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Company: PRA Health Sciences
Location: Belarus
Reference: 2016-35990
Closing Date: 03 Nov 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Excellent Salary and Benefits

Job Summary:

An outstanding opportunity to join one of the world’s leading contract research organisations and be part of a dynamic and growing international company. Join PRA Health Sciences as a Director of Logistics Operations and help realize your career potential.



Location: Belarus

As a top five CRO, we have worked on 100+ marketed drugs across several therapeutic areas and conducted the pivotal or supportive trials that led to FDA and/or international regulatory approval of 45+ such drugs.

At PRA Health Sciences, providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. From full service clinical development to the pioneering Embedded SolutionsTM model, PRA provides a broad spectrum of solutions that meet the demands of a diverse marketplace.

At PRA, borders do not create boundaries. PRA’s success is dependent upon our ability to attract and retain a talented team of diverse professionals.  Our growing workforce is comprised of over 10,000 employees, spanning 13 time zones across six continents and who speak more than 30 languages – yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA community. 

For more information please see our website:


The job role - Director of Logistics Operations is within PRA Health Sciences logistics division - IMP Logistics and is based in Minsk, Belarus.

Director of Logistics Operations is responsible for all operations activities and staff within their department, by assisting in the planning, implementation and monitoring of all ongoing activities and projects in it.

Director mentors and leads the operations management, maintains appropriate resources to achieve maximum staff billability and adheres to quality management practices. Provides leadership in the implementation of PRA’s quality initiatives and business processes, achievement of management goals within the framework of the company mission, policy and philosophy. Ensures staff development, performance feedback and HR policies are properly implemented. Ensures appropriate profitability for all the projects conducted in the unit(s).

General responsibilities of Director of Logistics Operations are:

  • Mentoring and development of employees;
  • appropriate employee resource allocation;
  • leading interfacing with the clients and prospective clients providing the technical and business credibility to gain market share and to increase the number of business opportunities for the unit(s) and for PRA;
  • ensuring timely management of projects;
  • continuous improvement policy maintenance;
  • providing input to central proposals for project bids to ensure all projects can and will be managed within contractually agreed upon schedules and budgets;
  • providing leadership to all staff in the unit and transmits and enforces corporate messages and initiatives;
  • representing IMP Logistics in forums and meetings inside and outside PRA;

Desired skills and qualifications:

To be successfull in this role you would need to have: 

  • Management experience;
  • Extensive experience using computerized information systems;
  • Knowledge of ICH and local regulatory regulations regarding drug research and development;
  • Knowledge of local legal framework regarding employment required;
  • Knowledge of business administration principles;
  • Fluency in English and Belorussian;
  • BS degree or its international equivalent in clinical science or health-related field from an accredited institution, or equivalent work experience required;
  • Graduate degree in Life Sciences or MBA, or its international equivalent, preferred

Together with a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive range of benefits and an excellent working environment. As we continue to expand, there will be career opportunities on a truly global scale.

If you have any questions please email or call our recruitment department at +44 (0) 1189 5185 63. 

PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


Apply for this job: DIRECTOR OF LOGISTICS OPERATIONS - Belarus

Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
500 South Oak Way
Green Park
Tel:  +44 (118) 918 1000
Fax:  +44 (118) 918 1001
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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