Project Manager, Research and Development (RH2017-14)


Under the supervision of the Director, Research and Development Unit, the Project Manager, Research and Development is responsible to develop, conceptualize and manage all research activities aimed at reaching the defined objectives for the studies under his or her responsibility. 



As a qualified member of the Research and Development team, the principal responsibilities are: 

  • Understand the objective of each research study under your responsibility and, following the assigned mandate, analyze, define and introduce a strategy aimed at reaching the fixed targets for each study.
  • Coordinate the different steps and activities of the assigned research studies in collaboration with other team members, including assignation of activities to the different units while ensuring an effective follow-up process.
  • Develop a work plan and study management tools that will enable all implicated study members to effectively follow the study development as well as the anticipated results.
  • Coordinate and produce various analytical and technical laboratory research methodologies within the Research and Development unit. Prepare, edit and analyze the reports and protocols that are assigned throughout the study and assure their conformity following the company quality standards (GLP). 
  • Coordinate meetings and activities related to the research projects under your responsibility. Prepare the meeting minutes and related documents in order to optimize communication and assure coordination and integration of all implicated resources. Establish and update files and reports related to the assigned study.
  • Answer client questions and provide information regarding requests and/or ensure that they are redirected appropriately within the company.



  • Ph. D. degree in Biochemistry, Immunology, Virology, Cellular Biology or other related area
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in project management in a research laboratory within the bio-pharmaceutical or in a contract research organization (CRO).
  • Excellent knowledge of the GLP (Good Laboratory Practices) and GCP (Good Clinical Practices) regulations standards, which have been applied in you daily work.  
  • Proven experience coordinating research projects which required the use of the following techniques such as: RT-PCR, ELISA/RIA, and cell culture, flow cytometry, etc.
  • Proven ability to communicate and interact with external biopharmaceutical clients.
  • Ability to revise and to prepare analysis, reports and protocols as well as strong ability to write Standard Operation Procedures (SOP).
  • Strong ability to set up, validate and supervise new techniques as well as the project component and R&D team members.
  • Good knowledge of French and English both spoken and written.
  • Excellent knowledge and skills in the use of Microsoft Office.


A complete and competitive remuneration will be offered to the selected candidate.  

If you are passionate about the biopharmaceutical industry, and are looking to join our team in Laval; a professional, dynamic team and meet exciting challenges within a growing company, please submit your resume with the reference RH2017-14 at: .   

CIRION is an equal opportunity employer. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 


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