Project Manager

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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The Emmes Company, LLC is searching for a Project Manager located in our Rockville, Maryland, Frederick, Maryland and/or Tysons Corner, Virginia office. Emmes provides flexibility for office location preference, dependent upon position. The Emmes Company, LLC is a private Contract Research Organization (CRO). Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Emmes employs over six hundred staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, Maryland, Tysons Corner, Virginia, Vancouver, Canada and Bangalore, India. Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work life balance. Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning across six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research. Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation. Primary Purpose The Project Manager will be responsible for the management of several key project Knowledge Areas across all phases of the project: Initiation, Planning, Execution, Controlling, and Closing. The job will support the Project Director (the Clinical Research/Project Manager), the Project Team and Project Leadership. Responsibilities Incorporate best practices for the day-to-day management and integration of Knowledge Areas, with an initial focus on Scope, Schedule, Cost, resources and Risks for multiple small to moderate sized studies Application of Waterfall methodology, rolling-wave planning and scenario analysis to ensure all project deliverables remain on-time Ensure effective budget management, exhibiting close control of spend and accurate forecasting Manage project resources ensuring leveling across all project phases Identify risks and manage their appropriate response and strategies, escalating to leadership as appropriate Provide oversight and management of all vendors per associated project contracts, including timelines, quality and deliverables Provide status and progress reports on all aspects of the projects Ensure quality-by-design in meeting all sponsor, corporate, and regulatory requirements Maintain all project-essential (non-clinical) documentation in relation to the management of the projects Ensure update of study information into study management systems by the appropriate team members Provide input into business development activities, as needed Provide active engagement in continuous improvement of Project Management processes, methods, tools, documents and best practices, adding value to the business and meeting client expectations Contribute to the development and maturity of the PMO within the organization Experience Bachelor's degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent experience Minimum 2 years of experience in project management; 4-6 years total applicable experience in the clinical study/trial arena Demonstrated resourcefulness in problem-solving and initiative to learn new skills PMP certification strongly preferred; ability to acquire a PMP upon completion of 12 months of employment considered Effective leadership of teams through influence and negotiation Ability to prioritize tasks and manage time effectively Excellent written and verbal communication Ability to foster collaborative relationships Ability to work with minimal supervision Skilled in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and MS Project Fluent in written and spoken English CONNECT WITH US!! Follow us on Twitter - @EmmesCRO Find us on LinkedIn - The Emmes Company, LLC The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.
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