Project Manager, Site Activation Services (435055)
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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Description:
Overview:As a member of our Study Startup team you will work across diverse therapeutic areas, providing your expertise and leadership to coordinate and direct operational delivery to achieve business and client objectives. We recognizes the importance of having professionals dedicated to the startup stages of studies, and we have a committed Study Start-Up team utilizing innovative technology. Responsibilities/Duties:Lead core project team during study start up phase and facilitate team s ability to lead extended/complete project team. Depending on size and scope of project, this job duty may be performed in collaboration with a Senior Project Manager and/or Project Director.Ensure effective cross-functional teamwork among project team members including both internal and external ancillary services.Resolve conflicts as needed.Monitor project schedule and scope to ensure both remain on track. Implement and follow pre-approved procedures for any deviations.Proactively engage in both quality assurance and risk management activities to ensure project deliverables are met according to both Company and client requirements.Ensure that all staff allocated to assigned project(s) adheres to professional standards and SOPs.Initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects.Prepare and actively participate as operational lead in internal Project Review meetings. Depending on size and scope of project, this job duty may be performed in collaboration with a Senior Project Manager and/or Project Director.Provide performance feedback of team members to respective supervisors.Create required project plans. Implement and monitor progress against project plans and revise as necessary.Responsible for appropriate issue escalation to manager and/or appropriate stakeholder(s).Establish working relationships with client project teams which result in client satisfaction, operational excellence and thereby increase potential for repeat business.Meet financial performance targets for assigned project(s).Manage client project metrics.Perform other duties as assigned by management. Education/Qualifications Required:University/college degree (life science preferred) or certification in a related allied health profession (i.e. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution.Detailed knowledge of financial control procedures (i.e. costing systems, time reporting).Working knowledge of project management processes, especially concerning study start up.Working knowledge of time and cost estimate development.Working knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs.Broad knowledge of drug development process and client needs.Preferred:Masters or other advanced degree.PMP certification .Working knowledge of Company and the overall structure of the organization.Basic knowledge of Company sales and business development strategies and procedures.Working knowledge of Company SOPs. Experience:Minimum of five (5) years relevant clinical research experience including demonstrated skills and competency in clinical project management tasks, especially regarding study start up.In lieu of the above requirements, candidates with five (5) years supervisory experience in a heath care setting and five (5) years clinical research experience with at least one (1) year project management experience in the pharmaceutical or CRO industries will be considered.Experience in managing projects in a virtual environment.Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities and to utilize resources effectively.Financial awareness and ability to actively utilize financial tracking systems.Demonstrated ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate staff within a matrix system.Demonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions independently.Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.Ability to work independently.Ability to negotiate and liaise with clients in a professional manner.Ability to present to staff at all levels.Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer programs.
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