Associate Project Manager - Cell Lab

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

WI-Middleton-Middleton WI Research Way


PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services.  At PPD, we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose- to improve health! 

Envision a workplace where you have a direct impact on improving health, work alongside expert scientists, use newest technologies and collaborate with industry thought leaders and therapeutic experts. Welcome to PPD® Laboratories, where science is our passion, quality is our commitment and people are the cornerstone of our success.

As an Associate Project Manager in the Cell Lab, you will collaborate with multiple areas in the coordination of study setup, maintenance and closure of study programs.

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:

Liaises with PPD's operational divisions, affiliates and sponsors. Coordinates (in collaboration with other Project Managers) the study setup, maintenance and closure activities for identified protocols and/or study programs.

Essential Functions:

Serves as local study coverage for global studies and point of contact for laboratory teams. Ensures timely completion of study activities and deliverables. Documents communication and actions with internal and external clients.Develops new study set-ups as appropriate in collaboration with Lab Ops group.Reviews procedural and budgetary items and the necessity for change due to any subsequent study modifications and/or protocol amendments.Monitors contract modifications.Schedules client teleconferences (internal & external), prepares and distributes agenda, records and distributes minutes as required.Monitors assignments and adjusts priorities and work schedule to meet deadlines and provide high quality deliverables. Completes additional tasks needed in support of project, client and departm

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services.  At PPD, we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose- to improve health! 

Envision a workplace where you have a direct impact on improving health, work alongside expert scientists, use newest technologies and collaborate with industry thought leaders and therapeutic experts. Welcome to PPD® Laboratories, where science is our passion, quality is our commitment and people are the cornerstone of our success.

As an Associate Project Manager in the Cell Lab, you will collaborate with multiple areas in the coordination of study setup, maintenance and closure of study programs.

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:

Liaises with PPD's operational divisions, affiliates and sponsors. Coordinates (in collaboration with other Project Managers) the study setup, maintenance and closure activities for identified protocols and/or study programs.

Essential Functions:

Serves as local study coverage for global studies and point of contact for laboratory teams. Ensures timely completion of study activities and deliverables. Documents communication and actions with internal and external clients.Develops new study set-ups as appropriate in collaboration with Lab Ops group.Reviews procedural and budgetary items and the necessity for change due to any subsequent study modifications and/or protocol amendments.Monitors contract modifications.Schedules client teleconferences (internal & external), prepares and distributes agenda, records and distributes minutes as required.Monitors assignments and adjusts priorities and work schedule to meet deadlines and provide high quality deliverables. Completes additional tasks needed in support of project, client and departm

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 0 to 2 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines Effective project management and organizational skills Good computer skills General knowledge of clinical trial processes and programs Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills Good written and verbal communication skills Ability to effectively conduct oral presentations Demonstrated experience in identification and resolution of technical problems in a professional environment Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical teams Ability to attain, maintain and apply a working knowledge of applicable procedural documents Demonstrated positive attitude, enthusiasm toward work, and the ability to work well with others 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.  

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.  

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 0 to 2 years’) or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines Effective project management and organizational skills Good computer skills General knowledge of clinical trial processes and programs Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills Good written and verbal communication skills Ability to effectively conduct oral presentations Demonstrated experience in identification and resolution of technical problems in a professional environment Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical teams Ability to attain, maintain and apply a working knowledge of applicable procedural documents Demonstrated positive attitude, enthusiasm toward work, and the ability to work well with others 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.  

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.  

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


2020-08-14 00:00:00


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