We are looking for preclinical project manager

Nov 22, 2019


An exciting opportunity to dive in and begin your career with a company that have the ambition to be the leader in its domain. We will give you the mean to make your contribution highly impactful.

LNC Therapeutics is a French biotech company based in Bordeaux that develops microbiomebased therapies for impacting diseases. We have a pipeline of several projects at various stages of development, from early discovery to clinic. At LNC Therapeutics, we are committed to release the potential of the microbiome for patients with serious diseases by developing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. For this purpose, we harness live beneficial microorganisms inhabiting the gut to develop them as Live Biotherapeutics Products (LBPs) to treat complex diseases such as obesity and related metabolic disorders. LNC Therapeutics will continue to strengthen its pipeline through internal and external opportunities, aiming at becoming a leader at an international scale. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and manage project preclinical activities (in vivo, in vitro, discovery) in an integrated way through detailed project schedules 
  • Support projects that use internal and external staff, subcontractors and partners 
  • Establish partnerships with internal and external functional managers relevant to identify key deliverables and ensure alignment and accountability 
  • Support negotiation, decision-making and conflict resolution with external partners to achieve the objectives of the project and of the company 
  • Help the management team to make informed decisions 
  • Establish and manage collaborations  
  • Manage and prioritize the support of several projects at the same time if necessary 
  • Communicate results effectively 
  • Write project reports including appropriate risk analysis and clear conclusions 
  • Write and contribute to writing of grants and/or regulatory dossiers 


Education & professional experience 

  • PhD degree, pharm. D or equivalent 
  • Professional experience in the biotechnology field 
  • Fluent in English (oral and written) 
  • Minimum 3 years of project leadership / project management experience in the pharma/biotech industry leading projects and setting clear priorities  
  • Expertise in invitro and invivo pharmacology 
  • Experience in CRO management 
  • Knowledge of Drug Development with good understanding of activities relevant to the position including: Discovery, Preclinical, Clinical, CMC, and Regulatory 


Skills & Abilities 

  • Strong organizational skills, rigor and efficiency among others, for the management of research programs in a timely manner 
  • Good relational skills 
  • Good scientific approach for data analysis 
  • Deep scientific and technical background – required for data interpretation 
  • Strong English communication capabilities – oral and written – for documents reporting, teleconferences, and oral presentations 
  • Dynamic, motivated, with a strong team spirit 


Location: Bordeaux, France

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to

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