Position Summary The Associate Project Manager will support the Biopharma Services/Business Development project management team with the day-to-day management of clinical oncology studies sponsored by pharmaceutical companies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Learn and be familiar with current laboratory offerings/capabilities
Support lead project manager with running ongoing clinical trials:
oDraft and review internal study-specific documentation
oPrepare agenda & minutes for internal/external project meetings
oMaintain project plans/timelines
oIdentify potential issues; escalate critical problems to supervisor
oMonitor and communicate major shifts to project timelines
oAssist with study site training/SIV (as needed)
oTrack specimen shipments, accessioning, testing and reporting
oMonitor and update project deliverables including research work, assay development, specimen shipments and clinical trial testing
oDocument problem/occurrence logs; work with investigator sites and project teams to resolve open issues
oSet-up data-file specifications & transfers
Keep metrics to evaluate project goals and review trends
Identify inefficiencies with current processes and recommended improvements
Review data transfer specifications for clinical studies and support data file transfers
The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Education: oBachelor s degree in a scientific discipline.
oRelated Project Management coursework and/or experience strongly desired.
o0 2 years related project management experience in a relevant industry, preferred.
oDemonstrated strong customer and service focus.
oExcellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the demonstrated ability to work in a team setting and foster collaborations both internally and externally.
oDemonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing business needs.
oDemonstrated analytical skills.
oStrong organizational skills
oKnowledge of logistics and clinical trial operations a plus.
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