International Project Manager - Antwerpen

Function Group: Clinical Research / CPM


For one of the most innovative and inclusive clinical research organisations in Europe, we are currently looking for an International Project Manager. With close to one hundred thousand employees working at more than thousand locations around the world this organisation is truly changing people’s lives. On a daily basis they coordinate and run clinical trials for their highly respected pharmaceutical and biotech partners.


In the role of International Project Manager, you will be providing leadership to a cross-functional/multi-national team in the execution of the aforementioned clinical trials. As such you will liaise between the sponsor, the (internal) project team, and the different vendors participating in the study throughout the lifecycle of the project. Ensuring the assigned trials are conducted in accordance with the contract and that they in compliance with the applicable regulatory requirements is one of your responsibilities. Therefore the protocols, predefined procedures, the applicable quality standards and the mutually accepted timelines are things you will draw up and will oversee. In addition, you will identify potential issues and provide contingencies in order to make the projects run as smoothly and successfully as possible. When it comes to leadership you will chair the project team meetings with both internal as external parties. Also, you will contribute to the awarding process, the development of the study budget as well as bid defence meetings.


As the ideal candidate you have the following profile:

  • You have a university degree or PhD in life sciences/medical, with at least two years of experience in an International Project Management role, having managed international phase II and III clinical trials in a pharmaceutical or biotech company or another CRO
  • You possess strong problem-solving, communication, presentation, negotiation and leadership skills
  • You love to lead and motivate a team, work within this team and also independently
  • You have a strong command of the English language, Dutch and French are an asset
  • You have good working knowledge of MS Office and MS Project
  • You are quality minded and resistant to stress and work pressure


On offer is:

  • A great salary package
  • Great additional benefits such as meal vouchers, insurances and a company car
  • The chance to work in a professional environment that promotes personal and career growth in the form of extensive trainings


If you are interested in this job, or in similar ones, please feel free to contact me directly.

Martin van der Velden
Consultant Clinical Research & Medical Affairs | Biotechnology


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