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PMO, Manager

InClin Remote, OR

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
InClin is searching for an experienced Project Management Office (PMO) Manager with a minimum of 5 years relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO managing global projects. The right candidate will have a minimum of 4 years as a PM or project team leader with experience as a line manager.

Job description / summary
The Project Management Office (PMO) Manager reports to the Head of the Project Management Office and is mainly responsible for the management of the Clinical Trial Assistants (CTAs), including resourcing, onboarding, training, and managing the CTA team. The PMO Manager is responsible for establishing, maintaining, and training on all CTA processes and standards, ensuring consistency with Project Management Institute (PMI) practices, as delegated by the Head of the PMO. The PMO Manager will also serve as a PM or CTA on clinical trials. The PMO Manager should be proficient in communicating and collaborating with all business units in the company, vendors, team members, Investigators, and sponsors. The PMO Manager must be able to work both independently but also as a team leader and team member. 

The main responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:
  • Serve as line manager for Clinical Trial Assistants (CTAs)
  • Serve as a Clinical Project Manager and/or CTA as needed
  • Lead interdisciplinary, cross-functional project teams
  • Create and/or improve upon current CTA tools and processes, including templates, and implement those throughout the company
  • Establish and implement standards with CTAs and potentially other Project Managers (PMs)
  • Lead problem solving and issue resolution
  • Develop proactive efforts that include management of risk, contingencies, and issues
  • Aid in the professional development of CTAs and other staff as requested 
  • Support CTAs, PMs and Project Teams in delivering client projects on time, within budget, within scope, and with an acceptable level of quality
  • Facilitate/consult on planning and managing of projects
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred MBA and/or Master’s Degree
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
  • Knowledge of drug/device development process and applicable standards, regulations and ICH-GCP for clinical study conduct
  • Minimum of 5 years relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO managing global projects, with a minimum of 4 years as a project team leader; experience as a line manager preferred
  • Knowledge of project management practices, preferably those associated with the PMI
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities and ability to deliver results per protocol timeline
  • Demonstrated ability to be a strong leader inspiring effective teamwork, motivating and mentoring staff within a matrix organization
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written and inter personal and relationship building
  • Ability to work under pressure within tight timelines
  • Strong computer skills (MS Office and project planning software)
  • Ability to travel as required (~10%) to manage site and subcontractor performance
  • Financial awareness and ability to actively manage financial tracking systems 
  • Experience working as part of a virtual team or remotely



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