Serve as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy.
  • Coordinate project activities and communications from end users all the way to our vendors’ implementation team including project schedule, team member roles, action items, status reports, meeting notes, configurations, migrations, testing, training and documentation.
  • Drive successful rollouts of new systems/technologies & major enhancements in the Clinical Development business function to Eikon employees, consultants and partners as required.
  • Coordinate requirements, meetings and deliverables between internal business teams and third-party vendors.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop repeatable project management processes to implement GxP (CFR Part 11 compliant) IT systems.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a combination of education/work experience.
  • PMP Certification is highly desirable.
  • 8+ years of IT project management experience.
  • 2-4 years of experience managing GxP (CFR Part 11 Compliant) SaaS implementation projects in BioTech industry with applications such as MediData Clinical Applications, Oracle Argus, Veeva Vault.
  • Track record of successful project delivery with multiple concurrent GxP projects.
  • Excellent customer service.
  • Collaborative skills in working with a wide range of users.
  • A keen interest in building tools and creating best practices for business teams.
  • Documentation of process flows, functional designs and system configurations.
  • Planning and scheduling timely completion of projects.
  • Self-starter with the ability to act and operate independently.
  • Natural curiosity to take on new challenges and responsibilities.

At Eikon, employee compensation also includes bonus and equity compensation, in addition to several generous benefit programs, including:​

  • 401k plan with company matching​
  • Medical (premiums covered by Eikon at 95%), dental and vision insurance (premiums covered by Eikon at 100%)​
  • Mental health and wellness benefits​
  • Weeklong summer and winter holiday shutdowns​
  • Generous paid time off and holiday policies​
  • Life/AD&D Insurance (premiums covered by Eikon at 100%) and optional supplemental employee-paid life/AD&D policies ​
  • Enhanced parental leave benefit​
  • Daily subsidized lunch program when on-site​

The expected salary range for this role is $124,000 to $143,000, depending on skills, competency and the market demand for your expertise.

Eikon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment.

In accordance with the Company’s duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace, the Company requires all employees to be Fully Vaccinated with one of the FDA approved COVID-19 vaccines, which includes those vaccines that have received the FDA’s emergency use authorization. You will be expected to be Fully Vaccinated as of your Start Date. If you believe that you are exempt from this requirement under an applicable law or regulations, including Americans with Disabilities Act and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, you will need to contact the Company’s Human Resources group. For purposes of this section, Fully Vaccinated means (i) the completion of the vaccination regimen as approved by the FDA (by way of example, 2 doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine and 1 dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine), and (ii) timely receiving booster vaccination, as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

We are currently not accepting any new third-party agencies or firms at this time. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website, employees or Human Resources. Eikon Therapeutics will not pay fees to any third-party agency or firm associated with unsolicited resumes.