Job Overview : Project Director, Oncology Home-Based Anywhere in Latin America Therapeutic Area Experience Required : Oncology Typically under the direction of a Director / Senior Director / Executive Director, oversees and directs multiple international projects concurrently.
Accountable for project execution to include managing project leaders and teams, developing and managing budgets, timelines, and quality guidelines for projects, thereby ensuring that expectations are met while identifying and mitigating risks.
The Project Director is accountable for oversight of project communications, scope, schedule, cost, quality and stakeholders.
They ensure that variance from project plans is proactively mitigated and client expectations are met by the team. The Project Director also ensures accurate documentation for the project, with timely data updates that are high quality.
They supervise and assess the performance of the core team members and motivate, train and develop the team's expertise.
They ensure efficient and effective day-to-day operations, while maintaining good relationships with sponsors. The Project Director may also have line management and / or business development responsibilities.
Essential Job Duties : + Accountable for project execution and serve as key client contact for assigned projects, establishing working relationships with client project teams which result in client satisfaction, operational excellence and thereby increase potential for repeat business.
Initiate and implement appropriate actions to proactively manage the change control process. + Proactively lead both quality control and risk assurance activities to ensure project deliverables are met according to regulatory, Covance and client requirements.
Education / Qualifications : Required : + University / college degree (life science preferred) or certification in a related allied health profession (i.
e. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institution. Preferred : + Masters or other advanced degree.
six years supervisory experience in a health care setting and >
seven years clinical research experience including four years of project management experience in the pharmaceutical or CRO industries will be considered + Experience in managing complex programs with significant financial value and complicated structure, multiple vendors and / or sub-CROs and Academic Research Organizations in a virtual environment.
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