Project Manager II/Sr PM

Project ManagementRemote, Canberra, ACT


Position at Premier Research

Project Manager II / Senior Project Manager – Remote, Australia (permanent)

At Premier Research, we help biotech and specialty pharma companies transform life-changing ideas into reality. What we do is profoundly connected to saving and improving lives, and we recognize our staff members are the most valuable asset in delivering success. Inspiring and nurturing staff to do their best work means a better, healthier future for all. We’re a community of 2,000 people in more than 20 countries delivering unmatched expertise, operational skills, and dedication to meet the most challenging needs facing clinical trials today. 

Clinical research takes time and with patients desperate for answers, we are doing everything we can to deliver studies on time. That’s why our Project Managers are so essential. We are looking for a Project Manager II / Senior Project Manager to join our Project Management team to help ensure that critically ill patients around the world are able to get the treatment options they’ve been waiting for. As a PM at Premier Research, you’ll provide a patient centric, customer-focused leadership to achieve on-time, on-budget high-quality project results in a supportive and flexible work environment.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Successful management and coordination of efforts assigned to all members of the project team, including but not limited to Regulatory, Clinical Operations, Biometrics, and Medical Affairs/Safety, to support milestone achievement and overall project delivery
  • Adherence to project budget and scope of work to realize project profitability
  • All project tasks completion in accordance with project plans and in compliance with global and consistent Premier Research processes, policies, and procedures
  • Project risks identification and mitigation
  • Effective communication, and project status reports and monthly progress reports are provided both internally and externally
  • Compliance for project-related training
  • Adequate resourcing to meet project deliverables and milestones
  • Representation at client meetings along with commercial colleagues to help win new business

What we are searching for:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in a clinical, biological or science-related field from an accredited college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum 6 years relevant experience, preferably in a CRO/pharmaceutical company/medical device company, including 2 years of clinical project management or clinical management experience
  • 3 years of experience in managing progressively large and complex scientific research projects, at least half of which has been in a matrix environment, global experience is preferred
  • Strong budget/finance experience on a project level
  • Demonstrated understanding of therapeutic and protocol disciplines, ICH/GCP regulations, FDA guidance documents/EU directives/ISO14155 regulations, drug/device development, and clinical monitoring procedures
  • Able to lead and motivate team members
  • Skilled at multitasking and working effectively in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities to meet deadline, and address problems decisively and objectively
  • A highly confident and effective presenter, fluent in English with strong oral and written communication skills and proficiency with web-based communication tools
  • Willingness to travel

Why choose Premier? 

  • Premier Research is more than a company – it’s a community of people that truly care about one another, about our clients, and most importantly about our mission of furthering research to improve the lives of patients in critical need.
  • Our cultural anchors – Caring & Empathy, Empowerment, Aspiration, One Team – mirror the flexibility and trust that our team embodies. As a Premier team member, you have the power to make an impact, regardless of job title and location.
  • Our dedication to biotech and specialty pharma is unlike any other. We provide our staff with innovative technologies and continuous learning opportunities so that they have the tools they need to be successful.

At Premier Research, our mission is to improve healthcare by transforming life-changing ideas into new medical treatments that address the unmet needs of a diverse global population. Achieving this is impossible without creating a culture where our employees are given the power to think creatively, challenge ideas, and solve complex problems fearlessly. 
Through a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and empowerment, we strive to create a community of belongingness where our differences are welcomed and celebrated. It fuels our innovation and better connects us to the patients, physicians, and customers we serve.