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Associate Project Manager

Bracket

Science. Technology. Service.

Bracket innovates at the leading-edge of clinical research data, one exceptional service at a time. From the advanced technology of our eCOA electronic Clinical Outcomes Assessments flexible platform, to the efficiency of our scalable and configurable Randomization and Trial Supply Management (RTSM) Clinical IRT solution, to our science-focused Rater Training and Quality Assurance programs, Bracket does it faster, better and with an eye on the future of our industry. To achieve this, we maintain an unwavering commitment to employing only the brightest, most talented colleagues gleaned from a wide variety of professional fields.  If you are a creative problem-solver and have a hard-wired, instinctual commitment to exceptional customer service, we'd love to talk to you!

Position Overview:

The Associate Project Manager is responsible for development and management of projects at assigned pharmaceutical clients.  The projects will include clinical data quality services (e.g. Rater training, subject eligibility, ratings quality assurance, endpoint reliability, scale management, etc.) for said pharmaceutical clients. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Project Management (50%)

  • Manage all phases of each assigned project, including budget, invoicing, staffing, project plan and client deliverables
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently, maintaining project schedule and quality deliverables in a dynamic environment
  • Coordinate with other Client Services personnel as well as Professional Services and Technical Delivery resources to ensure the timely and quality preparation of project deliverables based on assigned scope-of-services
  • Oversee development and approval of study materials
  • Manage team of Project Specialists and/or Project Assistants to facilitate project tasks
  • Ensure all project deliverables are of high quality and exceed client’s expectations in compliance with Quality Management governance procedures
  • Oversee study management and coordinate study status with project sponsors
  • Manage resources and tasks to ensure all logistics, materials and technologies necessary as defined by scope-of-services
  • Coordinate with project sponsors to ensure all project expectations are met

Data/Site Management (30%)

  • Manage identification and resolution of clinical trial data inquiries/data changes and communication to internal and external multi-function resources within project teams
  • Manage communications with client (e.g. pharmaceutical sponsor, CRO) and site personnel regarding site/study details
  • Facilitate data review meetings with clinical trial study team leaders
  • Own in-study/maintenance transactional project activities throughout entire project lifecycle, e.g.  project variable fees, inter-department workflow assignment, issue escalation
  • Set up master systems, additional study hardware, study site folders, and data folders for clinical trial execution
  • Design and configure unique project systems and manage data for each assigned project, utilizing proprietary IT applications (e.g. RDA, IR2, CDR PRISM, etc.)
  • Produce data reports (e.g., weekly, interim, final, etc.) for submission to pharmaceutical clients
  • Attend and deliver presentations at both site and client facing meetings

Account Management (10%)

  • Communicate new opportunities, as identified, at existing clients for Bracket  encompassing Change Orders and new projects
  • Facilitate new  Change Order creation and socialization for assigned projects in cooperation with Business Development Operations
  • Manage relationships within assigned client accounts including routine written, telephone and face-to-face communication
  • Provide account updates to Bracket account management teams

Administration (10%)

  • Provide ongoing career development, mentoring and performance feedback for supervised Project Specialists and/or Project Assistants
  • Track monthly and quarterly metrics (variable fee budgetary items) and provide to Project Manager for invoicing
  • Enhance the Bracket business model by institutionalizing business processes, implementing best practices and templates, and seeking ways to work more efficiently
  • Contribute to the development, enhancement and testing for enterprise IT applications
  • Coach, counsel and provide mentoring and guidance for direct reports

Experience

  •  Three to five years of professional experience
  • One to two years of project management experience

Skills & Competencies

Required

  •  Experience with managing work plans, project budgets, invoicing, resource allocation and deliverable management
  •  College degree (B.S., B.A.)/University Degree for EU candidates required
  •   Demonstrated analytical, organizational, creative problem solving and structured communication skills
  •   Strong client and vendor relationship skills
  •   Demonstrated experience in career development and team management
  •   Ability to travel for business
  •   Ability to work nights or weekends as required
  •   Demonstrated proficiency with computers, especially Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
  •   Fluency in English (will be required to write, speak and understand English to conduct day-to day business)
  •   Ability to manage own time proactively identify prioritized tasks
  •   Entrepreneurial spirit, drive and work ethic
  •   Focus on attention to detail

Preferred

  •   Professional experience within the pharmaceutical industry.  Training and/or education background valued.

We offer a fully comprehensive benefits program with medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, short and long term disability.  Great Paid Time Off program that starts with 20 days of accrual per calendar year; great 401k plan with company match that is 100% vested immediately!  Paid parental leave and other competitive benefit programs.  Great salary and reward and recognition programs. 

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