Associate Director Operations Medical Information

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Closing date
14 Oct 2020

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Medical Communications
Full Time
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The Associate Director, Operations is responsible for the day to day operations of one or more projects and provides direction, mentoring, and support to Operations Supervisors and other members of their project teams.

The Associate Director is ultimately responsible for ensuring that services are provided in accordance with client and PPD Medical Communications' policies and procedures and contractual agreements. The Associate Director is Medical Communications' primary liaison with the client and is responsible for ensuring project report summaries, budget, audit results, staffing decisions, and other critical issues are managed appropriately. The Associate Director is committed to quality and making our clients loyal Medical Communications customers.


Education and Experience:

Bachelors degree in a health related field
5+ years experience in the healthcare or pharmaceutical industry including; project management, budgetary management and 1 year of supervisory experience Or equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills

Good leadership skills

Excellent judgment/decision making skills

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Ability to analyze data and make appropriate decisions

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Ability to motivate Supervisors/Consultants to define and reach team objectives

Ability to make difficult decisions under pressure and sometimes without all the information desired

Basic computer skills ( Excel, Microsoft Word )

Ability to teach/mentor team members

Ability to coach Supervisors to reach performance objectives;

Ability to recognize and take appropriate action when consultant/Supervisory performance is not acceptable

High degree of flexibility, initiative; is a self-starter

PPD is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) that will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status by embracing diversity and the responsibilities of corporate citizenship in our communities. PPD values our former military and transitioning service member's service.

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 48 countries and more than 21,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development and optimize value in delivering life-changing therapies to improve health.

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