Clinical Research Project Manager

Job Location

14 Arrow St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

Job Type

Full Time


Clinical Operations

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About the Role

Job Description:

The Clinical Research Project Manager is accountable for owning overall clinical research project success from start to finish across research collaborations with leading academic medical centers and ambulatory surgical centers.

This position is primarily operational in nature and serves to manage relationships with the site and partner stakeholders to ensure successful project kick-off and management throughout. The project manager will also play a dynamic role in scoping out new collaboration opportunities, interfacing cross-functionally to define priorities and needs, and interface with partners to ensure objective-driven research collaborations. The project manager will interface internally will keep their finger on the pulse of the overall project and be able to build and coordinate a project team

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the internal team to review, analyze, understand, and define the high-level project requirements: Objectives, Scope, Schedule, Milestones

  • Work closely with site level teams including Investigator’s, research staff, and support offices to plan and execute research projects

  • Develop key project elements including research protocols, project budgets and agreements, and essential study documents

  • Represent Iterative Scopes externally with partners and conduct business at all times with a high degree of professionalism, competency and ethics

  • Accurately forecast, plan, report and manage on projects to ensure timely project forecasting and cost

  • Proactively manage and resolve issues to minimize crises and escalations. Engage the appropriate internal team members when needed to help resolve issues with the site or external stakeholders

  • Educate the sites and external stakeholders regarding the various steps in the project and ascertain what their expectations are of the internal team. Communicate those expectations back to the internal team

  • Facilitate the status review of the projects, budget and schedules as well as developing processes and tools for monitoring project progress and for delivering real-time program dashboards

  • Contribute to development and execution of project strategies within and across multi-line teams and work with subject matter experts within the organization in evaluating different strategies to help direct the team to a successful outcome or deliverable

  • Support development and delivery of the communication plan to ensure effective and timely communication with the sites

  • Promote a continuous improvement culture to streamline appropriate processes for maximum efficiency and productivity


Ideal Candidate Profile:

  • Thrives when working in a high-paced, fluid environment

  • Ability to build relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and motivations

  • Ability to make independent decisions that will impact project and department success

  • Excellent time management, planning and organizational skills are required

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required

  • Comfortable presenting over the phone, video, or in person

  • Attention to detail and thorough follow-up skills

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience in an entrepreneurial environment or in delivering against ambitious targets & goals in a fast-paced, often ambiguous, and rapidly evolving environment.

  • Healthcare sector experience

  • Clinical research experience

  • Graduate degree in related field

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About the Company

Company Mission:

Iterative Scopes is an early-growth stage startup on a mission to revolutionize the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases with computer vision. We are backed by leading venture firms, top pharmaceutical companies as well as category defining healthcare leaders including; Obvious Ventures, Eli Lilly, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Founders of Flatiron Health, Livongo, Path.AI, PAIGE, WHOOP!, Okta, and Recursion Pharmaceuticals.

Iterative Scopes is a venture backed company established by Jonathan Ng, MD a second time founder. The scientific advisory board includes world-class gastroenterologists and leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers and faculty.

Additional Info: 

The Iterative Scopes advisory board includes leading MIT computer vision and machine learning researchers/faculty and world-class Boston-area physicians and gastroenterology experts.oston-area physicians and gastroenterology experts.

Recruitment & Staffing: 

Agencies - Iterative Scopes does not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than candidates. The submission of unsolicited resumes by recruitment or staffing agencies to Iterative Scopes or its employees is strictly prohibited unless contacted directly by Iterative Scopes' internal operations team. Any resume submitted by an agency in the absence of a signed agreement will automatically become the property of Iterative Scopes, and Iterative Scopes will not owe any referral or other fees with respect thereto.