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Sr. Resource Planner - Clinical Trials - Home-based

Job ID 73512BR USA - Any Region - Home Based
Parexel has an excellent opportunity to join our Global Resource Management group as a home based, Senior Resource Planner. The Senior Resource Planner is responsible for identification and assignment of potential team members for proposals/bid defense meeting for newly awarded projects and for changes of team members on awarded projects, running reports on Resource Management tool and forecasting of potential resource needs (within assigned business area). You will engage with senior levels of the business to influence resource related decisions and challenge assumptions.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead responsibility for a large group of resources from a planning, allocation and forecasting perspective
• Serves as a mentor role to other resource planners
• Participate in staff meetings of operational leadership and seen as an influencer to resourcing decisions
• Maintain macro-level understanding of awarded work, potential new business, resource demand for the next 3-6 months, resource supply and challenges within the scope of the role
• Evaluate specific resource needs for proposals/bid defense meetings and awarded studies (Amount of hours needed and by when, overall experience and experience in requested Therapeutic Area in order to be successful)
• Provide CVs and bio sketch for inclusion in proposals and for clients for awarded trials appropriate (if applicable)
• Develop, prepare, and distribute resourcing projection reports (monthly at a minimum or more frequently as needed)
• Evaluate and assist in the development of resource planning tools and databases as needed
• Develop and track metrics relating to Project Management resourcing

Qualifications

Successful candidates will possess:

• Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree or Project Management Skills a plus
• 3-5 years of resource planning or project planning experience required
• Strong analytical skills and an understanding of planning processes
• Sound interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
• Client focused approach to work, ability to interact professionally within a client organization
• Ability to identify and address issues proactively in a timely manner
• Effective time management in order to meet daily metrics or team objectives
• Ability to take initiative and work independently
• Excellent computer and internet skills including knowledge of MS-Office products such as
• Excel and Word.

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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