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Manager, Medical Affairs Operations

Medical Affairs | Mountain View, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Company Overview

ChemoCentryx is a biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing novel therapeutics to treat autoimmune diseases, inflammatory disorders and cancer, primarily focused on orphan and rare diseases. ChemoCentryx balances a passion for science with the deep-seated belief that patients suffering from serious diseases deserve more than incremental improvements to the length and quality of their lives.

As a clinical-stage company with a broad portfolio in multiple therapeutic areas, ChemoCentryx pushes beyond “good enough” and strives for a totally new way of healing.


Position Overview

The Medical Affairs Operations Manager will provide organizational development, communications and project management expertise for key cross-functional medical affairs initiatives, including general organizational and senior leadership/executive team initiatives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Initiate and implement a cohesive project management operations framework for process efficiency across all functions within Medical Affairs
  • Operates as an internal consultant/partner to the Director Medical Affairs and Medical Affairs team
  • Evaluates business processes and organizational initiatives to determine the appropriate organizational interventions (i.e. communications strategies) to meet organizational goals
  • Track key metrics for measuring progress of each project
  • Communicates regularly with internal stakeholders ensuring project plans are on track
  • Liaise with Finance Business partners to align monthly reporting and quarterly forecasting
  • Manage the routing of new and revised SOPs for review and approval
  • Collaborate with training administrators to ensure Medical Affairs role based training are developed, assigned and completed in a timely manner
  • Foster effective and compliant working relationships and collaboration with key external stakeholders



  • Minimum 4 years project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business and/or Science, or related field
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and aware of larger business needs/implications
  • Expert with the Microsoft Office suite of products including Excel and PowerPoint  
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and interdependently in cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate business processes and solutions
  • Ability to collaborate in a fast-paced and evolving professional environment