Client Services

Associate Project Manager – Clinical Trials

Location: Portland, Oregon
Type: Full-time

Overview of the role:

The Associate Clinical Trial Project Manager (ACTPM) is responsible for the overall coordination and management of one or more clinical trial projects. The ACTPM will lead multiple, consecutive, cross functional teams to ensure assigned projects proceed on time, within budget, and to the client’s satisfaction. Working collaboratively with Business Development, Finance, Clinical Laboratory, Clinical Development, Production, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, the ACTPM will prepare timelines, track budgets and will also manage project communication with clients. The ACTPM provides monitoring, review, and tracking of clinical data, prepares study-specific documents according to GCP regulations, and acts as liaison with other departments as necessary to fulfill contracted study activities, including but not limited to data management, report distribution, and specimen management. The ACTPM also initiates and monitors training of lab personnel and other key study personnel as appropriate.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple clinical trial projects in a dynamic, high-paced environment
  • Continuously monitor project activities and budgets, coordinating the timeline of contracted study activities with the overarching clinical trial timeline, ensuring that activities are completed on time and within budget
  • Display excellent communication skills critical to working with customers/coworkers while maintaining a high level of professionalism
  • Support clinical trial activities by communicating with clients and study personnel on all trial-related activities
  • Work collaboratively with the project team to ensure performance targets are met
  • Ensure that contracted deliverables are provided to the client as defined in the project contract and that services are invoiced as appropriate
  • Actively manage project risks to prevent project delays, budget overruns or unapproved expansion of project scope
  • Regularly report project status updates and issues to key stakeholders


  • Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation, and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong time management and organization skills; detail-oriented, proactive, and independent with strong follow up
  • Comfortable and flexible working within a dynamic, fast-paced, environment while managing change, new requirements, and shifting timelines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, experience with MS Project required
  • Laboratory information management systems (LIMS) experience preferred
  • Must understand the overall clinical research process

Work Experience, Education, and Computer Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) science or health-related field
  • Zero to 2 years of previous experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device industry
  • Strong computer proficiency required. Must be adept at using various software applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office suite and Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) database

If you are interested in joining our team and would like to be considered for a future job opening, please email your resume to:

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