Senior/Principal Performance Optimization Specialist - Regulatory Affairs - Home Based

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

Multiple Locations


Submission for the position: Senior/Principal Performance Optimization Specialist - Regulatory Affairs - Home Based - (Job Number: 171886)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.  

If you’re a strategic thinker, planner and multitasker as comfortable working independently as you are on a team in delivering compliant deliverables based on solid judgment, PPD is the place to be. Our global regulatory experts contribute the regulatory strategy and knowledge to help our clients navigate the challenging regulatory environment — and help get life-changing therapies to patients faster.

As a Senior/Principal Performance Optimization Specialist you will serve as a subject matter expert to design, develop, deliver, and improve department products, programs, and services in order to optimize corporate processes, behaviors, performance, and audit preparedness.

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.

Summarized Purpose:

Serves as a subject matter expert to design, develop, deliver, and improve department products, programs, and services in order to optimize corporate processes, behaviors, performance, and audit preparedness.

Essential Functions:

Proactively collaborates with project and program leads and management to prepare, organize, coordinate, document, and/or provide expert development and delivery of department products and services to a globally dispersed audience to maximize content retention to best support business outcomes and industry compliance.Develops varied support materials, presentations, training programs, tools, simulations, and/or micro learning components and modules to support the department's remit and strategy.Leads small to medium scale initiatives and projects that mature key program capabilities and refine internal processes for the business and within the department.Proactively collaborates with project and program leads to develop process improvement processes and solutions through process mapping, root cause and process analysis, change management plans and/or progress evaluation.Provides expertise by demonstrating agilities and adaptive methodologies to lead, design, develop and deliver performance optimizing products and services for the business (such as Process Improvement, Change Management, Learning, or Measurement and Analytics).Provides coaching and mentoring of team members on best practices for the development and delivery of projects, programs, products and services.In collaboration with management, delegates and assigns appropriately scaled tasks to other team members.Coordinates and delivers department-level meetings including pre-meeting, learning course, process, and project working group materials, facilities and communications per timeline milestones.Performs special projects, assignments, and administrative tasks per business needs.#LI-JN1

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.  

If you’re a strategic thinker, planner and multitasker as comfortable working independently as you are on a team in delivering compliant deliverables based on solid judgment, PPD is the place to be. Our global regulatory experts contribute the regulatory strategy and knowledge to help our clients navigate the challenging regulatory environment — and help get life-changing therapies to patients faster.

As a Senior/Principal Performance Optimization Specialist you will serve as a subject matter expert to design, develop, deliver, and improve department products, programs, and services in order to optimize corporate processes, behaviors, performance, and audit preparedness.

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.

Summarized Purpose:

Serves as a subject matter expert to design, develop, deliver, and improve department products, programs, and services in order to optimize corporate processes, behaviors, performance, and audit preparedness.

Essential Functions:

Proactively collaborates with project and program leads and management to prepare, organize, coordinate, document, and/or provide expert development and delivery of department products and services to a globally dispersed audience to maximize content retention to best support business outcomes and industry compliance.Develops varied support materials, presentations, training programs, tools, simulations, and/or micro learning components and modules to support the department's remit and strategy.Leads small to medium scale initiatives and projects that mature key program capabilities and refine internal processes for the business and within the department.Proactively collaborates with project and program leads to develop process improvement processes and solutions through process mapping, root cause and process analysis, change management plans and/or progress evaluation.Provides expertise by demonstrating agilities and adaptive methodologies to lead, design, develop and deliver performance optimizing products and services for the business (such as Process Improvement, Change Management, Learning, or Measurement and Analytics).Provides coaching and mentoring of team members on best practices for the development and delivery of projects, programs, products and services.In collaboration with management, delegates and assigns appropriately scaled tasks to other team members.Coordinates and delivers department-level meetings including pre-meeting, learning course, process, and project working group materials, facilities and communications per timeline milestones.Performs special projects, assignments, and administrative tasks per business needs.#LI-JN1

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years).

In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

In-depth knowledge of project management standards and practicesStrong consultancy skills and ability to positively influence business outcomesComprehensive ability to translate complex issues into actionable and comprehendible business solutionsClose attention to detail to deliver concise and accurate requirements-based reports and deliverablesDemonstrated ability to develop and deliver products, services, and solutions in a collaborative and cross-functional global environment, with an understanding of the user perspectiveComprehensive computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, email software, virtual training delivery platforms, and various process improvement or learning design and development softwareExtensive ability to query, compile, enter, track and maintain data and records management systemsComprehensive oral presentation and written communication skillsPPD 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.

Ability 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 require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)

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

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years).

In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

In-depth knowledge of project management standards and practicesStrong consultancy skills and ability to positively influence business outcomesComprehensive ability to translate complex issues into actionable and comprehendible business solutionsClose attention to detail to deliver concise and accurate requirements-based reports and deliverablesDemonstrated ability to develop and deliver products, services, and solutions in a collaborative and cross-functional global environment, with an understanding of the user perspectiveComprehensive computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, email software, virtual training delivery platforms, and various process improvement or learning design and development softwareExtensive ability to query, compile, enter, track and maintain data and records management systemsComprehensive oral presentation and written communication skillsPPD 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.

Ability 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 require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.)

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

Submission for the position: Senior/Principal Performance Optimization Specialist - Regulatory Affairs - Home Based - (Job Number: 171886)


2020-06-29 00:00:00


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