Dir, CPM RWLP
Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning,assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and discipliningemployees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approve actions on human resources matters
Actively provide guidance and review of the scope of work, objectives, timelines, quality of deliverables, and other clinicalproject management activities for studies and programs.
Coach and mentor employees around project planning, project review, risk management and problem solving to ensureglobal alignment of work practices across the team through the adoption and use of all process and technology tools andimprovements by employees.
Work with the clinical project managers to ensure that project budget(s) meet financial and company goals (realizationtargets), with a focus on proactively ensuring adherence to change control processes.
Obtain and provide regular feedback to employees from other clinical project team members and key stakeholders toassist in personal and professional development. May attend project team meeting and site visits in order to supportdevelopment needs. Identify skill and competency gaps at the individual level and work to craft appropriate developmentplans.
Proactively manage risks linked to resourcing, project and/or individual needs with other management and leadershipteam members to manage study issues and obstacles.
Act as a key relationship manager for assigned clients; recommend courses of action regarding client managementissues; ensure that plans are implemented following approval by senior management.
Working with individual staff to identify any quality issues within the study and coaching on resolution of issues, includingimplementation of corrective action plans and escalation.
May act as point of contact or oversight for specific customers or programs. Provide technical expertise and clinical project management experience to project management and training and processimprovement efforts.
Serve as a project management liaison with other groups within Quintiles.
Provide consultation to clients on drug development process, strategy, and plans as needed.
Participate in function and/or corporate initiatives, special project assignments, and as a client liaison or departmentalcross-functional liaison.
EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
In depth knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good ClinicalPractice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonisation (ICH) guidelines
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language
Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
Effective team-management skills
Proven ability to work through others to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics
Effective mentoring and training skills
Ability to balance operational and strategic priorities
Excellent customer service skills
Good judgment and decision making skills
Good understanding of other Quintiles functions and their inter- relationship with Clinical Project Management
Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications
In depth technical and/or therapeutic expertise and knowledge of study, project and drug development processes
Knowledge of project financial tracking and accounting methods and skill in applying them
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in life sciences or related field and 12 years’ clinical research experience including 8 years’ leadershipexperience, including multi-regional and global focus; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
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