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Clinical Technology Opportunities at PAREXEL

Clinical Technology

Manager, Software Engineering

Job ID 49816BR Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
Are you interested in mentoring a team, building individuals' technical knowledge and creating leaders? Do you have a background in software development/engineering, and are ready for your next role?

PAREXEL continued to grow in 2018, leading to the creation of new roles needing expertise and passion. If you are looking for a fast-paced environment with autonomy and training to gain new skills, then this could be the role for you. We are looking for a Manager of Software Engineering to take our technical team to the next level.

Job Purpose:
Working alongside the different business units to line manage the technical team within the RTSM Production Services department, delivering IRT projects for client aligned accounts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Day-to-day line management of direct reports, including performance and workload management.
  • Provide clear training and career development for direct reports either directly or through organizing training support/sessions.
  • Conduct regular meetings (one-to-one and team) with direct reports.
  • Actively contribute in forums with the global ADPS and MSE group ensuring standards for the department are set and applied across regions.
  • Monitor and manage sickness and absenteeism for direct reports.
  • Working with other MSEs ensure expectations are set and consistency applied across all ADPS groups.
  • Working with MSEs and SEMs, gather and provide feedback to identify training and development requirements.
  • Ensure training is delivered and measured for all role-specific tasks to the required standard and performance against these is fed back.
  • Performance management and where necessary creation and monitoring of performance improvement plans (PIPs).
  • Set objectives and goals; actively measure these for direct reports and regularly feedback on their performance against them. Participate in the PDC process and have meaningful conversations.
  • Define client standards and expectations for responsible accounts. Ensure these are communicated to and understood by the client aligned team.
  • Compliance with client standards is measured and where necessary refresher training and additional coaching is applied.
  • When required, deputise for the client aligned ADPS, VDM, MSEs and SEMs.
  • Conduct regular team meetings with key stakeholders aligned to the client aligned accounts.
  • Ability to prioritize personal and team workload ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Ensuring the integrity, security and quality of the teams’ output.
  • Ability to work autonomously and with initiative ensuring quality is always put first.
  • Provide consultancy and problem solving advice to business stakeholders, both internally and externally.
  • A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning.
  • Help to develop and maintain SOPs, forms, standards, processes and systems that relate to Production activities.
  • Develop standard solutions and guidelines across generic and client specific requirements.
  • Where possible, fulfil the duties of direct reports in order to support the team through busy periods.
  • Actively support the Project Manager with all aspects of the project development specifically offering proactive and innovative solutions during the requirement gathering stages of the project.


  • Possesses a solid grasp of the management skills necessary for the management and leadership of direct and indirect reports.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to build team working relations.
  • Possesses management skills to enable the leadership, management and motivation of others within the team and wider group.
  • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritise workload with attention to detail.
  • Creative problem solving skills.
  • Capability to comfortably manage multiple concurrent projects.
Knowledge and Experience:
  • Experience of direct reports’ tasks and departmental SOPs to enable a high enough level of competency to be responsible for supervision and on-the-job training within the team.
  • A thorough understanding of how the Production Services teams fit into the wider business when delivering IRT to our customers.
  • Knowledge of working in a professional software development environment.
  • Technical leadership experience demonstrated through a proven record of delivering high quality client projects.
  • The successful job holder will possess a Bachelor’s Degree and/or other equivalent qualification.
In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading-edge benefits that you would expect with a company of this type.

Apply today to begin your journey!

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