PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.
We are passionate about being data and technically agile and driving enhanced value for our clients and patients. Determined to improve patient health, we help PPD provide industry-leading statistical, programming and clinical pharmacology contributions through global delivery, consistent quality adherence and scientific insight.
As a Senior Project Manager in Global Clinical Supplies, you will be a key contributor to our success by working directly with clients and leading studies.
At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.
What will you be doing in this role?
You will be responsible for providing overall global coordination of the entire clinical supplies lifecycle for the projects assigned. Responsible for managing the full spectrum, least complicated to highly complex, without guidance. These studies require primary and/or secondary packaging and labeling design, drug projections, drug distribution and returns, drug inventory management, budgeting and developing project specific material for multiple projects at the same time. Provides consultation services to clients regarding global packaging, labeling, and distribution requirements. Serves as the groups lead consultant to clients regarding global packaging, labeling, and distribution requirements. Serves as the main point of contact between the client, clinical project teams, third party vendors, and study sites for entire programs that may include up to 5-10 individual studies. Act as mentor to junior level Global Supply Project Managers.
The Global Clinical Supplies Department consists of approximately 75 employees located in all regions of the world. This role contributes to the overall strategic objectives of the department by completing assigned objectives in a timely and error free manner and offering our internal and external clients innovative clinical supplies management services.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in a science or related discipline
- 8-10 years in clinical research industry, specifically in the area of Clinical Supplies, Clinical Development, QA/Regulatory Affairs.
- Familiar with clinical supply terminology and practices and principles.
- Familiar with protocol interpretation and packaging and labeling design
- Familiar with cGMP, GCP, and ICH knowledge and experience essential
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Skilled in bid preparation and defense
Strong working knowledge of the drug development process with demonstrated understanding of the following practices:
- Drug formulation
- Analytical method development
- Stability profiles and concepts
- Bulk drug manufacturing practices
Very strong communication skills both written and verbal.
Excellent interpersonal skills and problem solving/decision making skills.
Demonstrate effective leadership and team building skills.
Strong computer skills: working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, and Microsoft Word is required.
Strong organizational skills required.
Strong multi tasking skills required.
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.
Ability 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.)
PPD Defining Principles:
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.