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Project Leader

Job ID 64408BR Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China
Lead the Parexel and Client teams by combining deep clinical research experience with insight into client pressures in order to develop the right solution for the client. This requires enhancing in-depth project management skills and business understanding, knowledge, and experience in order to independently make effective decisions and take action.
This role provides the overall cross-functional leadership of clinical trials as well as the project teams to achieve operational excellence and deliver projects on time, to budget, to the highest quality, compliant with ICH GCP, and that meet client expectations. This position is responsible as Global Project Leader for the profitability of a small to midsize project(s) and client satisfaction, and acts as a role model and coach for the team. This position can also assume a support project leader role within a project leadership team of multiple PLs/PDs on larger project(s). Project Leaders may mentor junior staff and Functional Leads for specific projects.

Qualifications

Skills:
• Ability to create a sense of urgency and take a proactive, solutions-based approach
• Critical Thinking & Problem Solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Highly accountable
• Client focus
• A flexible attitude with respect to assignments and new learning
• Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail
• Ability to thrive in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork
• Basic understanding of all aspects of project life-cycle
• Ability to work independently with oversight guidance
• Ability to analyze complex/novel situations using existing tools and resources
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point, and Word, and project planning software
• Ability to become proficient with Parexel systems
• Familiarity with standard business and eClinical systems used in Clinical Research – such as CTMS, EDC, IXRS, TMF and project planning tools
• ICH and GCP regulations in relevant geographies
• Solid clinical knowledge and basic understanding of clinical research and protocol design
• Ability to adopt and work according to Parexel High Performance Culture (HPC) principles
• Ability to inspire cross-functional teams to collaborate and demonstrate ONE Parexel approach
• Competencies aligned to Project Leadership Job Models for: Project Planning; Project Execution; Project Fulfillment; Financial Management; Risk Management; Quality Management; Team Leadership; Communication and Relationship Management

Knowledge and Experience:
• Strong command of written and spoken English language, local language proficiency as required
• Proven substantial project management experience, preferably in healthcare, clinical research, or contract research organization
• Proven track record of developing client relationships at project level

Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in a science/medical related field. Advanced degree desirable
• PMP or equivalent desirable

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