Clinical Project Manager, Oncology

A Clinical Project Manager role in La Jolla, CA is available through Adecco Medical & Science! We are seeking for a self-motivated individual with at least 7 years of clinical research experience (oncology experience desirable) who will be managing all aspects of one or more oncology clinical trials, including trial start-up, conduct, and close-out activities in order to achieve project goals. This position reports to the Associate Director and is office-based in San Diego, CA. Excellent written and oral communication skills, as well as strong organizational skills are essential. Flexibility and adapt ability are also necessary.

Primary Responsibilities

Manage operational activities for implementation of clinical trial activities from start-up through database lock, including: selection of investigators, study start-up activities, study monitoring activities, data collection and close-out activities
Oversee ongoing service provider management (eg, CROs, IWRS, central labs), including independent negotiation of scope of work, budgets, performance management, and issue resolution.
Contribute to the overall product development plan, through analysis of protocol activities.
Contribute to the development of study related documents (contracts, protocols, IBs, ICFs, CRFs, etc.)
Monitor project status, timelines, and budget expenditures. Develop and maintain high quality, realistic, cross functional clinical trial timelines from protocol concept through completed clinical study reports.
Participate in contract research organization (CRO) qualification and selection
Identify gaps and risks in the study plans and work with the team and management to proactively develop solutions
Prepare clinical study budgets and monitor budgets for variances. Manage the financial aspect of clinical trials to ensure accuracy and timeliness of service provider and site payments.
Forecast and oversee all clinical supplies, e.g., study drug. Manage study drug packaging and distribution activities
Support the organization in maintaining a work environment focused on quality and that fosters learning, open communication, collaboration, integration, and teamwork
Perform other duties as assigned or required

Qualifications and Requirement

BA/BS required, biology or life science preferred, with 10+ years of clinical research experience in biotech/pharmaceutical/CRO environment


Master’s degree with 7+ years of clinical research experience in a CRO/pharmaceutical environment
Oncology experience strongly preferred
Knowledge of GCP, ICH, and International regulatory guidelines required
5+ years of Project Management experience required
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel and Outlook) and project management software
Effective communication (written, verbal, and interpersonal), adaptability, self-motivation, and strong organizational skills
Ability to multi-task and perform under aggressive timelines while remaining focused on the study goals
Willing to travel – anticipate up to 20%

If you are interested in this Clinical Project Manager role in La Jolla, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Adecco Medical and Science go to If you have questions about the position or would like more information, please contact Sindie Rothstein at 858-410-1108 or by email at

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