Clinical Project Manager (home-based)

€85000 - €90000 per annum
  1. Permanent
Frankfurt am Main, Hessen
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

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Hobson Prior currently have an opportunity working with a biopharmaceutical organisation who are committed to improving the lives of patients battling serious lung diseases. Our client is looking for a Clinical Project Manager to be home-based on a permanent basis in either Germany, Netherlands, Italy or Spain.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will act as the leader and coordinator for the management and execution of all clinical trial activities in Europe in compliance with GCP and all other relevant regulatory guidelines.
  • To effectively manage the cross-functional study team to achieve deliverables with high quality, on time and within budget through information-sharing, ongoing study team meetings/discussions and ensuring effective risk management planning.
  • Monitors study metrics to ensure quality and performance standards are met by vendors and assigned project staff.
  • Develops and manages detailed project plans and provides regular study status updates to senior management.
  • Manages vendors' adherence to contractual obligations including proactively recognizing changes in scope and collaborating with senior management to ensure timely completion of change orders.
  • Provides coaching/mentoring to assigned project staff (CRAs, and CTAs) by demonstrating leadership competencies.
  • Proactively identifies potential resource needs to management.
  • Establishes and maintains relationship with EU Investigators and site staff.
  • Partakes in the development and review of department SOPs and process improvement initiatives.

Key Skills:

  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to work successfully in a matrix team environment in a global setting.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as conflict management, time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills (MS Office, MS Project, PowerPoint).


  • A Bachelor's Degree (Masters preferred) in the life sciences, healthcare or related field is required.
  • A minimum of 10 years of clinical trial management experience within the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry managing the logistics of clinical trial execution.
  • Experience managing large and/or complex studies and project teams is preferred. Experience in respiratory and or orphan indications also preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience managing CROs and other specialty vendors is essential.
  • In-depth understanding of the drug development process and clinical trial execution, including ICH/GCP requirements and local regulations.
  • Fluency in English, with knowledge of other European languages a plus.
  • Able and willing to perform travel, estimated at 30 % with overnight stays (including trips to headquarters in Bridgewater, NJ, USA and trips to investigational sites in Europe).

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