Clinical Trial Recruitment Project Manager

inVentiv Health Commercial Europe
London (Central)
13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Overview - Clinical Trial Recruitment ProjectManager

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic, ambitious individual to join an extremely talented team of Clinical Trial Recruitment Consultants; working for one of the world's leading healthcare communication agencies. The Clinical Trial Recruitment team makes up part of inVentiv Health Communications; a business dedicated to delivering exceptional, global, multichannel communications solutions for Biopharmaceutical companies worldwide.

The ProjectManager leads the day-to-day running and oversight of the studies/protocols allocated to them. Working with the wider team (internal and external) and overseeing junior members of staff, they help ensure successful delivery of a variety of recruitment tactics. Reporting to the EU Clinical Trial Recruitment Lead, theProject Manager shouldhave a detailed understanding of Patient Recruitment on a global scale and have strong leadership skills; capable of supporting clients and colleagues alike.

Key Responsibilities

- Effectively manage and mentor junior members of the Clinical Trials Recruitment team in the day-to-day running of a clinical trial/protocol
- Communicate and manage project timelines and budgets
- Create insights hypotheses and carry out site/HCP interviews as required
- Proactively communicate insights and market landscape; implementing these findings across recruitment strategy
- Quality check clinical trial materials from creative studio departments, including briefing in materials and design requirements
- Lead the co-ordination of face to face meetings and provide final team review/sign-off of materials
- Prepare presentations for internal and external meetings and investigator meetings where necessary
- Present recruitment strategy and patient recruitment tactics at global investigator meetings
- Provide CRA training, where necessary
- Liaise with the Global Start-up Leads (GSLs) and Regional Clinical Trial Leads (CTLs) regarding regulatory and Ethics Committee submissions and approvals
- Oversee the briefing and liaise with translation agencies to ensure submission deadlines are met and approved materials arrive with the Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) in time for Site Initiation Visits (SIVs)
- Lead on the delivery a high standard of materials and tactics to Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) and Sponsor teams
- Mentor the team on adherence to sponsor operating procedures with special focus on translation verification and version control; and ensure approval processes are followed (legal and medical)
- Lead the development of the patient recruitment new business pitches and presenting at new business pitches

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

- Educated to degree level, ideally within Life Sciences
- Strong understanding of clinical trial recruitment within the CRO/Sponsor collaboration
- Knowledge of the medical research landscape
- Familiarity with a variety of therapy areas
- Adherence to the ABPI Code of Practice and GCP
- Experienced in co-ordinating multi-regional client teams - global and local
- Able to anticipate client requirements and deal with any issues which may arise
- Solution focused - draws on experience for suggestion of ideas and recommendations were appropriate

If this role is sounding of interest to you, please apply now!