Assistant Project Manager & Administration Specialist

Radius Health, Inc.

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Boston, MA

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Radius is a science-driven fully integrated biopharmaceutical company that is committed to developing and commercializing innovative endocrine and other therapeutics. Radius’ lead product, TYMLOS® (abaloparatide) injection, was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at high risk for fracture. The Radius clinical pipeline includes investigational abaloparatide injection for potential use in the treatment of men with osteoporosis; an investigational abaloparatide transdermal system for potential use in the treatment of postmenopausal women with osteoporosis; the investigational drug, elacestrant (RAD1901), for potential use in the treatment of hormone-receptor positive breast cancer out-licensed to Menarini Group; and the investigational drug RAD011, a synthetic cannabidiol oral solution with potential utilization in multiple endocrine and metabolic orphan diseases, initially targeting Prader-Willi syndrome.

Radius is looking to hire an Associate Project Manager & Administrative Specialist to work with our Captial, Strategy & Transactions team and the Office of the CEO.  


  • Coordinate and manage special projects, including working collaboratively with various functional groups to assure projects meet deadlines.
  • Collect and prepare information for use in discussions/meetings of executive staff and outside individuals.
  • Identify administrative needs for the team and initiate projects to support those needs.
  • Support team members in terms of calendar, travel, expenses, projects and priorities in a timely, detailed and organized manner.
  • Prepare/update presentation materials for meetings using Microsoft Office including but not limited to PowerPoint, Word documents, and Excel worksheets.
  • Make high-level contacts of a sensitive nature inside and outside the company. Handle details of a highly confidential and critical nature.
  • Maintain phone contacts and calendars to schedule and coordinate internal and external meetings.
  • Draft and edit correspondence, articles, reports and presentations; take and transcribe meeting notes.
  • Handle phone, email and postal mail inquiries and respond appropriately for team members as assigned.

Projects and Involvement: Representative Examples

  • Assist in the facilitation of consultant and vendor contracting for the team, as needed, including working with legal, procurement, and accounts payable.
  • Assist with processing consultant and vendor invoices, working with accounts payable.
  • Develop, track and maintain a group calendar will relevant meetings, timelines, milestones and events.
  • Assist with the onboarding and recruiting of new additions to the team.
  • Develop and participate in the preparation of internal and external communications materials for the group.
  • Support project work of CST team members, including conducting research and preparing presentations.


  • Experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to work independently, be proactive as well as handle on-going and impromptu requests
  • Able to manage conflicting priorities and urgent demands with a flexible attitude
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and collaborative
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong project management/coordination skills
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • PMP preferred
  • Software: MS Office Suite, including Teams, expense management, procurement systems, project management software

Work Environment:

The work is performed in a typical office environment with heavy computer duties.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. Frequent travel required.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to type, handle paperwork and sort, file or manipulate documents. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 

Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

Radius Health, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Radius Health, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.