• Senior Project Manager

    Job Location US-NC-Morrisville
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Join us as a Senior Project Manager on our eCOA PM team, where you will be responsible for directing and managing eCOA related services and serving as a subject matter expert for client projects to assure high quality, on-time, and on-budget services while promoting excellent customer service. In this role, you may also provide guidance to a small team of project management staff members.


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    ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that customers can move ahead with confidence. With nearly 50 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so we can adapt without compromising standards.

    Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Since 2014, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, biotechs and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 10,000+ studies spanning more than three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly — and with confidence.


    In this role you will:

    1. Serve as subject matter expert for our eCOA service line to provide support for Project Management team members, educate customers on the related operational services, and drive synergies across service lines.
    2. Independently lead the Planning and Setup, Monitoring, and Closeout phases of study management, including projects with multiple product lines
    3. Monitor study timelines and manage the financial components of each study
    4. Identify potential study risks and mitigations, and escalate as appropriate.
    5. Manage internal/external negotiations and promote collaboration to foster a positive team environment, effective communications, and efficient use of resources to meet study timelines and contractual obligations.
    6. Apply problem solving strategies to address customer issues and maintain issue tracking documentation to monitor progress and ensure timely resolution to customer escalations.
    7. Serve as department lead for operational readiness of new product initiatives.
    8. Provide primary service line support to cross-trained team members from other service lines.
    9. Facilitate internal collaborations and communications by serving as a liaison between Project Management and other departments
    10. Conduct QC of systems and documents generated by the Project Management team to ensure high quality of deliverables
    11. Ensure compliance with timely training completion/documentation
    12. Present study services at Investigator Meetings or site initiation meetings as needed
    13. Attend client meetings with Business Development and/or Operational teams to present Company services and Operational Data flow, as needed and participate in sales initiatives to generate incremental revenue.
    14. Provide guidance to or assist with training new members of the PM team
    15. Other duties as needed

    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.


    Qualified candidates will have:

    1. Bachelor Degree and/or proven demonstrated Project Management skills or experience within the industry, including expertise in eCOA or related service line 
    2. 4-8+ years of experience in pharmaceutical/clinical trials field (or related industry experience), with an emphasis on project management
    3. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, time management, and prioritization skills
    4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively in English; good leadership skills
    5. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products and strong technical aptitude
    6. Knowledge of the pharmaceutical drug development process and/or software development process very helpful
    7. Detail oriented and demonstrated responsiveness to inquiries and requests
    8. Valid passport and ability for travel of (up to) approximately 20%


    ERT is a growing and rewarding place to advance your career, especially for those who are passionate about finding solutions that improve lives – or save lives – for millions of people around the world.  Our success starts with caring and collaborative people, from the recent college grad who’s just getting started to the seasoned professional with a wealth of knowledge, skills and experience.  Together, we’re making a difference.

    ERT is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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