• Project Manager - Clinical Trials - Oncology (New Jersey)

    Job Locations (All) | US-NJ
    Posted Date 5 days ago(2/13/2019 3:00 PM)
  • Overview

    Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?


    Because we’re hoping you’re here for the latter.


    Who are we?

    We Are PRA Health Sciences. We provide innovative drug development solutions across all phases and therapeutic areas. But innovation just for the sake of innovation isn’t why we do it. Side by side with our clients, we strive to move drug discovery forward, to help them develop life-saving and life-improving drugs. We help change people’s lives for the better every day. It’s who we are. Innovating to help people is at the heart of our process, but it’s even more than that. It’s our privilege.


    We are 16,000+ 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.



    What will you be doing?

    Long story short, you oversee the whole project or a portfolio of projects. As a Project Manager, 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 projects running at optimal quality - on time and on budget - managing all project deliverables, with financial acumen and a risk mitigation mindset. As a project leader, you provide feedback to your team 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.
    • Manage 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.
    • Develop 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
    • Undergraduate or graduate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key responsibilities of this job, 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
    • Experience managing Oncology trials, required
    • English fluency (ability to read, write, speak)
    • Travel of up to 25% 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 position requires 2-3 days onsite per week at the client location in NJ. 


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


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