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Senior Project Manager - Labs

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Richmond
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Senior Project Manager - Labs Division / Dept.: Bioanalytical Laboratory/ Project Management Location: Home-based (United States)Note: Full time, Permanent, Benefits, 401K Our PPD Laboratory Services team has a direct impact on improving patient health through the expertise of scientists, industry thought-leaders and therapeutic experts. As the world leader in serving science, our laboratory professionals bring their commitment to accuracy and quality to deliver groundbreaking innovations. Discover Impactful Work: As a Project Manager you will lead all aspects of study programs, while collaborating with diverse teams. Summarized Purpose: Monitors and leads all aspects of designated clinical trial protocols and is accountable for overall project performance and client's satisfaction by meeting their needs and expectations through the life cycle of the assigned clinical trials. Provides internal consulting on project management issues and finds opportunities for process and efficiency improvement. Acts as chief liaison to the operational personnel of major sponsors and is responsible for large study programs. Prepares and maintains process documents. Mentors Project Managers. A day in the Life:

  • Provides oversight and coordination of study initiation. Reviews, interprets, translates and programs study protocols into a complete and accurate database. Communicates with internal departments and external vendors and ensure the project requirements are understood, agreed and followed. Facilitates the flow of technical and clinical laboratory information to all collaborators (investigational sites, sponsors, and non-technical personnel). Consults and apply, where appropriate, the scientific input of laboratory management and technical staff to assist the client with management of the clinical trial.
  • Prepares the study specifications documents and follows the preparation according to budgets and contracts. Maintains at all times an updated study master file with version controls for specs, budgets and contracts. Ensures sponsors have authorized and signed off most recent versions of all docs and that a contract exists prior to deliver any services. Assures compliance with FDA and Good Clinical Practice guidelines, PPD SOP's, personnel policies and procedures, PPD Exposure Control Plan, IATA, and other regulations regarding the transport of biological specimens.
  • During initial review of protocol, consults with internal groups and support staff regarding procedural and budgetary items and the necessity for change due to any subsequent protocol amendments. Acquires other functions' commitment to close gaps and address issues timely and effectively. Serves as the main point of contact between sponsor and all PPD internal departments performing the required tasks during all study phases. Educates Investigator sites by delivering a protocol specific lab procedures presentation and demonstration during an investigator meeting. Controls, leads and follows day to day activities during the course of the clinical trial to resolve any issues and answer queries
  • Actively collaborates with IT and data management development groups in the design, validation and implementation of new software and functionalities pertinent to project management activities.
  • Consults with BD and finance staff during initial project documentation review on standard services and costs, supporting RFP feasibility assessments. Provides possible solutions if needed. Drafts responses for proposals.
  • Guides and supports work flow of Projects Managers and Set-up Administrators with special attention to training junior personnel. Performs as a mentor and trainer for (newly assigned) Project Managers, identifies areas for development and efficiencies in performing tasks. Authors, reviews, revises and implements relevant procedural documents. The salary range estimated for this position is $92,000-$95,000. This position will also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. Actual compensation will be confirmed in writing at the time of offer. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our US colleagues and their families can count on, which generally includes: ---A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan---A wellness program, and valuable health incentive opportunities for company contributions to a Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs) or Health Savings Account (HSA)---Tax-advantaged savings and spending accounts and commuter benefits---Employee assistance program---At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and volunteer time off in accordance with company policy---Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan Education
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification. Experience
      • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 5+ years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience.
      • Years of experience refers to typical years of related experience needed to gain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Years of experience are not to be used as the only determining factor in establishing the job class or making employment selection decisions Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
        • Strong verbal, written and presentation skills
        • Superior time management, planning, and organizational skills
        • Competent with specific computers and enterprise applications, including office productivity
        • Ability to program the IT system according to protocol requirements
        • Proven analytical skills
        • Demonstrated compliance with procedures and policies
        • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively in a stressful environment
        • Extensive knowledge and experience in Project Management
        • Strong client relationship management skills
        • Ability to work effectively with multi-level teams Work Environment Thermo Fisher Scientific values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:
          • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
          • Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.
          • Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
          • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.
          • May require travel. (Recruiter will provide more details.) Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Watch as our colleagues explain 5 reasons to work with us. As one team of 100,000+ colleagues, we share a common set of values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement - working together to accelerate research, solve complex scientific challenges, drive technological innovation and support patients in need. with PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific, where diverse experiences, backgrounds and perspectives are valued. Apply today! Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. Accessibility/Disability Access Job Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1- . Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process. This telephone line is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requiring accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Messages left for other purposes, such as not being able to get into the career website, following up on an application, or other non-disability related technical issues will not receive a response.

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