Director, Project Management - Vaccines
Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC
14d ago


This is an exciting opportunity to join our successful project management team and to help define and drive solutions for clients and patients.

We are specifically recruiting for people with recent project management experience of trials within Vaccines. The particular role will be focusing on Project Oversight of a portfolio of Vaccines studies.

The Director of Project Management (Oversight) for the Project Management group will :

  • Ensures the timely execution of clinical trials with a focus on quality deliverables. Facilitates hand-off meetings and kick-
  • off meetings to identify potential risks and work with the project team to develop and communicate contingency plans. Ensures project risks and potential contingencies impacting time / quality / cost of deliverables are discussed with Senior Management through appropriate escalation pathways.

    Reviews and assesses project profitability through the identification of out of scope activity in a timely manner and supporting follow through on all aspects of contract modification

  • Manages the overall budgeting activity of the groups - annual and long range forecast.
  • Communicates with sponsor(s) regularly to obtain direction and feedback on implementing scope of work as well as performance to date.
  • Identifies unusual or significant problems encountered during the course of a clinical trial and proposes strategies for preventing or correcting significant problems.

  • Assists in business development activities to obtain additional contracts by making presentations to potential clients and representing the location / division at appropriate professional meetings and conferences.
  • Fosters client relationships and supervise strategic sell initiative of the division.


    Education and Experience :

  • Bachelor’s degree or licensed certified health care training or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • A demonstrated track record of success in clinical development and in leading and developing professional staff in a project led environment.
  • Strong Vaccines experience within Project Management
  • Proven experience developing and managing the budgets and resources of a segment of the business.
  • Experience using project management software.
  • or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Valid Passport, where appropriate.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities :

  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Strong financial acumen.
  • Excellent judgment and decision making skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving ability.
  • Effective organizational skills and negotiation skills.
  • Expert knowledge of project management principles and application.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and resource management.
  • A relationship builder who is able to work effectively in matrix organizations.
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and Directives.
  • Skilled in process improvement, especially as it applies to clinical trials, clinical development and project management.
  • Knowledge of medical therapeutic area and medical terminology.
  • Strong marketing and negotiation skills.
  • Computer skills.
  • The successful candidates can look forward to job stability with a leading CRO that has experienced year-on-year growth.

    We offer a generous salary and benefits package as well as excellent learning and development opportunities. We understand that the best staff are not necessarily on our doorstep, so if you are looking for a home based role we can offer this option too, providing everything you need to fulfill your potential from your home office.

    We look forward to receiving your application. *LI-MW1


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