Employment Opportunity: SIC Network Project Manager

The Special Immunization Clinic (SIC) Network is a sub-network of CIRN (the Canadian Immunization Research Network) and was established to improve immunization practices for patients who experienced adverse events following immunization and those who have medical conditions that may affect their response to immunizations. SIC physicians conduct standard patient assessments and evaluate vaccine safety and immune responses. For more information, please visit cirnetwork.ca/network/special-immunization/

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Job Summary

Reporting to the SIC Network Lead and the Canadian Center for Vaccinology’s (CCfV) Associate Director of Field Management, the SIC Project Manager will provide administrative and management support for the entire portfolio of SIC Network studies, including several multi-site clinical studies, both national and international, and is responsible for leading the organization and management of research studies and supporting the Principal Investigator to ensure milestones and targets are met effectively.


Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a national network of site research coordinators and various team members for each aspect of various projects, which includes working collaboratively with research groups within Canada and internationally to coordinate research projects across multiple sites.
  • Provide overall coordination of assigned studies in accordance with CCfV’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and/or sponsor or regulatory guidelines under the guidance of the Principal Investigator/Network Lead.
  • Develop, review and approve Statements of Work, contracts, and budgets, in addition to maintaining study documentation in adherence with Good Clinical Practice standards.
  • Manage multiple project budgets including developing, forecasting, monitoring, and reporting to the PI and advising on risk mitigation strategies to achieve sound financial management.
  • Provide document support, including reviewing and assisting with the development of study documents, such as protocols, Case Report forms, and consent forms, as well as assisting in the preparation of Network materials for annual reports and other knowledge translation activities as required.
  • Work with the Laboratory and Data Management teams on all aspects of project logistics, including liaising with the Data team regarding data collection, creation and revision of forms, and data queries/quality control.



An undergraduate degree in a Science or health-related field with a minimum of 5 years’ related experience within a university research setting, hospital, or comparable environment is required. A Master’s degree is preferred. Extensive project management experience in a clinical or research setting, including complex budget management, with experience writing, editing, and reviewing protocols and other study-related documents is required. An understanding of the pharmaceutical regulatory environment is considered an asset.

Experience leading and/or managing virtual teams is a strong asset. Must possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and interpersonal skills with the ability to write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. Must be comfortable dealing with patients, participants, and members of the public. Excellent time management, organizational, and decision-making skills with the ability to manage multiple competing priorities with strong attention to detail is required.

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