Senior Project Leader

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. CRA Manager, Project/Study Manager (CSM/CPM)
Posting date: 25 Feb 2019

ProClinical is partnering with a leading multinational organisation that is renowned for its dependability in delivering global contracts across multiple therapeutic areas and phases. This company is seeking to recruit a Senior Global Project Lead for their Operational & Strategic Solutions (O&SS) team in London.

The Senior Global Project Lead will take responsibility for all revenue, profit, and contracts across the region and will be exposed to a broad range of projects across clinical trials and patient engagement/recruitment. In this exciting & highly visible opportunity, the Senior Global Project Lead will work with a dynamic, close knit team that is responsible for leading, delivering, and continuously improving operational client delivery capability across assigned clinical trials.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directing accountability for portfolio revenue and EBITDA targets across an assigned portfolio of contracts.
  • Managing key metrics for operational client delivery performance.
  • Developing plans to seize on opportunities and minimise risks.
  • Managing relationships with partners/vendors.
  • Providing enterprise with cross-functional leadership in all aspects of assigned project revenue, generation contract delivery.
  • Ensuring cross-industry best practices and tools are utilised for all aspects of client delivery and cross-functional program management for Performance Management of assigned Contracts, Projects and Internal Resources Project Management, Risk Management & Customer Relationship Management.
  • Maintaining effective communications and relationships with other departments and interacting with sponsors to ensure effective internal and external cross-functional-business communications and alignment techniques and practices.
  • Utilising analytical frameworks for troubleshooting and identifying route causes for all aspects of client delivery performance failures, along with recommending and implementing corrective actions.
  • Working closely with leadership to improve operational marketplace service options and delivery capability to drive maximum revenue, EBITDA, and growth.
  • Developing business cases, options, supporting analysis, and recommending and driving implementation and change.
  • Driving continuous improvement and optimisation of business processes in support of delivering client clinical study patient recruitment through randomisations.
  • Executing a world class customer/client relationship management framework and practices, stakeholder mapping and management, internal resource coordination to create profitable solutions.
  • Engaging clients/senior external stakeholders in order to build, sustain, and improve customer relationships.

Skills and Requirements:

  • A university degree in a life sciences discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering complex projects in a Pharma/Biotech/CRO/SMO environment.
  • Exposure to working and communicating within a matrix management environment.
  • Capable of working in a team, analysing, and working with attention to detail, process and prioritise sensitive complex information, and solving problems.
  • Demonstrable multitasking, project management, and execution skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills, including communication, presentation, persuasion, and influence.
  • Good organisational skills, including efficiency, punctuality, and collaboration in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.

To Apply:

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