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Project Manager

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The Breast International Group (BIG) is a non-profit research organization that represents the largest global network of academic groups dedicated to breast research. 30+ clinical trials are run or under development under the BIG umbrella at any one time.

BIG is recruiting:



As an experienced Clinical Trials Project Manager in the Research Operations Department at BIG Headquarters (HQ), you will have the oversight of all study activities related to the set-up and coordination of international clinical studies (Phase II / III) or research programs internally, and with external partners. You will be based in Brussels, Belgium, report to a Project Management Leader / Research Operations Director. Main activities are:

  • Serve as main study contact for operational activities for BIG HQ, with multiple partners, including BIG member groups, pharmaceutical industry partners, and a variety of vendors for the clinical trials or research programs.
  • Coordinate BIG HQ responsibilities for individual clinical trials, including, but not limited to:
    • Conduct of group / site feasibility surveys
    • Set up of study governance committees and related documentation
    • Coordination of governance committees and working groups and their meetings (including taking minutes)
    • Development and follow up on study contracts and budgets in collaboration with the BIG HQ Legal and Finance departments
    • Prepare, manage and follow-up on internal and external meetings between partners (including taking minutes)
    • Lead internal and external discussions related to operational activities of assigned studies
    • Prepare and/or review study documents and communications
    • Assist in preparation and follow-up of study related grants if needed
    • Other scientific operations activities as needed
    • Ensure that BIG principles and processes are adhered to, under the guidance of Project Management Leaders/Research Operations Director
  • Maintain BIG HQ study / program files and assist with administrative tasks as needed.
  • Contribute to the improvement of all processes and procedures and all related BIG HQ documentation.


  • Academic degree, preferably in a (para)medical discipline
  • 3 – 4 years experience in the set-up and management of all operational aspects of clinical trials (in academia, industry, or CRO)
  • A good knowledge of GCP and methodologies, regulations and procedures related to clinical trials
  • Experience in oncology clinical trials is a plus
  • Previous experience in managing budgets and contracts is a plus
  • Strong analytical, organization, planning and communication skills
  • Sense of diplomacy, and attention to details, while maintaining a broad overview
  • Native or native-like written and spoken English; French, Dutch or other languages are a plus
  • A high level of integrity and sense of responsibility and professionalism
  • Ability to:
    • Work effectively in multicultural teams within BIG headquarters and the BIG network, and across organisational boundaries, respecting differences between people from a variety of linguistic and cultural backgrounds
    • Learn, interpret and apply a variety of complex policies and procedures with minimal guidance
    • Accurately and professionally process a high volume of correspondence, documents and other often sensitive and confidential information
    • Maintain a high level of poise and professionalism while coordinating a diverse variety of daily and special project deadlines simultaneously


  • The opportunity to contribute to innovative, practice-changing cancer research
  • A stimulating international environment
  • Full-time employment and unlimited duration contract
  • A competitive salary and benefits package

  • Placed on:Wed 17 February 2021
  • Location: Brussels

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