• Project Analyst - Clinical Functional Planning

    Job Locations - | US-Remote | US-PA | US-NJ
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
  • Overview

    As a top five CRO, we have worked on 100+ marketed drugs across several therapeutic areas and conducted the pivotal or supportive trials that led to FDA and/or international regulatory approval of 45+ such drugs.


    At PRA Health Sciences, providing innovative solutions for our clients is what we do. From full service clinical development to the pioneering Embedded SolutionsTM model, PRA provides a broad spectrum of solutions that meet the demands of a diverse marketplace.


    At PRA, borders do not create boundaries.  PRA’s success is dependent upon our ability to attract and retain a talented team of diverse professionals.  Our growing workforce is comprised of over 15,000 employees, spanning 13 time zones across six continents and who speak more than 30 languages – yet operate in unison as one worldwide PRA community.




    What will you do?


    Project Analyst, Clinical Functional Planning will be accountable for the day-to-day maintenance of data in planning systems (examples of systems would be: Planisware/1-Supply/Beacon/Share Point/UCT to name a few). Under supervision of a Manager/AD, he/she will support variety of operational activities (ex. functional detailed forecasting of work deliverables, drivers, names assignments, algorithms, reason codes, manual updates as needed). You will use and maintain accurate functional project and non-project plans, track functional resourcing, participate in reporting (reporting tools used: BI/Cognos/Tableau/Visualization tools), continuous forecasting & business cycles. You will work closely with Management to drive functional time tracking, be accountable for data content used in functional decision making around internal and external resource requirements, participate in providing analytics, and be a part of any system requirements/testing initiatives.  Under supervision of a Manager, participate in regional planning meetings as applicable. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to developing training documentation, validation of resource drivers, support E2E OOPs adjustment process (as applicable), reconciling and maintaining data accuracy for all systems, support process improvement projects, non-billable transactions, mismatch re-conciliation and any reporting as needed.


    What you need to have:

    • Substantial experience using computerized information systems.
    • Excellent knowledge Microsoft products preferred - Excel, MS Project.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
    • Experience within Clinical Research - 3 years within industry, 2 years of drug development highly preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration, or a minimum of 10 years equivalent work experience, required.
    • 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.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Knowledge of planning processes/tools is highly preferred.
    • Master’s degree preferred.
    • CRO, Science or health‐related field experience preferred.


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


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