• Associate Director, PV Business Development - Deerfield, IL or Boston, MA

    Job Locations - | US-IL-Chicago | US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/27/2018 11:11 PM)
  • Overview

    Do you want to watch clinical development change, or do you want to be the one to shape it?


    Because we’re hoping you’re here for the latter.


    Who are we?

    We Are PRA.


    We are 15,000+ 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. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting live saving drugs into the hands those who need them most.


    Who are you?

    You are a forward thinker. You are an innovator that refuses to settle. You want to push the boundaries and change not just what it means to be an Associate Director, PV Business Development, you want to change the future.  You want to learn from the best, grow your knowledge and your skill set, and you want to build your career here. You want to use the latest technology and tools in the industry to push the momentum of an already growing company forward. You want to find a balance that still lets you be, well, you. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re more than an employee number. A place you love working.


    Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we’d really like to meet you.


    What will you be doing?


    As an Associate Director, PV Business Development, you will oversee global strategic initiatives and operational aspects of business development. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Lead at a high-level, PV alliances/partnerships and associated business activities

    Proactively develop and implement  process improvement and increased efficiencies for global PV

    Lead and/or significantly contribute to PV due diligence/business development activities


    SDEAs and PVAs

    • Develop and implement a scalable process for managing and tracking safety exchange agreements/documents (SDEAs, PVAs, Charters, SLAs, etc.)
    • Review and provide input on SDEAs, PVAs, Charters, and associated Safety Agreement documents
    • Collaborate with the PV Compliance group to address and resolve compliance issues associated with SDEAs/PVAs
    • Partner with key stakeholders to contribute to the development and maintenance of a global SDEA/PVA template
    • Provide direction to the LOC managers and the DSOs in Service Level Agreement activities as needed
    • Oversee the overall operational aspects of global PV alliances
    • Participate in meetings related to partner alliance and cross-program global operations as required.
    • Identify and work to resolve issues in PV alliances/partnerships.
    • Escalate issues in PV alliances to senior management as appropriate.


    Due Diligence/Alliance Management

    • Oversee the operational aspects of global PV alliances.
    • Participate in joint company/alliance management meetings as needed
    • Work to resolve issues regarding PV alliances
    • Lead and provide strategic contributions to PV due diligence/business development activities
    • Product/company acquisition or licensing
    • Due diligence activities for global PV

    Due diligence process documents


    What do you need to have?


    Education:  Bachelor’s required.  Post-graduate degree or equivalent (Masters Degree/MBA) preferred


    • Experience in, but not limited to, developing PV safety agreements, safety team charters, service level experience
    • Experience in and knowledge of due diligence for company acquisitions and/or licensing partnerships
    • Product development including clinical safety experience
    • Ability to interact effectively with staff of multiple disciplines both within and outside the company both nationally and internationally
    • Demonstrated ability and experience leading high performing teams internally and cross functionally in a global highly matrixed and collaborative environment
    • Ability to proactively identify and anticipate risks associated with non-adherence to the regulations
    • Strong understanding and knowledge of the business areas both internally within the organization and touch points externally
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Self starter and strategic thinker
    • Able to lead teleconferences and meetings
    • Project management training and experience
    • Proven ability to create and implement operational efficiencies
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Strong relationship management skills
    • Expertise in clinical research and product safety activities in the pharmaceutical industry
    • Ability to handle confidential information appropriately


    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.

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


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