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Sr. Manager, Ops & Strategic Management, Enterprise Services

Company: Atara Biotherapeutics
Location: Thousand Oaks
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

The Sr. Manager, Ops & Strategic Management, Enterprise Services, will support managing the various projects, programs, and daily operations within Enterprise Services. This position works closely with the Enterprise Services Leadership Team and will have an immediate impact on productivity, streamlining strategic initiatives, overseeing project and program management, and communicating objectives between departments

Reports to - Vice President, Enterprise Services

Location - Thousand Oaks, CA

Travel - Minimal (<10%)


  • Serves as the liaison between Enterprise Services leadership, department managers, staff, and other Atara key leaders regarding the organization's climate, employee well-being, project and program updates, and progress towards goals
  • Support daily operations through collaboration with the Enterprise Services Leadership Team and department managers by creating and managing annual goals, KPIs, and a portfolio of work throughout the organization
  • Conduct the Enterprise Services Monthly Operating Review that shows progress on goals, measurement of KPIs, updates to the project portfolio, and identifying and tracking corrective actions for any performance gaps identified
  • Provide project management support and oversight of key Enterprise Services projects such as Atara COVID-19 program, Atara Return to Office project, and facility expansions


  • BS degree in Life Sciences (advanced degree is preferred)
  • 8+ years of experience with 5+ years of project and/or program management experience
  • Strongly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven experience organizing and directing multiple teams and departments in a matrix organization
  • Ability to diffuse work conflict without bringing it to the attention of the executive leader using strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong project reporting skills, with a focus on interdepartmental communication
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strategic mindset
  • Role model for Atara TRAIT values (Transparency, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Trust)

More about Atara Bio

We launched Atara Biotherapeutics in August 2012 to help patients with serious diseases and few therapeutic options. We are considered a leading off-the-shelf T-cell immunotherapy company (Nasdaq ATRA) developing novel treatments for patients with cancer, autoimmune and viral diseases.

We're proud of our team of 425+ Atarians co-located by design in 4 different locations including South San Francisco (corporate headquarters), Thousand Oaks (R&D and manufacturing headquarters), Zug, Switzerland (european headquarters) and a R&D site in the Denver, Colorado area. Our Southern California hub is anchored by a new 90,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art Atara T-Cell Operations and Manufacturing (ATOM) facility. Our mission - "Transform the lives of patients with serious medical conditions through pioneering science, teamwork, and a commitment to excellence."

Our vision - "T-Cell Immunotherapy for every patient, any time."

Atara offers a competitive benefits packages that includes medical/dental/vision benefits, life and disability, retirement and stock program, as well as a generous paid time off and wellness plan that supports the well-being of our staff. Visit to learn more.

Atara Bio is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and other lawful factors. In accordance with applicable law, the Company prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth), gender identity, expression or dysphoria, marital status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, transgender status or any other classification protected by federal, state or local laws or because of the individual's association with a member of a protected group or connection to an organization or group related to a protected group.We comply with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Atara Bio in the United States.

Keywords: Atara Biotherapeutics, Thousand Oaks , Sr. Manager, Ops & Strategic Management, Enterprise Services, Other , Thousand Oaks, California

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