Accelerated Enrollment Solutions (AES) is an innovative business unit of PPD that offers both sponsors and CROs best-in-class site and enrollment solutions, with tiered offerings combining the expertise of industry leaders PPD, Synexus, Acurian and Optimal Research.
We are bringing a new standard to clinical trials that delivers more patients from fewer sites in less time. We specialize in patient enrollment for global clinical trials in over 50 therapeutic indications.
If you have a passion for improving patients’ lives and delivering more therapies to patients faster, come join our team. Purpose :
Leads initiatives aimed at supporting and ensuring quality operational delivery via efficient and effective processes, associated systems, training and communications. Job Responsibilities :
Leads process improvement initiative teams and represents the department in cross-functional initiatives.
Acts as a responder to CAPAs.
Oversees updates to procedural documents.
Approves training materials and training needs.
Makes and / or approves recommendations to prioritize process improvement needs through CAPA actions, process and systems improvements, and metrics / trend analyses.
Defines and designs new operational metrics (KPIs and KQIs).
Develops and / or approves communication methods and materials.
Collates information to support prioritization of systems-related business needs and processes and develops recommendations.
Contributes to and approves communication methods, including the department intranet sites and newsletter.
Responds to client or internal process audits on global processes, systems, or procedures.
Interprets data on complex issues, leads cross-functional teams and makes sound business decisions.
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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 8+ years).
2+ years of management responsibility
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
Effective leadership and management skills
Skilled in process development and improvement, especially as it applies to clinical trials and clinical development
Strong attention to detail, investigative and analytical skills
Solid interpersonal, negotiation and problem solving skills
Proficient computer skills, to include an effective understanding of clinical management technology and systems
Firm understanding of the practices, processes and requirements of clinical trials, to include regulatory guidelines and directives
Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing
Capable of directing and promoting teamwork in a multi-disciplinary and / or multi-cultural team setting
Solid critical thinking skills to drive innovation and develop new ideas related to process improvements
Working Conditions and Environment :
Work is performed in an office environment with exposure to electrical office equipment.
Frequently drives to site locations and frequently travels both domestic and international.
Physical Requirements :
Frequently stationary for 6-8 hours per day.
Repetitive hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists.
Moderate mobility required.
Occasional crouching, stooping, bending and twisting of upper body and neck.
Light to moderate lifting and carrying (or otherwise moves) objects including luggage and laptop computer with a maximum lift of 15-20 lbs.
Ability to access and use a variety of computer software developed both in-house and off-the-shelf.
Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Frequently interacts with others, relates sensitive information to diverse groups both internally & externally.
Ability to apply basic principles to solve conceptual issues.
Performs a wide range of variable tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions with little predictability as to the occurrence.
Ability to perform under stress.
Ability to multi-task.
Regular and consistent attendance.
Requisition ID : 154981