General Information

Location: Cary, NC, Hamilton, NJ, Plymouth Meeting, PA, Remote

Organization: WIRB-Copernicus Group Inc

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The Associate Project Manager is responsible for the oversight of the more complex day-to-day administration and organization of client projects (working closely with the internal teams) to ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget and according to the agreed upon scope of work.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’s degree 

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE/REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • CAPM Certification desired.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Exposure to project management team environment required.  Must have at least one (1) year of demonstrated administrative experience supporting projects or programs in a regulated environment.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills required.  
  • Software development life cycle experience a plus
  • Knowledge of financial management a plus.  
  • Knowledge of project management software tools and management techniques a plus.
  • Excellent problem solving/decision making skills.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills with the ability to utilize technology and tools. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to lead through influencing and negotiating.
  • Strong facilitation and coordination skills.
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Attention to detail skills required.  Must take pride in work product results; strive towards 100% accuracy in work processes. 
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as, awareness of Adobe, Visio and MS Project and the ability to produce detailed reports and presentations using these tools.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Coordinate project management activities, resources, equipment and information to support client and Company for project/service solutions.
  • Liaise with internal teams to identify and define requirements and objectives. 
  • Work to ensure clients’ needs are met. 
  • Risk and issue management and reporting of projects.
  • Prepare project related and financial reports. 
  • Monitor project progress and handle issues as they arise. 
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all project members. 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports. 
  • Ensure standards and requirements of the project are met.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor. These may, on occasion, be unrelated to the position described here.

ABOUT US:
The pioneer of independent ethical review, WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG), continues to drive ingenuity in the clinical research space. Today, WCG’s solutions are built upon the foundation of ethical review, but have grown to include a suite of complementary services and technologies that expand the capabilities of the modern research professional. WCG delivers transformational solutions that stimulate growth, foster compliance, and maximize efficiency for those who perform clinical trials.