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Associate Director of Project Management - UK - Growing CRO

Company: Barrington James Clinical
Reference: ACADPMUK100817
Closing Date: 10 Sep 17
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Alex Coppen


Role: Associate Director of Project Management

Location: UK – Ideally office based in West London area or home based in the UK

Company: Small-Medium sized growing CRO

Salary: £70-85,000 + package


Do you have?

·         Strong Project oversight experience - Minimum 7 years project management and clinical trial management experience including coaching of Project Managers

·         Strong experience in key client interaction + confidence to manage key clients

·         Strong experience within BIDs and business development

·         Ability to communicate well with C-Suite staff within the company

·         Experience in Line Management of PMs

·         Life science education

·         Excellent leadership skills

·         Ability to work across multiple functions and ability to get hands dirty


We have been partnering this mid-size CRO for the best part of 4 years and we have seen them grow substantially during this time. With a head count of between 1500-2000 people globally, they operate in over 45 countries, giving them a huge global reach in comparison to their main competitors.


This role is vital to the continued growth of the business as you not only be involved in oversite of key projects by managing/developing the PM team, but you will also be a key player in bringing in new business working closely with the BD team, being a Senior escalation point and liaising with senior staff both inside and outside of the company.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Line manage, develop, direct, lead, develop and supervise Project Managers
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external clients. Face-to-face and remote liaison with client contacts to review and discuss status (e.g. project successes, issues and opportunities) of awarded projects
  • Maintain an overview of projects managed by allocated Project Managers to identify potential high risk areas and resolve project related issues on an ongoing basis
  • Assist Project Manages in managing project finance including identifying change orders. Collaborate with Finance to ensure all issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Performance and appraisals of Project Managers
  • Review proposals, attend bid defence meetings and prepare Project Managers for bid defence meetings


This is a perfect opportunity to take on a new challenge and truly use your skills to make an impact. It is a challenging but rewarding role within this growing organisation and will offer future progression opportunities.


For more details, please email or call 0044 1293 776644


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