BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Clinical Project Manager I in Vernon Hills, Illinois

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Job Description

Working within Corporate Clinical Development (CCD), the Clinical Project Manager I executes studies conducted by CCD. Clinical studies may range from simulated use studies (employing a clinician to use the device in a simulated environment) to complex studies in human subjects and/or specimens that may include devices, in vitro diagnostics (IVDs), drugs, or drug/device combinations. The CCD supports all BD business units.

Clinical Project Manager I serves as a study/project manager for studies of low to moderate complexity from protocol development through study conduct and study closeout in compliance with Good Clinical Practices, and all National and Local Regulations.


  • Develops clinical research protocols

  • Interfaces with clinical data management and statistics in developing case report forms, managing data cleanup, and analyzing study data

  • Develops project budget/schedule in collaboration with Core Team and/or Program Management

  • Oversees site selection and training

  • Trains and oversees monitoring teams (CRAs) and the timeliness and quality of their work

  • Oversees study vendors (reference labs, CRO, other potential vendors)

  • Obtains, reviews and approves study documents

  • Maintains trial master file and all relevant trial documentation

  • Performs study execution and status reporting activities

  • Prepares final clinical study report and oversee study closeout activities

  • Leads study teams for studies of moderate to high complexity

  • Contributes to department/function continuous improvement activities/initiatives


  • Bachelor degree required.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in relevant areas. Preferred experience areas include the Life Sciences or other relevant technical areas, such as Clinical trials, Regulatory Affairs, or Quality.

  • Professional certification through one or more relevant associations (e.g., ACRP, SOCRA, RAPS) desirable.

  • Project management skills required to include the use of a formal process and system for planning and tracking ongoing progress of clinical projects

  • Proficiency with MS Project highly desired

  • Knowledge and experience of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and ICH requirements required. Knowledge of additional/local regulations a plus.

  • Vendor management experience required.

  • The Clinical Project Manager is expected to travel approximately 30% of the time, US and Internationally.

Primary Work LocationUSA IL - Vernon Hills

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