Associate Data Manager - Labs

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

VA-Richmond-Richmond VA Dabney Rd


Company Overview

PPD is a leading global Contract Research Organization - currently operating in nearly 50 countries!  At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health. Our organization works with a diverse group of pharmaceutical companies to help bend the cost and time curve of small molecule, biologic, and vaccine product development.

This position is located at our Bioanlaytical lab in Richmond, VA. Check out this video for a brief introduction to our lab as told by our scientists: https://www.ppdi.com/services/laboratories/bioanalytical-labs

We hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. You will receive extensive training to allow you to be successful at PPD, and it's not just talk - our award-winning training programs speak for themselves. In addition, our teams support career growth, allowing you to explore the numerous career pathways available once you become part of our PPD team.

Role Description: Assist with all data management project management-related activities, including all aspects necessary for a successful setup, conduct and closeout of assigned studies. Supports closeout/lock of the study databases by working with internal (IS and PM) and external (recipient/sponsor) clients to coordinate all final lock processes - namely final cleaning, unblinding when applicable, and final lock notification.

Responsaibilities:Executes and supports of all study activities including but not limited to study database verification, data transfer program validation, preparation/delivery of the data transmissions, vendor lab result upload, database reconciliation, development and validation customized study reports.Leads all study database verification activities; including the design, test data generation, execution, and documentation study database verification test plans in a timely manner to ensure a quality study database setup.Manages all data transfer validation activities; including the review of data transfer specifications, test data generation, and execution of validation test cases to ensure the delivery of an accurate test data transmission in a timely manner.Prepares and delivers routine and interim/final datatransmissions; including the scheduling, execution, QC, and delivery of the data transmission file to ensure high quality, timely, data transmissions.Independently assesses custom reporting requirements for both internal and external customers; including the design recommendations, specification, development, validation, and delivery of accurate reports in a timely fashion.Assists/leads routine data reconciliation activities to ensure the timely delivery of accurate study data.Company Overview

PPD is a leading global Contract Research Organization - currently operating in nearly 50 countries!  At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health. Our organization works with a diverse group of pharmaceutical companies to help bend the cost and time curve of small molecule, biologic, and vaccine product development.

This position is located at our Bioanlaytical lab in Richmond, VA. Check out this video for a brief introduction to our lab as told by our scientists: https://www.ppdi.com/services/laboratories/bioanalytical-labs

We hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. You will receive extensive training to allow you to be successful at PPD, and it's not just talk - our award-winning training programs speak for themselves. In addition, our teams support career growth, allowing you to explore the numerous career pathways available once you become part of our PPD team.

Role Description: Assist with all data management project management-related activities, including all aspects necessary for a successful setup, conduct and closeout of assigned studies. Supports closeout/lock of the study databases by working with internal (IS and PM) and external (recipient/sponsor) clients to coordinate all final lock processes - namely final cleaning, unblinding when applicable, and final lock notification.

Responsaibilities:Executes and supports of all study activities including but not limited to study database verification, data transfer program validation, preparation/delivery of the data transmissions, vendor lab result upload, database reconciliation, development and validation customized study reports.Leads all study database verification activities; including the design, test data generation, execution, and documentation study database verification test plans in a timely manner to ensure a quality study database setup.Manages all data transfer validation activities; including the review of data transfer specifications, test data generation, and execution of validation test cases to ensure the delivery of an accurate test data transmission in a timely manner.Prepares and delivers routine and interim/final datatransmissions; including the scheduling, execution, QC, and delivery of the data transmission file to ensure high quality, timely, data transmissions.Independently assesses custom reporting requirements for both internal and external customers; including the design recommendations, specification, development, validation, and delivery of accurate reports in a timely fashion.Assists/leads routine data reconciliation activities to ensure the timely delivery of accurate study data.Qualifications:

Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualificationPrevious experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experienceKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Programming/logic knowledge such as SQL, Python, SASProficiency in MS Office products in particular Microsoft ExcelKnowledge of reading and interpreting user requirements documents to develop a productKnowledge of relational data bases such as Assist, LIMS a plusEffective written and oral communication skillsStrong customer service skillsTime management, planning, and organizational skillsAbility to multi-taskAbility to work in a collaborative team environment

Work Environment Requirements:

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. 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.

Qualifications:

Education and Experience:Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualificationPrevious experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experienceKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Programming/logic knowledge such as SQL, Python, SASProficiency in MS Office products in particular Microsoft ExcelKnowledge of reading and interpreting user requirements documents to develop a productKnowledge of relational data bases such as Assist, LIMS a plusEffective written and oral communication skillsStrong customer service skillsTime management, planning, and organizational skillsAbility to multi-taskAbility to work in a collaborative team environment

Work Environment Requirements:

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. 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.


2020-07-10 00:00:00


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