Clinical Trial Project Manager (Early Phase)

Parexel International Corporation

Glendale, California

Parexel is looking for a Project Manager to join our Glendale, CA Early Phase Clinical Unit! In this role you would be accountable for the successful delivery of projects and programs by delivering on time, on budget, and to the highest quality while remaining compliant with ICH, GCP, and other applicable regulations. Project Managers lead the Parexel and sponsor teams by combining clinical research experience and project management skills with insight into sponsor pressures and an ability to develop the right solution for each. This requires in-depth business understanding, knowledge, experience, and flexibility to make informed and effective decisions independently. By providing overall leadership of EP clinical trials, the PM ensures the project teams achieve operational excellence and successful execution of the clinical operations and logistical strategy.

Your Activities: Owning the sponsor relationship and is responsible for sponsor communication Providing a central point of study contact and single point of escalation on behalf of the functional teams (clinical, data management, biostatistics, medical writing, logistics, contracts, finance, medical and pharmacovigilance) Maintaining a positive, results-orientated work environment, building partnerships and modeling teamwork, communicating to the team in an open, balanced and objective manner Leading team meetings on a regular basis with project team to ensure project objectives are met Ensuring the on-going communication to team members of the scope of work, timeline and project goals, technical information, and input from sponsor throughout the project including significant changes in resourcing, scope of work and timelines Leading regular meetings/calls with sponsor to ensure they are fully informed of project progress, proactive decisions / solutions and how the project objectives are being achieved Reviewing relevant materials (e.g. request for proposal, proposal, etc.) Preparing for Bid Defense Preparing monitoring and site management strategy Managing study start up activities Initiating the project following review of Lessons Learned to ensure current Best Practices are implemented Defining, planning, and providing oversight of site selection strategy Reviewing the applicable project contract/exhibit and provide comments as appropriate Reviewing initial budget to provide feedback Managing the set-up of the project team, overseeing request for resource, reviewing proposed team members for suitability, and managing any project team changes throughout the duration of the project Initiating and/or managing IRB/EC and RA (when applicable) approval process with relevant team members Organizing and leading the team internal kick-off meeting Organizing and lead Sponsor Initiation Meeting by establishing expectations for project delivery, communication, and sponsor specific metrics, etc. Overseeing set up and management of investigator payments Supporting enrollment team with patient recruitment plan and retention plan Coordinating and ensuring completion of process for study insurance Working with the Project Assistant to set up project-specific training as needed for team members Ensuring the project is progressing according to quality standards, SOPs, ICH-GCP and/or other guidelines to fulfill local regulations Coordinating monitors and vendors according to the monitoring plan/contractual obligations (as applicable) Preparing, participating in, and following up on audits/inspections Managing the project budget including providing input into revenue recognition, milestone payments and monthly pass-through invoices. Other duties as assigned QualificationsYour Skills: Ability to Lead a virtual team across locations and cultures Ability to negotiate and influence with diplomacy in order to achieve results Strong decision-making skills Problem solving and critical thinking Effective time management in order to meet daily metrics or team objectives Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication Self-starter and independent learning ability Strong presentation skills Ability to work independently and in a team environment

Your Profile: Bachelor’s degree in a science related field OR 6 to 8 years related work experience as a clinical research project manager Advanced degree preferred Approximately 2 years Project Management experience with Parexel OR 3 to 5 years related work experience in project management or related fields Experience Managing multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm, with attention to detail, strong customer focus In-depth understanding and experience in the clinical trial process Knowledge of guidelines, ICH-GCP and other applicable local and international pharmaceutical industry regulations Solid computer and internet skills including knowledge of MS-Office products such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Project

This role may be subject to government and/or customer requirements regarding vaccination against COVID-19 that are more stringent than Parexel policy. Accordingly, successful applicants may need to be either vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved religious or medical exemption. Employment is contingent on disclosure of your COVID-19 vaccination status and, if relevant, proof of vaccination.

EEO DisclaimerParexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


2022-05-24 00:05:25


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