Job Category: Clinical Operations
Job title: Project Manager
Contract type: Full Time Part Time
Experience: Intermediate Senior
Job Location: Zeist NL

Job description

We are looking for a self-starting, independently working Start-up Project Manager with a broad skill set to join the Project Management Team in the planning and set-up of projects within scope and budget and compliant with ICH-GCP guidelines, protocol and SOPs.

You will be based at our headquarters in Zeist or home-based anywhere in the EU. As part of our Project Management Team (15 people), you will directly report to a (Associate) Project Director.

Tasks and responsibilities

  1. Lead the cross-functional team during study start-up phase liaising directly with the Project Manager, core team members, local regulatory experts and the client;
  2. Serve as client’s contact for start-up processes and oversight;
  3. Monitor and control start up project schedule, budget, and scope;
  4. Proactively engage in both quality assurance and risk management planning activities to ensure project deliverables are met. Initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the start-up work performed on assigned projects;
  5. Develop study-specific documentation (in cooperation with the Compliance department);
  6. Report the progress made to the sponsor, the next level internally, and the MT;
  7. Provide input to proposals and budgets and play a role in bid defense meetings.

Job requirements

The ideal candidate has:

  1. Academic level of education, preferably in the biomedical field;
  2. A minimum of 6 years’ experience with Clinical Trials in the pharmaceutical and/or CRO industry and CRO experience is preferable;
  3. Preferably a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Start-Up Lead or Project Manager;
  4. Extensive multi-national study experience;
  5. Excellent command of written and spoken English;
  6. Excellent knowledge of legislation and regulations and ICH-GCP guidelines.

Furthermore, we are looking for a candidate with the following well developed skills and competences:

  1. Analytical and social skills and flexibility;
  2. Accuracy, self-motivating, self-starting, decisive with minimal supervision;
  3. Ability to work on several projects, retaining timelines and quality;
  4. The competences related to this function are: ownership, impact, overview, customer orientation, leadership, style flexibility, organizational sensitivity and financial awareness.

We offer

Our company culture can best be described as dynamic, open, co-operative, motivational, collegial, and inspirational. We set clear goals, work hard to attain them, and celebrate our successes

How to apply

Interested in this position? Apply below or send your CV and motivation to
If you have further questions you can contact Anne-May Derksen at + 31 (0) 6 5021 6943.


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