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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 coordination of international clinical studies (Phase  II / III) or research programs with a variety of partners. You will be based in Brussels, Belgium, report to a Project Management Leader / Research Operations Director, and will be engaged in the following types of activities:

  • Serve as 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 and follow up on 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 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/Research Operations Director
  • Organize internal team meetings;
  • Maintain BIG HQ study / program files and assist with administrative tasks 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)
  • A good knowledge of GCP and methodologies, regulations and procedures related to clinical trials
  • Experience in oncology clinical trials is a plus
  • Previous experience in managing budgets and contracts is a plus.
  • Possess strong analytical skills and highly organized project management abilities, sense of diplomacy, and  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 are 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.

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