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PROJECT MANAGER (PM) - United Kingdom

Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: London, United Kingdom
Reference: 2016-37021
Closing Date: 25 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Job Summary:

An outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading contract research organisations and be part of a dynamic and growing international company. Join PRA Health Sciences as a Project Manager (PM) and help realize your career potential.



Location: London, United Kingdom

As a top five CRO, we have worked on 100+ marketed drugs across several therapeutic areas and conducted the pivotal or supportive trials that led to FDA and/or international regulatory approval of 45+ such drugs.

At PRA Health Sciences, providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. From full service clinical development to the pioneering Embedded SolutionsTM model, PRA provides a broad spectrum of solutions that meet the demands of a diverse marketplace.

At PRA, borders do not create boundaries. PRA’s success is dependent upon our ability to attract and retain a talented team of diverse professionals.  Our growing workforce is comprised of over 10,000 employees, spanning 13 time zones across six continents and who speak more than 30 languages – yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA community. 

For more information please see our website:


  • Execution of clinical study/studies according to global regulatory requirements (including but not limited to US CFR, EU CTD, and ICH GCP) and Takeda SOPs, and supporting clinical strategy defined in Clinical Study Plan (CSP) in support of the Integrated Global Development Plan (IGDP).
  • Leadership of the cross functional Study Execution Team (SET), including Takeda functions, Strategic Partners and other vendors, to ensure study objectives are met, on time and within budget.
  • Responsible for providing study level updates, including timelines & budget, to the cross-functional Clinical Program Team (CPT) ensuring that any study issues, with proposed solutions, are escalated to the CPT, as appropriate.
  • Management of the study budget, including Task Orders, Change Orders, invoice approval and financial reconciliation process.
  • The assigned clinical study/studies will be global or multinational, large, complex, high risk and/or of business importance to Takeda, requiring multi-functional leadership experience and skills to achieve study goals. Principal Study Manger may also take on program level responsibilities, under the direction of Clinical Program Manager.

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Good understanding of global regulatory and compliance requirements for clinical research, including but not limited to US CFR, EU CTD, and ICH GCP. Awareness of local country requirements is also required.
  • Solid teamwork, organizational, interpersonal, and problem solving skills; exercises good judgment with respect to Takeda confidential information and strategies
  • Fluent business English (oral and written) and basic medical writing skills

CRA experience preferred. Protocol writing/study design experience required. Experience in more than one therapeutic area is required. Experience must including Phase 2 and 3 studies and global / international studies. Experience in more than one therapeutic area is required. Demonstrated excellence in study management, including innovative operations approaches to achieving program goals.

Together with a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits and an excellent working environment. As we continue to expand, there will be career opportunities on a truly global scale.

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 5185 63. 

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
500 South Oak Way
Green Park
Tel:  +44 (118) 918 1000
Fax:  +44 (118) 918 1001
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