Senior Feasibility Strategy Leader

Czech Republic
09 Feb 2021
11 Mar 2021
Clinical Research
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Description

Parexel is in the business of improving the world's health. We do this by providing a suite of biopharmaceutical services that help clients across the globe transform scientific discoveries into new treatments. From clinical trials to regulatory, consulting, and market access, our therapeutic, technical, and functional ability is underpinned by a deep conviction in what we do. We believe in our values; Patients First, Quality, Respect, Empowerment & Accountability.

This role can be office or home based in the UK, Ireland, Lithuania, Spain , Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Netherlands, Russia, Serbia, Lithuania, Romania or Poland. The offices are open planned, and you will be working in an innovative and collaborative environment with your international peers and colleagues.

As theSenior Feasibility Strategy Lead you will actsas a key contributor to the proposal team to support Parexel in winning new business. Working independently, you will be responsible for delivering, in collaboration with Patient Recruitment Strategy (PRS) and Site Alliance (SA) groups, an optimized integrated strategic approach to deliver the right countries, right sites, and right patients for Request for Proposals (RFPs) on all types and phases of studies including programs.

Youmust demonstrate excellent communication and time management skills resulting in the completion of all deliverables within required timelines meeting proposal team needs and departmental quality standards. you will need strong analytical and writing skills are a pre-requisite to the job to allow the Sr. CFS to fully adopt a consistent data-driven approach to feasibility and deliver clear, concise, selling proposal texts.

Key Accountabilities:

Manage collaboration with the virtual RFP team

- Take active role in creating and presenting integrated strategy for strategic scenario planning for each study or program.
- Through in-depth review of the RFP documents and ad-hoc follow-up questions, ensure a full understanding of customer requirements for the proposal as well as key drivers for CRO selection decision.

Conduct high level recruitment benchmark data analysis
- Create the basic foundations for the enrolment scenario building, namely range of countries and sites as well as months of recruitment required to enroll the target patients including efficiencies across studies and programs. Identify potential challenges/risks associated with Sponsor specifications if any.

Understand the patient profile
- Determine where these patients are found in the healthcare section, recognizing the global nature of the study. Identify site and patient barriers and motivators to participate in this study.
- This should be discussed with the study assigned MD for confirmation or questions

Determine and operationalize relevant pre-award feasibility activities
- Evaluate and deploy fit-for-purpose activities to support and/or back-up Parexel strategic delivery plan to conduct the trial in order to positively influence Sponsor award decision.
- For mega studies or partnership programs, this may include leading pilots for innovative feasibility approaches and/or leading feasibility team to deliver multiple services in parallel.

Conduct country analysis
- Use available country selection tool/platform and deliver protocol-specific country recommendations including solid data-driven rational

Articulate and defend the proposed strategy
- Both internally and externally

Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) / Drive departmental initiatives
- Contribute to development and update of systems, tools, processes, and/or partnerships

Act as a mentor
- Mentor more junior team members as they onboard and develop in their role in the Strategic Feasibility teamQualifications

- Preferred degrees may include but are not limited to: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Masters, MD, PhD and/or comparable life skill experience.

- Strong analytical skills applied to business needs;
- Excellent interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication;
- Demonstrated leadership and mentoring capabilities, and ability to influence others;
- Problem-solving skills allowing Client focused approach to work;
- Creative skills and ability to think outside the box
- Ability to multitask to tight timelines prioritizing workload and maintaining high quality standards
- Willingness to work in a matrix environment, work independently and part of a dynamic team and in a decentralized reporting model (as applicable)

Knowledge and Experience:
-Relevant clinical research experience in management of international clinical trials.
- Demonstrated expertise of feasibility requirements.
- Previous exposure to development of clinical trial strategy, modeling of enrolment scenarios, and selection of country/sites.

In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and encouragement to develop within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. You will be well supported and for your hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive base salary as well as a benefits package including holiday, pension as well as other leading-edge benefits that you would expect with a top company in the CRO Industry.

Apply today to begin your Parexel journey!

Why Work at Parexel

There are pivotal moments in every career: Sharing new treatments. Improving processes. Delivering life-saving advances. The people who succeed are the ones who make the journey go further and faster every time. What if you had a partner to support you as you reach the next level in your professional path? A partner who believes a collaborative environment is key to achieving your goals? A partner who is dedicated to your health and wellness so you can help make a difference in the lives of millions worldwide?

That's Parexel. We're a diverse team of professionals focused on one goal: getting treatments into the hands of those who need them most. Working together, the results we bring to our clients and the opportunities we bring to our team get better with every step.

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