Global Project Director
Reporting to: Sr. Director Program Management
Job Profile

Who we are

Alentis Therapeutics is developing breakthrough treatments for fibrotic and rare diseases and associated cancers. The company’s lead candidates are monoclonal antibodies that are highly selective for exposed and non-junctional Claudin-1 (CLDN1). Non-junctional CLDN1 is a previously unexploited target with a unique mechanism of action that plays a key role in the pathology of kidney, lung and liver fibrosis, as well as solid tumors.

Alentis` lead therapeutic program, ALE.F02, has finished recruitment into a Ph1a study in healthy volunteers and is currently being developed for the treatment of advanced fibrotic diseases. ALE.C04 will enter clinical studies in oncology in 2023.

Position Summary:

  • The Global Project Director (GPD) is co-responsible for leading the Global Program Team. 
  • The GPD is on top of the overall development program to be strategic in planning, team management and process management. 
  • The GPD ensures strong alignment between project strategy and operational execution.
  • The GPD ensures the cross-functional teams operate effectively with positive Global Team dynamics.


  • Co-Leads the cross-functional Global Program Team
  • Ensures efficient teamwork and cross-functional integration.
  • Facilitates decision-making within the Global Program Teams and Sub-teams.
  • Challenges and motivates team members and identifies/resolves issues and conflicts.
  • Identifies optimal processes and tools enabling cross-functional and cross-project integration.
  • Identifies and manages the project risks.
  • Drives the development and implementation of the compound strategy together with multidisciplinary areas (e.g. preclinical, clinical, regulatory, CMC and commercial functions)
  • Manages the overall Drug Development Budget and Forecasts 


  • University degree in life sciences (preferable MSc, PhD) or equivalent
  • Prior experience in mono-clonal Antibody drug development
  • At least 8 years experience within the pharmaceutical industry (understanding of the scientific and business aspects)
  • At least 5 years experience in global drug development associated with thorough understandings of all aspects of drug development
  • At least 5  years experience within project management and /or working in cross-functional project teams
  • Demonstrated experience in working in an international, multidisciplinary environment
  • Advanced project management, communication, problem solving, and presentation skills
  • Strong planning and priority setting capabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, influence and work independently and effectively in cross-functional teams and matrix organizations
  • Fluent in English
Work location: Alentis Allschwil offices
Work permit: Swiss or EC nationality or adequate work permit 

If your profile matches the above description, please send your CV and motivation letter by email to