Project Manager

Application deadline :  

The European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN,, a public research organisation, is currently recruiting a Project Manager, to be based at its Paris head office.

About ECRIN:

ECRIN is the not-for-profit European research infrastructure specialising in the management of multinational clinical studies across all medical disciplines.

ECRIN connects national clinical research networks, mainly academic clinical trial units, having the capacity to manage clinical trials on the national level. ECRIN provides information, consultations and operational clinical trial services to academic Sponsors and/or investigators and SMEs. ECRIN’s services cover all clinical trial activities in any disease area, from study planning and grant application preparation to the set-up and conduct of multinational clinical trials.

ECRIN also contributes to EU-funded projects to develop its capacity including new services, tools, and knowledge to benefit medical research communities. For more information please visit our website (


Key Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following :

  • Managing the projects that are allocated to you
  •  Coordinating or contributing to the work packages and task activities ECRIN is responsible for
  • Driving the involvement of relevant internal or external experts to meet the project objectives
  • Ensuring that specific pieces of project work under the ECRIN responsibility are implemented and completed successfully in line with planned timelines
  • Contributing to internal and external communication related to the projects
  • Establishing strong interactions with the project partners 
  • Contributing to strategic oversight of project portfolios, if required
  • Contributing if required to the writing of proposals
  • Ensuring compliance of ECRIN services with the ECRIN quality management policy
  • Contributing to the development and maintenance of the quality management system, in particular as author/editor of SOPs
  • Contributing if required to the training of ECRIN staff, project staff or external partners


  • University degree in Health or Life Sciences (PhD level would be a plus)
  • Excellent written and spoken English (working language)
  • Experience in multinational clinical research and knowledge of the clinical research development process  
  • Complementary knowledge of experimental design, statistics and data management is desirable.
  • Experience in project management, in particular EU funded projects  
  • Experience in operating at European/international level and in multicultural environments
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, and ability in managing tasks across various functions and projects
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Computer and software knowledge
  • Team player


The post is under the responsibility of the Head of Unit. The Project Manager shall work in close collaboration with whole ECRIN staff (staff located in the Paris office and staff (European Correspondents) based in the ECRIN member/observer countries.

The post is a full-time contract according to French law. The salary is set according to European/international standards for similar positions, and will depend on qualifications and experience.

ECRIN headquarters are located in Paris. We are a highly multicultural, collaborative and inclusive team, committed to ensuring our employees feel valued, supported and empowered to reach their professional potential. 


Diversity and inclusion: ECRIN is an inclusive, equal opportunity and non-discrimination employer offering attractive conditions.

Benefits: All employer’s coverage following the French law: pension scheme, collective life insurance (prevoyance), 35h-week with flexible working arrangements, subsidized transport.

HOW TO APPLY: a letter of motivation with a Curriculum Vitae (European format with photo) shall be addressed to Mrs Alicja Szofer-Araya (, who may also be contacted for further details.


Deadline to receive applications: 28 April 2023

Expected start date: as soon as possible


More information on ECRIN at