Clinical Project Manager

09 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
Contract Type
ProClinical is seeking a Contract Project Manager (1-2 years contract) in Bern area. Junior Profile could be considered however with maximum 5 years of experience.

The Project Manager will be responsible for all project management aspects of the Spine EU MDR program and specialise in product development, processes and metrics reporting. You will be leading the cross-functional project team through completion of Spine Technical Documents to meet EU MDR requirements with collaboration of US and Swiss team members.

Job Responsibilities:

* Collaborate with stakeholders to develop and maintain project plans.
* Create, monitor and analyse project risks and identify mitigation strategies.
* Be responsible for all project communications to all cross-functional project stakeholders and communications include: project websites, meeting minutes, status reports, presentations, and any other detailed project information needed.
* Report metrics of completion status, resourcing, budgeting to Spine platform manager, Spine Leadership Team and to Global Orthopedics MDR Director
* Communicate and be main point of contact with all internal stakeholders regarding project activities.
* Define and manage key project constraints such as scope, schedule, budget, resources and risks.
* Ensure project plans and deliverable are compliant with appropriate design control procedures and any other applicable procedures and/or regulations.
* Know and follow all laws and policies that apply to the job and maintain the highest levels of professionalism, ethics and compliance at all times.
* Work collaboratively with all the cross functional team and provide necessary support
* Provide summary of offshore and onsite contract budget spent monthly/ quarterly/ yearly
* Predicts, plans and executes budgeting and resourcing for future MDR work.
* Drives effective communication across the functions of R&D, Quality, Regulatory, Operations and Marketing to ensure successful collaboration and execution
* To ensure timely execution of project objectives, the candidate must have strong problem-solving skills and initiative, and the ability to provide efficient escalation of issues to the appropriate accountable party
* Responsible for overall execution of activities to update Technical Files to MDR compliance, including establishing key performance indicators, performance metrics and risk mitigation activities.

Skills and Requirements:

* A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related field is required.
* A minimum 2 years’ relevant experience.
* Experience managing projects.
* Experience in medical device product development, from early development through launch is highly preferred.
* PMP Certification is preferred.
* Experience in the medical device industry is preferred. Spine preferably.
* Proficiency in the following project management knowledge areas: effective collaboration, integration, scope, time, cost, quality, resourcing, communication, risk and procurement are highly preferred.
* Experience managing geographically dispersed teams is preferred.
* Ability to recognise and lead the resolution of project issues and road blocks is also required.
* Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills are required.
* Proficiency utilising the MS Office Suite (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) is required.
* Familiar utilising project life cycle management (PLM) software is preferred.
* Experience managing large amounts of data and consolidating information to meaningful reporting to management teams is preferred

To Apply:
Please click on the Apply button. Please include a short note outlining why you are interested in the role and why you think you are suitable.
In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Sasha Brasero on +44 203 078 9556 or upload your CV on our website -
A full job description is available on request.
ProClinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.


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