JOB PURPOSE & IMPACT
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 transfer
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.
MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS
Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
oBachelor s degree in a scientific discipline.
oRelated Project Management coursework and/or experience strongly desired.
Years of Experience Required:
o0 2 years related project management experience in a relevant industry, preferred.
Required Skill Sets & Knowledge
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.
Note: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Note: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to laboratory equipment.
The work environment involves moderate exposure to unusual elements including: extreme temperatures, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. The work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and includes the use of protective equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Interaction with laboratory equipment, samples, supplies, and laboratory personnel may be required whereby appropriate precautions are to be taken per the Company s Safety and Injury, Illness and Prevention Plans.
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