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Clinical Project Specialist (Technology)

United Kingdom, Remote Job ID R0000020776 Category Project Leadership Date Posted 03/18/2024
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As a part of the global Project Leadership group at Parexel, you are responsible for leading cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality and patient-focused clinical trials and help bring life-changing treatments to market faster. You collaborate with clients and internal stakeholders to identify project requirements, develop project plans, and manage project timelines and budgets. The role requires strong leadership and communication skills, the ability to work under pressure, and a passion for improving patients' lives.

In return, Parexel offers a supportive work environment, and a high degree of empowerment and accountability to lead your studies. Within this role, you work with a diverse set of clients and therapeutic areas, and you are encouraged to take on new challenges and pursue your interests.

Success Profile

Do you have these soft skills and interpersonal traits to succeed at Parexel?

  • Adaptable
  • Communicator
  • Collaborative
  • Leadership
  • Proactive
  • Problem-solver

About This Role

Parexel is in the business of improving the world’s health. We do this by providing a suite of biopharmaceutical services that help clients across the globe transform scientific discoveries into new treatments.  We believe in our values, Patients First, Quality, Respect, Empowerment & Accountability.

This role will work within ourAI Labs’ department which is an innovative team that will build and deploy leading AI-driven solutions to improve workflows common across both Parexel and the life sciences industry.​​​​​​

As the ​Clinical Project Specialist (Technology), you will be responsible for supporting cross functional initiatives executed by the AI Labs Clinical Projects and Quality team including project management, software implementation, user support, software testing, and AI model evaluation.

This role will be based in the UKandcan be either office based in Uxbridge or fully home based in the UK. The offices for the above are all open planned, and you will be working in an innovative and collaborative environment with your international peers and colleagues. 

Key Accountabilities:

Project Management

  • Support project initiatives that may include proof of concept pilot projects and client project software implementation, including end to end management.

  • Display excellence in subject matter, professionalism, organization, and communication.

  • Foster partnerships across varied functional teams

Software Implementation and Support

  • Configure and implement projects in AI Labs developed products to meet client requirements.

  • Develop an understanding of user workflows in the products.

  • Coordinate with product and engineering to escalate issues and test new features to satisfy user requirements.

  • Provide excellent user support to facilitate adoption and use of the products, optimizing the user experience.

AI Integrated Software Testing and Validation

  • Support AI Labs product development and validation through software testing and AI model evaluation.

  • Collaborate with NLP engineering team to define and execute on generative AI model evaluation projects.

Key Competencies:

  • Strong project management skills, including planning and executing toward critical timelines, overall management of project requirements, and progress monitoring.

  • Ability to form strong partnerships across varying roles and functional organizations.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Technology proficiency, including familiarity with software product roll outs and end user support.

  • Comfort level with learning new technologies and supporting product development efforts from a quality perspective.

  • Ability to work remotely and effectively collaborate with a distributed team.

  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.

  • Exhibits a sense of urgency for solving problems and completing work.


  • Educated to degree level in health care, technology, or sciences or equivalent technology focused project management experience.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • You will have a number of years' experience in technology focused project management ideally in the clinical industry,

  • You will require a number of years working in the life sciences or a related health care domain.

  • Experience in technology implementation preferred.

  • Experience in or a keen interest in learning about generative AI and contributing to development of AI-integrated software products.

In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and encouragement to develop within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry.  You will be well supported and for your hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive base salary as well as a benefits package including holiday, healthcare, dental care, life assurance, contributory pension as well as other benefits that you would expect with a top company in the CRO Industry. 

Apply today to begin your Parexel journey!


Potential Career Path

Parexel offers a growth path with diverse therapeutic areas and clients, so you can grow according to your interests.

  • Associate Project Leader
  • Project Leader
  • Senior Project Leader
  • Associate Project Director
  • Project Director
  • Director, Project Leadership
  • Senior Director, Project Leadership

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