Senior Research Project Manager

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

CluePoints is a fast-growing company and the premier provider of Risk-Based Monitoring and Data Quality Oversight solutions to clinical research organizations. Our products enable both risk planning and operational risk monitoring, and utilize advanced statistical algorithms to determine the quality of clinical trial data both during and following study execution. CluePoints is seeking outstanding candidates with strong project management skills and a passion for delivery excellence, to help drive customer success and broad adoption of the CluePoints solution.


As a member of the CluePoints Research team at our Belgian offices, you act as a research project manager and ensure the coordination of daily activities for research projects. Research projects include the development of new Statistical/Machine Learning algorithms and software solutions for the CluePoints Monitoring Platform. You:

  • Work with the VP Research and Research Managers to define and maintain project plan and project schedule for research project(s)
  • Track project activities and ensure research projects stay on schedule
  • Coordinate project communication, tasks, and follow-ups with internal/external stakeholders
  • Support development and delivery of formal communications and presentations to internal/external stakeholders 
  • Pro-actively identify project enablers/risks/issues and initiate appropriate (corrective) actions. Ensure issues are addressed in a timely fashion
  • Ensure proper documentation of project activities within dedicated research-owned information libraries/repositories (SharePoint, Confluence, etc.)
  • Drive cross-functional collaboration including the organization of regular and targeted meetings with other teams (Operations, Product, Customer Success, …). Prepare agendas, document and track all follow-up items
  • Ensure projects are carried out following research Standard Operating Procedures to reach research quality standards
  • Develop and maintain a solid working understanding of clinical operations and clinical data, the CluePoints platform, and Research methods (Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Statistics, Business Intelligence & Data Visualization)
  • Identify process improvements in the management of projects, information and communications within the Research department.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to speak with stakeholders and communicate with technical and non-technical groups
  • Fluency in English is required


  • Master in a quantitative field (Engineering/Informatics/Mathematics/Physics/(Bio)Chemistry)
  • 5+ years post-master experience with a minimum of 3+ years experience in project management or consulting including the ability to oversee and lead successful technical projects
  • Previous experience with data analytics, statistics and/or Machine Learning
  • Previous research experience is a plus
  • A first experience in SAAS/Cloud-based solutions is a plus
  • Previous experience within the pharmaceutical industry is a plus
  • Stong interest in Statistics, Machine Learning, Data Visualization or Software Development
  • Occasional travel is required