March 23rd 2021

Caprion is seeking a Program Manager to organize and coordinate scientific programs. The Program Manager provides strategic guidance to teams and Principal Scientists to align with the company’s objectives.

Mission Description

  • Provides support at the project-level activity to ensure the program goals are met by providing a decision-making capacity that cannot be achieved at project level;
  • Provides the Principal Scientists with a program perspective when required, or as a sounding board for ideas and approaches to solving project issues that have program impacts;
  • Monitors overall project objectives, milestones and timetables for achieving intermediate and overall project goals;
  • Identifies and manages cross-project dependencies and provides support in prioritizing projects when needed;
  • Sets review dates to ensure that projects remain on target;
  • Proactively assesses program performance; Will coordinate and monitor progress across all projects and establish a formal reporting structure for overall program progress;
  • Develops and monitors deadlines and budgets overall for program milestones;
  • Helps resolve issues and initiates appropriate corrective actions (or interventions) wherever gaps in the program are identified;
  • Performs tracking of deliverables in conjunction with client and internal customers;
  • Supports ongoing teleconferences with the client, managing the agenda and meeting minutes;
  • Provides timely notification to all appropriate parties with deviations from timelines and/or deliverables;
  • Conducts regular communication with team members, formal and informal, regarding study status or any other changes;
  • Performs capacity planning for upcoming programs (as well as projects).

Candidate profile


  • Scientific background (i.e. MSc in life science)

Main Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in a CRO or in biotechnology as a Project Manager;
  • Excellent multitasking and tracking skills;
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems;
  • Knowledge of the immune monitoring field;
  • Knowledge of industry standards for the conduct of analytical studies;
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements for the conduct of analytical studies in support of clinical trials (exploratory vs secondary/primary endpoints);
  • Ability to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams;
  • Excellent knowledge of project management and budgeting;
  • Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the program;
  • Proficiency with Excel;
  • Fluent in English, French is an asset.


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