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Senior Director, Project Management - Oncology

Company: Advanced Clinical Recruitment Ltd
Reference: Shutt1
Closing Date: 17 Dec 16
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Competitive

Job Summary:

The role is with a highly innovative biotech and specialty pharma company who transform life-changing ideas into reality. They positioned ourselves right in the middle of the action, targeting unmet needs in analgesia, neuroscience, oncology, pediatrics, and rare diseases.


Job Description

The Senior Director, Project Management is the senior liaison with and has overall responsibility for assigned customers and is the primary point of contact for clinical programs. The primary function of the role is to oversee and direct multiple clinical trials concurrently. Through assigned PDs/ PMs, they will lead and direct global cross-functional teams and manage client expectations to achieve client satisfaction. 

You will be accountable for: 

Providing leadership and accountability for the work of professional staff and managers assigned in his/ her therapeutic area including direct line management
Ensuring compliant and profitable project delivery that meets or exceeds customer and industry standards.
Ensuring adherence to program budget and scope of work to realize program profitability
Ensuring all program tasks are completed 
Ensuring effective communication is maintained and program status reports and monthly progress reports are provided both internally and externally
Ensuring adequate resourcing is available to meet program deliverables and milestones
Acting as the key relationship manager between Premier the company and the customer
Overseeing and/or managing the program team to ensure program progress is according to client and Premier Research requirements and recommends and drives necessary courses of action to keep program on track
Monitoring and managing customer satisfaction
Assisting in the creation, development and nurturing of key strategic customer relationships
Facilitating communication within the program and cross-functional teams
Preparing forecasts for staff utilization over the life of the program
Assisting in Business Development activities including proposal development, proposal costing and budget reviews, and leading proposal presentations in partnership with Business Development and Scientific Account Leadership
Mentoring and training Project Directors, Senior Project Managers and Project Managers

You'll need this to be considered:

Undergraduate degree or equivalent in a clinical, biological, scientific, or health-related field (life science preferred)
Extensive relevant experience in a pharmaceutical company/medical device company/CRO including trial management experience - experience working in a CRO is necessary 
Extensive knowledge of Oncology
Budget/finance/costing experience on a project and program level
Experience in coaching/mentoring and line managing other PMs
Experience in managing complex, global trials; multiple phases; and full lifecycle
Excellent knowledge of ICH/GCP regulations
Strong working knowledge of FDA Guidance Documents/EU Directives/ISO14155 regulations, drug/device development, and clinical monitoring procedures
Excellent knowledge of the principles of project management
Customer service focused approach to work, both internally and externally
Fluent in the English language have excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational leadership and motivational skills
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Ability to balance operational and strategic priorities
Must be available to travel 20 to 40%

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Contact Information:

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Regus 2nd Floor
The Portergate
Eccleshall Road
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Tel:  0114 270 1741
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