Senior Project Manager, RIMS (Remote)

Location
Work Anywhere - United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jul 2021
Closes
12 Aug 2021
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Management

The Role

Do you want to lead a high energy team focused on transforming the way Life Sciences companies bring drugs to market?  Do you have a relentless passion for delivering successful software implementations? We are looking for curious individuals who enjoy navigating the unknown, who can innovate and develop novel approaches to project delivery while inspiring the team and having fun.  

You’ll leverage your existing background in Life Sciences software implementation, program/project management, and consulting; we’ll teach you our products and help you expand your skillset. As a key member of our Professional Services team, you’ll be at the forefront of our mission. You’ll work side-by-side with customers, understanding their unique challenges and global regulatory needs, assist in architecting tailored solutions, and defining global strategies to help them deploy the system across their enterprise.  You’ll be a customer advocate, working closely with other Veeva teams (Product, Sales, Strategy) to ensure customer success today and long into the future.

What You'll Do

  • Lead life sciences customers in the rapid configuration and implementation of software to support regulatory affairs and regulatory operations content and data in the form of the Vault RIM suite (Vault Registrations, Vault Submissions, Vault Submissions Archive, Vault Publishing)
  • Architect multi-year and multi-phased implementation programs to deploy Vault RIM across an organization globally
  • Manage and coordinate project teams in support of content management/registration data solution design, prototyping, configuration and documentation
  • Program and project management including resource planning, leading and motivating a cross-functional team, and project tracking and forecasting
  • Primary customer liaison managing relationships and communication between the project team, customer and internal stakeholders
  • Mentor project team and junior consultants in the R&D Services organization
  • Represent R&D Professional Services across multiple engagements and workstreams (e.g., solution design and configuration, data migration, systems integration, etc.)
  • Ensure customer success from beginning to end of the engagement life cycle

Requirements

  • 8+years of system implementation experience, preferably with at least one of the following: Document Management Systems (Documentum, OpenText, Sharepoint);   Registration Data Tracking Systems; XEVMPD, IDMP;   Submission Publishing and/or Viewing systems
  • Experience working with life sciences companies with at least a moderate understanding of the drug development process
  • Experience leading multi-year, multi-million-dollar enterprise-sized implementations
  • Experience in assembling, planning, resourcing, budgeting and leading project teams
  • Experience designing and executing effective project governance models for large enterprises
  • Proven track record with project management processes including change control, risk, issue and conflict resolution
  • Proven ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders and   ensure delivery to a high degree of satisfaction
  • Experience in reporting to senior/executive level stakeholders
  • Expert on life sciences compliance and computer systems validation requirements
  • Must be familiar with project metrics reporting and dashboards
  • Experience in project management tools such as MS Project and Smartsheet
  • Must have some background in Business or Functional Analyst project roles
  • Ability to travel 50-70%; easy access to an airport

Nice To Have

  • Deep knowledge of drug development processes and regulatory submissions
  • Direct experience with systems such as Veeva Vault, PAREXEL/LIQUENT InSight, CSC Regulatory Tracker, ArisGlobal Register, OpenText, SharePoint, Documentum, FirstDoc/FirstPoint, NextDocs, CARA, other regulatory information management or submission publishing systems, etc.
  • Consulting experience, working with a major system integrator or software vendor
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Execution experience with Agile methodology and/or ACP Certification
  • Portfolio management experience
  • Experience in contract negotiation and/or procurement

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