Associate Project Manager (Clinical Trial)

Advanced analytics. Intelligent insights.

IXICO plc (AIM: IXI), is a leading neuroimaging Contract Research Organization (CRO), delivering advanced Ai analytical insights in neuroscience to the global clinical trials market. Established in 2004, listed as a public company in 2013, IXICO has firmly established itself as a trusted partner to the global life sciences industry, supporting the development of new therapies for neurological conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis.

With our focus on neuroscience, our purpose is to advance human health by turning data into clinically valuable insights; helping our clients reduce clinical development risk and improve return on investment from their clinical development programmes. We achieve this by combining Ai machine learning imaging biomarker analysis, together with centralised neuroimaging CRO services to provide an integrated service covering every stage of clinical development through to post-marketing surveillance. We are committed to invest in continuously enhancing our validated and peer reviewed disease optimised machine learning Ai analytics services and our infrastructure and technology to support our ambitious growth strategy. Our people are empowered to enable us to achieve   our company goals and their own personal development through the “4A” values at the heart of our culture: Aspiration, Ability, Agility and Accountability.

To help us deliver our medical image analysis solutions to large clinical trials we are hiring an experienced Associate Project Manager in a full-time capacity.  In addition, IXICO will support the Project Manager to further develop their project management skills and knowledge by financially supporting them to undertake the APM Project Management Qualification.

Purpose of the Role

The Associate Project Manager will support the Project Management Team and contribute to the successful delivery of IXICO’s clinical trials, research studies and collaborations under the guidance and supervision of more senior team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities listed below are representative, but not exhaustive of the role. There may be some variation and/or development of these duties and responsibilities without changing the general nature of the role:

  • Assist Project Manager(s) with defined project tasks on an assigned portfolio to accomplish project deliverables, meeting agreed timelines and customer expectations and in compliance with IXICO quality and regulatory requirements.
  • Act as the main point of contact for sponsors, 3rd party vendors and sites as applicable on assigned projects, depending on the level of their experience.
  • Participate and provide updates during project team meetings.
  • Plan and coordinate internal/external project meetings, including preparation of agenda and minutes including assisting with kick-off and investigator meetings, where necessary.
  • Collate, review and compare information/documentation to improve quality and consistency.
  • Support internal development and improvement projects.
  • Maintain cross-training for other areas in clinical operations (e.g. site qualification, site management, image analysis).
  • Maintain internal project-specific documentation and files, ensuring compliance and audit readiness including assisting with drafting and/or internally auditing such documents
  • Assist with the evaluation, escalation and timely resolution of project level issues and queries.
  • Assist Project Manager(s) with project portfolio management activities, for example in the creation of project documentation, collation of reports, or monitoring, tracking and maintaining deliverables and timelines.
  • Assist Project team members during face-to-face and telephone meetings, tracking internal and external actions when the Project Manager is unavailable due to unexpected circumstances.

The Associate Project Manager may also:

  • Support bid defences
  • Support the SVP Operations or other senior team members with procedure development, filing or archiving

Qualifications and skills required for the role:

Essential

  • Bachelor’s degree (life sciences/technology) or equivalent scientific or analytical experience.
  • Must have acquired a good understanding of clinical research phases and the processes involved in the planning and management of a clinical trial.
  • Experience of working in an environment governed by SOPs and working within those SOPs.
  • Strong organisational skills and able to prioritise across multiple projects and stakeholders.
  • Experience with MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email.
  • Ability to collate, classify and perform simple analysis on information.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interface with multi-functional teams composed of clinicians, imaging scientists, software developers, and image technologists/analysts.
  • Detail and task oriented, with a strong focus on quality.
  • Ability to work independently with readiness to ask for support when required.

Benefits:

  • Competitive remuneration package including benchmarked salaries.
  • Staff Annual Bonus Plans and Annual Salary Review.
  • Generous employer pension contribution of 6%.
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 28 days with every year at IXICO.
  • Life Assurance of 4x annual salary.
  • Employee Benefits Portal, Perkbox offering various discounts in retail, food & drink, and entertainment.
  • Engaging and social environment, with fundraising and sporting activities and seasonal events such as Summer and Christmas parties.
  • Wellbeing initiatives such as eye tests, flu jabs, and Mental Health Awareness Training.
  • Employee Assistance Programme offering advice and support on a wide range of topics.
  • Hybrid working model pattern split between working at our vibrant head office in the City of London and remotely.
  • Reimbursement allowance to purchase equipment to support working from home.  
  • Generous employee referral scheme offering £2,000 for referring a successful candidate to the company.
  • Financial assistance for professional qualifications.
  • A company in an industry where your work has an impact every single day.

How to Apply

IXICO is working hard to create a representative, inclusive and empowered team, because we believe different experiences, perspectives and backgrounds make a better workplace, and ultimately better services.

IXICO doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class.

This is a great opportunity for a strong and experienced Associate Project Manager to thrive in an engaging and fast-paced environment, to make a difference on an everyday basis. 

If you think IXICO should meet you, please send us your CV and covering letter by email to careers@ixico.com or directly via LinkedIn. We are looking forward to your application. 

Please note that our entire business is operating under a Hybrid-Working Model, where employees are required to attend our London office 2 days a week. If you have got any questions about this please reach out to our careers team.

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