Closing date for applications: 24 November 2022

We are seeking to appoint a Global Head Project Management to lead our Project Management team and positively impact our progressive CRO company.

This is a fantastic opportunity to drive the growth and development of the Project Management department with responsibilities for line management, process development, business development with the objective of delivering excellence across the Project Management team.

This is a remote based role with limited travel as required.

About us

MAC is a full-service, global Contract Research Organisation (CRO) providing site and patient services with complete solutions covering a wide range of therapeutic areas. Established in 1988 as one of Europe’s first-ever memory assessment centres, we have a vast and rich history becoming the UK’s neuroscience centre of excellence, expanding into a fully owned network of sites, and assuring patient recruitment.

Key Responsibilities include:

To lead the Project Management department in the provision of and provide expert Project Management services to MAC Clinical Research and its customers.

  • Lead, manage and direct the Project Management team to ensure delivery of high-quality deliverables, on time and in-line with customer expectations achieving a high level of customer satisfaction and profitability

  • Develop best working practices and Standard Operating Procedures to deliver the portfolio of projects within the Project Management department in line with relevant SOP’s and in accordance with ICH-GCP.

  • Drive the development and direction of Project Management to meet the strategic goals of the company.

  • Work collaboratively across MAC at an advanced level to address and resolve critical issues and escalations. Critically evaluate situations and adapt quickly in making timely and independent decisions.

  • As needed, act as Client Relationship Manager for clients with focus on building strong relationships and acting as an effective escalation point.

  • Identify and implement strategies to support a robust client focussed culture across MAC

Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:

  • 10+ years of advanced Project Management experience within the CRO/Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry.

  • 3+ years of leading and managing clinical Project Management functions, covering all aspects of Project Management activities within clinical trials, leveraging internal and external resources; experience in timeline/resource/budget planning and vendor/contractor oversight.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with proven experience of delivering successful outcomes across client, vendor and internal teams.

  • Excellent planning, organisational and time management skills used to successfully coordinate and direct project teams to positive deliveries.

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving ability.

  • In-depth knowledge of the global drug development process and its regulatory framework; hands-on experience within clinical trials (Phase I to IV).

  • Educated to Degree level (or equivalent) in an area relevant to the role.


  • Competitive salary in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards and reflecting experience

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years long service)

  • Your birthday off work

  • Pension

  • Private healthcare

MAC Clinical Research invites applications from highly motivated candidates, with a desire to achieve their full potential in a fast-paced growing environment with opportunities for continued personal development. You will be working within an organisation that sees you as an investment and is keen to support you in achieving your career aspirations.

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