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Dir/Sr Dir SIA-STM (Line Manager)

Dir/Sr Dir SIA-STM (Line Manager) - EMEA

PPD'smission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes alife saved. All in-between, it's you! We know that meaningful results notonly require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite youto re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside ourtalented, bright and energetic teams.

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

The Director, Site Intelligence and Activation - STM is r esponsible for the effective operations and delivery of siteactivation deliverables across all regions, within the assigned projects.Creates a high-performanceculture through leadership, line management,coaching and development. Achieves delivery of site activation servicetargets/measures (e.g. cost, quality, time) and the effective development &implementation of systems, processes and policies for the group throughfostering a culture that drives customer focused solutions, personalaccountability, and delivery excellence.

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

  • Provides line management of management level staff. Effectively recruits, inducts and retains staff. Provides ongoingcoaching, feedback and training to direct reports
  • Ensures the timely and customer-focused execution of siteactivation with a focus on quality deliverables
  • Supports, develops and drives siteactivation strategies to ensure optimum performance and achievement of projectplans and targets
  • Facilitates site intelligence and activationplanning/kick-off meetings to identify potential risks and work with theproject team to develop and communicate contingency plans, escalating accordingly
  • Reviews and assesses team profitability
  • Communicateswith sponsor(s) regularly to obtain direction and feedback
  • Assists in business development activities by supporting with proposal review related to start-up, making presentations to potential clients and representing thelocation/region at meetings/conferences
  • Collaborates with business leads for to achieve project goals
  • Contributes to and may lead change initiatives within the department.

Job Qualification:

Education and Experience:
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 12+ years).
  • 5+ years of management responsibility
  • Strong leadership skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • 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 use personal influence and persuasion 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 operational execution
  • Acts as an ambassador for change, influences and motivates, demonstrates solid interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Effective negotiation and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrates credible leadership style, with concise, well organized oral and written communication skills and proven ability to mobilize and foster team productivity
  • Ability to motivate managers and supervisors to define and reach team objectives
  • Expertise in budgeting and resource management
  • Maintains a solid understanding of FDA, GCP, and ICH guidelines with a track record of successful operational delivery

PPD Defining Principles:

- We have a strong will to win - We earn our customer's trust - We are game changers - 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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