• Undergraduate Placement Project Management (9 - 10 months)

    Job Location UK-Cambridgeshire-Peterborough
    Intern (Full Time)
  • Overview

    Our undergraduate programme offers 9-10 months' practical, paid work experience, starting between July- September (subject to candidate’s preference). For 2017 – 2018, we are recruiting a Placement Student as Project Assistant, within our Project Management Department. In this role you will be provided with training to develop your administrative and project management skills and given a thorough understanding of the clinical trial process, and ERT's role within this. Your development will continue during the placement year, as you take on an increasingly active support role within the Project Management team, for example assisting with database design configurations, preparing study documentation and taking minutes from project meetings. 


    This role is based in our Peterborough Office at the Peterborough Business Park in Lynchwood, providing easy access to the A1 and surrounding road networks. We enjoy fantastic facilities including a vibrant office, staff canteen and easy onsite parking and we offer a wide range of social, employee welfare and charitable events.







    Responsible for assisting Project Management personnel with various tasks throughout the study lifecycle.



    1. Assist with the Planning and Setup, Monitoring, and Closeout Phases of study management
    which may include:

    • Database setup
    • Study documentation development
    • Equipment distribution/tracking
    • Report creation/distribution
    • Archival of study documentation

    2. Coordinate Project Assurance meetings and assist with compiling meeting minutes and action

    3. Support financial components of study management including:

    • Assistance with documentation/database updates due to scope changes
    • Follow-up related to invoice reconciliations
    • Preparation of reports in support of study forecasting activities

    4. Facilitate issue management by documenting and tracking progress to ensure timely
    resolution to customer escalations.



    1. Ensure compliance with timely training completion/documentation.
    2. Respond to customer inquiries and participate in customer calls/meeting upon Project
    Manager request.


    QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS NEEDED: (Key wording should include if degree is needed, any travel requirements, special qualifications needed, skills, etc.)

    1. In the process of completing a bachelor's degree - no specific degree discipline is required.
    2. Good organizational, interpersonal, time management, and prioritization skills
    3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively in English
    4. Detail oriented and responsive to inquiries and requests
    5. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products
    6. Understanding of the pharmaceutical drug development process would be an advantage but not essential.  

    The Department Head has the discretion to hire personnel with a combination of experience and education, which may vary from the above listed qualifications.


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