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PPD

Clinical Operation Mgr (line mgmt role)

PPD is proud to employ over 20,000 employees worldwide, across 47 countries and 89 offices. In just over 30 years, PPD has grown to become a leading U.S. based CRO and recently has won accolades for industry leading CRA team, employee training & development, excellence in service and numerous awards for Best CRO. Our sustained year on year growth means that we are always looking for exceptional clinical talent to join our company.

Since opening in 2007, PPD's offices in China now include 20 different departments. The combined Beijing and Shanghai offices are now seven times the size they were two years ago and are continuing to grow. In 2018 alone, the Clinical Management team is expected to triple in size. PPD China is able to offer our staff opportunities to collaborate on projects not only in Asia Pacific, but in regions around the world. You'll have the opportunity to work on multinational trials-with top-tier sponsors, and on an industry-leading platform.

This is a great time to join PPD China. Currently PPD is recruiting for Manager, clinical management to join our Clinical Monitoring department. From our office in Beijing to Shanghai, this department defines and develops clinical programs in China. We ensure the highest-quality review of data and effective interaction with study sites, including on-site monitoring throughout a study. Our clinical research associates (CRAs), remote site monitors (RSMs), project assistants (PAs), and client-dedicated teams oversee and administer the health and efficacy of treatments during trials. We support the logistics and organization of clinical sites-ensuring that patients receive needed care, as well as identifying and treating clinical trial participants

Essential Functions and Other Job Information:
  • Manages staff, providing coaching, mentorship and work direction
  • Conducts regular performance appraisals and career discussions with staff. Facilitates employee career development. Interviews, recruits and selects staff
  • Manages and conducts induction/orientation programs for all new employees, ensuring their smooth assimilation into the company
  • Ensures all staff CVs, training records, position profiles and experience profiles are complete and up-to-date. Ensures timeliness and accuracy of timesheets and expense reports
  • Supports allocation activities per the local resourcing process. Supports activities of project managers and clinical team managers to optimize the operational running of projects. Escalates appropriately any issues which may impact project deliverables
  • Delivers training on Working Practice Documents (WPDs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), local requirements and any other subjects that impact on clinical operations. Identifies training gaps and ensures that training requirements are met. May contribute to development of training programs, where appropriate
  • Alerts management to quality issues, request QA audits as appropriate, and facilitate client and internal quality assurance audits as required
  • May provide input into bids and contribute to the procurement of new business where required


Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a life science related field or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. In some cases, an equivalent combination of education, professional training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
  • Significant clinical research experience (comparable to 5+ years) including remote and clinical monitoring and experience in all phases of study life cycle, including start up, interim and close out. Line management experience appropriate to the size and complexity of the clinical management group in the designated country/region. Valid Driver's License and Passport.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent mentoring/leadership/supervisory skills
  • Advanced knowledge of clinical trials monitoring; Remote and on-site
  • Demonstrated understanding of or ability to learn PPD SOPs, WPDs, and relevant regulations (e.g.
  • ICH/GCP, FDA guidelines)
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate medical research data
  • Strong organizational and negotiation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Good knowledge of English language and grammar
  • Competent use of computer to include data entry, archival and retrieval
  • Ability to travel as needed
  • Excellent team player with team building skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to utilize problem-solving techniques applicable to constantly changing environment
  • Solid knowledge of medical/therapeutic areas and medical terminology


Our offer : As a compensation, you will be provided with a competitive remuneration, corporate trainings and the opportunity to become a part of a fast growing, multinational company. At PPD, we encourage our employees to demonstrate creativity, innovation and fresh insights as well as a solution-focused approach. We also value teamwork, camaraderie and enthusiasm. This is a full-time, permanent position.

Locations we are hiring in are:
  • Office based Beijing
  • Office based Shanghai


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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