Covance (Senior) Project Manager, Inflammation, Infectious Diseases and General Medicine in Moscow Russia, Russia

Job Description:

COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

Our Inflammation, Infectious Diseases and General Medicine Business Continues to Grow! We are currently recruiting experienced Project Manager with flexible location in EU.

About the job:

Lead core project team and facilitate team’s ability to lead extended/complete project team. Depending on size and scope of project, this job duty may be performed in collaboration with a Project Director.

•Ensure effective cross-functional teamwork among project team members including both internal and external ancillary services.

•Serve as escalation point for project issues.

•Resolve conflicts as needed.

•Lead implementation of Six Sigma initiatives on projects as applicable.

•Monitor project schedule and scope to ensure both remain on track. Initiate and implement appropriate actions.

•Proactively engage in both quality assurance and risk management activities to ensure project deliverables are met according to both Covance and client requirements.

•Accountable for budget across assigned project(s) including the control and minimizing of write-offs. Proactively identify out of scope activities and execute necessary change orders.

•Collaborate with finance to initiate monthly invoicing.

•Ensure that all staff allocated to assigned project(s) adheres to professional standards and SOPs.

•Initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects.

•Provide performance feedback of team members to respective supervisors.

•Present at external and/or internal meetings.

•Ensure client satisfaction.

•Define and manage project resource needs and establish succession plans for key resources.

•Create required project plans. Implement and monitor progress against project plans and revise as necessary. Responsible for appropriate issue escalation to CAIR program and/or appropriate stakeholder(s).

•Serve as key client contact for assigned projects.

•Establish working relationships with client project teams which result in client satisfaction, operational excellence and thereby increase potential for repeat business.

•Prepare and actively participate as operational lead in internal project review meetings. Depending on size and scope of project, this job duty may be performed in collaboration with a Project Director.

•In collaboration with relevant departments, develop costings and proposals and prepare and deliver presentations for new business as required.

•May have line management responsibilities for the training, utilization, development and performance review of assigned staff.

•Meet resource management and utilization targets for assigned staff.

•Meet financial performance targets for the assigned projects and proactively manage change control process both internally and externally.

•Ensure lessons learned are implemented across projects currently being managed.

•Contribute to development and management of client project metrics.

•Perform other duties as assigned by management.

About You:

  • Therapeutic area experience as a project manager in at least some of the following areas: infectious diseases (antibiotics, anti-viral), gastroenterology, pulmonary, asthma, reproductive health, nephrology, urology, dermatology, vaccines and musculoskeletal/rheumatology. Specific area for primary targetting for this position is experience in antibiotics trials / vaccines (bacterial pneumonia, urinary tract infections, skin and skin structure infections, intra-abdominal infections, bacteremia, bone and joint infections).

•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.

•Working knowledge of financial control procedures (e.g. costing systems, time reporting).

•Working knowledge of project management processes.

•Working knowledge of time and cost estimate development.

•Working knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs.

•Broad knowledge of drug development process and client needs.

Preferred:

•Masters or other advanced degree.

•PMP certification

•Significant relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO, including full project management responsibility.

•Experience in managing global projects with moderate financial value.

•Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities.

•Ability to utilize resources effectively on moderate scope projects.

•Financial awareness and ability to actively manage financial tracking systems including moderate projects

•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.

•Experience mentoring junior level staff.

•Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.

•Ability to work independently.

•Ability to negotiate and liaise with clients in a professional manner.

•Ability to present to staff at all levels.

THERE IS NO BETTER TIME TO JOIN US!

Requisition ID: 67468BR

Job Category: Clinical Research Associate

Locations: Austria, Belgium, Belgium - Brussels, Bulgaria, Bulgaria - Sofia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Czech Republic - Prague, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, France - Paris, Germany, Germany - Muenster, NRW, Germany - Munich, Greece, Hungary, Hungary - Budapest, Ireland, Ireland - Dublin, Italy, Italy - Rome, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Netherlands - Zeist, Norway, Poland, Poland - Warsaw, Portugal, Romania, Romania - Bucharest, Russia, Russia - Moscow, Russia - St. Petersburg, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Spain - Barcelona, Spain - Madrid, Sweden, Sweden - Danderyd, Sweden - Stockholm, Switzerland, Switzerland - Geneva, Ukraine, United Kingdom - Crawley, United Kingdom - Harrogate, United Kingdom - Horsham, United Kingdom - Leeds, United Kingdom - London, United Kingdom - Maidenhead

Shift: 1

Job Postings: COVANCE is a leading global drug development services company and we provide support to the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology industries.

Our Inflammation, Infectious Diseases and General Medicine Business Continues to Grow! We are currently recruiting experienced Project Manager with flexible location in EU.

About the job:

Lead core project team and facilitate team’s ability to lead extended/complete project team. Depending on size and scope of project, this job duty may be performed in collaboration with a Project Director.

•Ensure effective cross-functional teamwork among project team members including both internal and external ancillary services.

•Serve as escalation point for project issues.

•Resolve conflicts as needed.

•Lead implementation of Six Sigma initiatives on projects as applicable.

•Monitor project schedule and scope to ensure both remain on track. Initiate and implement appropriate actions.

•Proactively engage in both quality assurance and risk management activities to ensure project deliverables are met according to both Covance and client requirements.

•Accountable for budget across assigned project(s) including the control and minimizing of write-offs. Proactively identify out of scope activities and execute necessary change orders.

•Collaborate with finance to initiate monthly invoicing.

•Ensure that all staff allocated to assigned project(s) adheres to professional standards and SOPs.

•Initiate improvements to enhance the efficiency and the quality of the work performed on assigned projects.

•Provide performance feedback of team members to respective supervisors.

•Present at external and/or internal meetings.

•Ensure client satisfaction.

•Define and manage project resource needs and establish succession plans for key resources.

•Create required project plans. Implement and monitor progress against project plans and revise as necessary. Responsible for appropriate issue escalation to CAIR program and/or appropriate stakeholder(s).

•Serve as key client contact for assigned projects.

•Establish working relationships with client project teams which result in client satisfaction, operational excellence and thereby increase potential for repeat business.

•Prepare and actively participate as operational lead in internal project review meetings. Depending on size and scope of project, this job duty may be performed in collaboration with a Project Director.

•In collaboration with relevant departments, develop costings and proposals and prepare and deliver presentations for new business as required.

•May have line management responsibilities for the training, utilization, development and performance review of assigned staff.

•Meet resource management and utilization targets for assigned staff.

•Meet financial performance targets for the assigned projects and proactively manage change control process both internally and externally.

•Ensure lessons learned are implemented across projects currently being managed.

•Contribute to development and management of client project metrics.

•Perform other duties as assigned by management.

About You:

  • Therapeutic area experience as a project manager in at least some of the following areas: infectious diseases (antibiotics, anti-viral), gastroenterology, pulmonary, asthma, reproductive health, nephrology, urology, dermatology, vaccines and musculoskeletal/rheumatology. Specific area for primary targetting for this position is experience in antibiotics trials / vaccines (bacterial pneumonia, urinary tract infections, skin and skin structure infections, intra-abdominal infections, bacteremia, bone and joint infections).

•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.

•Working knowledge of financial control procedures (e.g. costing systems, time reporting).

•Working knowledge of project management processes.

•Working knowledge of time and cost estimate development.

•Working knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs.

•Broad knowledge of drug development process and client needs.

Preferred:

•Masters or other advanced degree.

•PMP certification

•Significant relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO, including full project management responsibility.

•Experience in managing global projects with moderate financial value.

•Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities.

•Ability to utilize resources effectively on moderate scope projects.

•Financial awareness and ability to actively manage financial tracking systems including moderate projects

•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.

•Experience mentoring junior level staff.

•Excellent communication, planning and organizational skills.

•Ability to work independently.

•Ability to negotiate and liaise with clients in a professional manner.

•Ability to present to staff at all levels.

THERE IS NO BETTER TIME TO JOIN US!

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EEO Statement:

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