RTI International is an independent nonprofit research institute dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition with a worldwide staff of nearly 6,000. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as the first scientific organization in—and centerpiece of—the Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. RTI Health Solutions (RTI-HS) is a business unit within RTI International focused on conducting research for pharmaceutical and medical technology companies. The Global Pharmacoepidemiology and Risk Management team within RTI-HS is based in the US (NC, MA) and Spain (Barcelona). RTI-HS is an active member of the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE) and the European Network of Centres for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (ENCePP).
We are looking for a project management candidate with the right combination of skills, experience, abilities, and cultural compatibility to work closely with other project members and epidemiologists to provide a wide range of financial and operational project and proposal tasks and contribute to research tasks. In this role, you will contribute to or support, in collaboration with a Senior Epidemiologist, pharmacoepidemiologic studies of the use, safety and effectiveness of treatments and prevention in various therapeutic areas using real world data to generate real world evidence intended for submission to regulatory agencies.
Responsibilities will include:
Coordinate activities for proposal or project management between internal team members, research partners, clients, and other outside parties
Manage internal and external communications for proposals and projects, serving as a client contact, organizing, and facilitating project meetings, and taking minutes for internal project team, and external client meetings
Manage administrative aspects of project implementation, creating and tracking project timelines
Take responsibility for coordinating with legal and financial teams to be aware of contract and invoicing requirements
Monitor project financials, update project information systems and meet with the project finance advisor, and contribute to internal financial project review meetings
Manage quality assurance activities for the project including quality reviews for each deliverable. Conduct quality control reviews of deliverables as needed
Contribute to the writing of proposals, literature reviews, protocols, reports, and publications
It is preferred that you will be willing to work in-person out of our office in Barcelona, Spain full-time. However, qualified candidates wishing to telecommute full- or part-time will be considered.
Master’s level degree in epidemiology, health sciences, or related area of study and 1 year of relevant experience in the project coordination/management of pharmacoepidemiology, clinical epidemiology or related field in a research organization, academic research, or pharmaceutical industry
Demonstrated effective communications (written, verbal and presentation skills) in a multinational and multidisciplinary, international, and multicultural collaborative environment is required. The working language is English. Additional language skills are a plus
Demonstrated organizational and analytical problem-solving skills; ability to perform duties that require close attention to detail, strong initiative, and proactivity
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, research partners and clients
Ability to operate in a hybrid, multi-country team environment and be flexible in taking on and performing assignments as necessary, and to work to tight and sometimes challenging deadlines
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and project management tools and processes
Steeped in a tradition of rigor and process, we maintain a legacy of setting the scientific standards within our industry. We employ the right approaches and proven research practices to analyze evidence and draw meaningful insights. Our team of uncompromisingly ethical and objective researchers ensure that results will hold up to scrutiny and reveal the benefits, risks, value and potential of our clients' products.