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Associate Director, Clinical Project Management

i-Pharm Consulting
New York, USA
USD170000 - USD190000 per annum
Start date
12 Jan 2023
Closing date
26 Jan 2023

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Project Management, Clinical Project Management
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
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Job Details

The base salary range for this position is $170,000 - $190,000.

This role will be responsible for:

  • Support portfolio growth opportunities for assigned clients.
  • Contribute to the assessments of studies for operational feasibility
    • Initial forecasting of resource needs and development of the initial operational plan
    • Participate in development of study budget and input to proposal text for client bid
  • Direct and oversee delivery for studies for assigned clients:
    • Global oversight of delivery of the portfolio of projects to a client
    • Develop and manage high level project plan
    • Participate in the development and management of study budgets and overall study financial health
    • Analyze project risks and mitigation strategies.
    • Interact with sponsors, clients, and partners in governance relationships and problem resolution
    • Report progress internally to management and to Client
    • Acts as escalation point for delivery issues on the project; escalates to VP / Client Lead as needed
    • Support change orders and with appropriate stakeholders
    • Support preparation for and presentation during project delivery review meetings
  • For Clients:
    • Ensuring consistent delivery across portfolio
    • Lead, support / participate in Client specific initiatives
  • Support development of Clinical Operations & Project Delivery
    • Lead, support / participate in departmental initiatives as needed
  • Develop, implement, and standardize departmental workflows and processes


Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • CRO Project Management experience at the SPM or AD levels.
  • People management experience
  • Experience leading the delivery of multiple/complex projects/assignments in a matrix environment to demanding deadlines with minimal direction/leadership
  • Strong experience in critical path management, scenario planning, budget forecasting / management, risk identification / management, and experience with the variability of assumptions supporting robust quality clinical research services plans and the ability to deliver to plan.
  • Experience in organization-wide problem solving and financial & analytical modelling and proven application of high-quality strategic analysis and ability to develop strategic/commercial recommendations
  • Experience employing highly effective decision-making strategies in resolving issues and conflicting options.

Education And Experience

  • Undergraduate degree
  • PMP certificate is a plus
  • Expereince in project delivery.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Agile and distributed decision-making
  • Experience of leading in a global project management function where people are challenged, developed and talent management.
  • Highly effective influencing and negotiations skills in challenging, ambiguous and/or changing environments.
  • Demonstrated skill operating in situations characterized by complexity, ambiguity and high levels of uncertainty.
  • Possess negotiation skills and ability to influence with or without authority at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to build credibility quickly across a diverse range of functional teams, seniority, and geography.
  • Business and financial acumen.


i-Pharm Consulting provides Talent Solutions for the global Life Sciences sector.

We are an award-winning international life sciences recruitment company with offices in London, Munich, Frankfurt, Sydney, New York, Charlotte, and Los Angeles. In a highly competitive marketplace, we connect top talent with the very best opportunities.

Since 2008, i-Pharm’s independent, expert, and ethical approach to procuring talent has helped power the pioneering progress made by Pharmaceutical, Biotech and MedTech companies around the world. 

With offices across 3 continents, we have teams servicing the major global life science hubs. We combine local knowledge, with a global network of contacts that allows us to bring together talent and opportunity when it matters most.

For candidates, we become “career partners”. We know them as people, not CVs, learning about their aims, motivations and personal situation. We build open dialogue, provide honest advice and offer ongoing support, whether or not we’re currently working with them. ​

As a result, we have supported many specialists in this focused field throughout their careers, helping them plan their path through life sciences by identifying the right roles for them, not just any roles to suit us.

We change the lives and trajectory of our candidates' careers by offering incredible opportunities with the best clients in the sector.


Find Us
+44 (0) 20 3189 2299
52 Bedford Row
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