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Project Manager


The Project Manager (PM) plans, coordinates, monitors and controls multiple complex research projects and/or clinical trials, from project start to closure in order to achieve projects objectives. He/she is responsible for overall project performances. He/she functionally leads the project team, and manages communication with internal and external stakeholders.
The Project Manager mainly interfaces with Project team members, Heads of units/departments, project external stakeholders, PMO and other PM’s.
The Project Manager works under the hierarchical supervision of the Projects Director.


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Function information

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for multiple research projects and/or clinical trials
  • Responsible for ensuring that the exhaustive list of activities and deliverables needed to achieve project’s objectives is defined, with associated schedule, budget and quality targets
  • Takes overall responsibility for project management according intern policies and processes, including scheduling and prioritizing activities at project level.
  • Leads, motivates, and coordinates the project team (internal transversal coordination). The PM liaises with Department heads to secure adequate project staffing (qualitative and quantitative);
  • Manages project’s external stakeholders (incl. communication, contracts, budgets)
  • Monitors and controls the project execution, including managing issues and conflicts at project level (analysis, decision making, priorities allocation, actions execution);
  • Manages project’s changes with internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify and manages project’s risks
  • Manages communication with internal stakeholders, including reporting and escalation of issues/conflicts beyond project level
  • Within Projects Direction, contributes to improving management of projects.
  • Provides guidance and mentorship to less experienced Project Management staff.


  • Minimum education requirement: Master degree in sciences, engineering or management
  • Ability to work in highly scientific environment is required
  • Min 3 year experience in a project management/coordination role, or 3 year experience in the field of clinical trials
  • Knowledge of Project Management areas (PMI) with the PMP certification
  • Fluency in English (spoken, written) is required
  • Familiar with MS Office tools
  • A proactive profile, result oriented and problem solver, who gets things done both through formal channels and informal network
  • Open minded profile, with strong desire to learn
  • Organized and results-oriented person with the ability to integrate in a multilingual and multicultural environment,
  • Team player with strong leadership skills, using open communication and influencing skills to work effectively within teams and across functions.


Working as a consultant for XPE Pharma & Science means that you will be a part of the Adecco group. You will be guided and be followed-up by one of our Talent Managers. While giving the best of yourself at your project you will be able to develop your soft & hard skills as well via our Talent Managers.


Not ready to apply or do you have questions first?

Please give me a call on +32 10 80 71 03, or mail: Carine.steurs@xpe-group.net.

I’ll be happy to give you more information!

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