JVT Advisors

Project Manager R&D

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Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

18 months

The R&D IT Project Manager will oversee Clinical Development projects supporting data control and automation. The Project Manager has responsibility for the health and success of projects within a matrixed organization with direct relationships with various groups in the business as well as IT.


  • 5+ years’ project management experience and 8+ years’ experience as an IT professional
  • Comfortable with both waterfall and Agile methodologies, and familiarity with tools including MS Project and JIRA
  • Experience in leading daily stand-ups and cross-functional meetings for nimble, fast-moving teams
  • Experience with regulated systems projects, including requirements gathering, planning, and execution within a highly structured framework, especially GxP-validated systems and associated SDLC
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills – particularly organizing and presenting project information to management
  • Capable of working well under pressure; highly organized able to multi-task
  • A background in Life Sciences projects, with validated projects or projects involving clinical studies
  • The following domain expertise is a plus: Global Clinical Operations, Analytics and Data Sciences, Regulatory compliance (FDA, MHRA, etc.)


  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Business, or Life Sciences-related field required
  • Graduate degree in a relevant field preferred
  • PMP certification or equivalent credentials preferred



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