Director / Senior Director of Operations – Real World Solutions
North America – Regional; Central / Western US
At PRA, we don’t make our 16,000+ people great. It’s the other way around. As we have grown to a top-5 CRO, we have maintained the feel of a small company, dedicated to collaboration and with an underlying shared passion for what we do every day.
We always have a desire to keep seeking new and better ways to operate. We don’t settle for the same old ways. Our focus on improving patient lives worldwide permeates all that we do. Put simply, we care.
Our industry-recognised late phase department (Real World Solutions) focuses on peri- and post-approval ‘real world’ clinical research and is the ideal place for talented individuals with the right combination of experience and drive to forge a long-term career in a highly-innovative and rewarding environment. Due to recent new business awards of exciting projects, PRA is seeking to strengthen the leadership within Real World Solutions by welcoming on board a new Director or Senior Director of Operations.
The fundamental focus of your role will be to provide strategic and operational oversight and leadership to global project teams within the Real World Solutions group. Using your established knowledge of peri- and post-approval research, you will be instrumental to ensure the correct planning, implementation and monitoring of study activities to ensure the highest standards of quality and delivery. Project / program oversight, departmental leadership, high-level client management and line management are all aspects of this challenging and rewarding role.
Reporting to the Executive Director, Operations of Real World Solutions, your key responsibilities will include:
Additionally, you may also be involved in PRA’s efforts to ensure continuous improvement in policies, procedures and business processes, and/or lead departmental initiatives to ensure global harmonisation.
The working environment in this business unit is highly collaborative. This is in part thanks to our inspiring and friendly team of skilled colleagues who share a passion for real world research; a team that prides itself on fostering a human element within their work.
Passionate with a deep knowledge of real world studies, open-minded and a highly-effective communicator.
Here at PRA we want our employees to succeed and ensure that they are set up for this success through constant training, development and support. To enable success in this position you will have:
PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.