inVentiv Health Project Management Associate | Japan in Tokyo, Japan

Organization Overview

inVentiv Health Clinical is a leading provider of global drug development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, generic drug, and medical device companies. With 6,500 passionate employees supporting clients in more than 70 countries, inVentiv Health Clinical works to accelerate high quality drug development programs of all sizes around the world.

Like you, we are committed to enriching the lives of patients, families, and communities by helping to expedite the quality delivery of our clients’ therapies to market

Title Project Management Associate | Japan

Job ID 13746

Position Overview The position is responsible for developing, maintaining and coordinating the logistical aspects of complex clinical studies and programs.

It is anticipated that the assigned studies will be complex in nature, involving multiple regions and disciplines and may be larger programs of studies requiring across study coordination.

The incumbent will operate at a high level of competency in project coordination and operate with minimal oversight. They will also make a significant contribution to enhancement of operational processes within the Project Support Unit.


  • Set-up and maintain project files (electronic and hardcopy).

  • Set-up and maintain project plan.

  • Maintain study information on a variety of databases and systems.

  • Develop, maintain and distribute study-specific tracking reports. Make recommendations to the Project Manager based on the reports provided.

  • Support project meeting preparation, execution and collection/distribution of materials. Act as backup to the Project Manager in conduct of meeting where necessary.

  • Provide clerical and administrative support to project managers and assigned projects.

  • Ensure all study documents are archived based on the appropriate guidelines and policy.

  • Provide support and timely follow-up for audit and quality assurance activities.

  • Document and follow through to resolution actionable issues following audit or internal review and requiring corrective action.

  • Mentor and train Senior Project Coordinators and Project Coordinators.


Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) level of qualification in life sciences, Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing or related field equivalent preferred

  • Project Management qualified i.e. Prince II or PMP / equivalent an advantage

Minimum Training & Experiences Required:

  • 4 years relevant clinical research experience with an understanding of clinical drug development and clinical trials operations.

  • 1 year experience working in project management

  • Strong knowledge of Good Clinical Practice/ICH guidelines and other applicable regulatory requirements

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Strong ability to manage time and work independently.

  • High proficiency with full MS Office Applications, including MS Project

  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal skills, both written and spoken, with an ability to inform, influence, convince, and persuade

  • Ability to travel if necessary preferred (approximately 10%)

  • Fluent Japanese and high level of competence in English language

City Tokyo

Country Japan [JP]

Region APAC