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Senior Clinical Project Manager

Posted on Mar 17, 2019 by Hobson Prior

Zürich, Zürich Switzerland
4 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Hobson Prior is seeking a Senior Project Manager - Clinical Operations, for a medically guided non-profit organization led by an international group of surgeons. This Clinical Operations role will be based in Zurich on a permanent basis.


Plan and manage clinical studies within the framework of scientific and legal guidelines
Develop and adapt Clinical Investigation Plans, CRFs and documents for ethics commission
Prepare and coordinate, and if required, conduct site initiation visits, monitoring visits and site close- out visits
Evaluate and interpret the clinical data in collaboration with the Medical Statistician, the Medical Advisor and the Medical Writer
Evaluate the study data and prepare/develop the Final Study Reports
Compile and archive study documents, review study budgets and periodically inform the sponsor on quality-related study data
Assist in optimizing quality standards and SOPs
Act as the first entry point for scientific questions related to clinical studies
Manage and supervise the portfolio of all Trauma clinical studies
Control the overall sponsor's budget for clinical studies and support the sponsor in achieving its strategic goals
Prepare and/or coordinate the relevant reports (financial, progress) for the different sponsors
Define attendance at meetings with the sponsors
Representative of the own department in expert groups
Lead and coach a team of assigned Project Manager Clinical Operations (PMCOs) and clinical research associates (CRAs) during the entire project lifecycle, including resource planning and budgeting
Regularly review the performance of the employees, including annual review and target settings, and take necessary measures or actions if required


Education: PhD in a scientific discipline or related healthcare field or equivalent training and experience
Minimum 2 - 3 years of experience in clinical trial management in a pharmaceutical, biotechnology, CRO and or healthcare setting including prior monitoring or equivalent experience
Knowledgeable of clinical research operations, including interpretation and implementation of applicable regulations/ICH/GCP, ISO guidelines, is required
Demonstrates core understanding of medical terminology, methodological aspects of clinical trial activities
Ability to establish priorities, operate with a sense of urgency and collaborate (interpersonal, relationship management) with the study team, cross functional team members and external partners/vendors
Flexibility and customer-focused mindset
Demonstrates problem solving skills, self-motivated and adaptable to a dynamic environment
Flexibility and customer-focused mindset
Structured and organized approach and leadership skills
Minimum 1-2 years line-management experience
Professional fluency in English (German beneficial)

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