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Project Manager - Clinical Trials

Medical Research Network
Skokie, Illinois

Job Description

Project Manager - Clinical Trials

Project Manager

The Medical Research Network is a unique Clinical Trials Support Organisation looking to employ a full time, permanent, Project Manager to join our expanding team in Milton Keynes.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join a growing and dynamic team.

Role Objective :

To deliver MRN projects on time and within budget, and in accordance with international laws and guidelines

Maintain and enhance internal and external relationships with operational and commercial focus

Key responsibilities include :

  • Part of study team to include, Operations, nursing, VCMT, proposals and contracts (P&C), Pharmacy and Quality staff to plan, manage and monitor projects to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Supported by the PMO provide accurate and timely information to the PMGH, PMDir, clients and sponsors on overall project performance including both financial and operational aspects.
  • Under take activities as described below and participate in specific activities as defined in MRN PRATS project summary.

Additional responsibilities include :

Start up

  • Create a plan for each project for all individual projects to include an assessment of potential risks to the project delivery and a contingency plan. Use tools such as GANTT charts and he service detail check list.
  • Manage and participate in internal and external kick off meetings, with under standing of study objectives and customer requirements
  • Plan nurse training and execution of support documents in association with the Nurse Manager
  • Responsible for the creation and production of site support documents. e.g. VRF, SRF, POF supported by the PSA.
  • In association with VCMT, PMO, PSA and PA set up corporate systems and tools .e.g SMART, TEC, study tracking Project Plan spreadsheet
  • Attend sponsor/client meetings as required, minute meetings.
  • In association with VCMT, and PSA/PA define and procure required for the study.

Recruitment/ Ongoing studies and Study completion

Person specification:


  • Degree level education, or nursing equivalent, science/medical based subjects preferred


  • Minimum 3 years (4-5 years desirable) relevant experience to include sponsor/CRO, and or site clinical research experience
  • Proven effectiveness in leading a cross functional teams
  • Proven experience in planning and delivering projects on time and to budget

Technical Skills & attributes

  • Working knowledge of ICH GCP and appropriate regulatory laws and guidelines
  • Understanding of project financial management
  • Ability to multi task, problem solve and prioritise complex workload
  • Computer literate intermediate skills in MS office Excel, Word, Outlook, and MRN systems

Personal attributes

  • Professional and customer focused with positive outlook
  • Flexible with a can do attitude able to supervise and direct others but also under take hands on tasks when required
  • Able to work with and present top line overview and in depth detail of projects
  • Self driven with respect to professional development, and continuing education
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Competitive Salary, 401k, Private Healthcare, Bonus Scheme, Career Development

Please contact Emily Sissons for a full job description


Posted: 2019-03-27 Expires: 2019-04-26

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