PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.
Serves as the Project Lead and primary sponsor contact. Accountable for the overall delivery of the project (quality, time, cost) on behalf of the organization. Establishes and communicates customer expectations to the project team with minimal direction. Ensures that escalation pathways are adhered to internally and externally. Leads the cross functional project team to meet or exceed deliverables. Manages project(s) of increasing complexity (such as but not limited to: multi-service, multi-region/country,therapeutic complexity, financial scope).
•Serves as the primary contact between the sponsor and the organization at the project level.
•Ensures escalation pathways adhered to internally and externally (Rules of Engagement –communication pathways).
•On projects where the scope requires, ensures clear delineation in responsibilities and communication pathways for secondary project leads (such as lead in a specific region, lead for a specific vendor(s) or subset of delivery).
•Drives and owns the overall delivery of the cross-functional project (time, cost, quality).
•Ensures financial stewardship at a project level by demonstrating an intimate understanding of the contract, resource alignment to budget, management of Out of Scope activity, drive the Con Mod process/negotiations and team execution to timelines.
•Establishes, communicates and manages customer expectations to achieve optimal delivery during the project.
•Drives Risk Identification and Issue Resolution at project level (RBQM/RESOLVE).
•Ensures project team compliance with organization policies, SOPs, ICH-GCP, regulatory and project specific requirements.
•Acts as a mentor.
•Develops or contributes to process improvement initiatives.
Grow within Project Management with opportunities to advance to Associate Director and Director within Project Management. Or grow your career in other departments across PPD.
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk - our award winning training programs speak for themselves.
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 for typical working hours
- Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency
- Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities
- May require travel (Recruiter will provide more details)