• Project Associate/Scheduler

    Job Locations (All) | US-NC-Raleigh | US-KS-Lenexa
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/9/2018 10:23 AM)
  • Overview

    We believe that our people are the future of the industry. We provide a culture in which our employees can enjoy personal satisfaction, professional achievement and have the ability to strategically map out long-term career plans. If you're ready to be a part of something inspiring join us and Discover Your PRA.


    Who are we?

    We Are PRA.

    We are 16,000+ 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 help get life-saving drugs into the hands of those who need them most.


    Who are you?

    You are someone who understands the importance of accuracy and can use your strong attention to detail to successfully complete daily tasks.

    You are flexible and adaptable and can multi task with ease in a fast paced environment. 

    You are proactive and can solve any potential problems with clear communication and team collaboration.

    You aim to produce the highest quality work, while maintaining professionalism, and courteous attitude with clients and our fellow team members.


    What will you be doing?

    We have a fantastic opportunity for someone to join the Project Management Office team.

    As a Project Associate the responsibilities in your role will include:

    • Scheduling Executive Global Project Reviews (GPRs) and Routine Global Project Reviews (GPRs) (~200-250/month). Scheduling ad-hoc reviews and clinics when needed.
    • Monitoring GPR meeting occurrence and PHD usage. Chasing teams/tracking compliance for Routine/Executive GPR scorecard submission and Health Assessments. Chasing teams with late MEOR submissions. Assist with monthly compliance reports when needed.
    • Answering inquiries from project teams, filing GPR slides on SharePoint, filing MEORs on SharePoint, filing scorecards in the Dashboard from GPRs and Health Assessments
    • Maintaining Executive GPR Action Tracker (Chasing/Resolving/Updating). Monitoring PHD maintenance (i.e. cleaning out un-needed files, pages, empty entries, etc.)  
    • Attending Executive GPRs and completing pre/post follow up Exec GPR tasks (pre-reads, summaries, Scorecard/PHD entry). Attending Executive Clinics. Attending Routine GPRs for oversight when needed. Assisting with meeting preparation (FOCUS forum, Quarterly SSD Program Reviews, etc.)


    What do you need to have?



    • One year administrative work experience required.
    • High School Degree or International equivalent required.
    • Bachelor’s degree or its international equivalent preferred.
    • Articulate and professional, can communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
    • Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language.
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft products
    • Position is office based in Lenexa, KS (KCI) or Raleigh NC (RDU)
    • 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.


    Legal Statement:

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



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