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PPD

Project Management Assistant, Global Central Labs

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 truly collaborative and winning culture as we strive to bend the time and cost curve of delivering life-saving therapies to patients. 

Envision a workplace where you have a direct impact on improving health, work alongside expert scientists, use newest technologies and collaborate with industry thought leaders and therapeutic experts. Welcome to PPD® Laboratories, where science is our passion, quality is our commitment and people are the cornerstone of our success. 

Due to continued growth, PPD is hiring a Project Management Assistant for our Central Labs business in Zaventem. This position provides administrative and technical support to Project Team. 

Essential Functions and Other Job Information:

  • Coordinates, oversees and completes administrative functions on assigned trials including, but not limited to, reviewing and transmitting regulatory documents, processing documents sent to file, QC and reconciling project reports, performing mass mailings and faxes, managing and distributing paper study supplies to sites.
  • Maintains assigned data points within databases according to the established conventions within specified times.
  • Coordinates team conference calls, documents, completes and distributes meeting minutes from internal/client meetings.  

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or good general education, combined with evidenced administrative competence and relevant IT skills.
  • General administrative experience preferably in clinical research administration.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Self-motivated, positive attitude with effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team or independently, as required
  • Good organisational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze project-specific data/systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency
  • Strong customer focus
  • Flexibility to reprioritise workload to meet changing project timelines
  • Demonstrated ability to attain and maintain a good working knowledge of applicable FDA Regulations, ICH Good Clinical Practices, and PPD/Client SOPs and WPDs for all non-clinical/clinical aspects of project implementation, execution and closeout.
  • Strong English language and grammar skills
  • Strong computer skills, proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to obtain knowledge and master all clinical trial database systems

At 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. 

- 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.  

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