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Clinical Project Manager job in South San Francisco, CA


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Clinical Project Manager
Location: South San Francisco, CA Category: Information Technology
Status: Temporary/Contract Reference: US_EN_2_105436_259996
Posted: August 11,2014 Salary: N/A

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Job description

A Clinical Project Manager job in South San Francisco,CA is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technical. At least ten years experience in a drug/experimental environment is required to be considered for this position. This position is responsible for delivering goals on time and on budget. This position is also responsible for partnering with innovation management and business functions to identify strategic business needs to support the experiments.

Clinical Project Manager job responsibilities include:
• Ensure improvement methodology and tools are utilized effectively to maximize benefits
• Deliver goals on budget and on schedule
• Develop conceptual customer needs
• Analyze business, process and systems performance, and identify improvement
• Identifying novel new approaches to designing and executing clinical trials faster, better and cheaper
• Through appropriate leadership, direction and operational expertise, will lead the development and execution of several clinical trial pilot experiments
• Represent the Innovation assignments at the Innovation Conduct Core Team
• Develop program timelines and budgets and manage variance
• Provide strategic, operational input to experiment/pilot plans and lead small nimble innovation teams/vendors to ensure effective development, implementation and execution of all clinical trial experiments within agreed timelines, resources and budget
• Develop and present operational plan to management review bodies
• Identify program risks and develop and implement mitigation strategies for assigned programs
• Define the resourcing and outsourcing strategy needed as well as participate in idea assessments
• Work collaboratively, effectively, and efficiently with all internal and external partners and stakeholders
• Partner with Innovation Management and business functions to identify strategic business needs to support the experiments
• Create an environment supporting innovation and smart risks to help the experiment teams continuously evolve, improve and excel
• Lead the creation and implementation of robust experiment plans that explore and assess new approaches

• Bachelors Degree or equivalent required (scientific or healthcare discipline preferred). Advanced degree preferred
• Ten plus years experience of clinical and drug development, including five or more years of clinical trial management experience. Also three or more years of clinical program management experience
• Experience in process improvement and innovation preferred
• Working knowledge of international regulatory and ICH GCP guidelines
• Digital Health, Social Media and Change management skills a plus
• Demonstrated understanding, knowledge, and experience of drug development in a complex setting
• Cross-functional industry experience is helpful
• Demonstrated experience in various therapeutic areas
• Strong analytical and strategic agility skills
• Excellent planning and organizational skills
• High level of initiative and ability to work independently
• Exceptional leadership skills, including motivation and delegation
• Highly effective team player and exceptional interpersonal skills
• Strong financial acumen with experience managing clinical program budgets
• Proven ability to implement and manage a clinical program (i.e. a series compromising a clinical development plan)
• Ability to drive, encourage and support innovation
• Ability to navigate through ambiguity and drive for action despite limited resources
• Design Thinking and User Centered Design methodologies are helpful but not required
• Demonstrated ability to challenge established practices and concepts
• Highly effective verbal and written communication and influencing skills in English
• Ability to persevere through rejection and failures....focused on learning’s and not outcomes

If you are interested in this Clinical Project Manager job in South San Francisco then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Engineering and Technical go to If you have questions about the position please contact Laura Benham at (925) 349-0302 or

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