Last Updated: October 25, 2017

The Director will provide general management and leadership for the Project Management Department.  The Director will lead the PM team in the management and oversight of clinical trials and projects undertaken by Baim Institute.  The Director will adhere to a matrix based organizational structure, methods and management principals. The Director will oversee Project Management Systems to assure efficient and effective oversight and deliver projects/programs on time and on budget, while meeting the highest quality standards and ensuring the highest level of client satisfaction.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Management of departmental budget, resourcing, and planning, support for business development efforts to bring in new projects, oversight of the EQOL staff members time management, training, and development, and management of compliance to organizational and operational procedures.

  • Professional development of all Baim Project Managers and Project Coordinators
  • Oversee the assignment of all Project Management resources relative to the project needs and staff capabilities.
  • Oversee budget preparation and tracking adherence to budget;
  • Oversee development and maintenance of SOPs, project management tools, systems, and templates
  • Oversee project execution and ensuring on time and on budget performance including:
    • Managing materials and personnel related logistics;
    • Ensure compliance with FDA/ICH GCP’s and Baim SOP’s;
    • Manage relationship with sponsor related project teams; develop senior client relations by leveraging knowledge and expertise;
  • Ensure client satisfaction and maintain awareness of potential client opportunities;
  • Providing guidance to and effecting issue resolution with project managers;
  • Ensure that management is kept aware of all project or client/sponsor issues; ensure that Baim project related business processes are conducive to superior performance;
  • Establish appropriate structure and content for client kick off meetings, client review meetings, and internal project review meetings;
  • Ensure Baim Institute’s team understands project scope and client expectations for metrics, information communication, and report delivery;
  • Ensure compliance with (any) Baim Master Services Agreements and subcontracting relationships that may be in place with the client.
  • Adoption and implementation of the Baim Matrix management environment by working cross-functionally with peers to assure the successful realization of all project scientific, budget and timeline goals as well as process improvement initiatives
  • Work with Business Development to ensure client satisfaction and to identify and exploit new business opportunities;
  • Work with IT to ensure project management systems are appropriate to meet client requirements and Baim operational needs;
  • Participate in proposal development;
  • Provide regular reports to management;
  • Perform the full range of duties relevant to the leadership, management, and development of staff;
  • Provide mentorship to direct reports, maintain clear communication on performance to direct reports; prepare and deliver performance and salary reviews;
  • Maintain competency in relevant therapeutic areas;
  • Maintain a positive, results orientated work environment, building partnerships, effecting a positive team-based culture, communicating with the organization in a clear, open, balanced, and objective manner.

Requirements

Education

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, preferred advance science degree
  • Scientific/Medical background

Minimum Work Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years of project management experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industries
  • Clinical research and/or product marketing experience
  • Business development/consultancy experience
  • Budget preparation and management experience
  • Organizational management experience

Required Skills:

  • Broad knowledge of Medical Device and Pharmaceutical industries
  • Preferred prior experience working with academic leaders
  • Ability to build Strategic Partnerships
  • Mentoring and networking
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Solid budget and financial management
  • Negotiation, communication, and customer management skills
  • Ability to develop and implement creative solutions
  • Sound operational understanding

Language Skills

English language proficiency required

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following attitudes and competencies

  • Proven Leadership
  • Creativity
  • Sense of urgency
  • Ability to work constructively and productively in a matrix environment
  • Strategic mindset
  • Sense of accountability for self
  • Willingness to hold direct reports accountable
  • Client orientation
  • Change enabler
  • Team Player

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Director, Project Management
February 21, 2018

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