General Information

Location: Plymouth Meeting, PA, Remote

Organization: WCG

Job Type: Full Time - Regular

Description and Requirements

The 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 in related field and/or 3 to 5 years related experience in a clinical project management environment (CRO, pharmaceutical company, or other centralized service provider used in clinical studies) or the equivalent combination of education, skills and experience to perform the job.
CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSE/REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • PMP Certification desired.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Proven project management experience.  Must have at least three (3) years of demonstrated experience managing all stages of project-life cycle, from developing complete project plans and executing the management and implementation of those plans on time and within budget.
  • Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience recommended.
  • Experience with software development life cycle
  • Must have experience working on software that is highly regulated
  • Strong financial acumen required.  Demonstrated knowledge of financial management and forecasting skills.  
  • Knowledge of project management software tools and management techniques.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to manage, motivate, and integrate a team.
  • 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 to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and service. 
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills.
  • 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.
  • Ability to multi-process, delegate project tasks.

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.
  • Ability to work in both a waterfall and agile environment

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.