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AD Site Contracts

• Manages staff, which may include interviewing and selection, job description preparation, professional development, goal setting, performance management, coaching and mentoring, employee counseling, and separations. Approves courses of action on salary administration, hiring, corrective action, and terminations. Reviews and approves time records, expense reports, requests for leave, and overtime.

• Oversees a high performing team potentially located in all regions and responsible for day to day customer deliverables and satisfaction.

• Regional or multi-regional oversight and ownership of team deliverables.

• Acts as escalation point for regional or multi-regional contractual or budgetary related issues.

• Ensures an effective alignment of related cross-functional teams to established contractual considerations, processes and parameters and overall site activation targets.

• Negotiates within approved parameters investigator grant budget negotiation parameters, contractual terms and conditions in accordance with contractual considerations, client contractual considerations and established process with clients and follows established escalation routes.

• Leads and ensures regional and global training plans and needs related to Investigator Contracts.

• Acts as global contract expert for established Key Client Accounts and ensures contract team adherence to client processes inclusive of a strategic approach to managing the assigned portfolio and accelerating site activation cycle times.

• Achieve target cycle times for site activations within assigned portfolio.

• Acts as global representative or lead for internal and external process improvement initiatives.

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 10+ years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, & experience.

5+ years of management responsibility

Proven leadership skills

Years of experience refers to typical years of related experience needed to gain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. Years of experience are not to be used as the only determining factor in establishing the job class or making employment selection decisions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• In-depth of knowledge of investigator contracting across multiple geographical regions

• Skilled in managing/leading teams

• Strategic thinking, planning and organization skills

• Ability to analyze data, anticipate and mitigate risk, exercise sound judgment, problem solving and decision-making working under pressure and at times with limited desired information

• Ability to effectively promote ideas and proposals to shape stakeholder opinions

• Demonstrates the ability to develop and cultivate strong internal/external networks of contacts and resources to help ensure contract execution

• Demonstrated solid interpersonal and conflict resolution skills

• Effective negotiation and problem solving skills

• Ability to motivate managers and teams to define and reach team objectives

• Excellent financial acumen

Management Role:

Directs through lower management levels and / or highly skilled specialist employees who exercise significant latitude and independent judgment. Often heads one or more departments or a large centralized staff function. In some instances may be responsible for a functional area (as determined by executive management) and not have subordinate supervisors or employees. May manage employees across multiple regions.

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.

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