SSS, a DLH Corporation company, serves federal government clients throughout the United States and abroad delivering technology enabled solutions in key health and human services programs. The Company's core competencies include secure data analytics and statistics, clinical trials and laboratory services, a full suite of public health research offerings, performance evaluation, system modernization, operational logistics and readiness, and strategic digital communications. DLH has over 2,000 employees serving numerous government agencies. DLH’s portfolio consists of Defense & Veteran Health Solutions, Human Services Solutions and Public Health & Life Sciences.
The Senior Clinical Research Project Manager will be responsible for managing an international clinical research project including planning, execution, oversight and reporting throughout the course of the project. The Project Manager will lead a domestic and international project team to ensure quality deliverables that are on time and within budget parameters. The Project Manager is responsible for clearly understanding the scope of work and successfully managing the Client’s expectations.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:
Oversee all aspects of clinical research activities, contribute to project planning, review budgets and draft budget justifications, assist with payments and contracts tracking, and manage vendors.
Oversee all client deliverables through activities such as maintaining project timelines, providing client operations updates, and preparing monthly project progress reports.
Lead a project team in the areas of clinical operations, data management, and clinical QA, to ensure quality and timely delivery of all contract requirements
Anticipate and identify potential problems and propose preventive measures and solutions. Identify and implement measures to facilitate process improvement.
Facilitate and manage project meetings, conference calls, and training. Track completion of project action items.
Develop project-specific and/or study specific project plans including project management plan, communication plan, safety plan and, risk management plan.
Identify new SSS business opportunities with existing clients and communicate potential opportunities with management.
Perform other duties as required.
Candidates for this position should have the following education/experience and demonstrate mastery of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Education and Experience:
Master’s Degree in business, life sciences, public health or related field of study.
Minimum of eight years progressive experience managing research projects with strong clinical trials experience.
Experience with domestic and international public health initiatives highly desired.
Operational familiarity with funding sources; and public and private organizations working internationally in public health.
Strong writing, editing and leadership skills required. Experience with EU guidelines and managing global studies is a plus.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong project management expertise and experience managing complex clinical research projects is required.
Must have excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent interpersonal and client management skills.
Strong working knowledge of GCPs, ICH guidelines, FDA guidelines, EU knowledge a plus.
Experience with project management tracking systems.
Strong experience overseeing project budgets and solid negotiating skills.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
Proficiency in all MS-Office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; MS Projects a plus.
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Ability to perform job specific responsibilities with minimal supervision.
Experience with providing performance feedback.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally as necessary to meet client and organization’s obligations.
Demonstrate problem solving skills, strong sense of urgency and keen sense to detail.
DLH is committed to fostering a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.
Internal Number: 2021-1983
DLH provides technology-enabled business process outsourcing and program management solutions, primarily to improve and better deploy large-scale Federal health and human service initiatives. DLH delivers professional healthcare and public services to several Government agencies including the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and many more.