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Project Leader - PRISM (MS-Project) - Clinical Trials - Homebased

Job ID 81471BR USA - Any Region - Home Based
Parexel has a unique home-based opportunity for a Clinical Project Management professional with experience working in a CRO/Pharma/biotech setting, to take on a new challenge working on our “PRISM” Project Management system Implementation. This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to expand their skillset from a Senior Project Specialist or Associate Project Leader role by taking on this initial assignment in a high-profile role.

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 focused on PRISM implementation and SME. You will act 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. Prior advanced use of MS Project or similar software would be helpful in this role.

Qualifications

Skills:
• Ability to create a sense of urgency and take a proactive, solutions-based approach
• Strategic Thinking skills
• Conflict Management skills
• Financial management and capitalize on the diverse background and viewpoints to increase the productivity of the group
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Leverages communication across boundaries and uses multiple communication mechanisms to convey information across functional lines and upward within PAREXEL
• Highly Accountable
• Client focus and demonstrates an ability to create and maintain trust with the client through project and personal interactions; act as a trusted advisor and become involved in the client’s decision-making process
• A flexible attitude with respect to assignments and new learning; leading by example
• 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
• Advanced understanding of all aspects of project life-cycle
• Ability to work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
• Ability to resolve complex problems or problems that do not have routine solutions
• Ability to adopt and work according to 'high performance culture (HPC) principles' and to increase implementation of these values in team members and/or reports.
• Ability to inspire cross-functional teams to collaborate and demonstrate ONE PAREXEL approach
• 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
• Proficient in ICH and GCP regulations in relevant geographies
• Solid clinical knowledge and advanced understanding of clinical research and protocol design
• 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:
• Proven substantial advanced project management experience, preferably in healthcare, clinical research, or contract research organization
• Proven track record of developing client relationships at program level
• Proven substantial leadership experience
• Different trial phase experience (including phases I-IV) will be an advantage.

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

EEO Disclaimer

Parexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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