Project Manager, Central Laboratory (RH2023-015)

Since 1996, the CIRION group, a contract research laboratory with a global reach, is experiencing a rapid and constant growth thanks to its specialized scientific research team. Located in Laval, in state-of-the-art laboratories, our employee talent, expertise, know-how, and innovation contribute to our success. Our laboratories have more than 80 researchers, life science graduates and employees whose main objectives are to contribute by their expertise to the advancement of life sciences.
Under the guidance and supervision of the Manager of Central Laboratory and in collaboration with the Central Laboratory team, the Project Manager is responsible of supporting the team in the development, design and management of scenarios and strategies which will help achieve the objectives of the all laboratory objectives Central Laboratory for each of the clinical studies under his/her responsibility.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Understands the objectives and deadlines for all assigned clinical studies under his responsibility.
  • Analyze, identify and establish strategies to meet the assigned studies' objectives, in collaboration with the Manager, Central Laboratory and team members.
  • Coordinate the different steps and activities related to the assigned projects, including: allocating activities to the different units and setting up follow-up procedures (tasks, budget, and deadlines).
  • Ensure the studies’ management, communications with clinical sites and internal communications are organized and standardized according to current procedures and SOPs.
  • Supervise the maintenance of the work plan and follow-up tools that would allow all people involved in each study to monitor the activities and expected result.
  • Coordinate the capture of information, and the preparation/update of the study material (forms, reports, tables, memos) that is provided to the client including text revisions & translations, formatting, printing and assembling.
  • Prepare, write and analyze the different reports and protocols that are assigned to him throughout the project, and ensure compliance to CIRION’s quality standards.
  • Coordinate meetings and activities related to his assigned clinical projects. 
  • Prepare memos and related study documents in order to optimize the communication of activities and ensure the coordination and integration of all people involved. Setup and update study files, summaries, reports and budgets.
  • Respond to client requests for information in a timely manner, and provide the appropriate follow-ups.
  • Assist in managing assigned study start-ups, maintenance and closures (data entry, interactions with clinical sites, quality control, documentation maintenance, filing, etc.)
  • Manage the multiple requests for proposals from clients and prioritize in order to meet business objectives and deadlines.
  • Follow CIRION's procedures to create costs estimates and obtain the appropriate pricing approvals to include in the clients proposals.
  • Communicate and coordinate activities with other CIRION's units in order to clarify the objectives of the various mandates and include the information collected in the proposals or work orders.
  • Prepare and review his assigned proposals, work orders and change orders.
  • Organize and file the central laboratory information according to current procedures.
  • Represent CIRION in investigators meetings or other events that might include traveling abroad.



  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in science, in a related field.
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant management experience in clinical research project in a pharmaceutical environment or contract research organization (CRO). 
  • Excellent knowledge of GCP (Good Clinical Practice) and GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) standards. 
  • Written and verbal communication skills in French and English.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office softwares, specifically Word and Excel. 
  • Excellent organization, project management, client service and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Attention to details and analysis abilities.
  • Ability to work in collaboration with other team members.
  • Flexibility to work on multiple projects at the same time, and to meet the planned deadlines.

Interested candidates should submit their resume and a letter of introduction to the following address: with the reference RH2023-015. Competitive compensation is offered to the candidate who meets the selection criteria.

CIRION's Benefits:

  • Mobile and sick days
  • Group Insurance
  • RRSP with employer participation
  • EAP and telemedicine
  • Parking
  • Easy access to highways 15 and 440
  • Social activities

CIRION is an equal opportunity employer. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.



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