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									                                                                                  Job Description - Project Manager

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                                           Job Description - Project Manager


LOCATION:               RTP NC
SUPERVISOR:             Senior Director, Project Management
SUMMARY:

The Project Manager will manage one or more projects that may be regional or global in scope. The Project Manager will
lead cross functional project teams to ensure quality deliverables that are on-time and within budget. The Project
Manager will be responsible for the planning of project activities, development of the project plan and reporting of
progress.

WCT Project Managers are 100% accountable for the success of their projects. It is the Project Manager’s role to drive
the entire project to a successful completion. They are responsible for planning, assessing risk, developing contingency
plans, and managing the budget and timelines to ensure the quality and timeliness of all deliverables. Project Managers
must ensure that all Standard Operating Procedures are adhered to during each phase of the project.

The project manager must clearly understand the scope of work for the project, the client expectations, and the
resources required to successfully complete a quality project.

The project manager will work with and coordinate the activities of personnel from other departments. The PM must
communicate effectively to establish and convey performance expectations for all project team members.

ESSENTIAL TASKS AND EXPECTED RESULTS:

        The project manager is responsible for managing the project scope of work and ensuring that timelines,
        deliverables and client expectations are met as agreed.

        The project manager is responsible for the development of a comprehensive project plan that is designed to
        establish project milestones and establish communication processes. The PM will work with core team members
        and other individuals from other departments to ensure delivery of a quality project.

        The PM will identify risks and implement contingencies as needed.

        The PM manages internal resources to ensure the appropriate management and delivery of the final work
        product.

        The PM tracks all studies activities and reports on the ongoing status of tasks to completion.

        The PM oversees all study activities from start-up to delivery of the final study report.

        The PM is responsible for assuring the quality of all work done on the assigned project by establishing quality
        control procedures.

        The PM must ensure adherence to all standard operating procedures.




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        The PM is responsible for the financial management of the project. The PM will strive to ensure that the project
        is delivered on time and within budget. The PM will identify scope changes and secure agreement from sponsor
        for payment before performing any out of scope work.


Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level
of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
     Proven leadership skills.
     Strong organizational management skills
     Clear understanding of best business practices with respect to project management processes and methodologies
     Strong planning, strategizing, managing, monitoring, scheduling, and communication skills
     Excellent written and verbal communication skills to clearly and concisely present information
     Strong interpersonal skills in a fast-paced, deadline oriented, and changing environment
     Excellent ability to handle multiple tasks and many administrative details in a fast-paced and constantly changing
     environment
     Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently
     Excellent self-motivation skills


REQUIREMENTS:
     Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences or healthcare discipline.
     Minimum 6 years experience of clinical research,
     Previous experience managing multi-center studies, preferably including international studies.
     Understanding of the principles of project management
     Thorough knowledge and understanding of ICH GCP and FDA regulations
     Proficiency in all MS-Office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
     Good oral and written communication skills with the ability to lead meetings
     Experience working in a team environment under time and resource pressures
     Ability to lead a project team
     Ability to travel as needed.




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