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Assoc Mgr SIA

We are vital links between an idea for a new medicine and the people who need it. We are the people of PPD - thousands of employees in locations worldwide connected by tenacity and passion for our purpose: toimprove health.You will be joining a trulycollaborative and winning cultureas we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients.

Our goal-driven teams combine and deliver startup activities for the clinical trials, collaborating to improve processes, cycle and flexibility. We partner with our sites, businesses and colleagues around the world to decrease startup timelines and exceed expectations.

As an Associate Manager SIA you will manage a team of employees responsible for site activation related activities.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.

Summarized Purpose:
Manages a team of employees responsible for site activation related activities. Responsible for oversight and execution of deliverables to ensure the achievement of department goals.

Essential Functions:
  • Manages staff, which may include interviewing and selection, job description preparation, professional development, goal setting, performance management, behavioral and technical 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. Promotes all aspects of PPD Equal Employment Opportunity policy and Affirmative Action Plan. Assures department adherence to good ethical and regulatory standards.
  • Drives departmental coordination and completion of project requirements. Provides input based on expertise/experience to internal customers resulting in internal/external customer satisfaction.
  • Contributes to operational delivery by monitoring the progress of work versus the project plan and coordinating with client sponsors.
  • Monitors potential risks and issues and escalates accordingly, in collaboration with other departments and key stakeholders.
  • May develop local WPDs where required in conjunction with process improvement/training department or senior management.
  • Alerts management to quality issues and facilitates client and internal quality assurance audits as required.
  • Provides input into the bidding process for the procurement of new business.
  • Contributes to staff resource allocation planning. Ensures all staff CVs, training records, position profiles and experience profiles are complete and up to date.

Job Qualification:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 5 years).

1+ year of leadership responsibility

In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Good leadership, mentoring, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Capable of managing a cross-functional team of professionals who may have expertise in a different areas of clinical research
  • Capable of evaluating medical research data and good understanding of medical terminology
  • Thorough organizational and negotiation skills
  • Thorough attention to detail • Good written and oral communication skills, including English language and grammar
  • Good computer skills, particularly word processing and spreadsheets (MS Word and MS Excel)
  • Excellent team player with team building skills
  • Capable of utilizing problem-solving techniques applicable to constantly changing environment
  • Working knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, and resource management

Working Environment :

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner

Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours

Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds

Able to work in non-traditional work environments

Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency

May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare of laboratory environments

Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing

PPD Defining Princi ples:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are gamechangers - We do the right thing -We are one PPD -

If you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world's most urgent health needs, then please submit your application - we'd love to hear from you.

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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