Vacancy for Scientific Specialist at PAREXEL | M.Pharm, M.Sc

PAREXEL has supported the Bio-Tech and Pharmaceutical industries in helping the development of new drugs and treatments on a global basis. As a leading global biopharmaceutical service provider, they supply knowledge-based contract research, medical communications and consulting services across a broad range of therapeutic areas to the worldwide pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. They have helped over 800 clients to develop and launch some of the most important drugs and devices of our time-helping people live better and healthier lives everywhere in the world. Headquartered near Boston, Massachusetts, PAREXEL operates in more than 50 countries around the world.

Post : Scientific Specialist

Key Accountabilities
Specialized Knowledge
• Demonstrate sufficient understanding of department’s service offerings in order to:
o ensure that discussions with client are informed, appropriate, and consistent with MedCom’s service offerings
o contribute to client solutions

• Be familiar with and comply with all departmental procedures related to project delivery and tracking, promote adoption of these procedures by others, and recommend appropriate enhancements for efficiency

• Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of client products and therapy areas on assigned accounts

• Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of relevant industry guidelines (eg, Good Publications Practice), apply these to assigned projects and promote adherence by others

• Identify technical or process issues that are relevant to project delivery, and initiate, or work with other team members to initiate, appropriate actions

• Creatively and proactively apply specialist knowledge when working as part of a proposal and pitch development team


Project Execution and Success
• Undertake writing and editing to develop high-quality scientific content

• Prioritize own work and manage project schedule to meet delivery deadlines

• Be familiar with and work within project scope (specification and budget hours) and objectives. Monitor project progress, scope changes, and own hours sufficient to flag changes in scope to project lead, and proceed accordingly

• Interpret scientific data accurately and appropriately

• Maintain familiarity with client objectives and messages and produce output consistent with these

• Undertake necessary research on topics relevant to assigned projects and maintain familiarity with available information sources

• Liaise with all opinion leaders/authors or other external parties in such a way as to foster strong and positive relationships and to ensure project success

• Identify issues that may affect project delivery and take independent action or liaise effectively with Manager and other team members, as appropriate, to resolve project issues

• Follow up on all assigned actions and proactively communicate status

• Maintain familiarity with and adhere to departmental SOPs (those related to quality control and all others)

• Seek opportunities to maximize project efficiency and make recommendations or take actions as appropriate

• Provide guidance to other team members on technical or process issues as necessary

• Provide mentorship and coaching of other team members, as directed

• Communicate effectively and sensitively with team members across all functions

• Participate in team discussions and meetings and contribute actively

• Proactively use knowledge and experience to for the benefit of project delivery and business success Client Management

• Proactively assess project needs and work to identify how these can be best met, to the benefit of client satisfaction and project profitability

• Identify complex technical and process issues and work with internal cross-functional teams, client, and/or external bodies to resolve them

• Be alert to opportunities to develop follow-on business

• Actively communicate and manage changes in project scope

• Maintain high level of client satisfaction with all interactions and deliverables

• Undertake discussions with client so as to actively manage timelines and expectations, maintaining client satisfaction throughout


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