PPD

Assoc Director, Development Operations, Biotech

Company
PPD
Location
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 May 2021
Closes
30 May 2021
Ref
1187495
Discipline
Project Management
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
We have a vacancy coming up for AD Development Operations in our Biotech Team in the EMEA region.

Overview

Works with other assigned Development Operations Leads on the PPD Strategic Partnerships. Drives and owns a sub-set of portfolio-specific activities as directed by the Development Operations Lead.

Key responsibilities
  • Creates, compile and manages operational, quality and financial metrics buy utilizing systems, tools and reports to identify trends in risks and/or issues (i.e., key performance indicators for, key quality indicators, key relationship indicators, etc.)
  • Responsible for partnership standards, such as but not limited to: coordination of partnership training, communications, governance materials, tracking operational or partnership metrics/goals, partership websites.
  • Responsible for preparing assigned client presentations and proposal development.
  • Collaborates with Client contacts, functional leads and other stakeholders on workstreams, operational and strategic priorities.
  • Influences internal operations to minimize potential for risk and maximize client satisfaction.
  • Works with assigned DevOps Lead on the continuous development and improvement of business processes to support teams and to ensure that work is uniform, complete and managed appropriately.
  • Develops working relationships with internal colleagues responsible for the delivery of projects and services to improve information exchange, project delivery, and understanding between groups.


Qualifications:

Education and experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification
  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to
  • 10+ years).5+ years of management responsibility
  • Proven leadership skills

In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to manage internal and external stakeholders to acheive partnership tasks/goals
  • Ability to manage and create metrics, reports of the portfolio management, inclusive of operations, quality and financial
  • Good judgment and decision making capability with ability to apply critical and analytical thinking skills and manage complex/ambiguous situations
  • Capable of building a strong relationships
  • Proficient knowledge of project management principles and application
  • Proficient knowledge of budgeting, forecasting and resource management
  • Understanding of regulatory guidelines and directives
  • Marketing and negotiation skills
  • Effective in working across geographies and cultures
  • Computer Skills


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