Project Manager



Pleasanton, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024
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About Inscripta:

Inscripta® is a life science technology company committed to creating a cleaner, healthier, and more sustainable world through biomanufacturing. A global leader in genome engineering, our innovations are designed to unlock the full potential of the bioeconomy. We are committed to the continued development of critical technologies that enable scientists to bolster and expand domestic biomanufacturing, and spur new, safe, and secure biotech innovations. Inscripta supports partners around the world from facilities in Pleasanton, California.

We are seeking a Project Manager in our Pleasanton location.


We are looking for a rockstar Project Manager to orchestrate innovation. You'll wrangle cross-functional teams and cutting-edge technology to bring groundbreaking products to life. Partner with the technical leads and executive sponsors to establish, manage, and report on priorities, risks, resources, and schedules. This is your opportunity to spearhead groundbreaking product development initiatives.


  • Serve as project manager for the development of synthetic biology derived products utilizing the Inscripta Genoscaler® platform.
  • Work shoulder-to-shoulder with the technical leads and executive sponsors to identify and tackle any technical hurdles that could stall progress. Together, you'll be a high functioning team, ensuring the project stays on track to achieve its goals.
  • Be the project maestro. You'll collaborate with commercial teams, technical wizards, and leadership to manage a diverse mix of projects from initial concepts to commercial manufacturing, keeping everything moving smoothly.
  • Develop rock-solid project plans, schedules, and risk management programs. You'll track progress for a multi-talented team and keep a watchful eye on stakeholder needs.
  • Become a true problem-solver. Identify any conflicts in deadlines, priorities, or resources and find creative solutions to keep everything on track.
  • Be the voice of the project. Present clear and concise updates on project and platform progress to company leadership, keeping everyone informed and on the same page.
  • Leave your mark. Help refine Inscripta's product development processes, making them even more efficient and effective to meet the company's evolving needs.
  • PhD in biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, or chemical/bio engineering or related discipline with a minimum of 4 years of relevant industry experience; M.S. or B.S. with equivalent relevant experience.
  • Experience in development of new products in biotech or life sciences is required.
  • At least 2 years in a project management role is required.
  • PMP certification desired.
  • Demonstrated abilities to organize, plan, prioritize, and track complex, multidisciplinary development projects required.
  • Strong interdepartmental communication skills (oral, listening, written, presentation) are required.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to adapt in a fast-paced environment.
  • Preferred experience with biological processes technology transfer and contract manufacturing organizations.

Inscripta offers a competitive and comprehensive compensation package that includes the following: base salary, potential for an annual bonus incentive plan, rich benefits package, 401k plan with a match and an attractive equity program to all team members.

Join us and work with a cutting-edge organization developing first of its kind technology to deliver new bioeconomy-based products. At Inscripta, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, support it, and thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our innovation, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace because the more inclusive we are as a company, the better our work will be. Inscripta is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA.

Starting Salary Range: $ 135,000 - $151,000. The salary and job title for this opening will be based on the selected candidate's qualifications, education and experience level meeting the job requirements.

Salary Description
$ 135,000 - $ 151,000/year