Associate Project Manager

Synteract, Inc. Morrisville , NC 27560

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Associate Project Manager

Who We Are

Synteract is a global full-service contract research organization with a successful three-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies. With our mission of "Bringing Clinical Trials to Life," we provide customized Phase I through IV services internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in Oncology, Neuro Degenerative Diseases, and Rare and Orphan Diseases, and in pediatric populations. Our mission is to support the innovation and development of better therapies in healthcare.

Position Overview

The Associate Project Manager teams with a Project Manager to assist with the tasks associated with the successful completion of the projects. S/he will learn the methodology of project management and gain experience and understanding of the position.

Specific tasks would include:

  • Under the direction and supervision of a project manager, will interface with client representatives as well as SynteractHCR personnel in the functional departments to assist with the timely initiation and completion of clinical trials

  • Assists with the preparation of proposals, budgets and contracts

  • Assists with identifying potential bottlenecks and/or delays; assists with the development and execution of contingency plans in order to keep the project on schedule

  • Assists with the development of the Project Management Plan to include timeline and milestones

  • Assists in coordinating the Project Team Meetings, including assistance with the development of meeting agendas and minutes

  • Assists with the daily, on-going communication via telephone and email, responding to inquiries and client requests.

  • Assists with management of the study budget throughout the duration of the project

  • Assists with the development of study specific training and other requirements for internal and external staff, as appropriate

  • Assists with the development of periodic reports.

  • Assists with the development of out of scope documentation and costs

  • Assists with the Project TMF

  • May act as project manager for single service, and or less complex projects as determined by their functional manager

  • Develops Project Management plan to include timeline and milestones

  • Manages budget throughout the duration of the project and develops out of scope documentation and costs

  • Conducts daily, on-going communication via telephone and email, responding to inquiries and client requests. Interacts with clients and vendors to ensure that all contractual obligations are met

  • Adheres to applicable ethical, regulatory and clinical standards

  • Performs all duties in accordance with SynteractHCR SOPs, government regulations and Good Clinical Practice

  • Ensures knowledge of clinical research, clinical therapeutics and regulatory issues, is current through review of journal articles and attendance of relevant professional association meetings


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and a minimum of 3 years applicable industry experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Knowledge of the principals of GCPs, ICH guidelines and FDA regulations

  • Intermediate Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, Outlook

  • Effective verbal and writing skills; English + local language, if relevant

  • This position requires the ability to perform varied tasks, to maintain an appropriate work pace, to exercise logic and reasoning, to comprehend and follow instructions and to make complex decisions. Performing the duties of this job regularly requires repetitive hand movement (at least 15 minutes), sitting for long periods of time, speaking and listening; also involves standing and walking, some grasping and reaching, and the ability to lift up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus

  • This position requires limited travel, < />

  • Work Environment - the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate

If you're passionate about bringing clinical trials to life, we encourage you to apply today!

Synteract's policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with Synteract must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire. The Company will not sponsor applicants [to this position] for work visas.

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Associate Project Manager

Synteract, Inc.