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Senior Director, Project Management (Oncology) - Remote (US or Canada)

Company: Worldwide Clinical Trials
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Senior Director, Project Management
Therapeutic Area Experience Required: Oncology
Full-Time and Remote Anywhere in the United States or Canada

Who We Are
We're a global, midsize CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates, and invents because the path to a cure for the world's most persistent diseases is not paved by those who play it safe. It is built by those who take pioneering, creative approaches and implement them with quality and excellence.

What Project Management Does At Worldwide
Worldwide Clinical Trials Project management is the perfect blend of operational rigor and therapeutic expertise, with a client-focused approach. Our Global Project Leads (GPLs) and Clinical Project Managers (CPMs) expertly guide our project teams to deliver with high quality, focusing on "doing it right the first time".
The Project Management team is engaged in all aspects of the trial collaborating with scientific and therapeutic leadership, coordinating across project teams, and providing flexible, innovative and proactive solutions. At Worldwide, you will be dedicated to a specific therapeutic area which will not only give you an opportunity to develop in depth global operational expertise, but also benefit from exceptional scientific and medical background that our experts bring

What You Will Do
The Senior Director, Project Management (SDPM) is responsible for the overall management and direction of the Project Management team within a therapeutic group. This is a leadership role.
SDPM is responsible for the successful conduct of assigned projects
Line management responsibility for the recruitment, training, development and performance review of personnel
In cooperation with business and senior management, responsible for the strategy and acquisition of new business
Responsible for developing and maintaining effective client relationships
Sub-TA Head responsibility

Responsibilities
Tasks may include but are not limited to:
Oversee and be responsible for departmental project financial performance including ongoing assessment of financial progress of all assigned projects
Oversee the development, implementation and adherence to project plans and performance indicators
Conduct budget review and provide financial analysis support as needed
Review and approve strategy, content and costing of new business proposals
Identify resource needs for new projects
Meet resource management and utilization targets for assigned staff
As per management appointment could lead sub-therapeutic groups and in such role will be responsible for the overall management and direction of the Project Management Team within sub-therapeutic group as well as for financial performance for all departments within the sub therapeutic group
Develop and maintain connections and good working relationships with sponsors
Conduct regular project and sponsor relationship reviews to ensure projects are delivered to the appropriate procedures, time, budget and sponsor satisfaction
Facilitate the resolution of any issues arising from the sponsor relationship
Provide capabilities presentations and attend bid presentations
Ensure project deliverable are met to sponsor and WCT expectations on all assigned projects
Participates in company initiatives as directed by VPPM
Perform other duties as assigned by management
The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

What You Will Bring To The Role
Demonstrated ability to lead and line manage staff in a global environment
Demonstrated ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate personnel within a matrix system
Experience in managing global drug development programs
Proven ability to negotiate with clients in a professional manner
Available for domestic and international travel, including overnight stays
Valid Passport
Ability to drive and have a valid driver's license
Fluent in local office language and in English, both written and verbal
Broad knowledge of drug development process and client needs
Demonstrated excellent Leadership skills
Proven financial analytical skills
Sound planning and organizational skills
Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills
Displays effective communication skills and can communicate in the English language (oral and written)
Proven interpersonal skills
Understanding of clinical research principles and process
Able to delegate effectively and prioritize own and workload of project team members
Cross cultural awareness and ability to adapt appropriately
Strong marketing and negotiation skills
Experienced in the creation and implementation of new processes
Good computer skills
Promotion to the next level is not automatic based on years of experience. Personnel are evaluated on proven competency, level of responsibility, and ability to work independently.

Your Experience
Minimum of twelve (12) years of global clinical pharmaceutical industry experience including 8 years demonstrated skills and competency in clinical project management tasks and the management of staff
University/College degree, within Life Science is preferred
Thorough knowledge of project management processes with a solid understanding of how to craft and manage a project budge
Can demonstrate experience of successfully managing and/or leading multidisciplinary project teams
Ability to travel when needed

Why Worldwide
At Worldwide, we balance fun with the serious business of changing lives. We have a values-driven culture that is built from the ground up. We empower our team members to treat every clinical trial like a patient's life depends on it - because it does. Our leaders are in the trenches with you - committed to advancing science and moving mountains for our customers.

Keywords: Worldwide Clinical Trials, Kansas City , Senior Director, Project Management (Oncology) - Remote (US or Canada), Executive , Kansas City, Kansas

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