Associate Director, Technical Delivery
Parexel International Corporation
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
5d ago

Internal applications only. Closing date Monday 1st March 1

Calyx about us :

Through innovative eClinical solutions and services, Calyx turns the uncertain into the reliable, helping bring new medical treatments to market faster.

With deep expertise in clinical development and more than years of supporting trial sponsors and clinical research organizations (CROs), Calyx harnesses that intelligence and activates its potential to solve complex problems, deliver fast insights, and get new drugs to market every day.

Job Purpose :

As Associate Director, Technical Delivery you will prepare effort estimates by analyzing proposals and requirements and creating a commitment that is then taken through to overseeing the management of the implementation of the solution.

You will oversee a team of delivery managers who are tasked with ensuring the project adheres to the efforts and time frame defined within the Statement of Work (SOW).

Steps in the implementation process include setting goals, planning and monitoring progress to completion and ensuring the team have all the necessary skills and support necessary to complete their work.

Key Accountabilities :

Resourcing :

Implements resource plans, including conducting recruitment interviews.

Facilitates selection, assessment and on-boarding processes, and internal resource allocation.

Contributes to transitioning of resources, complying with relevant statutory or external regulations and codes of good practice.

Demand Management :

Implements demand management analysis and planning activities.

Provides advice to help stakeholders adopt and adhere to the agreed demand management approach.

Performs what-if analyses and scenario planning; develops insights and proposals to improve business value.

Methods & Tools :

Develops organisational policies, standards, and guidelines for methods and tools.

Sets direction and leads in the introduction and use of techniques, methodologies and tools, to match overall business requirements, ensuring consistency across all user groups.

Performance Management :

Provides leadership and managements to a global team

Determines, delegate and allocate management responsibilities and work across teams.

Sets performance objectives, coaching, supporting and monitors progress against agreed quality and performance criteria and local legislations / policies.

Monitoring and address progress accordingly.

Business Process Improvement :

Develops organisational policies, standards, and guidelines for business process improvement which allow the organisation to quickly improve and implement business processes to meet business requirements.

Sets direction and leads in the introduction and use of techniques, methodologies and tools, to meet overall business requirements, ensuring consistency across all user groups.

Demand Management :

Implements demand management analysis and planning activities. Provides advice to help stakeholders adopt and adhere to the agreed demand management approach.

Performs what-if analyses and scenario planning; develops insights and proposals to improve business value.

QualificationsSkills :

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail Ability to effectively delegate work to team members Must have the ability to work methodically in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment Demonstratable ability to apply critical thinking to problems and tasks Ability to identify and implement process improvements Proactively participates in skills improvement training and encourages their teams to participate A self-starter and able to work under own initiative Ability to identify the appropriate leadership style to manage the individuals in their team Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills Ability to inspire staff to develop to the best of their competencies Ability to demonstrate leadership competencies, like global execution, personal ownership, change leadership, strategic thinking, building partnerships, Customer Focused Leadership, talent development, influencing and leading teams, interpersonal awareness, with managerial level behaviours

Knowledge and Experience :

Experience using tools to communicate progress to Stakeholders Understanding of Agile methodologies (preferably Scrum), UML, Object Orientated, Data Modeling, Process Modeling and / or other development methodologies Experience of working in and knowledge of the life sciences sector Proven line management and leadership management Solid professional experience in the same or very similar role Experience of working in a delivery management role or equivalent within a customer service environment Demonstrable experience of estimating and successfully delivering large scale enterprise projects

Education :

Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline (Maths, Science, Engineering, Computing) or a related study, or equivalent project-related experience

Location :

Our modern state of the art office is based in Nottingham city centre, we have a great working environment and the feel of an innovative technology company.

Currently we are working from home but when the office reopens this role will be office based.

Benefits :

In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry.

Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package including days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading edge benefits that you would expect with Calyx.

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