Job ref no.: CT3119337-01#0078

Director, Clinical Project Management, China

Ethos BC Global

  • Leadership role
  • Report to Head of Greater China, Project Leadership
  • Based in Shanghai/Beijing

Our client is one of the world’s leading Contract Research Organisation aims to help healthcare and biopharma companies improve their probability of success by connecting their scientific, therapeutic and analytics expertise with superior delivery.

The successful incumbent will play a key role in directing and managing a team of 10 project managers in managing/supporting studies or programs to ensure quality, time and budget deliverables are met to the Sponsor’s satisfaction in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices. He/She will ensure that the team is trained and individual development is aligned and in place to meet project and organizational needs.


  • Provide guidance and review of the scope of work, objectives, timelines, quality of deliverables, and other clinical project management activities for studies and programs
  • Coach and mentor employees around project planning, project review, risk management and problem solving to ensure global alignment of work practices across the team through the adoption and use of all process and technology tools and improvements by employees
  • Work with the clinical project managers to ensure that project budget(s) meet financial and company goals (realization targets), with a focus on proactively ensuring adherence to change control processes
  • Manage risks linked to resourcing, project and/or individual needs with other management and leadership team members to manage study issues and obstacles
  • Act as a key relationship manager for assigned clients; recommend courses of action regarding client management issues; ensure that plans are implemented following approval by senior management
  • Work with individual staff to identify any quality issues within the study and coaching on resolution of issues, including implementation of corrective action plans and escalation
  • Provide technical expertise and clinical project management experience to project management and training and process improvement efforts
  • Serve as a project management liaison with other groups within the organisation
  • Provide consultation to clients on drug development process, strategy, and plans as needed
  • Participate in function and/or corporate initiatives, special project assignments, and as a client liaison or departmental cross-functional liaison


  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a life sciences or related discipline
  • Minimum 12 years clinical research experience with 8 years project management/leadership experience, including multi-regional and global focus
  • Relevant working experience in CRO or Pharma industry required
  • Comfortable collaborating and communicating with a variety of colleagues and customers
  • Prior experience in handling global projects highly preferred

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Job ref no. CT3119337-01#0078
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Job Function
  • China
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 12 years - 17 years
Career Level
  • Senior management level
  • Degree