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Resource Planner, Global Resourcing Team

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Date posted 07/01/2019 Job ID 53481BR

As part of Parexel Consulting, you will create and maximize value for clients throughout the product lifecycle. You will be a strategic guide in getting products to market faster, smarter – and keeping them there –your scientific, technical, regulatory, and/or commercial expertise will put best practice standards to work for biopharmaceutical and medical device companies large and small.

In return, you will be provided with interesting opportunities for growth and development and exposed to a variety of challenging assignments, product types, geographic regions, and therapeutic areas. Plus, as member of Parexel Consulting, you will enjoy all the advantages of working remotely, combined with access to the mentorship from a team of highly experienced regulatory professionals at the height of their careers. Join our team, and you will design solutions for the complexities of an ever-changing global marketplace.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Mid
  • Travel: Yes
  • Glassdoor Rating 3.5

Success Profile

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  • Detail-Oriented
  • Proactive
  • Problem-Solver
  • Results-Driven
  • Organized
  • Multi-Tasker
  • "They say if you are passionate about what you do, you will never work a day in your life. I can honestly say that this applies to me. I love what I do."

    Jasen - Consultant
  • "My experience so far with Parexel has been great! I had initially started at Parexel as an Independent Consultant but was then presented with a full time job opportunity to really become a part of this fascinating company. I have enjoyed the flexibility to be able to orchestrate a good work/life balance, as well as learn from so many experts in consulting arena and really have a hands-on role with every day bringing a new but exciting challenge."

    Aqip – Consultant
  • "I was offered an incredible opportunity to continue my career in regulatory affairs without relocating 1,000 miles away and making major life changes. Parexel is an innovative, growing company which offers much needed flexibility and opportunities for professional growth."

    Blaine – Consultant
  • "Parexel is a very large organization and holds a top position amongst the different companies engaged in the Consulting business. It can offer many opportunities for development and career progression. Also the diversity of projects can offer a great expansion of knowledge in many areas of the Regulatory Affairs arena. Last (but not least), Parexel offers a variety of rewards to the employees (bonus scheme, benefits etc)."

    Giannis – Consultant
  • "Parexel is a CRO that I had always inspired to join because of the variety of knowledge, experts, culture, flexibility and exposure to be client facing as well as to use my technical knowledge all under a professional and diligent environment. I believe it has provided me the right platform to grow both professionally and individually with the opportunities to present my views and to dialogue with colleagues and clients with all but positive outcomes."

    Aqip – Consultant

Rewards

  • Global Impact

    We are one truly global team working together to propel each client´s journey ahead faster.

  • Balance

    We value work-life balance. We try and keep regular hours and an emphasis on life outside the office.

  • Collaboration

    Work with industry leaders and subject matter experts.

  • Freedom

    The ability to innovate, ask “what if” and try new solutions without fear of failure.

  • Variety

    Opportunities to work on multiple accounts – never boring!

  • Management

    Strong management with depth of experience working for global health authorities.

Responsibilities

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title Resource Planner, PC Global Resourcing Team
Department Global Resourcing Team
SBU PAREXEL Consulting


Essential Functions

Relationships

Reports To: Manager, Global Resourcing Team
Directly Supervises: Not Applicable
Provides Work Direction to: Not Applicable
Works Closely with: Manager, Global Resourcing Team
P&L Management
CORE Regional Line management
Consultancy Staff
Business Development
Regulatory Shared Services
Alliance Network Sourcing Specialists
External Relationships Pharmaceutical companies

Key Accountabilities
The Resource Planner works in the Global Resourcing Team (GRT) working across all of PC, operating globally in both the geographic and organizational senses, under minimal guidance from the Manager, Global Resourcing Team. The Resource Planner is responsible for the assignment of FTE resources as well as the maintenance of the ProjectView System. The Resource Planner is also accountable for the generation of the monthly utilization forecasts. They may be asked to perform additional tasks as requested.

Key Responsibilities

PC Global Resourcing Process

 Collaborates with regional Line Management to assign resources (scoping and projects) based on staff competencies, skills and expertise
 Consults on an as needed basis with the Manager, Global Resourcing Team to resolve conflicts in scheduling requirements
 Collaborates with the Alliance Network to ensure that all projects are staffed with the appropriate resources in a timely manner
 Facilitates communication with P&L and regional line management and consultancy staff to assure effective two-way information flow on resourcing matters
• Prepares, under minimal oversight, required utilization and revenue forecasts and reports. Additional reporting and systems usage may be required.
• Resource Planner may take on additional duties within the wider GRT as directed

ProjectView Database Operational Administration

 Serves as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for ProjectView, representing the GRT team on all tactical matters related to the system
 Re-enforces existing training and provide support on the use of ProjectView to all relevant PC employees (GRT team, Project Leads, Regional Line Management)
 Maintains assignment of Projects within the ProjectView database for a defined region, may require global coverage as needed
 Monitors that all requests within the system are addressed within a designated amount of time

PAREXEL-Related Responsibilities
 Meets established metrics as specified in scorecard on an annual basis
 Demonstrates ability to interact professionally at multiple levels including senior management within the PC organizations
 Completes basic job related responsibilities, including timesheets, expense reports, participation in internal initiatives/projects or as a mentor as requested by management
 Defines self development activities in order to keep current within the industry (i.e. internal PAREXEL SBU overviews, PC Services Training, etc.)
 Develops and maintains PC relationships
 Support PC training activities related to the resourcing and forecasting processes for all new hires, as well as on-going refresher training

Qualifications

Required Skills and Competencies

Essential Skills:

• Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
• Skilled with data handling and data analysis
• Clear written and oral communication skills
• Proven Organizing skills
• Results Orientation
• Teamwork & Collaboration

Desirable skills:

• Basic Project Management understanding
• Influencing Others
• Networking
• Solving Business Problems
• Prior Experience with PlanView
• Prior Experience with Tibco Spotfire


Education
 Minimum of a Associate’s Degree

Language Skills
 At least fluent in vocal and written English

Minimum Work Experience
 Several years of experience in the life sciences industry, the consulting industry and/or talent acquisition.

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