Jr. Project Specialist (Offers $45-55k)

Project Specialist

Boston, MA

Job Summary

This position is responsible for configuration and deployment of DrugDev Spark technology solutions in accordance with the company’s/client’s strategic project plan. This individual will work collaboratively with their project team to ensure DrugDev Spark technology deployments are aligned with user requirements. This individual will oftentimes act as an extension of our client’s clinical trial operations groups. Typical duties include implementing programs for use of DrugDev Spark solutions, coordinating project activities, collaborating with project team members, and monitoring progress toward project achievement.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Prepare agendas for meetings, document key decisions and collaborate with team members

  • Be an evangelist and educator for our technology with sponsors, CROs, and sites

  • Assist or lead in managing each trial’s directory of sites and members, including configuration of user permissions in accordance with customer requirements.

  • Setup and configure various aspects of the platform in accordance with customer requirements, including workflows, checklists, document library folder structure, reports, etc.

  • Develop online training materials, quizzes, leaderboards, and other content and tools that facilitate trials. Understand protocols and develop site-friendly visit guides. Collect and analyze metrics around email activity, user feedback, cycle times, user login and website page views. Write and edit short news posts describing trial activities

  • Provide ongoing professional services support to clients as directed by project team

  • Develop training materials, user guides, and other documentation for various user groups of DrugDev Spark platform

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Experience Requirements

  • Must have BA/BS degree, preferably in a business, science/health care field, information systems, technology or equivalent degree and/or related experience.

  • Prior experience at a biotechnology, pharmaceutical, CRO, clinical research, or healthcare technology company preferred.

  • Experience working with and implementing technology solutions a plus.

Skill Requirements

  • Strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office, Mac OS, HTML, etc.)

  • Knowledge of clinical trial process (preferred)

  • Proven organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and self-motivate when required to meet deadlines.

  • Comfortable working in a global company with a team-oriented environment

Apply Online: https://www.drugdev.com/career/project-specialist/

Project Manager

Project Manager

Boston, MA

We’re looking for an energetic, outgoing and detail oriented Project Manager with a passion for improving how information is communicated in clinical trials. Acting as an extension of our client’s clinical trial operations group, you will use our platform to create and manage communication to clinical trial sites, motivating study team members to recruit and retain trial participants as well as:

  • Collaborate with clients and use our technology to develop online training materials, quizzes, leaderboards, checklists and other content and tools that facilitate expedient trials

  • Lead a small project team with a large volume of work and know how to properly delegate and prioritize

  • Work with our software development team to create custom solutions

  • Manage each trial’s directory of sites and members

  • Coordinate and manage online meetings and discussions

  • Collect and analyze metrics around email activity and website page views

  • Be an evangelist and educator for our technology with sponsors, CROs and sites


  • Minimum of 5 years experience in clinical trials as a Project Manager, Research Coordinator or CRA

  • Excellent project management and skills and is persistent in following up with people to keep projects on schedule

  • Enjoys engaging with people and not shy about picking up the phone to talk to clients

  • Excited about inventing and trying new approaches to solving problems

  • Understands medical terminology, specifically in the clinical trials space, and is adept at reading a protocol

Apply Here:https://www.drugdev.com/career/project-manager/

Database Administrator

Database Administrator: salary between $140k-150k


Seeking an accomplished MySQL DBA to help us understand some of the do's and dont's as our system grows.

-Recent MySQL DBA experience
-5+ years experience
-Expertise in database design
-Expertise in capacity planning
-Expertise in data migration
-Ability to communicate with different departments (DEV, QA, DevOps) and be the go-to person for database design/planning with the Director of Engineering

-Past experience in being part of a company that is increasing capacity quickly (our client size and employee size is growing)
-Experience in object-oriented programming
-Experience in Ruby on Rails
-Experience in Selenium

Inquiries may be sent to Bobby Guliani


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Administrative Assistant, Intellectual Property @ Aon


Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Department: Intellectual Property (“IP”) Solutions Location:

Boston, MA Reports to: General Manager, IP Solutions Job Type: Full-Time

Position Overview The Administrative Assistant is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and administration of the Intellectual Property Practice Area to ensure it is run professionally and efficiently.

Administrative & Operational

• Assist with case initiation, engagement letters, timekeeping, travel arrangements, and accounts receivables for selected team members.

• Act as a liaison to vendors and building management, as needed.

• Responsible for general administrative work such as correspondence, scanning, and data entry.

• Assist with time reporting, including monitoring accuracy and timeliness of staff timesheets.

• Assist with preparation of expense reporting, including reviewing and submitting accounting presented by personnel and vendors.

• Assist with special projects, including legal and technical research, as requested.

• Set up new IP client engagements in internal systems

• Work with clients/end-clients to close matters, return or destroy client property and files (following provisions of protective orders)

• Generate protective order disclosures, listing engagements staff have previously worked on

Maintain records/processes for IP Solutions business unit

• Assist with record keeping and knowledge management for the group

• Implement practice policies regarding storage and tracking of client materials and assets

• Prepare recommendations to create new systems or revise established procedures

• Maintain internal libraries of books and software

Business Development

• Retrieve patent file histories, complaints, other requested documents using PAIR, PACER, DocketNavigator, LexMachina, etc.

• Perform conflict checks for new client engagements

• Research companies, law firms, attorneys

• Assist with business development presentations and proposals

• Ensure all systems have complete and up-to-date client information.


• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

• Highly organized.

• Dependable.

• Superior writing, editing, and verbal communication skills

• Able to manage multiple priorities with flexibility, adaptable to rapid growth or change.

• Works effectively and professionally with employees in multiple locations.

• Proactively asks questions and solves problems.

• Ability to quickly switch focus in response to incoming urgent tasks

To apply: Email resume to Christopher Rucinski, christopher.rucinski@aon.com