Project Director, Oncology
Posted on: October 12, 2021
in the United States or Canada
under the direction of a Director/Senior Director/Executive
Director, oversees and directs multiple international projects
concurrently. Accountable for project execution to include managing
project leaders and teams, developing and managing budgets,
timelines, and quality guidelines for projects, thereby ensuring
that expectations are met while identifying and mitigating risks.
The Project Director is accountable for oversight of project
communications, scope, schedule, cost, quality and stakeholders.
They ensure that variance from project plans is proactively
mitigated and client expectations are met by the team. The Project
Director also ensures accurate documentation for the project, with
timely data updates that are high quality. They ensure efficient
and effective day-to-day operations, while maintaining good
relationships with sponsors.
for project execution and serve as key client contact for assigned
projects, establishing working relationships with client project
teams which result in client satisfaction, operational excellence
and thereby increase potential for repeat.
core project team(s) and facilitate team's ability to lead extended
project team(s), ensuring effective cross-functional teamwork among
project team members including both internal and external
conflict and serve as escalation point for project issues to
internal and external stakeholders, as appropriate.
key stakeholders, develop the project delivery strategy, costing
assumptions and resulting budget for assigned
project(s) to scope, schedule and costs, ensuring all remain on
track with the contract and with financial performance targets.
Initiate and implement appropriate actions to proactively manage
the change control process.
lead both quality control and risk assurance activities to ensure
project deliverables are met according to regulatory, Covance and
experience from previous projects and lessons learned to ensure
process improvements are implemented successfully across all
team management of and variance to required project plans. Ensure
that all staff allocated to assigned project(s) adheres to
professional standards and SOPs, managing team performance and
adjustments as necessary.
and manage to key project performance indicators for client
specified metrics, ensuring that the KPIs are within scope of the
and manage project resource needs and establish succession
collaboration with relevant departments, prepare and deliver
presentations for new business as required.
degree (life science preferred) or certification in a related
allied health profession (i.e. nursing, medical or laboratory
technology) from an appropriately accredited
or other advanced degree.
of 9 years relevant clinical research experience in a
pharmaceutical company/CRO, including at least 4 years of full
project management responsibility.
lieu of the above requirement, candidates with > six years
supervisory experience in a health care setting and >seven years
clinical research experience including four years of project
management experience in the pharmaceutical or CRO industries will
in managing complex programs with significant financial value and
complicated structure, multiple vendors and/or sub-CROs and
Academic Research Organizations in a virtual
ability to handle multiple competing priorities.
knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international
regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development
ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate staff within a
ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek
communication, planning and organizational skills.
computer skills with good working knowledge of a range of computer
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