Project Manager

IXICO Description

IXICO’s mission is to improve brain health through the application of digital technologies. Established in 2004 and listed as a public company in October 2013, IXICO has firmly established itself as a trusted partner to the global biopharma industry, providing technology-enabled speciality services. Our neuroscience expertise in image data management and analysis provides specialist data analytics services used by the global Pharmaceutical industry to select patients for clinical trials, assess the safety and efficacy of new drugs in development and in post marketing surveillance. Our neurological disease focus includes Alzheimer's disease, Huntington's disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's.

Our integrated product offering covers every stage of clinical drug development through to post marketing surveillance and we continue to invest in infrastructure and innovation to support our ambitious growth strategy.  Our competitive advantage is our ability to improve the efficiency and value that our customers derive from collecting and analysing clinically meaningful, regulatory compliant data to make better informed decisions.

As the pharmaceutical industry looks to pave the way for personalised medicines, they will need to mine clinical trial and real-world data to tailor specific products to the individual patient.  IXICO is uniquely positioned to deliver these approaches by further innovating, customising and scaling our integrated digital platform.

And our people make all this happen.  We have a passionate, dedicated team, bringing together the essential skills needed to innovate and develop cutting-edge technologies, provide the support our customers need and enhance our service offering.

Reporting into

Senior Project Manager

Purpose of the Role

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 leads all project management activities, providing client support on assigned projects throughout the life cycle of a project with support from a Senior Project Manager, as necessary. The position coordinates all cross-functional activities to ensure quality and timeliness of project deliverables.

This is a key role within the 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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 be responsible for but not limited to:

  • 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

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required for the Role

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably business or life sciences) with strong academic performance or equivalent education or work experience.
  • Desired minimum of 2 years’ experience in a clinical project management role managing multiple projects of varying complexities across various clinical phases and project life-cycle
  • Sound understanding of clinical research phases, 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

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 (for full-time positions)
  • Extensive on-the-job training
  • Great team culture

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining IXICO as a Project Manager please send us your CV and covering letter by email to careers@ixico.com. We are looking forward to your application!

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