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Clinical Research Project Manager

Norwich or Cambridgeshire

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

Clinical Research Project Manager 


The Observational & Pragmatic Research Institute (OPRI) is an innovative organisation striving to improve the lives of patients through global research. 

We are looking for a Project Manager to lead the first severe asthma registry, an initiative with 28 countries from all over the world sharing patient data for ethically approved research ( 

The motivated and efficient project manager is required to coordinate multiple stakeholders and optimise the global research potential of the initiative. 

Applicants will be considered who can demonstrate experience in coordinating clinical research activities and are looking to grow their project management skills or experienced research project managers interested in leading a global initiative and a diverse project team. 


Primary responsibilities: 

  • Develop and review project documentation including project reports for internal and external stakeholders. 

  • Recruit and coordinate participant countries, ensuring professional relationships and regular communication with all collaborators. 

  • Contribute to the development, review and implementation of project resources including questionnaires, clinical decision support, feedback, and promotional material. 

  • Oversee the collection, coding and verification of data in accordance with specified research protocol and coding procedures for subsequent analysis. 

  • Create presentation slides and posters to help stakeholders raise awareness and engagement with the registry. 

  • Develop reporting systems/slides for communicating to senior management team and respective funding organisations regarding project delivery. 

  • Manage the work allocation and activities of the Project Assistant, provide support, training and guidance as appropriate. 


  • At least four years’ experience in delivering or managing research projects and/or a degree in life sciences, epidemiology, biostatistics or equivalent. 


  • Experience of leading the delivery of a project, ideally across multiple sites/locations 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience of drafting, editing and creating content across all communication platforms, particularly in research settings. 

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, ability to work under pressure. 

  • High attention to detail, and ability to work proactively on own initiative and with limited supervision. 

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple events and programmes of work simultaneously. 

  • Ability to deal with complex, sensitive information and negotiate on difficult issues. 

  • The ability to work with others and develop strong collaborative networks across a variety of stakeholders and clients. 

  • Enthusiastic and motivated to learn and assimilate new skills and take personal responsibility to do so. 

  • The ability to work autonomously, influence others and communicate effectively are essential to this role. 


  • Experience of clinical registries. 

  • Experience with international stakeholders 

  • Experience with epidemiological studies or health care databases. 

Contract & Salary: 

This is a full-time role. Starting salary is negotiable and dependent on qualifications and experience. 


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