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Consultant, Resource Management - Study Start Up - Homebased

Parexel International Corporation

USA - Any Region - Home Based

Parexel has an exciting opportunity for Home based, Consultant, Resource Management to support the Global Study Start Up Team. Reporting to the Senior Director, Study Start Up Services this position requires an individual who is a high energy, strategic thinking resource professional. The person selected for this position will support the global clinical study start up team as well as support and partner with all levels of management in the business unit.

Ess e nt i a l F unction

Resource Management at PAREXE L i s ensuring the right people are in the right place at the right time, while balancing labor cost, profitability , and client satisfaction.

The Consultant, Resource Management is responsible to support the resourcing function for a global department ( Study Start Up). Has a good understanding of in -depth anal y tics, use of various data sources, and comfortable in resourcing tradeoffs/ negotiations. Engages with senior levels of the business to influence resource related decisions and challenge assumpt ions. Adapts resourcing models and processes to an ever-changing corporate environment.

Key Accountabilities


· Maintain macro-level understanding of awarded work, potential new business, resource demand

for the next 3-6 months, resource suppl y and challenges within the scope of the role

· Play an advisory role and help drive decisions in a matrix environment

· Engage with VPs and Directors to ensure alignment relating to resourcing decisions

· Maintains a good understanding of industry best practices on resourcing

· Makes strategic recommendations for resourcing size and mix forecasts at a client level

· Engage with senior leaders to optimize resourcing and resolve resourcing issues

Deep-Dive Analytics

· Pa rticipa te in staf f mee ting s of ope ra tiona l lea de rship a nd se e n a s an influencer to resourcing decisions

· Maintains a good understanding of the demand/supply alignment of resources

· Develop, prepare, and distribute resourcing projection reports. Have a good understanding of demand variability and how to address through a combination of organic hiring and access to staffing

vendors globally

· Provide resourcing overv iew to operational leads/heads as appropriate

· Evaluate Account level utilization and work with account leaders to balance as appropriate

· Monitor upcoming project level milestone to mitigate risk

Operational Support

· Serve as point of contact for “hot” multi-function / geograph y resource escalation

· Actively engage with appropriate partners to remove data noise to allow for accurate planning

nee ds

· Engage with senior PRO management to understand a need for insight through data;

independentl y structure and perform anal y sis to provide insight

· Engage with study teams to plan resources for a study

· Lead the resolution of unmet needs b y managing global escalations for an y given client.

· Supports the client and project teams in developing the detailed demand plans for new projects

and projects with a significant ramp-up or ramp-down in resources

· Ensures the correct administration of client ring fence strategies

· Develops, records and tracks Key Performance Indicators of operational resourcing

performance and ensures that service delivery is maintained at agreed target levels

· Ev a lu a t e a nd a ssist in the d e v e lopm e nt o f r e sou r c e pl a nnin g tools a nd da ta b ases as needed

· De ve lop a nd e va lua te re s ourc ing p r oce dure s, proce sses, and training materials

· Use available resourcin g tools to provide estimated resource needs for awarded work and new



· Client focused approach to work, ability to interact professionall y within a client organization;

exhibits composure

· Ability to interact with all levels of management

· Ability to direct others; provide coaching and guidance to staff if applicable

· Ability to understand strategy ; business acumen

· Managerial courage; able to address challenging problems

· Strong problem solving and anal y tical skills

· Sound inte rpe rsona l, ve rba l a nd wr itten c ommuni cation skills ; abilit y to present effectivel y in a

variet y of settings; ability to relate well to others

· Perseverance, energy and drive in the face of obstacles

· Sy stematic and process oriented

· Ability to negotiate skillfully & diplomaticall y

· Ability to work in a matrix environment; handles ambiguit y with comfort

· Ability to successfull y work in a (‘virtual`) team environment

· A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning

· Well organized, has the ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and

prioritize workload with attention to detail

· Shows commitment to and performs consistentl y high qualit y work

· Ability to identif y and address issues proactively in a timely manner

· Effective time management in order to meet daily metrics or team objectives

· Ability to take initiative and work independently

· Accountability for all assigned tasks

· Ex ce lle nt c omputer a nd inter ne t skills inc ludin g k nowle dge of MS- Of f ice pr oducts such as

Ex cel and Word and PowerPoint

· Must demonstrate expertise in developing complex tools using Business Product software


· Bachelor’s degree required; Master /MBA a plus

M inim um Wo r k E x p er i e nce

· Relevant work experience in CRO or pharmaceutical field

· Understanding of clinical research platforms required EEO DisclaimerParexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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