Successful Placement from PiR’s Interim Practice: Interim Clinical Project Manager

Job Title: Interim Clinical Project Manager

Client Profile:

Our client, a life sciences Biotech are at the forefront of a revolution in cancer treatment. The organisation are experimenting with T-cell therapies which are proving to be effective in so many different cancer forms

Role Requirements:

The team required somebody with strong clinical study experience in Oncology coupled with pharma/biotech Industry experience, with experience in oncology early phase studies. They also required a knowledge of medical terminology and clinical patient management, adept at working in a global setting and matrix environment – partnering with a diverse team and delivering results through taking ownership of key programme components.

Role Scope:

This organisation are going into many First-in-Man studies, this individual is required to play a pivotal role in their Clinical Operations team, leading clinical studies within either a single programme or multiple programmes depending on workload and phase of the programmes.

They will be required to act as an expert in their therapy area, working independently with guidance in only the most complex situations. This position will have key relationships with internal stakeholders within the clinical project team, as well as externally with KOLs, investigators and external service providers. They will effectively lead the development and design of studies to determine the scientific viability of a particular cell product and interpret the results of these studies, either as the head of a team, or by providing expert input.


After working closely with this client for some time, PiR have a deep understanding of their needs and nuances. We were able to select (from a very finite pool of candidates) and a suitable interim candidate with very niche skills to come and board on a 6 month interim basis. The client is ecstatic to have secured a subject matter expert – and the candidate is incredibly excited to be working with such a pioneering, fast paced organisation.

Joanne Wrynn
PiR Interims Team

About PiR

PiR is a specialist recruitment company, established for over a decade, focused exclusively on identifying senior talent who deliver strategically and operationally to international life sciences organisations.

The relevance and depth of PiR’s expertise is reflected in the team’s combined life science recruitment experience of over 40 years; across key business functions at leadership and expert level. Our exclusive focus on, and network in, the sector ensures our solutions are aligned and relevant to client companies, reflecting our inherent understanding of the life science industry.

PiR’s client services include:
• Executive Search
• Interim Management Services
• Talent Mapping

PiR’s team is aligned to provide a depth of expertise across key business segments:

• Early stage, investor backed and SME organisations, as well as mid-capped specialist companies. These include advanced and novel therapies (cell, gene, and RNAbased), orphan drugs and innovative medical technology
• Building senior teams for newly funded and growing organisations
• Director, leadership and expert level; Medical/Medical Affairs, Clinical, Regulatory, Manufacturing Operations (including Quality and Supply Chain) and Commercial (HEOR, Pricing & Reimbursement, Market Access, product management)
• Board level appointments (CEO, CBO, COO, CSO, CMO, Chair, NED)

To learn more about PiR, please contact Sally Hope, CEO at Tel: + 44 (0) 1480 499580

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