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Project Leader / Senior Project Leader

Company: PAREXEL
Location: Bucharest, Bucure?ti,Romania
Reference: 42351BR
Closing Date: 26 Mar 18
Type: Not Specified
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits:

Job Summary:

This role is open for several locations across EMEA.Essential Function:Lead the PAREXEL and Client teams by combining a depth of clinical research experience with insight in to client pressures and an ability to develop the right solution for the client. This requires in-depth business understanding in order to make effective decisions independently and the knowledge and experience required to confidently recommend a course of action where client intervention is required. ...

Requirements:

This role is open for several locations across EMEA.

Essential Function:


Lead the PAREXEL and Client teams by combining a depth of clinical research experience with insight in to client pressures and an ability to develop the right solution for the client. This requires in-depth business understanding in order to make effective decisions independently and the knowledge and experience required to confidently recommend a course of action where client intervention is required.
This includes providing the overall leadership of clinical trials or clinical programs and the project teams to achieve operational excellence; and delivering projects / programs on time, to budget, to the highest quality, compliant with ICH GCP, exceeding client expectations. This position is responsible for the profitability of a project(s) and client satisfaction.

Role Summary:

The primary role of the Project Leader is to lead and manage domestic or international clinical projects.
Project Leaders participate in proposal development teams, giving input to particular indication and operational structure for the proposal. Project Leaders are responsible to represent Project Management at marketing/new business meetings.
General areas of responsibility include: Sponsor liaison, project assessment and initiation, resource procurement and planning, project implementation, leading and motivating a cross-functional team, milestone planning and tracking, ensuring that projects are progressing according to contract and quality standards, SOPs, ICH-GCP and/or other guidelines to fulfill local regulations, production of key project progress reports, management of communication between PAREXEL project team, Sponsor, contract and financial management.


  • Lead client kick off meeting and discussion with client, by establishing client expectations for project delivery, communication, and client specific metrics. Ensure the scope of the study is well understood by the project team and set the team expectations.
  • Lead a formal hand over meeting with Account Management, DPM/Portfolio Director(s), P&C and assigned Project Financial Analyst and Project Specialist to understand the scope of the contract and any Master Services agreement (MSA) in place for the client.
  • Manage the set up of the project team overseeing request for resource provided by Project Financial Analyst, reviewing proposed team members for suitability and managing any project team changes throughout the duration of the project.
  • Work with the Project Specialist, on developing a project plan including all elements listed in the project plan template as appropriate for the project (Roles and Responsibilities, WBS, MSP, Communication Plan, Risk Analysis, etc).
  • Proactively identify and communicate project team and client team roles and responsibilities to client and their affiliates, as appropriate.
  • Use project plan as a management tool to record, measure and manage progress.
  • Work with Project Specialist and Project Financial Analyst to develop “what if” scenarios to enable pro-active decisions and solutions.
  • Proactively take action where required to maintain project deliverables using management information provided by the Project Specialist and Project Financial Analyst (e.g., compliance to site and patient enrollment plans).
  • Use management reports prepared by the Project Financial Analyst and Project Specialists to effectively manage the project’s critical path, resourcing, metrics compliance, the budget and third party vendors.
QualificationsSkills
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Financial Management skills
  • Strategic Thinking skills
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Consulting skills
  • Contingency Planning & Risk Management skills
  • People Management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Client focused approach to work
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail
  • Proficient in local language and profound working knowledge of the English language
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, MS Project and Word
  • Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork.
  • Travel is a requirement of this job.

Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in a science related field, with an advanced degree desirable
  • PMP or equivalent desirable

Minimum Work Experience

  • Proven relevant experience in healthcare, clinical research, project management or contract research organization.

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Contact Information:

Address:  PAREXEL International
The Quays
101-105 Oxford Road
Uxbridge
Middlesex
UB8 1LZ
England
Tel:  +44 1895 238000
Fax:  +44 1895 238494
Website:  Visit Our Web Site
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