• Senior Project Manager

    Job Location US-NC-Chapel Hill
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Project Manager will provide leadership to cross-functional clinical research projects and team members. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for providing on-time, on-budget, and high-quality project results as well as motivating team members; helping develop new business; and enhancing customer relationships. This position is a combination of performing tasks directly related to the project as well as providing guidance and direction to project teams.


    • Preparing project management plans
    • Recommending and implementing operational strategies
    • Recommending and executing risk management plans
    • Managing assigned project resources, including ensuring that project tasks are correctly assigned to staff and vendors
    • Managing project scope of work, including recognizing and negotiating changes in scope
    • Making tactical recommendations to customers to improve projects
    • Providing strategic and tactical guidance to team members
    • Mentoring and providing training and orientation for team members
    • Managing team dynamics and providing team members with frequent feedback
    • Collaborating with customers to provide win/win solutions
    • Contributing to business development initiatives, including proposals, responses to RFIs, and bid defense presentations

    Why Rho?

    • Opportunities to lead challenging projects across a variety of therapeutic areas and phrases
    • Fully-integrated project teams mean your operational experts are within arm's reach
    • Agile corporate leadership ensures quick responses and follow-up
    • Critical thinking is expected, valued, and rewarded. We aren't just another "pair of hands" for our clients


    • BS in life sciences or related field
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience managing progressively larger and more complex clinical research projects
    • Experience in CNS a plus
    • Ability to lead project teams in a matrix environment
    • Solid understanding of applicable clinical research and scientific concepts and regulatory requirements; e.g. Good Clinical Practice (GCP), International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines, regulatory agency regulations
    • Strong therapeutic and research experience, including ability to interpret study protocols and designs
    • Experience in conducting on-site monitoring visits and/or managing activities of a CRA team to achieve project deliverables
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and customers
    • Success in rapidly changing, flexible environment, with ability to prioritize own workload to meet deadlines and escalate issues appropriately
    • Consistent record of long-term, high-quality deliverables
    • Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications



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