Project Director (38692) Australia

Project Director


  • Delivery of large-scale global projects
  • Work for a dynamic medium sized CRO
  • Line management responsibilities


  • Inclusive team with opportunity for career progression
  • Opportunity to take a step up from Senior Project Manager level
  • Attractive salary package
  • Flexible working hours and extra annual leave
  • Exciting portfolio and exposure to global projects


About the Company

Our client is a fast-growing Australian CRO company with a global presence. You will work across multiple therapeutic areas, delivering investigator and sponsor led trials. They have a close-knit team that emphasises support and values employee contribution.

About the role

The Project Director is responsible for the planning, delivery and execution of largescale global projects while working closely with the project management team.


  • Manage financial reports and extrapolate key trends within the industry
  • Facilitate project execution and contribute to strategic planning
  • Managing project forecasting on a quarterly basis and in close collaboration with project managers and mitigate any deviations
  • Direct and manage project review reporting ensuring accuracy and within agreed timelines
  • Collaborate with the business development team on all project proposals and pricing related matters
  • Review of all scope changes
  • Contribute to business development opportunities and expansion of scope with key stakeholders
  • Oversee and execute all projects in accordance with SOP’s and within contract scope
  • Contribute to risk analysis
  • Mentor and coach project managers in order to facilitate project success and the development of project team members

Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline, preferably in life science or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of clinical project management experience
  • Experience delivering large scale APAC studies is essential
  • Great understanding of international guidelines ICH-GCP as well as relevant local regulations
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate cross functional teams and line management experience desirable
  • Experience working across multiple TA’s, with oncology being an advantage
  • Full Australian working rights



Join a fast growing and innovative company that awards hard work and respects autonomy. Their values of innovation and inclusion are celebrated and encouraged by all employees.

How to Apply

Click apply or for a confidential discussion contact:

Mattias Fitzgerald, Recruitment Consultant on +61 2 8877 8749; or

Davina Ocansey, Recruitment Consultant on +61 2 8877 8712