Senior CPM

Location Italy
Discipline: Clinical Operations
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Up to €75,000 depending on location and experience
Job ref: 29900
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 01 Dec 2023 11:59
  • Job Title: CPM / Senior CPM
  • Location: Remote in Germany
  • Company: Small CRO (250+ employees) 
  • Salary: €55,000 - €70,000 (depending on experience)

RBW Consulting are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity on behalf of one of our close clients. This company is a family owned European, full-service Contract Research Organization. They have been supporting clients with international studies for over 25+ years and value their employees highly. To ensure their staff are happy they have created a friendly and flexible environment where all staff are able to develop their skillset and talents. Through continuous training and access to resources, employees here consistently improve their knowledge and professional development. All of this has led to below industry average for turnover rates internally.

Due to recent funding from their parent company, this CRO are expanding their clinical operations team in Europe. They are winning new business regularly meaning more staff are required to cater to their clients needs. Here you will work with interesting sponsors within respiratory, ophthalmology, oncology, rare disease, or medical device studies, where they have a plethora of expertise. 

This is a great opportunity to join a small CRO that is rising through the ranks to become a major competitor within the global CRO industry.

Typical Responsibilities Include:
  • Provide strong, independent Clinical Operations leadership on assigned and/or complex projects
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with clients, vendors, and internal team
  • Establish team roles and responsibilities and Provide clear direction to internal team and vendors to ensure study success
  • Serves as primary contact with clients and vendors, establishing communication mechanism and formats that meet the needs of all parties supporting the trial
  • Participate in development and strategizing on any proposals or bids to external customers
  • Ability to manage and execute complex trials, including timeline development, taking on a strategic role with the client if needed, and developing customized processes, materials, and/or plans to support trial needs
  • Ensure projects are adequately staffed according to budget, SOW, and capabilities, and escalate to management when issues are present or anticipated that will require modifications
  • Manage protocol and ICF development as applicable.
  • Oversee and ensure company site selection process is successful through oversight of feasibility questionnaire development, management of workflow, and reviewing record of processes managed by the assigned clinical staff
  • Design and implement study specific project plans, logs, and actions to keep project on track
  • Oversee and ensure delivery of timely project deliverables for all functional areas of the project
  • Mitigate risks where and when needed to ensure project success
  • Ensure company or sponsor selected vendors are adequately supported from contracting through training /onboarding, and throughout the trial
  • Manage all study specific vendors contracts as applicable (per project scope and company contract scope)
  • Manage study-related vendor deliverables per SOW and study timelines
  • Ensure adequacy of CRF design and development for the trial
  • Close oversight of site management team activities from site startup through closeout. Depending on the study, SPM may be involved directly interim calls to site and troubleshooting as needed. Work with the Clinical Trial Manager, CRAs, and CTSs to ensure protocol training, site protocol adherence and query resolution is adequately supported.
  • Maintain project financial health through review of monthly activities against current SOW, and addressing change orders in a timely manner
  • Maintaining scope change log and execution Change Orders / Budget Amendments as needed.
  • Prepare and maintains project financial workbook each month, including forecasting updates from study start through closure
  • Assists with ongoing review of data during trials, as needed
  • Continues to develop processes with the growth of the area and incorporate those processes with other departments
  • Assists in developing relationships with new and existing clients
  • Communicate / escalates project risks to Project Director and/or direct report (line manager) as appropriate
  • Ensure team members are adequately trained on the project to perform their assigned tasks and services.
  • Oversee adequacy of trial master file setup and maintenance is maintained throughout the trial by assigned team members.
  • Ensure data deliverables are complete and current throughout the trial through regular review of data management reports, review of monitoring activities, and site management reports (as applicable)
  • Ensure clients are provided with trackers, reports, and logs as needed and on time per SOW Develop and deliver dashboards and Executive Summary Reports as required by clients and per SOW
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable regulations, SOPs, contracts/agreements, and project plans,
  • Mentor / coach junior team members as needed to support their success as well as to ensure the trial success. This level of support may include support / attendance at select Site Qualification, Site Initiation, Interim and Close-out Visits, and may be especially important for early phase trials to support client expectations.
  • Coordinates and participates in internal and external project team meetings as needed
  • Participates in company, staff, and departmental meetings

  • Life science degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 3+ years project management experience within CRO setting

  • Internet cost reimbursement
  • Up to 30 days PTO
  • Dedicated Line Manager (with monthly appraisal meetings)
  • Social events and yearly gatherings
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Horizontal and vertical growth opportunities
  • High employee satisfaction
To apply:
If you would like to discuss this vacancy further or to discuss your career options in confidence, please telephone on +44 (0) 1293 584 300

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