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Director, Project Management Ballerup Denmark,  

Bio Clinica (company)


Posted on : 06 April 2017

Project Description


Job Description 
The Director, Project Management is responsible for providing leadership, structure, industry expertise and best practices for the project management function within the Research Network, as well as being responsible for the management of assigned projects. 


Primary Responsibilities 
Ensuring departmental productivity and identifying opportunities for greater departmental efficiencies and quality by:  
  • Assigning team members to new projects taking into consideration staff skill set and workload 
  • Completing and providing a Project Charter to Project Managers in due time with support from Director, Contracting and Proposals 
  • Evaluating and monitoring study progress to ensure projects are on time and within budget; affecting change when necessary 
  • Assisting Project Managers in communicating with clients, especially for critical deliverables 
  • Working with Senior Management when prioritization of deliverables is required for multiple projects 
  • Assessing workload capacity and resource management of assigned global projects 
  • Developing resource plan to ensure adequate staffing based on business needs 
  • Interacting with various internal and external groups to facilitate successful project completion 
  • Overseeing key client relationships through participation in governance meetings 
  • Assessing and upgrading the service level of team(s) with suggestions on new tools, processes, procedures, etc. 
  • Assessing business need for technology enhancements, processes, and resources 
  • Preparing daily/weekly/monthly metrics and reports, as required 
  • Keeping superior advised of current issues  


Ensuring standardization of processes and best practices within respective functional groups by: 
  • Working with internal teams to establish consistent processes and guidelines incorporating client needs, inter-departmental processes and strategic plan of respective business unit 
  • Working with the finance department to establish consistent financial forecasting guidelines and techniques 
  • Assisting functional groups i.e. Quality Assurance, as required, in intermittent study status audits to ensure a consistent approach 
  • Identifying resource needs and priorities within the division and communicating updates to executive management 
  • Providing feedback and input to the Director, Contracting and Proposals on project budget utilization and optimization  


Supporting Business Development efforts by: 
  • Representing the department as it relates to new business; communicating operational commitments to clients, as needed 
  • Attending client meetings and conference calls relating to new business 
  • Meeting and communicating with business development regarding new business opportunities and internal capabilities 
  • Contributing to proposals and RFIs related to new business, as required  


Performing supervisory functions by: 
  • Communicating job expectations 
  • Planning, monitoring and appraising job results 
  • Coaching, counseling and disciplining staff 
  • Identifying and developing key staff to eventually assume greater responsibility and growth within the company 
  • Initiating, coordinating and enforcing systems, policies and procedures 
  • Approving direct reports time sheets, requests for time off and/or overtime 
  • Performing timely performance evaluations of direct reports 
  • Coordinating and conducting new hire interviews; facilitating hiring decisions 
  • Training new hires on departmental processes and responsibilities 
  • Working with management in the continued development, coordination and implementation of support functions, processes, training program and evaluation of same   


Secondary Responsibilities 
Performing the function of Project Manager on assigned studies by: 
  • Overseeing the study start-up phase of clinical trials 
  • Overseeing the drafting and maintaining of required study documents 
  • Leading and managing on-going clinical trial activities ensuring all timelines are met 
  • Monitoring the project budget 
  • Providing project team leadership  


Maintaining Quality Service and Departmental Standards by: 
  • Reading, understanding and adhering to organizational Standard Operating Procedures ( SOPs ) 
  • Assisting in the creation and review of SOPs, Work Instructions and Standard Forms 
  • Assisting in establishing and enforcing departmental standards  


Contributing to team effort by: 
  • Working with internal staff to resolve issues 
  • Exploring new opportunities to add value to organization and departmental processes 
  • Helping others to achieve results 
  • Performing other duties as assigned  


Maintains Technical and Industry Knowledge by: 
  • Attending and participating in applicable company-sponsored training  



Working conditions: 
Travel: 0-40% 
Lifting: 0-10lbs 
Other: Computer work for long periods of time 

   

Required Skills 
  Education:  
  • Master s degree or equivalent required 
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required  
Additional skill set: 
  • Ability to work in group setting and independently; ability to adjust to changing priorities 
  • Excellent attention to detail and orientation toward meticulous work 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • English at full professional proficiency or higher required 
  • Strong documentation and organizational skills 
  • Ability to project and maintain a professional and positive attitude   
  



Required Experience 
  • 10+ years clinical trials experience within an SMO, CRO or pharmaceutical research organization preferred 
  • 5+ years management experience in clinical development of investigational medications required 
  • Project management experience in clinical development of investigational medications required 
  • Working knowledge of GCP, ICH guidelines and competent authority regulations 
  • Good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize, multi-task and problem solve are required 
  • Must demonstrate ability to successfully manage multiple projects and cross-functional teams 
  • Experience working with computer software including Word and Excel required   
 

Locations

Ballerup Denmark

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