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ICOS Corporation

Project Manager, Pharmaceutical Product Development

Location(s): Seattle, WA

Company Overview

ICOS is a leader in the discovery and development of breakthrough, proprietary products with high commercial potential for the treatment of serious medical diseases. The company’s leading product, Cialis® (tadalifil) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, recently received US FDA approval and is currently launched in over 50 countries worldwide.

If you are an experienced Project Manager with pharmaceutical industry experience, particularly in the area of cross functional project management and want to work in a fast-paced environment of a growing company, then consider ICOS.


The Project Manager is responsible for coordinating and managing project details within the Product Development Team to help with achieving goals in a time and cost efficient manner. This includes:

  • Creation and maintenance of detailed integrated project timelines, follow-up, tracking, forecasting, reporting, and facilitating communication and decision-making processes between team members, external resources and Project Team Leaders.
  • Preparation of rolled up timelines and project status summaries to support quarterly project reports.
  • Development and administration of project budgets and timelines.
  • Interaction and coordination with all functional groups associated with the project: clinical, research, finance, regulatory, external contractors and senior management.
  • Driving critical decision making processes and facilitating consistent communication across all team members.
  • Active participation in team meetings to ensure all project efforts are coordinated between all team members.


  • Minimum BA/BS degree in a scientific discipline with relevant scientific/medical/manufacturing experience.
  • Experience in both CM&C; and clinical project management and late stage drug development through product approval is essential.
  • Previous project management background in a biotechnology or pharmaceutical environment is required.
  • Knowledge and understanding of roles and detailed job responsibilities of each functional area including Regulatory, Compliance, Clinical, Manufacturing, Development etc.
  • Ability to work and influence across reporting lines and functional areas is critical.
  • Experience in working effectively with corporate partners.
  • Extremely detail oriented, yet able to succinctly and effectively communicate key details.

ICOS offers a highly competitive compensation package and a friendly, collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievement.

For immediate consideration visit www.icos.com and apply directly for this position or email kfenstermacher@icos.com highlighting the position in the subject line.

Learn more about ICOS’ philosophies, attributes, financial information, and more by visiting our web site at:

ICOS Corporation
Reference Job Code: 1634TS0404

Email: kfenstermacher@icos.com

ICOS Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Submitted: 04/13/2004

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