Regional Clinical Project Manager (w/m) - Lisbon - Portugal
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The Chiltern Source department is currently seeking a Regional Clinical Project Manager to work full time for our top client a leading pharmaceutical company based in Portugal (near Lisbon). Available October 2016, candidates will be permanently employed through Chiltern to provide their services to a global pharma company.
Responsible for protocol related targets, objectives and commitments regionally.
Leads protocol teams to high performance; supports and interacts directly with CRAs to manage site level activities, interacts and communicates closely with CRM and COM for country timelines and deliverables, and escalates appropriately to CRD to drive efficient study start up, trial execution and closeout across the region.
Responsible for meeting regional targets and objectives for assigned protocols. Drives and tracks protocol deliverables, timelines, trends and performance to meet regional commitments in partnership with countries. It is critical the RCPM manages trials proactively; identifies risks and opportunities early and lead, analyse and prepare mitigation plans and escalate to management.
Must make decisions independently to ensure trials are successful and executed in a compliant and timely manner, with support from regional leadership for key decisions to ensure regional commitments are met. Provides input to shape regional strategy
Acts as primary point of contact between HQ and country operations in trial coordination and communication. Partners closely with HQ functional areas and builds meaningful relationships and networks. Requires careful coordination and alignment with the regional and broader organization.
Interacts and communicates effectively in a culturally diverse remote virtual environment. Facilitates protocol-specific information sharing and best practices across countries. Provides protocol related training and expertise in the region.
Coordinates protocol related HQ documents and oversees availability of HQ deliverables and supplies for countries. Collates CTA and other submission documents for the region as applicable. Updates and monitors clinical trial related systems and other protocol tracking tools as needed. Coordinates investigator's meeting activities.
Builds a collaboration spirit in a virtual environment and across countries, cultures and functions.
Master of Science or Medicine (or comparable). 8-10 years clinical research experience. Extensive project management experience required. Expert operational knowledge of how clinical trials are conducted and strong scientific operational understanding. The position requires the ability to follow established processes and protocols and coordinate effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Proven extensive experience with project management with demonstrated success required. International experience will be valued. Excellent communication, educational/pedagogic, interaction, collaboration and organizational skills Strong ability to lead and coordinate protocol teams to high performance across the region. Requires that the individual has ability to work with a wide range of people across countries in a culturally diverse and remote virtual environment. Requires robust team building spirit with country operations. Fluency in English is required
If you are interested, please send your current please send your application to and refer to the following job reference: RCPM