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As an experienced Clinical Trials Project Manager in the Scientific Operations Department at BIG Headquarters (HQ), you will focus on the set-up and execution of international clinical studies (Phase  II / III) or related research projects with a variety of partners. You will be based in Brussels, Belgium, report to a Project Management Leader (line manager) and the Scientific Director, and will be engaged in the following types of activities:

  • Serve as a main study contact between multiple partners, including BIG member groups, pharmaceutical industry partners, and a variety of vendors for specific clinical trials

  • Coordinate BIG HQ responsibilities for individual clinical trials, e.g.,
    - conduct of group surveys / site feasibility
    - set up of study governance committees and related documentation
    - coordination of governance committees and working groups and their meetings (including taking minutes)
    - development of study contracts and budgets in collaboration with the Legal and Finance departments,
    - prepare, manage and follow-up on meetings between partners (including taking minutes)
    - Prepare and/or review study documents and communications
    - Assist in preparing reports and articles if needed
    - Assist in preparation and follow-up of study-related grants if needed
    - other scientific operations activities as needed
    - ensure that BIG principles and processes are adhered to, under the guidance of Project Management Leaders

  • Organise internal team meetings

  • Maintain BIG HQ study / project files

  • Assist Project Management Leaders as needed

  • As part of a project management team, contribute to the improvement of all processes and procedures as well as all related documentation in BIG HQ

Qualifications sought:

  • Academic degree, preferably in a (para)medical discipline

  • Experience in the set-up and management of all operational aspects of clinical trials (in academia, industry, or CRO)

  • In-depth knowledge of methodologies, regulations and procedures related to clinical trials

  • Experience in oncology clinical trials a plus

  • Possess strong analytical skills and highly organized project management abilities, keeping an eye on both detail, while maintaining a broad overview

  • Ability to:
    - work effectively in multicultural teams within BIG headquarters and the BIG network, and across organisational boundaries, respecting differences between  people from a variety of linguistic and cultural backgrounds
    - learn, interpret and apply a variety of complex policies and procedures with minimal guidance
    - accurately and professionally process a high volume of correspondence, documents and other often sensitive and confidential information
    - ​maintain a high level of poise and professionalism while coordinating a diverse variety of daily and special project deadlines simultaneously

  • Native or native-like written and spoken English; French, Dutch or other languages a plus

  • A high level of integrity and sense of responsibility and professionalism

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to contribute to innovative, practice-changing cancer research.

  • A stimulating international environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Send your cover letter and cv to or to: 
Breast International Group-aisbl,
HR Department - Blvd de Waterloo 76, 
B-1000 Brussels