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Clinical Services Project Manager I

Oro Valley, AZ 85755

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Medical Affairs Job Number: 11623 Pay Rate: $33.00 - $37.00 Remote Friendly: Onsite

Job Description

Our client develops, manufactures, and supplies a wide array of innovative medical diagnostic products, services, tests, platforms, and technologies.

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, manages multiple clinical and lab services projects of less complex nature from initiation through contract completion. Applies project management skills and experience in delivering projects on time, within budget and with high customer satisfaction. Facilitates cross-functional interactions to complete the assigned projects within the deadline and compliance with pharma services plan.

  • Manages multiple clinical testing and lab services projects from initiation through contract completion under supervision of Program Manager. Acts as primary point of contact to Pharma customers.
  • Performs tactical coordination of timelines for all projects and functions within CDx Pharma Services and develops project plans, establish and coordinates timelines for assigned projects and functions.
  • Manages execution of cross-functional plans and tracks progress of activities;
  • Identifies gaps, potential bottlenecks or delays and challenge assumptions.
  • Oversees and guides day to day activities of sample process flow and accurate reporting of results. Implements / pulls in best practices within the clinical sciences team; fosters continuous improvement by ensuring knowledge and experience exchange
  • Guides and manages cross-functional interactions to complete the assigned projects within the deadline.
  • Interfaces with resources outside of the company (Contract Research Organizations (CROs), site investigators, client counterparts, etc.) and serves as single point of contact with Pharma and company clients.
  • Manages meeting activities such as setting agendas, organizing meeting time and editing meeting minutes.
  • Tracks, maintains and communicates project reports and clinical study data to Pharma and company clients.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and work experience in a related field.
  • Master's Degree, Specific Project Management Training, or Clinical Research training and/or certification preferred.
  •  2 years of project and/or clinical trial coordinator/management experience in a regulated, CRO, diagnostic, and/or pharmaceutical industry with regulated documentation.
  • Experience with clinical projects that require rapid activity/milestone achievement.
  • Experience in clinical trial management and knowledge of bio-sample (clinical testing) management and process flow preferred.
  • Previous experience with standard project management process (PMI) desired.
  • Diagnostic and/or Pharmaceutical industry and relevant diagnostic area knowledge preferred.
  • Possesses problem solving skills and ability to coordinate project related activities.
  • Familiarity with management of Clinical Trials.
  • Understanding of Quality and Regulatory processes.
  • Knowledge of clinical sample process flow and testing.
  • Strong Written and verbal communication skills and meeting facilitation skills.
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet, database and email software (e.g., Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word).
  • Possesses interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment. Displays leadership skills.
  • Ability to work under time pressure while maintaining high standards of precision and data quality.
  • Ability to manage projects with activity/milestone achievement to complete clinical study testing and data reporting to pharma partners.
  • Ability to apply specialized knowledge and skills in the functional areas, particularly interfacing with laboratory, scientific, and medical staff.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lexie Pierce

As a Compass recruiter, Lexie brings in 15 years of experience in leadership and employee growth and development. She's incredibly passionate about helping candidates find and accept new opportunities, ultimately leading her to start her recruiting career in the life science industry. Her favorite part about connecting with Compass candidates and clients is witnessing the excitement the candidates exude and making an impact on their lives.


Outside of the office, Lexie enjoys going to the farmers' market on Saturdays with her son so she can find the best produce to use in her family dinners. She enjoys cooking, reading, knitting, restoring furniture, and spending time with her family and friends. Lexie is also passionate about supporting organizations that are looking to educate the community about Congenital Heart Defects (CHD).

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