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Vacancy: Clinical Trial Project Manager

Are you the all-round experienced Clinical Trial Project Manager who likes to hit the ground running? If so, we are looking for a keen and talented Project Manager to take on lead roles in one of our various clinical studies.


Ecraid (European Clinical Research Alliance for Infectious Diseases) is dedicated to performing high-quality clinical research on infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance. It focusses on two main areas: setting up and performing clinical trials, and developing and maintaining a large international hospital and primary care network.

The international clinical trials in our portfolio vary from observational cohort studies to complex adaptive platform trials. Most of them are investigator-initiated and publicly funded, but we also perform industry-initiated trials. Ecraid is dedicated to conducting clinical research that is embedded in medical practice and that focuses on patient needs.

Ecraid is an independent research foundation established in January 2022. We are a growing organisation with 60+ staff. Our work started within UMC Utrecht and projects such as COMBACTE and PREPARE. UMC Utrecht is our lead partner, and we continue to collaborate extensively with them and our other international academic partners. We are a results-driven, diverse and professional organisation working in an informal environment. We believe that talented people combined with personal development is essential to achieve excellent results.

What you will do

As a project manager, you will be responsible for the operational design & execution of a clinical trial within the applicable laws and regulations, ICH/GCP guidelines and SOPs.  Quality is our top priority (''audit ready at all times''). Projects are delivered within set timelines and budgets. Our projects are financed from public funds or directly by pharmaceutical clients.

Who you are

To succeed in this role, the following knowledge, skills and experience are required:

  • You have at least four years’ experience as a project manager in which you have completed all phases of a clinical trial
  • HBO/ Master Degree towards Life sciences and/or biomedical sciences
  • Experience in scientific clinical research
  • Knowledge of (inter)national laws and regulations, ICH  and GCP
  • Use of applications (such as EDC tools)
  • Excellent communication skills in English

You are enthusiastic, results-driven, decisive, and bright. You are quick to understand various research designs, you thrive in a fast-changing environment, and you find it rewarding to work in an international setting.

What we offer

We offer a challenging and meaningful job in an inspiring work environment in Utrecht with intelligent, cooperative, and enthusiastic colleagues. We offer a temporary employment contract for one year initially, with the possibility of an extension. We offer a gross salary of between €3,230 and €5,342 monthly based on a full-time workload of 36 hours weekly and your experience.

Are you interested in this exciting position? Send a motivation letter and your CV to Nienke van der Kouwe.

For more information about the position, please contact one of our Heads of Operations: Beatrijs Wolters.


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