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PPD

Associate Director Operations Medical Information

Associate Director Medical Information Cambridge, UK

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: to improve health.You will be joining a trulycollaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of deliveringlife-saving therapies to patients.

MedComms is truly an exceptional area at PPD. We work to improve patient health by supplying top-quality medical information services to our clients, patients and health care providers. We engage with health care professionals, regulatory agencies and pharmaceutical clients to help them navigate regulatory and compliance requirements around the world.

The Associate Director is ultimately responsible for ensuring that services are provided in accordance with client and PPD Medical Communications' policies and procedures and contractual agreements. The Associate Director is Medical Communications' primary liaison with the client and is responsible for ensuring project report summaries, budget, audit results, staffing decisions, and other critical issues are managed appropriately. The Associate Director is committed to quality and making our clients loyal Medical Communications customers.

Requirements

Bachelors degree in a health related field

5+ years experience in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industry including; project management, budgetary management and 1 year of supervisory experience Or equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills

Good leadership skills

Excellent judgment/decision making skills

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Ability to analyze data and make appropriate decisions

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to motivate Supervisors/Consultants to define and reach team objectives

Ability to make difficult decisions under pressure and sometimes without all the information desired

Basic computer skills ( Excel, Microsoft Word )

Ability to teach/mentor team members

Ability to coach Supervisors to reach performance objectives;

Ability to recognize and take appropriate action when consultant/Supervisory performance is not acceptable

High degree of flexibility, initiative; is a self-starter

Job Qualification:

t PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognise the power of being one team. We understand that you will want to grow both professionally and personally throughout your career, and therefore at PPD you will benefit from an award-winning learning and development programme, ensuring you reach your potential.

As well as being rewarded a competitive salary, we have an extensive benefits package based around the health and well-being of our employees. We have a flexible working culture, where PPD truly value a work-life balance. We've grown sustainably year on year but continue to offer a collaborative environment, with teams of colleagues eager to share expertise and have fun together. We are a global organisation but with a local feel.

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.

- 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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