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Project Assistant (Client onsite) – Verona, Italy-136330

Company: PPD
Location: Europe, Middle East & Africa-Italy-Veneto-Verona
Reference: 136330
Closing Date: 20 Jan 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

Project Assistant (Client onsite) – Verona, Italy    PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing drug discovery, development, lifecycle management, laboratory services and outsourcing solutions. ...


Project Assistant (Client onsite) – Verona, Italy    PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing drug discovery, development, lifecycle management, laboratory services and outsourcing solutions. With offices in 46 countries and more than 14000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a commitment to quality to help clients and partners accelerate the delivery of safe, effective therapeutics to patients and maximize returns on their R&D investments.   PPD has an exciting opportunity for a Project Assistant to join us and work exclusively for one of our strategic pharmaceutical partners in Italy. As part of the PPD services to this partner, you will be dedicated to client-specific projects and sites, collaborating with the clients teams under some of their systems and processes. This is a great opportunity for Project Assistants at any level currently working within the life science sector for pharmaceutical companies, Biotech companies or Clinical Research Organizations` (CRO) who would enjoy the opportunity to work for a CRO dedicated to one client.    As the trusted partner of some of the most innovative big pharma and biotech companies; our PA's have the opportunity to work on challenging projects across a wide range of therapy areas. Our vision is to be the global leader in our industry; based on consistent quality and execution, exceptional customer-aligned service and constant innovation.   You should thrive in project teams and be focused on delivering exemplary levels of customer service.  You will have excellent communication and organisational skills and a self-motivated, flexible, and professional attitude. You must be able to prioritise and work well within a multi-national team environment and have an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and preferably PowerPoint.  You will have a good standard of education and extensive administration experience.   In return we will offer you a positive and supportive working environment within one of the most engaged teams in the industry; who are truly recognised as the cornerstone of our success. We will provide you with meaningful work and the opportunity to acquire valuable personal and professional skills.


Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or good general education with secretarial qualification preferred or equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • General administration experience. Clinical research administration experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Self motivated, positive attitude with good oral and written communication and good interpersonal skills. • Ability to work in a team or independently as required. • Good organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively. • Ability to effectively analyze and update project specific data/systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency. • Flexibility and adaptability to reprioritize workload and provide efficient support to meet changing project timelines. • Customer focus. • Ability to attain and maintain a working knowledge of applicable ICH GCP, FDA guidelines, local regulations, PPD and client SOPs and WPDs. • Good English language and grammar skills. • Good computer skills, proficient in MS office and able to obtain and retain knowledge, so as to maintain and update computer based clinical trial database systems.   Our offer:   As a compensation, you will be provided with a competitive remuneration, corporate trainings and the opportunity to become a part of a fast growing, multinational company.   At PPD, we encourage our employees to demonstrate creativity, innovation and fresh insights as well as a solution-focused approach. We also value teamwork, camaraderie and enthusiasm. Employees who embrace excellence have a chance to earn rewards.    Please submit your CV in English.   Registration on our website will also give you the opportunity to be considered for other positions if this one is not the most appropriate for your qualifications and experience. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. PPD is an equal opportunities employer.

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Contact Information:

Address:  PPD Cambridge
Granta Park
Great Abington

CB21 6GQ
Tel:  +44 1223 374100
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