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Children's Hospital Boston Clinical Research Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

57482BRTitle:Clinical Research Project ManagerDepartment:Ambulatory ServicesAutoReqId:57482BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Category:ResearchJob Posting Description:

At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.

The Project Manager (PM) manages one or more research projects. The PM facilitates and coordinates analytical support to research resource analysis and benchmarking initiatives and advises on issues related to process improvement and cost management. Guides project team(s) to complete scope of work meeting project milestones within deadlines.

  1. Manages a project or phase(s) of a complex research project from initiation/planning through the execution of the research grant or contract concluding with project transition and close, ensuring a successful project.

  2. Identify and use appropriate project management tools and concepts (scope management, planning, budget management, risk/ issue management, communications management). Develops and execute work plan. Set priorities for tasks based on importance and urgency. Deliver project on time and within budget.

  3. May conduct and/or support complex qualitative and quantitative analysis of project data, summarize findings, draw appropriate conclusions, and effectively communicate results to team. Manage and direct regulatory/ reporting activities related to projects (e.g., IRB, updates/ reports to funding agencies, etc.).

  4. Manage communication to and relationships with key project stakeholders (internal and external) and institution-wide. Compose, edit, and deliver written and verbal communications. Facilitate group discussions. Keep team members appropriately informed.

  5. May be responsible or assist in the packaging and shipping of samples to other centers following the prescribed procedures.


  • Bachelors degree in Healthcare Management, Science, Business Administration or related field.\\

  • 5 years of related experience or Master’s with 3 years of related experience.

  • Previous work in academic institution / Previous work experience with pediatric patients preferred.

  • Experience with Industry sponsored phase half trial / Investigator initiated trials / FDA submissions

  • Work requires the ability to effectively manage multiple demands and projects and/or proposals simultaneously within assigned department/division/program and to persuade and negotiate with peer level department heads and/or with external agencies/facilities on issues and projects that impact assigned department as well as several other large departments/divisions.

  • Advanced communication skills, able to balance competing demands.

  • Highly motivated detailed and organized.

  • Demonstrated project management skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of PC- and manual and web-based applications for collecting/ reporting data.

    Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.

    Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.


Office/Site Location:BrooklineRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular