Site Activation Coordinator, Madrid

Madrid, Spain
13 Jul 2019
12 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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.

The purpose of this role is to provide administrative support for site activation activities. Supports the development of the critical path for site activation within assigned projects to provide support for rapid site activations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists with technical and administrative support for projects in collaboration with internal departments and team members.
  • May work directly with site to obtain documents related to site selection.
  • Maintains knowledge of and understand SOPs, client SOPs/directives, and current regulatory guidelines as applicable to services provided
  • Assists the project team with the preparation of regulatory compliance review packages
  • Ensures that trial status information relating to activities are accurately maintained in the database and is current at all times
  • Supports start up team conference calls, documents, and completes and distributes meeting minutes from internal/client meetings
  • Provides support as needed to coordinate with internal departments, to ensure site startup activities within the site activation critical path are aligned.

Education and Experience:
  • High / Secondary school diploma or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Technical positions may require a certificate Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to at least 2 years).

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Capable of applying strong attention to detail to produce quality documentation
  • Solid computer skills and the ability to learn appropriate software
  • Adequate English language and grammar skills
  • Essential judgment and decision-making skills
  • Basic medical/therapeutic area and medical terminology knowledge
  • Good team player with team-building skills
  • Good organizational and planning skills
  • Capable of accurately following project work instructions

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.


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