Study Project Manager I, Evidence Solutions - Immunology

Lake County, IL, US
Oct 05, 2018
Science/R&D, Immunology
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Study Project Manager is responsible to connect science and operations to bring clinical studies to life through the execution of one or more Phase 1-4 clinical research studies. Contributes clinical operational strategies to ensure clinical research studies are executed with quality and efficiency, on-time, within budget, and meet company objectives. The study project manager achieves these objectives via scientific expertise, strategic thinking, a global mindset and innovative solutions to address risks and challenges.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsible for executing clinical studies in compliance with quality standards (ICH/GCP, Global Regulations, and AbbVie policies and procedures)
  • Leader of the cross functional study team:
    o Leads Clinical Study Team Meetings
    o Project manager for clinical studies leveraging the clinical schedule; manages the critical path and milestones
  • Responsible for regular updates to the cross-functional team and stakeholders on study status; ensures our CTMS is up to date
  • Development of the clinical study design and associated systems and documents (for example: Informed consent forms, eCRFs, IRT, CSR)
  • Study budget creation and oversight of spend against approved budget
  • Vendor selection, scope development, management and oversight of external vendors in compliance with AbbVie's processes and procedures and the applicable regulations
  • Generate study related training for the study team, study sites, and vendors for assigned studies
  • Proactively identify and address and/or escalate study related issues and opportunities for efficiency
  • Decision maker on operational aspects of study execution
  • Participates in innovation and process improvement initiatives
  • Provides direct supervision of study management associate(s) including career development of clinical operations staff and creating an inclusive and innovative environment where staff and studies/programs will succeed.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent is required, typically in nursing or scientific field; Associate's Degree, R.N., or equivalent with relevant experience is acceptable
  • Must have at least 6 years of Pharma-related/clinical research related experience
  • Demonstrates a high level of core and technical competencies through management of various components of clinical trials
  • Possesses good communication skills and demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Demonstration of successful coaching/mentoring in a matrix environment
  • Competent in application of standard business procedures (Standard Operating Procedures, International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), Global Regulations, Ethics and Compliance)
  • Preferred exposure in study initiation through study completion in multiple phases of studies (Phase 1-3, 4)

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled