Project Assistant/Sr Project Assistant

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

Multiple Locations


Project Assistant/Sr Project Assistant

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health . You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

As a Project Assistant/Senior Project Assistant, you will provide technical and administrative support to your assigned project team.You work with a high attention to detail, reviewing documentation, coordinating project details, creating and distributing meeting minutes, and maintaining data systems - all with a sense of urgency aligned with that of our customers.

Summarized Purpose:

The basic purpose of the Project Assistant is to provide technical support to the project team in our Risk Evaluation and Mitigation (REMS) department. You will coordinate non-clinical responsibilities of project administration as applicable to the client contract under the direction of the assigned Project Manager or Sr. Project Manager.

Essential Functions:

Taking meeting minutes and distributing to sponsor by agreed upon timelines

Preparing meeting agendas

Sending surveys to patients, providers and pharmacists

Validating survey respondents and tracking survey completions

Completing fulfillment of compensation for survey participants

Saving program documentation in document repository

Maintaining audit readiness of document repository

Managing team training records

Programming online stakeholder surveys in REMS database

Training, mentoring and coaching junior staff members Project Assistant/Sr Project Assistant

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD — thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: to improve health . You will be joining a truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

As a Project Assistant/Senior Project Assistant, you will provide technical and administrative support to your assigned project team.You work with a high attention to detail, reviewing documentation, coordinating project details, creating and distributing meeting minutes, and maintaining data systems - all with a sense of urgency aligned with that of our customers.

Summarized Purpose:

The basic purpose of the Project Assistant is to provide technical support to the project team in our Risk Evaluation and Mitigation (REMS) department. You will coordinate non-clinical responsibilities of project administration as applicable to the client contract under the direction of the assigned Project Manager or Sr. Project Manager.

Essential Functions:

Taking meeting minutes and distributing to sponsor by agreed upon timelines

Preparing meeting agendas

Sending surveys to patients, providers and pharmacists

Validating survey respondents and tracking survey completions

Completing fulfillment of compensation for survey participants

Saving program documentation in document repository

Maintaining audit readiness of document repository

Managing team training records

Programming online stakeholder surveys in REMS database

Training, mentoring and coaching junior staff members

Education and Experience:

Bachelors Degreeor equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities

3 years of clinical suppoort experience to be considered for a Senior Project Assistant

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively

Flexibility to reprioritize workload to meet changing project timelines

Excellent problem-solving skills, with ability to recognize an issue and determine options for resolution

Ability to effectively analyze project specific data/systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency

Responsible for adhering to FDA Good Clinical Practices, FDA regulations, PPD/Client Standard Operating Procedures and Working Practice Documents regulations for all aspects of REMS project implementation, execution, and closeout

Excellent English and grammar skills

Excellent computer skills, proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to obtain knowledge and master all REMS database systems

Ability to mentor and train new Project Assistants as needed

Working Environment:

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

Able to work in non-traditional work environments.

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

PPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Education and Experience:

Bachelors Degreeor equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities

3 years of clinical suppoort experience to be considered for a Senior Project Assistant

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively

Flexibility to reprioritize workload to meet changing project timelines

Excellent problem-solving skills, with ability to recognize an issue and determine options for resolution

Ability to effectively analyze project specific data/systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency

Responsible for adhering to FDA Good Clinical Practices, FDA regulations, PPD/Client Standard Operating Procedures and Working Practice Documents regulations for all aspects of REMS project implementation, execution, and closeout

Excellent English and grammar skills

Excellent computer skills, proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to obtain knowledge and master all REMS database systems

Ability to mentor and train new Project Assistants as needed

Working Environment:

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

Able to work in non-traditional work environments.

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.

PPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer


2021-04-07 00:00:00


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