Global Medical Operation Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 7/12/2020

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Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Industry-leading, bio-pharmaceutical company, listed top 40 of Global Innovation
  • Innovator in scientific breakthroughs and has been at the frontier each decade
  • Vision and passion around revolutions in biology for human health
  • Committed to their team, discovery, a sense of urgency, open culture, and best in class performance

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Be a part of a committed and most forward-thinking team in their field
  • Work alongside a diverse and culturally aware environment with opportunities for employee development and networking
  • Year-round employee wellness programs and extensive employee health/safety programming
  • Community events that promote education, learning, and wellness along with arts and cultural institutions
  • Opportunity to collaborate on company-wide community service days and volunteerism

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Cambridge, MA

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • The Global Operation Manager provides project management expertise as well as operational and logistical support in executing Global Medical Affairs strategic initiatives.

We are looking for a highly organized and experienced project manager to work with research and Medical Affairs team with cross-functional teams (including global and regional medical directors, global medical information, medical communications, IIS, VeST, PAG) to drive multiple programs with audacious goals.

The successful candidate will partner and build strong relationships with key colleagues across functions and will effectively communicate across all levels of the organization and manage complex projects.

  • Manages assigned projects according to timelines and quality standards
  • Coordinates activities of all functional departments and vendors involved in the project
  • Works with team and management to develop plans/guidelines for project implementation
  • Monitors and analyzes project status to ensure successful completion of project parameters, milestones, timetables
  • Lead continuous improvement efforts and adopt industry best practices to enhance the tools and systems
  • In partnership with each project team, develop and manage a detailed project schedule, work plan, and timelines to efficiently track and connect activities among internal departments,
  • Maintain an Action-Decision log for project team meetings and work with decision owners to ensure progress is on target.
  • Anticipate and surface timeline risks and bottlenecks for supported programs, and create and communicate mitigation / contingency plans to drive deliverable's.
  • Challenge project teams to consider alternative perspectives to ensure development of robust strategies in line with the company's overall approach, mission, and goals.
  • Maneuver through multiple, complex initiatives and work streams and independently resolve complex issues and competing priorities.
  • Provide regular project updates to stakeholders at all levels of the organization on project strategy, status, and adjustments with rationale, including meeting minutes and agendas.
  • Ensure project management effectiveness through the organization and effective use of common templates, processes, dashboards, and reports across programs.
  • Define standards, processes, and tool sets that develop the project management discipline across Medical Affairs organization
  • Assist the team as needed in the development of presentations

TTHE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor Degree in Science, Project Management or Business. Master’s degree or MBA preferred.
  • 5-8 years of experience in a MA Project Management role;
  • Excel, PowerPoint, MS expertise required
  • Demonstrated ability to drive process improvement initiatives and coordinate resources from diverse functional groups
  • Business acumen and excellent oral and written communication skills, translating to an ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Excellent technical, time management, organization, and planning skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience in matrix environment preferred.
  • Thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining proactive, resourceful and efficient.
  • Results driven with excellent problem-solving skills and ability to escalate issues appropriately
  • Good verbal and written communication skills