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JVT Advisors Project Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Contract Length: 18 months

Job Summary: The R&D IT Project Manager will oversee the global safety database run activities, which will help determine our path forward around their GSD as this project will focus on analyzing current functionality as well as the functionality in the proposed new system. The Project Manager has responsibility for the health and success of these projects within a matrixed organization with direct relationships with various groups in the business as well as IT.


  • Monitor, manage, and ensure predictable delivery of projects in a deadline-driven environment.

  • Drive delivery and accountability of internal staff as well as vendors and third-party project managers.

  • Enable early identification and appropriate escalation of risks and issues that require assistance, attention, or executive resolution.

  • Effectively communicate project status to leadership, verbally or in written form.


  • 5+ years project management experience, ideally including budget accountability

  • 8+ years’ experience as an IT professional

  • BA or BS in Computer Science, Business, or Life Sciences-related field required

  • Comfortable with both waterfall and Agile methodologies, and familiarity with tools including MS Project and JIRA

  • Experience with regulated systems projects, including requirements gathering, planning, and execution within a highly structured framework, e.g., GxP

  • Experience in leading daily stand-ups and cross-functional meetings for nimble, fast-moving teams

  • Experience with AGILE software development

  • A background in Life Sciences projects, with validated projects or projects involving clinical data a plus