Clinical Project Manager

£400 - £420 per day
  1. Interim/Contract
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  1. Clinical Operations, Project Management

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Hobson Prior are currently working with a leading biotech organisation in Cambridge who are seeking a Clinical Project Manager to join their expanding clinical team on a contract basis. You will have the opportunity to work across multiple rare disease therapeutic areas, using your clinical trials management expertise to progress the organisation's exciting development portfolio.

Job Responsibilities:

  • You will manage the conduct of the organisations clinical trials from study design to close out (regional and global level).
  • Ensuring the quality and scientific integrity of assigned studies in a Risk-Based Study Execution model.
  • Performing risk assessments and developing risk mitigation plans to support study delivery.
  • Contributing to development of Request for Proposals and participating in selection of CROs/vendors.
  • Developing and maintaining study budgets.
  • Vendor management for assigned studies.
  • Setting up and coordinating Investigator Meetings.
  • Tracking and communicating study status and issues to ensure project team goals are met.
  • Contributing to the writing and review of clinical study documents (protocols, informed consents, case report forms, monitoring plans and clinical study reports).
  • Providing input into cross functional documents (e.g. Safety related documents, Protocol Deviations and Issue Escalation processes, External Service Provider Oversight Plan, Filing and Archiving Plan).
  • Representing as the primary point of contact for CROs, addressing questions and applying knowledge and expertise to resolve problems.
  • Supporting the preparation of interim/final clinical study reports.
  • Contributing to publications (abstracts, presentations, and manuscripts).
  • Contributing to the clinical team's process improvement initiatives.

Key Skills:

  • Ability to resolve problems using national and international regulations, guidelines, and investigator interaction.
  • Strong project planning/management and effective communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, decision-making and organizational skills.


  • Life Science BSc or PhD qualification.
  • A minimum of 5 years clinical study management experience in the pharmaceutical or biotech industry or equivalent.
  • Proven experience managing global Phase II/III clinical studies from start-up to database lock.
  • Experience in innovative trial design, adaptive trial design.
  • You will have an interest/experience in rare disease biology, clinical unmet needs and current treatment paradigms.
  • Interest in the application of digital technologies in clinical trials.
  • Thorough up-to-date knowledge and understanding of ICH GCP, FDA and EMEA regulations.
  • Experience in oversight of external vendors (CROs, central labs, etc.) essential.

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If you are interested in learning more or applying to this exciting opportunity, please complete the form below and attach a copy of your CV. Alternatively, for further details or to talk directly to a life sciences recruitment specialist, please request a call back at the top of this page.

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