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Project Manager

Are you:

• Looking for a new challenge?

• Looking to join a dynamic, fast-growing organisation?

• Looking to be a valued member of the team?

If so, we have a unique opportunity for you …………

The Medical Research Network are a Clinical Trial Support Organisation looking to employ a Full Time Project Manager for their Office in Chicago.

Role Objective: 

  • To provide operational leadership, direction and strategy to the project management group division. Generally and in the USA in particular.

  • Reporting to the CEO and part of the Executive Board and Management Team.  

  • Ensuring compliance with the operational regulatory requirements of a clinical trial support organization.

  • Ensuring that the organisation develops and adheres to a solid clinical governance framework.

  • Managing the cost centre to deliver profitability for the overall organisation.

  • Developing the international capabilities of the organization.

  • Lead cross functional teams to ensure global projects achieve standards of performance agreed with both sponsors and MRN.

  • Plan, manage and monitor projects to ensure they are delivered on time and within budget.

  • Develop effective relationships with sponsors and / or CRO to enhance the smooth running of the study and the opportunity for future business. 

To achieve these objectives a variety of other activities will have to be undertaken.  The PM will have to organise and run internal project meetings as these are the main places during which issues are raised, discussed and resolved.  Attendance and reporting status to external project teams and customer staff, generating relationships with key customer staff – especially PMs - to ensure NM and PMA have access to customer plans and tracking information.  Regular meetings with PMA prior to reporting to VP Nursing & Ops or management team to ensure plans fully updated and reports created.  Regular interaction with other internal groups for the provision of cost information, status of supplier contracts etc. 

Qualifications

Bachelor of science or liberal arts degree

Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years operations experience

  • At least 4 years project management experience

  • Experience in line management and team leadership roles

  • Experience of formal/informal teaching of staff

  • Working with a wide range of professionals including medical, nursing and management colleagues

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and proven ability to manage multidisciplinary teams across functions and international boundaries
  • Strong negotiation and diplomacy skills with the ability to coordinate interactions with both internal and external partners

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact caroline.wilkins@themrn.co.uk

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