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Company: Chiltern
Location: UK, France, Germany, Spain or The Netherlands
Reference: SD4970
Closing Date: 17 Mar 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Exciting leadership role in ground break Oncology studies from Phase 1 development stage. Flexible working patterns and a job designed for career success.


Job Background

Chiltern has grown steadily and strategically for more than 30 years, building our expertise, systems and client relationships to become one of the world’s leading and most highly trusted Clinical Research Organizations. Today, Chiltern employs more than 4,200 staff globally and has experience conducting clinical trials in more than 45 countries. We are located strategically in the Asia Pacific region, Europe, Latin America, North America and South Africa to align with and respond to our clients’ evolving needs.

Due to an increase in Oncology project awards we are looking to add to our Oncology Project Management Teams.

The ideal candidate will come from a CRO background with experience managing Early Phase studies in Oncology, and be comfortable working independently. Some experience in Immun Oncology or Immunology indications would be beneficial. Candidates can be based anywhere in the EU either office or home based.

Exciting leadership role in ground break Oncology studies from Phase 1 development stage. Flexible working patterns and a job designed for career success.

About the department: The Early Phase Oncology team has specialist expertise, knowledge and understanding from working in collaboration with  established Biotech and Pharmaceutical companies to develop ground breaking Oncology therapies. The Oncology team has worked on over 500 studies.  We are working on a number of high profile molecular targeted cancer therapies, traditional chemotherapy as well as those involving targeted therapies with small molecules, immunotherapy and vaccine, virus and gene therapies. The EPO team is a smaller business unit so you have genuine opportunities to grow and take on more responsibility whilst knowing you are part of strategically placed Global CRO. Team member expertise is matched to projects where possible and we offer a positive and friendly working environment.  Strong team spirit where staff are all pulling together as a cohesive unit with a genuine contribution to global Oncology research.

Check out the Oncology section on our website!

Duties & Responsibilities

The Project Manager will be responsible for leading one or more early phase clinical trials simultaneously and will lead initiation, conduct and reporting of clinical trials or programmes. The Project Manager will ensure by co-ordination of team activities that these projects are completed on or below budget, on or ahead of time and on target, according to the requirements of the contract with the Sponsor and ensure that project activities are executed according to the quality standards defined by appropriate procedures and by ICH GCP. The Project Manager will have full accountability for the project budget.

• Oversee one or more full service international studies
• Manage project budget and track use of team hours
• Manage all project deliverables
• Identify and communicate the resources necessary for successful completion of the project
• Functional team coordination
• Develop project schedules of tasks with input from project team members
• Resource management
• Internal and external status update reports
• Ensure that the client and senior management are informed in writing of the status of the project, and that  any risks to successful completion are promptly addressed
• Ensure that assigned projects meet delivery and budgetary targets
• First point of contact for the Sponsor
• Attend Bid Defence – Support Budgets and Proposals, RFPs, Feasibility, Business Development
• Document submission oversight
• Act as a knowledge resource and subject matter expert maintaining an awareness of market trends and development.
• Conduct all activities according to the defined project-Specific quality and performance standards as well as relevant SOPs,ICH/GCP, and local requirements.
• Perform other duties as required by the department

• Bachelor’s degree, equivalent of higher qualification in a relevant life sciences discipline
• Significant track record within oncology project management and more specifically early phase trials
• Excellent knowledge of the pharmaceutical product development process
• Clear understanding of contracts and scope of work
• Ability to demonstrate strong commercial business acumen
• Ability to work to strict operational deadlines and manage conflicting priorities accordingly
• Excellent communication skills including the ability to interact and manage relationships with international colleagues and clients orally and in writing
• High level of IT literacy including use of Internet, email and Microsoft Office suite of packages
• Willingness and ability to travel internationally on a regular basis
• Fluency in English language (written and spoken).

Additional Information

This is a full time role and may involve travel

Locations considered: UK, France, Spain, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Czech Republic and Poland


To apply, please send your CV to

For more information about Chiltern International, please visit our web site at

Please note that if your experience does not mirror that of our requirements for this role you may not receive a response



Contact Information:

Address:  London, UK
171 Bath Road Slough Berkshire
Tel:  +44 (0) 1753 512000
Fax:  +44 (0) 1753 511116
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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