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Sr. Clinical Project Manager

Date:  Sep 18, 2021


Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, offices in Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 1,700 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery


The Sr. Clinical Project Manager reports to the Associate Director, Clinical Programs and is responsible for managing the operational activities of an assigned Abiomed Clinical Study. Plan, develop and follow  systems  and  procedures  to  ensure  optimum compliance in accordance with GCP/ICH guidelines and FDA regulations. Ensure operating quality and efficiency. The Sr. Clinical Project Manager works closely with the Clinical Research Associates, Medical Affairs and Regulatory Departments to execute the trial She/he will need to engage and work closely with CROs and Vendors that execute the study operations, Core Labs and DSMBs/CECs.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for comprehensive study management for clinical study, for example protocol and database development, project planning,

  • Lead core team meetings for assigned studies ensuring goals and deliverables are clearly defined, and issues, decisions, risks, and actions are appropriately tracked

  • Responsible for project development & performance tracking and risk management

  • Oversee and contribute to development of key study documents including, but not limited to study protocols, protocol amendments, study plans and procedure manuals, project tools, informed consent forms and clinical study reports, Accountable to conduct clinical research programs in accordance within approved project plan, compliance to company standard operating procedures and applicable regulations.

  • Analyze and develop action plans for investigational sites, vendor and administrative issues Plan, prepare and present at Investigator and Research Coordinator Meetings

  • Provide Quality Assurance support and management level representation during audits and inspections


Job  Qualifications:


Direct experience successfully conducting Pre-Market Clinical strategies (early feasibility studies preferred) to align with business objectives; experience in Class III cardiovascular devices

  • BS degree in Science, Engineering, or related medical/scientific field; MS or graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in clinical research with at least two years in the medical device industry in a leadership role
  • Expertise with GCP and regulatory compliance guidelines for clinical trials required Experience with site and sponsor level FDA BIMO investigation(s) preferred Polished communication and presentation style
  • High attention to details and accuracy; Excellent prioritization, organizational skills and advanced, metric-driven project management skills
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP) and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Positive, self-starter, willing to work in an extremely fast-paced environment looking for growth and making a difference in patient lives
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills; Works effectively on cross-functional teams
  • ~35% travel to Sites, Vendors and Conferences





Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.