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Senior Director, Project Management - Oncology Senior Director -
Project Management Center of Excellence
Therapeutic Area Experience Required: Oncology
The Senior Director is an industry leader responsible for
overseeing operational, financial and quality delivery of a
portfolio of clinical studies conducted within a GTMO therapeutic
area. The Senior Director is expected to serve as the voice of the
customer, ensuring effective project design and execution while
fostering strategic relationships in order to grow the business.
They need to demonstrate the ability to prioritize between
functional area objectives and project delivery in order to be in
line with corporate strategy.
Additionally, the Senior Director is responsible for the line
management and talent development and retention of assigned project
management staff with an emphasis on developing and improving
consistent project management excellence. The Senior Director
supports the PMO to establish project management standards and
ensure they are followed by performing regular assessments of staff
performance on projects.
Helps to define and implement the GTMO vision and strategy;
translates this into key initiatives and priorities; develops and
delivers against operating plans & project plans; achieves results
in a global, virtual and complex environment; tracks and measures
Engages with Covance’s leadership to help drive and implement
company-wide and GTMO initiatives.
Leads by Example in creating a forward-looking culture of
ownership and accountability; delegates for development and growth;
identifies and sets up high performers for success; is self-aware
and a learner.
Has a good understanding of the industry, market and our clients
and presents Covance’s operational and clinical capabilities to
clients. Leads growth within the Therapeutic Area; designs and
develops winning trial solutions that result in a growing,
profitable portfolio of business in the TA.
Contributes to the TA commercial, operational, medical and
scientific leadership and direction, leveraging expertise from
other functions as required.
Owns client expectations and satisfaction; identifies, develops
and fosters new and existing client relationships at senior
operational levels with clients, KOLs, and strategic partners; and
guides teams in delivering to establish/maintain effective client
Contributes to business development strategies, including RFI
response, proposal development, bid defense preparation and
Line Management & Talent Development
Ensures allocated resources are aligned with current and
forecasted work in terms of capability, quantity, timing, and
Attracts, selects, on-boards, develops and retains high
performing talent; strengthens and deepens talent bench and
Assesses project management competencies for assigned staff in
order to create developmental plans that will increase competencies
and close performance gaps.
Provides line management and technical support to assigned
project leaders, including training, development and performance
review of assigned staff.
Contributes to development and delivery of TA specific &
Ensures the right talent are assigned to the right projects at
the right time; ensures that the talent is fully utilized; and
ensures project staff assignment is aligned with contract.
Part ownership of the global P&L for the TA, including top
line growth, operating margin, project cost variance, forecasting,
expense management, and other business metrics.
Champions operational, financial, and quality delivery -
encompassing consistent quality while mitigating risk and assuring
patient safety, data integrity and GCP compliance.
Supports a culture of project management excellence whereby
project leaders have a deep understanding of their role and
responsibility to ensure project success for the TA and their
clients across the region.
Ensures that assigned staff understand and perform consistently
according to defined operational, financial, and quality
performance and process standards.
Uses established operational, financial and quality metrics and
reporting dashboards to assess resource needs and staff performance
for assigned staff.
Supports the development and implementation of consistent
project tools, templates and reports that deliver informative
performance metrics and other critical information to
Education/Qualifications: Advance degree, PhD and/or MBA
Experience: Ten (10) or more years of drug development and
clinical research experience (pharmaceutical, biotech or CRO),
preferably including 3 or more years leading P1b-PIII clinical
trials in respective Therapeutic Area (Oncology).
2 or more years global leadership experience, ideally in a
complex, virtual and matrix environment leading large
Broader level client relationships and business development
Demonstrated vision, strategy and growth experience.
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Job Description. Minimum 5 years of experience in project/People
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Location Madison, Wisconsin, United States Business
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Senior Director, Oncology-Project Management Center of
Excellence. Home-Based in the US. Therapeutic Area Experience
Required: CAR-T. The Senior Director is an industry leader
responsible for overseeing...
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