Senior Director - R&D Strategy and Operations

MOMA Therapeutics

Massachusetts, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Post Date: 02/20/2021
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  • Company Address: 215 First Street, Suite 150, Cambridge, MA, 02142

About MOMA Therapeutics

We’re on a mission to unlock molecular machines by understanding and respecting their complexities. We’ll be working incredibly hard to discover their untapped potential because we believe they are the key to delivering the next generation of precision medicines. We are unapologetically scientific, and we know this will help us achieve our mission to get new medicines to people in need. We’ve removed the bureaucracy and believe having a teammate’s back is critical to our success. You see, MOMA isn’t your typical biotech company. We are drug discovery professionals, industry specialists and scientific experts. More importantly, we’re collectively unstoppable.

Job Description

Imagine joining a company where you…. 

  • Will be part of an experienced and resilient team that is collectively unstoppable, trusts one another, and selflessly collaborates 
  • Will work with incredible humans who are committed to the discovery of transformative medicines for cancer patients 
  • Are needed… because patients are counting on you 

About MOMA Therapeutics 

At MOMA Therapeutics, we are motivated by a single common goal, to discover and develop innovative new medicines for patients through our singular focus: the therapeutic targeting of molecular machines.  


In this role you will… 

  • Develop and implement R&D strategy, guiding the shape of the portfolio, and helping to design and manage an approach to tracking and ensuring appropriate allocation of resources across programs 
  • Act as the key contact for program related information and for obtaining and maintaining a comprehensive knowledge of program scope, deliverables, timelines, status and key risks and mitigation strategies 
  • Drive high performing, cross-functional teams to promote effective communication and ensure integration and alignment of internal subject matter experts via team meetings and program updates 
  • Facilitate discussions around structuring complex problems, synthesizing the findings, developing creative solutions, making logically supported recommendations, and facilitating decision-making sessions 
  • Conduct preliminary commercial assessments for MOMA’s major programs and validate key assumptions about competition and potential market 
  • Lead the development of R&D long-range strategic planning, in close collaboration with the finance, R&D, LT, and Human Resources 
  • Lead the development of supporting analyses and insights related to key, ad-hoc strategic initiatives including market / competitive landscape assessments, financial analyses, benchmarking, etc 

About you… 

  • You have extensive industry related experience in R&D operations, program management, clinical development, new product planning, commercial assessment, corporate development and/or research 
  • You most likely have an advanced degree; a science background is required 
  • You may have spent time in management or strategy consulting. 
  • You are an open communicator and know how to leverage your strong EQ, organizational savviness, and collaboration skills to lead and develop alignment across all teams within the organization 
  • You work hard, you are kind to others, and you enjoy being a part of a kick-ass collaborative team that gets shit done 

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.