Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

February 16, 2023 By


Welcome to dicentra!

We are a diverse team from a wide range of industries and backgrounds all united by one common passion: to improve the health and wellness of people around the world. Whether we are developing and executing a break-through clinical trial, issuing the required certifications to sell a product in a new country or jurisdiction, or guiding a client to help them successfully navigate through regulatory hurdles, we do it with confidence, knowing that our team is backed by incredible and wide-ranging experience and one of the highest success rates in the business. If you share our passion for improving health and wellness and want to find purpose in your work, apply now and join one of North America’s most respected brands in both the Health Sciences and Food industries.

Let’s build a better world, together!

Why join us

Best workplace 
We nourish an environment devoted to honesty and fairness, trust and respect. We care deeply for our team members and take work-life balance seriously, allowing our people to decide on a schedule that best fits their life and working preferences.

Best people 
We unite cross-industry professionals with a shared passion for improving people’s health and wellness. Our inspiring leaders are accessible and work eagerly side-by-side with individual employees to help them understand and achieve their objectives.

Best opportunities 
We encourage our team members to continuously develop and enhance their skills and expertise. We recognize and reward courageous choices and innovative ideas that result in the growth of our people and company, and in the success of our clients.

Become a part of a purpose-driven and future-oriented business that impacts and improves millions of lives worldwide!


  • Provides strategic oversight of clinical trials to ensure timeliness and quality of study deliverables.

  • Maps out project goals, and defines processes, workflows, methodologies, resource constraints, and project scope.

  • Tracks key performance metrics to assess trial performance and identify opportunities for acceleration and continuous improvement.

  • Acts as a Lead Project Manager within the CRO providing support to the Project Management team.

  • Provides clear project management leadership, and drives accountability among the project team.

  • Performs feasibility and risk assessment related to study timings, study design, availability of products, regulatory submission strategy, and documentation in partnership with the key stakeholders.

  • Builds trust with the client to in delivering a common vision and set of KPIs.

  • Identifies the need for new policies, and procedures to enhance organizational effectiveness.

  • Identifies new tools or platforms to improve efficiency and leads task forces to implement.

  • Provides key input in new business opportunities (Requests for proposals) in terms of cost, timelines, quality, feasibility, and risk.

  • Participates in the budgeting process and ensures appropriate allocation of resources for clinical trials to run smoothly.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Sciences, Health Sciences, or Nursing.
  • PMP certification OR equivalent CRO industry experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing different aspects of clinical studies.
  • Project management and strong prioritization skills.
  • Very high attention to and ability to execute details.
  • Experience with project management software (Projector PSA and ideally).
  • High-quality standards, responsibility, initiative, and engagement.
  • Must be able to work with little to no supervision, within strict deadlines, as well as balance
    multiple projects simultaneously.

In addition to the skills and qualifications above, we value the following qualities in all of our team members:

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision or as a team.

  • Willingness to take on challenges and learn in an ever-changing regulatory landscape.

  • Proficiency in using MS Office applications.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal and written skills.

  • Ability to manage and prioritize tasks in a fast pace, hard-deadline environment.

  • Willingness to travel to client sites as needed.

Job Type: Full-time.  

Location: Toronto, ON office.


To be considered for future opportunities, please email your cover letter, resume/CV, and any related supporting documentation to with “Senior Project Manager” in the subject line.

As part of the hiring process, in addition to interviewing, successful candidates may be required to complete a skills assessment and a reference/background check. If you are sent a skills assessment, please complete it for consideration for the advertised position.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.