Manager, Site Intelligence and Activation (Start-up)

Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)

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Submission for the position: Manager, Site Intelligence and Activation (Start-up) - (Job Number: 176445)Manager, SIA - Germany

PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to 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. 

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.

PPD are currently hiring in Germany for a Manager to join our Site Intelligence and Activation Team (SIA).

The Manager, SIA leads and manages a team of employees responsible for site activation related activities. The position may act as the lead manager for an assigned area of focus and is responsible for the oversight and execution of deliverables to ensure the achievement of department goals.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:• Managing staff, including interviewing and selection, job description preparation, professional development, goal setting, performance management, behavioral and technical coaching and mentoring, employee counseling, and separations.• Approves courses of action on salary administration, hiring, corrective action, and terminations.• Assures department adherence to good ethical and regulatory standard• Manages start-up activities and may act as the lead for an area of focus.• Manages the contractual aspects of studies in collaboration with project teams• Manages operational delivery by monitoring the progress of studies against the established project plan and coordinating with client sponsors.• Ensures that risks and issues are properly routed and resolved in coordination with other departments and key stakeholders• Develops or contributes to local WPDs and leads/participates in process improvement initiatives.• Alerts management to quality issues and facilitates client and internal quality assurance audits as required• Provides input into the bidding process and contributes to the procurement of new business• Manages the allocation of staff to projects. Ensures all staff CVs, training records, position profiles and experience profiles are complete and up to date

“Severely disabled applicants with the same aptitude will be given preferential treatment. / Schwerbehinderte Bewerber werden bei gleicher Eignung bevorzugt behandelt.” Manager, SIA - Germany

PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to 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. 

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.

PPD are currently hiring in Germany for a Manager to join our Site Intelligence and Activation Team (SIA).

The Manager, SIA leads and manages a team of employees responsible for site activation related activities. The position may act as the lead manager for an assigned area of focus and is responsible for the oversight and execution of deliverables to ensure the achievement of department goals.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:• Managing staff, including interviewing and selection, job description preparation, professional development, goal setting, performance management, behavioral and technical coaching and mentoring, employee counseling, and separations.• Approves courses of action on salary administration, hiring, corrective action, and terminations.• Assures department adherence to good ethical and regulatory standard• Manages start-up activities and may act as the lead for an area of focus.• Manages the contractual aspects of studies in collaboration with project teams• Manages operational delivery by monitoring the progress of studies against the established project plan and coordinating with client sponsors.• Ensures that risks and issues are properly routed and resolved in coordination with other departments and key stakeholders• Develops or contributes to local WPDs and leads/participates in process improvement initiatives.• Alerts management to quality issues and facilitates client and internal quality assurance audits as required• Provides input into the bidding process and contributes to the procurement of new business• Manages the allocation of staff to projects. Ensures all staff CVs, training records, position profiles and experience profiles are complete and up to date

“Severely disabled applicants with the same aptitude will be given preferential treatment. / Schwerbehinderte Bewerber werden bei gleicher Eignung bevorzugt behandelt.” To be considered for this role, you should have the following:

• Bachelor's degree• Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years).• 1 year of leadership responsibility• Solid leadership, mentoring, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills• Capable of managing a cross-functional team of professionals who may have expertise in different areas of clinical research• Capable of evaluating medical research data and good understanding of medical terminology• Strong organizational and negotiation skills• Diligent attention to detail• Strong written and oral communication skills, including English language and grammar• Strong computer skills, particularly word processing and spreadsheets (MS Word and MS Excel)• Excellent team player with team building skills• Capable of utilizing problem-solving techniques applicable to constantly changing environment• Solid understanding of budgeting, forecasting, and resource managementAt PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We’ve grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.

- 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.*LI-SH1

To be considered for this role, you should have the following:

• Bachelor's degree• Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5 years).• 1 year of leadership responsibility• Solid leadership, mentoring, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills• Capable of managing a cross-functional team of professionals who may have expertise in different areas of clinical research• Capable of evaluating medical research data and good understanding of medical terminology• Strong organizational and negotiation skills• Diligent attention to detail• Strong written and oral communication skills, including English language and grammar• Strong computer skills, particularly word processing and spreadsheets (MS Word and MS Excel)• Excellent team player with team building skills• Capable of utilizing problem-solving techniques applicable to constantly changing environment• Solid understanding of budgeting, forecasting, and resource managementAt PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We’ve grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.

- 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.*LI-SH1

Submission for the position: Manager, Site Intelligence and Activation (Start-up) - (Job Number: 176445)


2020-10-23 00:00:00


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