Clinical Project Manager
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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.
Working within the Global Clinical Affairs (GCA) organization, the Clinical Project Manager is responsible for clinical trial management of multiple studies and may be subject matter expert for group or platform of assigned clinical studies including the planning, implementation, oversight, project management and completion of clinical trials conducted by GCA or Contract Research Organizations (CRO). This role serves as the project lead for studies of moderate to high complexity from protocol development through study conduct and closeout in compliance with Good Clinical Practices, and all Global, National and Local Regulations. Reports to and collaborates with Clinical Portfolio Management to review business requests, and evaluate or develop early plans and concepts for optimal study execution
Prepares and/or reviews study-related or essential study start-up documents as they relate to the assigned clinical trials (e.g., Clinical Protocols, Informed Consent forms, Investigator Brochures, Monitoring Plan, Laboratory Manual, Patient Diary, Clinical Site Procedures Manual, Case Report Form (CRFs), CRF Completion Guidelines and other relevant study plans and charters).
Serves as a Clinical Project Manager ensuring that the Study Management team meets or exceeds the timelines and deliverables assigned to the study team
Oversees/leads study-specific study management resources
Develops and manages group of studies for an entire business unit or large development program
Provides critical thinking and leadership when issues arise during execution of clinical studies.
Leads or contributes to continuous improvement activities/initiatives.
Manages relationships with sites/PIs. other study related vendors, including CRO’s.
Intermediate knowledge, of established project management standards used to develop and maintain integrated project plans (scope/work packages, time/schedule, cost/material and human resource, quality, communication/escalation, risk, value) and organizes/facilitates meetings and discussions as needed.
Defines, tracks and reports schedule attributes such as durations, interdependencies, milestones, critical path and other key deliverables including efficiency and effectiveness of plans and staff.
Adapts work package deliverables based on study scale and complexity.
Creates aggressive but achievable resource and budget forecasts and timelines.
Interacts with both Internal and External contacts, providing direction to the GCA cross functional team members and vendors (if applicable) regarding the technical, protocol-specific and operational aspects of assigned studies.
Proactively identifies and manages risks and issues (including a log, mitigations, and contingencies) to ensure cost effective timely delivery of the project including escalation if needed
Plans and maintains high quality standards in order to meet compliance requirements.
All other duties as assigned
BS Degree in Medical Technology or regional equivalent, or in the Life or Medical Sciences such as: Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Immunology, or Clinical Microbiology research experience.
A minimum of 3- 5 years in human clinical research.
Experience/Knowledge in IVD products, and Clinical Laboratory processes
Clinical laboratory or clinical research experience, experience in a medical device/lVD company a plus
Familiarity with CLSI guidelines and other standards
Background in molecular IDS or equivalent
Demonstrated experience in: Microbiology, Virology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Hematology, Chemistry or any other aspect of clinical laboratory medicine, In Vitro Diagnostics, Specimen collection and processing
Biospecimen acquisition and prospective sample collection protocols
Project management experience desirable using MS Project and/or recent proven success within a BD product development core/extended team.
PMP Certification a plus
Good knowledge of clinical trial concepts and practices, including international clinical research guidelines.
Strong client and vendor relationship management skills.
Ability to work effectively, independently with multi-level teams, manage multiple projects and work in a fast paced and changing environment.
Demonstrated and effective interpersonal, communications and negotiation skills for a wide variety of audiences.
Ability to work effectively in a virtual environment.
Work Environment / Travel
Ability to travel approximately 10% of the time, US and Internationally
Works onsite at BD Sparks MD or BD Franklin Lakes NJ
relocation or sponsorship not available for this role
For many roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.
Why join us?
A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.
You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.
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Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Sparks - 7 Loveton Circle
Additional LocationsUSA NJ - Franklin Lakes
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