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Director, Project Leadership

Job ID 81967BR Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China
Lead the Parexel and Client teams by combining substantial advanced clinical research experience with insight into client pressures in order to develop the right solution for the client.
This requires extensive people leadership skills as well as influencing skills using own network within Parexel and Client organizations, project management skills and business understanding,
knowledge, and experience in order to independently make effective decisions and take action.
This position will take on various roles, dependent on account requirements. These roles may include: line management; account management; and/or billable project director responsibilities.
Account management responsibilities may include providing portfolio level oversight of large,
complex clinical trials or clinical trial programs for an account or a grouping of accounts.
The role will ensure the project teams assigned to relevant account(s) achieve operational excellence and will take accountability for delivering projects/programs on time, to budget, to the highest quality, and in compliance with ICH GCP, ensuring we meet client expectations. This position is responsible for oversight of profitability of a project(s), program(s) or portfolio, the oversight of quality of project delivery in accordance with the timelines, and the development of the client
teams’ relationship, as required, inclusive of client satisfaction.
Director, Project leadership, may contribute actively in proposal development teams, using their knowledge and experience to develop innovative plans and program architecture. Works independently, will request interaction/supervision by Line Manager only if needed.
When having Line Management responsibilities, Director, Project Leadership, will act as a role model and coach for the team and new Project Leaders.
Supervise, lead, and mentor Project Leaders by effectively managing and
developing staff, ensuring that they are motivated and empowered to maximize performance and
maintain high morale. This includes ensuring successful performance and delivery of his/her
direct report’s projects, on time, and meeting client satisfaction targets. This position may be involved in recruitment, interviewing, selection and onboarding of new staff to Project Leadership as well as participating in the assignment of the right project leaders/directors to the different
projects/programs/accounts. Director, Project Leadership may lead and contribute to group
initiatives and may drive implementation of the outcomes within or across the CDU(s) to enable
an efficient and effective business operation.


- Account Management: Provide portfolio level oversight for the account assigned. Represent Operations in external client oversight meetings and presentations such as Bid Pursuit Meetings, Investigator meetings or
others as required. May represent Parexel at professional meetings /
conferences. Other assigned responsibilities May include non-billable
work such as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) review and other
organizational initiatives.

- Line Management: Behave in a way consistent with Parexel's values and High Performance Culture. Manage the work. Solve Problems and Improve. Network Effectively. Manage Employee Performance. Develop Employees. Motivate and Communicate. Hire and Onboard New Employees. Attend to Administrative Necessities

- Billable Project Director: Where the assignment of a Project Director is included in the budget, this project role may be fulfilled by a Director, Project Leadership. Provide project leadership oversight in a billable capacity to drive overall
study deliverables in alignment with budget, first time quality, deliverables
and customer satisfaction, with responsibilities and accountabilities consistent with those described in the Project Director job description. Oversee Project Leadership to ensure successful functional delivery on
time, on budget, with high quality. Support PLs with complex protocols, 3rd party vendors, and large, potentially global projects.

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