Clinical Project Manager

Date:  May 12, 2024
Department:  Global Clinical Development
Job Type:  Direct Employee
Team:  R&D, Pharmacovigilance & Regulatory Affairs
Contract Type:  Permanent

Paris, Bois Colombes, FR


- Accountable for coordination of the operational management of assigned projects in order to develop compounds in line with Chiesi goals and medical/scientific standards.
- Accountable for communication to all stakeholders on the progress of the study
- Accountable to maintain and respect budget according to study signed contract

Main Responsibilities

  • Typically manages 1-3 clinical trials, depending on size, complexity, phase of development and therapeutic area.
    • Responsible for management of the Clinical CRO/Providers
    • Acting as primary contact for Clinical (CRO) but also internal customers;
    • representing the Study Team for operational part of the clinical trials allocated to her/him.
    • Ensures adherence to scope of work within timelines and budget.
    • Reviews study related documents prepared by CRO (project plan, monitoring plan, risk management plan, site contracts when required,…). Performs co-monitoring when needed, as specified in SOP.    
    • Collaborates in the set-up and maintenance of the Study Risk Register. Responsible clinical risk review  involving all relevant study team functions and for the follow-up on actions with vendors (CRO, direct and third-party vendors).
    • Responsible for the management of the study eTMF (related to clinical operations) with the Clinical Trial Administrator (CTA).
    • Prepares and coordinates/collaborates to scientific meetings: investigators’ meeting, scientific/safety board meetings, Data reviews and any other relevant meeting(s). 
    • Manages the preparation of experts/KOLs contract if any (when expert is dedicated to the study).
    • Study results and related deliverables: 
      - Prepares & reviews he Clinical Study Report (CSR) in cooperation with the Medical Writer, and its approval.
      - Supports and/or coordinates the presentation of clinical study results internally and externally 
  • Clinical Trial Supplies:
    • liaises with Clinical Trial Supply (CTS) coordinator to define the CTS strategy/plan
    • Manages the CTS once delivered to sites
  • Ensures that the trial complies to SOPs and all necessary quality standards. Responsible for corrective and preventive actions and follow-ups (e.g. in case of audits).
  • Provides clinical operations input during study design, Clinical Protocol Approval Committee (CPAC), Extended Clinical Team Meetings
  • Budget Management
    • prepares and presents budget in collaboration with Clin Ops Lead
    • accountable for budget management for the ongoing studies


Experience Required

At least 3 years of experience in a similar position in a pharmaceutical company or CRO.
Track record of achievements in successful planning and execution of at least 5 clinical studies.


Degree in Life Sciences (biological science, pharmacy or other health related discipline) or equivalent.


English 5 or more (1 = beginner / 6 = fluent)

Technical Skills

Knowledge of principles of clinical study design
Knowledge of principles of Clinical Research Statistics
Knowledge of planning tools and planning principles
Knowledge of ICH/GCP and company SOPs
Knowledge of GLP for bio analytical assays (for Clinical pharmacology studies)
Familiar and up to date with relevant literature

Soft Skills

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