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Project Launch Manager

Company: Premier Research
Reference: PLM-EU
Closing Date: 21 Apr 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

Premier Research helps highly innovative biopharmaceutical and medical device companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. We take on the most challenging areas of study, with a special focus on unmet needs in such areas as analgesia, CNS, rare diseases, medical device and diagnostics, and pediatric research.


Role: Project Launch Manager

Location: any of our European office locations

Contract: Permanent

Premier Research helps highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. We have positioned ourselves right in the middle of the action, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.

Working at Premier Research means being an individual - you will be recognised for what you do and you will truly have an impact. You will be working in a friendly environment with colleagues who are genuinely supportive regardless of location or seniority.

Premier Research is on an exciting journey - there is a true buzz throughout the company, so come and be part of it!

We’re looking for a talented and energetic Project Launch Manager to join our team! This role can be located in any of our European office locations. 

Imagine. Inspire. Innovate. Impact. With Us. 

The Project Launch Manager is responsible for the on time, on budget, high quality delivery of project launch with the objective of meeting key milestones and the goal setting the groundwork for continued success throughout the life of the study. You will need to be proficient in the launch of newly award clinical trials. Through standardization of processes and repeated exposure to the risks associated with newly awarded projects, the Project Launch Manager is able to avoid the common pitfalls which place key milestones in jeopardy. 

You'll be accountable for: 

  • Management and oversight of the project launch activities of functional groups that comprise the project team including, but not limited to: Clinical Operations, Study Start Up, Data Management, Statistics, Medical Writing, Medical Monitoring, and Pharmacovigilance to ensure timely completion of all tasks related to project launch
  • Adequate resourcing available to meet launch deliverables and milestones
  • Applying best practices and lessons learned in the development, planning and launch of projects
  • Communicating project launch risks to the Project Leader
  • Establishing and maintaining full communication across the project team by interacting with functional groups for Project Launch activities from award through completion of Startup; facilitate internal cross-functional communication until the end of Startup
  • Establishing standard core project plans, documents, templates and project timelines across multiple functional departments
  • Reviewing and ensuring drafted plans developed by functional leads are submitted to clients prior to Kick-Off Meetings
  • Adherence to project budget and scope of work during Startup
  • Preparing and conducting Internal and external Kick-Off Meetings
  • Tracking and reviewing timelines for all Project Launch activities
  • Ensuring appropriate transition planning for completion of the Startup phase

You'll need this to be considered:

  • Undergraduate degree or its international equivalent in a relevant field from an accredited institution or a combination of education and experience
  • Strong experience in managing or assisting with the management of clinical trials with progressive complexity
  • Established experience with delivering Startup milestones on time and with high quality
  • Knowledge of ICH GCP and local regulatory authority regulations required
  • CRO experience required
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency in a fast paced environment
  • Fluency in written and verbal English and local language (if applicable)
  • Willing to travel if necessary
  • Right to work in the specified country

If you are looking for a career within a transparent and non-hierarchical organisation then please contact us at the email address listed below. We are open minded and flexible regarding the talent we recruit, ultimately we are looking for people who will share in our vision and realise the importance of communication, relationships and adhering to the highest quality standards.

Please note:-

You must be eligible to live and work in the specified location in order to apply for this role.


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Contact Information:

Address:  European Headquarters
1st Floor,
Rubra 2
Mulberry Business Park,
RG41 2GY
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Tel:  +44 (0) 118 936 4000
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