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Associate Director Project Management Oncology

Covance 5/24/2018 3:28:33 PM
JOB ID: 20124 Category: Clinical Operations
Regional, Spain

   

 

Job Overview

Associate Director Project Management Oncology

You will be the key client contact for assigned projects, establishing working relationships with client project teams which result in client satisfaction, operational excellence and thereby increase potential for repeat business.

* Lead core project team(s) and facilitate team's ability to lead extended project team(s), ensuring effective cross-functional teamwork among project team members including both internal and external stakeholders.
* Resolve conflict and serve as escalation point for project issues to internal and external stakeholders, as appropriate.
* With key stakeholders, develop the project delivery strategy, costing assumptions and resulting budget for assigned project(s).
* Deliver project(s) to scope, schedule and costs, ensuring all remain on track with the contract and with financial performance targets. Initiate and implement appropriate actions to proactively manage the change control process both internally and externally.
* Proactively lead both quality control and risk assurance activities to ensure project deliverables are met according to regulatory, Covance and client requirements.
* Use Experience from previous projects and lessons learned to ensure process improvements are implemented successfully across all projects.
* Oversee team management of and variance to required project plans. Ensure that all staff allocated to assigned project(s) adheres to professional standards and SOPs, managing team performance and adjustments as necessary.
* Develop and manage to key project performance indicators for client specified metrics, ensuring that the KPIs are within scope of the project contract.
* Define and manage project resource needs and establish succession plans for key resources.

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.

Preferred:

* Masters or other advanced degree.
* PMP certification.

Experience

Minimum Required:

* Extensive relevant clinical research Experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO, including full project management responsibility.
* Experience in managing complex programs with significant financial value and complicated structure, multiple vendors and/or sub-CROs and Academic Research Organizations in a virtual environment.
* Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities.
* Working knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs.
* 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.
* Good computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer programs.


Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Regional, ESP - Spain



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