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Project Manager-Surveys and Observational Studies
RTI International (RTI)
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Posted 2 months ago
Job Description

RTI Health Solutions (RTI HS) provides consulting and research expertise to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, and medical device companies. Located across the United States (US) and Europe, our staff have led projects in over 75 countries. Our various practice areas include: Market Access and Outcomes Strategy, Health Economics, Patient Centered Outcomes Assessment, Pharmacoepidemiology and Risk Management, Biostatistics, Health Preference Assessment, and Surveys and Observational Studies.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to support expansion of our real-world evidence (RWE) project set-up and data collection services in Europe. As part of the Surveys and Observational Studies team, you will be responsible for a range of activities associated with the management and delivery of RWE studies including development and management of study timelines, deliverables, coordination of client, management of vendors, and internal team communication. This requires experience in prospective (e.g., surveys, registries, observational field studies) and retrospective (e.g., medical record abstraction) study designs, with demonstrable experience conducting such studies.

This role is based in Lyon, France with consideration given to remote employment in France, Germany and Switzerland.


  • Plan, implement, and track data collection activities for prospective and retrospective data collection studies, including:
    • Monitor project financials, routinely update project information systems, maintain meeting minutes
    • Schedule appointments, arrangement meetings, and coordinate activities between internal teams, clients, and other outside parties
      • Set-up and coordinate vendors/partners (translation, recruitment, interviewing, transcript, reward/incentive, ethics, etc.)
    • Prepare, monitor, and update project plans and coordinate project meetings, both internal and external.
    • Identify, assess, and resolve issues on projects, and escalate concerns to senior management appropriately.
    • Support data management activities from the project team perspective (test data collection system, participate in data management plan design and data validation cleaning process)
    • Support regulatory submission processes for our observational studies in Europe
    • Possibly participate in cognitive pre-test and qualitative interviews (moderation or notetaking)


  • Undergraduate in a research or health-related area.
  • 2 years’ experience working in health research area (CRO, industry, academic research setting, or other).
  • Demonstrated experience or strong interest in health-related surveys or clinical research (e.g., clinical site management)
  • Effective communication skills (interpersonal, written, verbal and presentation skills) in a cross-functional collaborative environment.
  • Experience in coordinating and managing projects and/or vendors
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Knowledge and experience in data protection and ethics processes requirements, especially in Europe will be a plus
  • Experience in cognitive pre-test and qualitative interviews
  • Proficiency in both English in French, both written and verbal, with German being highly desirable


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