Project Manager

Project Manager2018-09-12T15:03:35+00:00

Reporting into:

  • VP Programme Management

Direct reports:

  • None

Role Requirements:

The Project Manager role is responsible for the successful delivery of a portfolio of projects in IXICO’s clinical trials, research studies and collaborations. This role leadsall project management activities, providing client support on assigned projects throughout the life cycle of a project with support from a Senior Project Manager or an Associate Director, as necessary. The position coordinatesall cross-functional activities to ensure quality and timeliness of project deliverables.

This is a key role within the Global Operations Team ensuring successful delivery of projects, achieving targets and continuous improvement. Key deliverables include:

  • meeting key delivery metrics within the Project Management team to internal and external customer expectations
  • meeting targets for revenue on applicable projects

The Project Manageris responsible for:

  • Functioning as the main point of contact for clients, sites and vendors on all assigned projects, throughout project lifecycle from start-up through close-out
  • Developing and implementing project plans and timelines via internal and external kick-off meetings ensuring agreement by all parties
  • Coordinating cross functional teams (including external 3rd parties/vendors when necessary) to ensure efficient processing of project requirements
  • Provide project updates to clients on a regular basis, including conducting routine client teleconferences and maintaining accurate meeting minutes
  • Revenue forecasting, milestone and invoice tracking and coordinating budget updates for change orders on assigned projects
  • Escalating issues to management, including delivery related risks, as appropriate and leading on timely resolution of CAPAs
  • Meeting project management metrics on assigned projects, including quality, compliance, KPI and revenue objectives
  • Ensuring project(s) audit/inspection readiness at all times
  • Maintaining project documentation and ensuring compliance with SOPs and regulatory requirements

The Project Manager may also:

  • Develop presentations for investigator meetings and kick-off meetings and travel independently when required
  • Provide input into project management process improvements
  • Provide input to proposals, as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably business or life sciences) with strong academic performance or equivalent education or work experience. The ideal candidate will have a neurosciences background.
  • Sound understanding of clinical research phases (2-4), processes, regulations and guidelines involved in the planning and management of a clinical trials and the application of these in day to day responsibilities in a regulated environment, as necessary
  • Demonstrated ability to provide deliverables accurately, on time and on budget across all assigned projects

Desirable:

  • Desired minimum of 4 years’ experience in a clinical project management role managing multiple projects of varying complexities across various clinical phases and project life-cycle

Other:

  • Must be highly organised and motivated with strong problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in teams and in a highly regulated environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with co-workers, managers and clients
  • Demonstrated ability to present to substantial audiences in person and remotely
  • Strategic awareness and an ability to consider the longer term impact of decisions
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office software applications and in clinical data management systems
  • Up to 10% travel

Benefits

  • Competitive annual salary depending on experience
  • Enhanced pension contribution
  • 25 day annual leave
  • 5% discretionary annual bonus

How to Apply

To apply for the post listed above please send us your CV and covering letter by email to careers@ixico.com specifying the role you are interested in.

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