Project Manager - Statistical Programming (Please read the job description before applying)

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Hyderabad, TG, IN

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services.  At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful. Cytel is a place where talent, experience and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.



Summary of Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all project management aspects of projects for clients and project teams through management of internal staff.
  • To analyze project proposals to determine goals, timeframe, budgets, and resource requirements
  • Function as line manager for statistical programmers (maybe more than one).
  • Leads the clinical project team members toward completion of deliverables in a timely fashion within an agreed project timeline. Manages the project(s) within the approved budgets.
  • General areas of responsibility within projects include:
    • project assessment and initiation
    • resource procurement and planning
    • project implementation
    • leading and motivating project team
    • milestone planning and tracking
    • ensuring that projects are progressing according to quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) and/or other guidelines to fulfill local regulations
    • production of key project progress reports
    • management of communications between the project team and sponsor
    • providing technical expertise wherever needed – both domain and programming related
  • Interfaces with other related functions/departments internally and externally with the sponsor and external vendors as per the need
  • Identifies training needs of project team, schedule and implement training programs to impart necessary skills. Provides help in the preparation and updating training material, as and when needed
  • Leverages resources, expertise, and knowledge across multiple projects to ensure attainment of project deliverables.
  • Responsible for the identification of project risks and the development and implementation of the mitigations for these risks.
  • Contribute in the organization’s recruitment process by identifying need and required skill set of resources and conducting interviews to hire appropriate resources.
  • Providing timely and effective feedback to team members through formal forum of appraisals.


  • Decide on team members’ career growth path and provide them with appropriate opportunities.
  • Participate in process definition and implementation of Quality Management System
  • Measure and maintain metrics related data and present to senior management
  • Ensure adherence to compliance of standard operating procedures (SOPs) as defined in Quality Management System or the respective client(s) standards as applicable


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Tech/B.Sc/BA in a science or industry-related discipline
  • 10 or more years of relevant work experience recommended. Two or more years of direct Project Management or Management experience recommended.
  • Excellent clinical trial project management skills, written and oral communication, organizational and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Excellent working knowledge of drug development process and clinical programming required.
  • Action-oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment and should have the ability to build effective project teams, motivate others, effective delegation, make and implement decisions.
  • Ability to build and maintain trust and confidence and communicate effectively with client, external vendors and internal team members.