Senior Project Manager

TFS Durham , NC

Posted 3 weeks ago

The Senior Project Manager will have the overall responsibility for managing projects in accordance with company policies, SOPs, regulatory requirements in addition to financial and contractual obligations.

The Senior Project Manager will plan and pro-actively manage multidisciplinary study teams (including Site Management, Data Management, Statistics, Medical Writing, Regulatory and Safety) to ensure key milestones are achieved and studies are performed within budget, on schedule and in compliance with the appropriate - quality standards.

The Senior Project Manager may assist Project Managers in the identification of critical project task/issues and recommend course of actions to expedite project objectives and function as a project senior-level governance contact for issue escalation matters.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget and in compliance with applicable quality standards
  • Manages the strategic aspects of projects and identify, analyze and minimize/mitigates any risk, including the implications of difference technical and operational choices.
  • May oversee Project Managers, assigned to their program, including responsibility for project specific oversight, as required.
  • Mentor and coach for PM when needed
  • Communicates effectively with clients to successfully manage the relationship, identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions and strategies.
  • Develop and maintain Project Plans and timelines for their project and track progress
  • Ensure all study team members are adequately trained on project specific systems and procedures
  • Develops, implements, and maintains sound business practices
  • Measure and evaluate project performance
  • Manage the project budget, profitability and ensure invoicing is performed on time and in accordance with the scope of work
  • Manage the resource allocation, on the project, in collaboration with respective line managers
  • Establish and maintain relationship with third parties/vendors
  • Participate in capability presentations/bid defenses, as needed
  • May provides leadership, guidance and support for Business Development opportunities, including participating in business proposal generation and final review process.
  • Contribute in review/develop procedures, guidelines, SOPs, metrics as needed
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of clinical operations through participation or lead in working teams/ initiatives as needed


  • Bachelors Degree, preferably in life science or RN diploma
  • 5 year of relevant experience
  • experience working in Project Management in Ophthalmology clinical trials
  • In depth knowledge of clinical research regulations governing the conduct of the clinical trials and quality standards
  • In depth knowledge of project planning and metrics
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Solid organizational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize
  • Internal and external negotiation skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel to 10%


What can we offer you?

A great place to work where you will get the chance to push your career to the next level, global environment with global opportunities. You will also get the opportunity to be part of a team with highly intelligent, passionate experts from all over the world. TFS is a place for inspiration where we focus on the patients, saving lives and aiming to increase their quality of life by supporting our clients

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