Project Coordinator
Project Management
Cambridge, MA

We are seeking a Project Coordinator to join Cytel’s Project Management team in support of the quickly expanding Strategic Consulting group. We are looking for an energetic, focused, detail-oriented professional with an interest and desire to work in a fast-paced environment on projects for global clients in the pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. You will work in close collaboration with the Strategic Consulting team to ensure that strategic advice to clients regarding their clinical development plan, study design, interim decision making rules, data analysis, and interpretation, is provided in accordance to quality, time and cost expectations. You will be responsible for:
  • Establishing and managing project controls for timeline, scope, and budget
  • Tracking project timelines and budget performance, and reporting status to Management
  • Creating and maintaining a project portfolio overview for communication purposes
Additionally, you will be tasked with:
  • Preparing and maintaining project timelines and budget
  • Ensuring that project plans and budgets are updated regularly
  • Regularly reviewing project status with the teams to ensure project delivery within approved budgets and timelines
  • Working with project teams to ensure that out-of-scope work is identified and, whenever possible, agreed with the sponsor ahead of implementation
  • Maintaining an experience database of projects
  • Providing project status updates to Management, regularly or upon request
  • Ensuring time reporting system is set up to enable project tracking and invoicing
  • Supporting monthly sponsor invoicing in collaboration with Finance
  • Delivering regular forecasts for project revenue on request by Management
Ideally, you will have:
  • A Bachelor's degree in finance or a related field
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in project and financial/budget management
  • Good knowledge of project management methodology and tools
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced computer application skills (MS Office and MS Project or similar project management tool)
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment and communicate throughout the organization within a fast-paced cross-functional environment while prioritizing multiple competing tasks and demands
Compensation & Benefits:
We offer competitive salary-based package, bonus, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, plus a contributing 401K plan.
Company Profile:
Cytel Inc. is a leading provider of clinical research services and trial design and analysis software/services primarily for the biopharmaceutical and medical device industries, as well as for academic and government researchers. All 25 leading global biopharmaceutical companies use our technology to design, simulate and analyze their clinical studies. And as pioneers of the supporting statistical methods, every adaptive trial we've designed has been accepted by international regulators. Our work environment is supportive and exciting, offering plenty of challenge and advancement opportunities for you, and a chance to help improve the way clinical trials are run.

Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.
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