Senior Project Manager, Evidence - Remote (US)

Multiple Locations: California, United States • Texas, United States • Washington, United States • Florida, United States • North Carolina, United States • Colorado, United States • New York, United States • Arizona, United States

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Requisition Number: 2454

Position Title: Senior Project Manager, Evidence

External Description:

SUMMARY:  The Senior Project Manager, Evidence, is responsible for the overall coordination and management of observational research projects, comprising large, national, international, or global studies and/or complex studies to meet the needs of a variety of stakeholders across the entire healthcare value chain. From start up through successful completion, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for all operational study components: serving as the sponsor’s primary point of contact, managing the internal project team, ensuring milestones are achieved per the timelines, adhering to the budget, managing the study’s scope, employing a flexible approach customized to meet each study’s needs, ensuring the appropriate procedures and processes are followed, managing vendors, providing excellent and high quality services, and updating internal tools in support of the project(s). 

  • Oversees and directs all operational, financial, and technical aspects of assigned project(s); escalating key issues to Senior Management, as appropriate 
  • Leads the internal project team, working with functional area leads across internal units, to identify, evaluate, and efficiently address fundamental project requirements and training needs 
  • Communicates regularly with sponsor(s) and Senior Management regarding budget, time, and quality requirements associated with milestones and key deliverables 
  • Ensures successful design, implementation, tracking and revision of project plans, monitoring the scope of services and being accountable for risk management, problem solving, and contingency planning 
  • Provides a high level of customer service and builds solid relationship with sponsor(s); remains highly engaged and interested in growing WCT’s business relationships with sponsor(s) 
  • Utilizes internal tools (Sciforma, PPR, etc.) to monitor project scope and performance; maintains dialogue with Senior Management and internal team(s), as appropriate 
  • Collaborates with internal teams on strategic initiatives and provides input regarding potential partners, vendors, and technologies 


  • Lead cross unit coordination, both internal and external, inclusive of vendors and sub-contractors 
  • Strive to independently anticipate and solve complex sponsor issues in a timely and appropriate manner 
  • Initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned project(s) 
  • Promote effective teamwork, motivating team members and encouraging them to take positive actions and be accountable; resolve conflict, when needed 
  • Ensure appropriate communication on project-related matters with Senior Management 
  • Understand study budgets and take appropriate steps to meet financial performance targets for assigned projects 
  • Ensure that staff allocated to assigned projects are trained on the study protocol and adhere to professional standards, SOPs, and study specific processes 
  • Ensure that company, sponsor, and applicable regulatory policies and procedures are followed 
  • Contribute to and/or oversee the development of study deliverables (reports, publications and presentations); ensure deliverables are produced according to WCT and sponsor expectations 
  • Contribute to business development activities: identifying opportunities with existing and new sponsors, providing input to proposals and budgets - confirming activities are consistent with project requirements and scope 
  • Remain current with industry guidelines, regulatory requirements, technologies, etc. as it pertains to real world evidence and observational research 
  • Support staff and liaise with functional line management to identify training or development needs; provide input into the performance appraisal process for team members 
  • May work on multiple projects simultaneously 
  • Participate in regularly occurring meetings with Senior Management to keep them apprised of the project’s status, successes, risks, and financial performance 
  • Perform other activities necessary for the maintenance and growth of day-to-day operations of the Project Management practice 


  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills (English and local language) 
  • Superior planning, organizational skills with attention to details 
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills 
  • Confident decision maker 
  • Able to work with little supervision, in a team environment with an emphasis on collaboration and maintaining positive relationships with colleagues and sponsors 
  • Strong knowledge of project management principles, application, and cross functional management (time, quality, cost) 
  • Able to delegate effectively and prioritize own and project team members’ workloads 
  • Able to use diplomacy and tact with dealing with problems; able to negotiate and determine the appropriate course of action for resolution 
  • Strong financial acumen: knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, and resource management 
  • Solid understanding of clinical research principles and processes 
  • Able to review, assimilate, and summarize complex medical information 
  • Cross-cultural awareness and ability to adapt appropriately 
  • Technologically proficient and responsible in remote work environment: able to use standard office equipment, software, and other business applications 


  • University/college degree (life science preferred) from an accredited college or university 
  • Minimum of seven (7) years relevant experience in clinical research environment; minimum of four (4) years in a project management role 
  • Experience managing late phase, post approval, observational research studies, and/or other complex clinical studies 
  • Demonstrated skills and competency in clinical Project Management 
  • Track record of success leading and developing project teams 
  • Awareness of local and/or international regulatory requirements 
  • Proven experience developing and managing budgets and resources; competent using project management software 
  • Available for domestic and international travel, including overnight stays (valid passport) 


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State: North Carolina

Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Project Manager, Evidence - Remote (US)

Company Profile:

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Research Triangle Park, North Carolina US

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