Manager, Strategic Feasibility

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

United States


About PPD:

PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.

About the Department:

In Site and Patient Access, our goal-driven teams combine and deliver startup activities for the clinical trials, collaborating to improve processes, cycle and flexibility. We partner with our sites, businesses and colleagues around the world to decrease startup timelines and exceed expectations.

About the Position:

The Manager, Strategic Feasibility manages a team of employees within the department and oversees collaboration with internal departments to ensure delivery high quality feasibility assessments. Oversees assigned projects and deliverables to provide workload management and resource assignments to meet contractual obligations.

About our Culture, Career Advancement and Benefits:

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 well-being of our employees.

Essential Functions:

Oversees the setup and conduct for allocated feasibility studies according to timeline and quality standards and client expectations.

Leads internal planning meetings and contribute to client KOM and interim teleconferences.

Collaborates on the development of initial site list development (initial site prioritization).

Ensures accuracy and quality of survey driven data, including review and QC of departmental deliverables at all stages of the feasibility conduct.

Oversees and analyzes project status to ensure successful completion of milestones, timelines and deliverables.

Liaises with the global, cross-functional team, inclusive of legal, biostatistics, Clinical Management and Project Management.

Works with team to identify potential risks and out of scope activity; discusses contingency plans with strategist and/or PM.

Manages project budget hours for the team.

Ensures team is entering and updating internal tracking tools.

Develops best practices for feasibility conduct.

Develops and delivers training of feasibility requirements/processes.

Allocates staff to projects and manage workload assignments

Conducts staff performance appraisals and career discussions

Contributes to the development, testing and maintenance of the feasibility system.

About PPD:

PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.

About the Department:

In Site and Patient Access, our goal-driven teams combine and deliver startup activities for the clinical trials, collaborating to improve processes, cycle and flexibility. We partner with our sites, businesses and colleagues around the world to decrease startup timelines and exceed expectations.

About the Position:

The Manager, Strategic Feasibility manages a team of employees within the department and oversees collaboration with internal departments to ensure delivery high quality feasibility assessments. Oversees assigned projects and deliverables to provide workload management and resource assignments to meet contractual obligations.

About our Culture, Career Advancement and Benefits:

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 well-being of our employees.

Essential Functions:

Oversees the setup and conduct for allocated feasibility studies according to timeline and quality standards and client expectations.

Leads internal planning meetings and contribute to client KOM and interim teleconferences.

Collaborates on the development of initial site list development (initial site prioritization).

Ensures accuracy and quality of survey driven data, including review and QC of departmental deliverables at all stages of the feasibility conduct.

Oversees and analyzes project status to ensure successful completion of milestones, timelines and deliverables.

Liaises with the global, cross-functional team, inclusive of legal, biostatistics, Clinical Management and Project Management.

Works with team to identify potential risks and out of scope activity; discusses contingency plans with strategist and/or PM.

Manages project budget hours for the team.

Ensures team is entering and updating internal tracking tools.

Develops best practices for feasibility conduct.

Develops and delivers training of feasibility requirements/processes.

Allocates staff to projects and manage workload assignments

Conducts staff performance appraisals and career discussions

Contributes to the development, testing and maintenance of the feasibility system.

Education and Experience:

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

1 year of leadership responsibility

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong judgment and decision-making skills

Strong analytical skills in reviewing data to make effective decisions

Strong management skills as shown through management of multiple projects and staff, with cross functional and client interaction

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal, problem solving and conflict resolution skills

Strong leadership skills

Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and directives

Good understanding of budgeting and forecasting, and managing to contractual expectations

Strong computer skills

Management Role:

Manages experienced professionals and / or subordinate management who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. Often heads one or more sections or a small department.

PPD values the health and well-being 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 minimal travel

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust -

We are game changers - 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:

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

1 year of leadership responsibility

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Strong judgment and decision-making skills

Strong analytical skills in reviewing data to make effective decisions

Strong management skills as shown through management of multiple projects and staff, with cross functional and client interaction

Strong oral and written communication skills

Strong interpersonal, problem solving and conflict resolution skills

Strong leadership skills

Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and directives

Good understanding of budgeting and forecasting, and managing to contractual expectations

Strong computer skills

Management Role:

Manages experienced professionals and / or subordinate management who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments. Often heads one or more sections or a small department.

PPD values the health and well-being 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 minimal travel

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer’s trust -

We are game changers - 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.


2020-06-02 00:00:00


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