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922-Project Manager- Biometrics / Clinical Trials (Remote Europe or Office-based)

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Date: Feb 9, 2019

Location: Barcelona, ES, 08007

Company: Cytel Inc

Cytel is shaping the future of drug development. As the world's largest independent clinical biostatistics research and development organization, we help leading pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies improve clinical success rates via optimal study design, effective data management, accurate statistical analysis and software. With operations across North America, Europe, and India, we are always on the lookout for passionate and talented people who share our mission of ensuring the clinical development of safe and effective medicines.

We are experiencing exponential growth on a global scale and hiring a Project Manager with a Biometrics background (Biostatistics or Data Management) to join our Project Based Services (PBS) division. You will exercise your strong communication and leadership skills to support or lead one or more clinical trials, across a variety of therapeutic areas.  You will report to the Sr. Director, Global Head, Project Management.

This is highly visible role responsible for providing the oversight and leadership necessary for the successful delivery of high-quality Data Management, Biostatistics and Programming (PBS) projects. Specifically, you will manage the budgets, resources, and client relationships associated with your projects to achieve organizational objectives, and will plan, develop and execute schedules to ensure timely completion.

Ideally, you will work from one of our office locations in Geneva or Basel, Switzerland, Barcelona, Spain or Paris, France, with opportunity to telecommute.  Option to be home-based in Europe, depending on overall level of experience.


You will contribute by:

  • Leading cross-functional teams in the timely execution of high quality PBS projects leveraging knowledge, expertise, and risk mitigation while functioning as the principal liaison with key clients, vendors, and internal team members.
  • Ensuring effective, high performance teams via expert communication, decisiveness, and technical expertise, infusing functional management seamlessly to ensure that your trials are “audit ready” at all times.
  • Creating trust and confidence amongst clients, vendors and team members while delivering on-time, and on-budget projects that leverage the various resources, expertise and cross function knowledge available within Cytel.


 What you offer:

  •  BS/BSc/BA in a science or industry-related discipline and several years of relevant work experience (e.g. data management, statistics, or statistical programming).
  • 5+ years of project management and/or management experience, with a strong budgeting background, utilizing Excel spreadsheets is required.
  • Project Management experience in a contract research organization (CRO), pharmaceutical or biotechnology company; and relevant therapeutic experience preferred.
  • Background in Data Management, SAS programming, and/or statistics strongly preferred.
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated working knowledge of both the drug development process and CRO related activities.
  • Advanced computer and computer applications skills with proven competence in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.
  • Track record of managing and motivating strong, proactive project teams.
  • Strong written and oral communication and organizational & interpersonal skills.
  • Entrepreneurial and self-motivated, without the need for significant infrastructure and support, an understanding of the dynamics of small, high-growth companies, and the ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.


  Why Cytel?

  • Our collaborative working environment encourages innovation and rewards results, and we are proud to have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry.
  • In addition to a competitive compensation, we offer an excellent benefit’s package, annual bonus incentive, promote work-life balance, and the opportunity to grow with us!
  • Work with respected experts and thought leaders in the fields of biostatistics and statistical programming.

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Cytel does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact Cytel’s human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Cytel. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and Cytel. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Cytel. Cytel shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies.

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