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2017-43272

2017-43272

Title 
Director of Project Delivery
Job Locations 
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US-Remote
Posted Date 
10/4/2017

More information about this job

Overview

Who are we?

We are PRA.

 

We are 13,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 85 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do—we shape the future of clinical development. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.

 

Who are you?

Are you a tenacious leader? Do you fight hard for yourself, your team, and your cause?

Are you a fountain of knowledge, always eager to learn more, and share your expertise through mentorship? Are you composed, methodical, and organized? Above all, are you passionate?

 

If you’ve answered yes to our questions, then you will find a lasting home in PRA.

Responsibilities

What will you be doing?

As a Director of Project Delivery you’re no stranger to lengthy to-do lists, but we’ve broken the DPD role down to three main functions.

 

Business Development

This is where the warrior steps in…

You use your expertise to improve delivery, profitability, quality, and client satisfaction. You do this by taking a hands-on approach with your team and scope. You do what it takes to gain business, retain business, and mitigate risks.

 

BU Leadership

You don’t just manage, you mentor. You raise up the next generation of talent within PRA. You set your team up for success. You relay strategies to your team that will maintain profitability and client satisfaction.

 

Innovation

You identify opportunities to improve the Project Management Group. You collaborate with your peers and leaders to define, develop, and implement improvements both locally and globally.

Qualifications

What do you need to have?

  • 10+ years Project Management experience, required
  • 2+ years Line Management experience, required
  • Undergraduate degree in Health Science from an accreditation institution or international equivalent degree, required. An advanced degree (M.S., Ph.D., M.D.), preferred.
  • Business related course work (management, marketing, accounting, budgets, personnel management, negotiation skills, etc.), preferred.
  • Masters of Business Administration from an accredited institution or related coursework and/or employment, preferred.
  • Project Management experience within a Sponsor Environment, preferred.
  • Travel of up to 35% is required for this position. Exact amounts of travel will vary, pending client needs.
  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

 

LOCATION: This is a home-based or office-based (if near a PRA office) position. Consideration will be given to candidates in the US and Canada.


PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

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