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Clinical Project Manager (Home Based)
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US-MO-Kansas City
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Who are we?

We Are PRA.


We are 13,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives, and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting live saving drugs into the hands those who need them most.


Who Are You?

You are a natural leader with a passion for clinical development. You are organized, but flexible and adaptable to unexpected changes. You can easily envision the bigger picture, without losing sight of the day-to-day tasks. You can provide excellent leadership to not only your project teams, but also to clients. You are excited and enthusiastic. You motivate your teams to do great work and collaborate easily with your clients. You never settle for what is, but are always pushing clinical development forward to what it could be. You motivate others to do the same. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re more than an employee number. A place you love working.


Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we’d really like to meet you.


What will you be doing?

Long story short, you oversee the whole project. As a Project Manager (PM), you will be the primary liaison to your clients, ensuring questions are answered and issues are resolved. You work together with other project leaders and vendors to keep your project running on time and on budget. You will manage all project deliverables as well your project costs. You will provide feedback to your team throughout its entirety to help improve overall performance.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary liaison with clients.
  • Lead and direct cross-functional team leaders and third parties/vendors with some supervision and support.
  • Manages project contractual deliverables, including progress via metrics and adherence to contractual agreement time, quality/scope, and cost deliverables).
  • Participation and attendance in bid defense process.
  • Provide feedback on project team members’ performance to respective line-managers.
  • Maintain detailed understanding of each functional service area and lead multifaceted functional teams effectively with little supervision or support.
  • Develops in depth analysis and projections of project timelines and financials for senior and customer management with little to no supervision.


What do you need to have? 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in clinical research, including a minimum 2 years of full-service project management experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of this job, required
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree, required
    • Undergraduate degree with 7 years of experience in clinical research with at least 3 years as a full-service project manager, preferred, OR
    • Graduate degree with 5 years of experience in clinical research and at least 2 years as a functional team lead role or single service project management, preferred
  • English fluency (ability to read, write, speak)
  • Travel of up to 35-40% is required for this position. Exact amounts of travel will vary, pending client needs.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

LOCATION: This is a home-based position. Consideration will be given to candidates in the US and Canada.


PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.


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