PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing discovery, development and post-approval services as well as compound partnering programs. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, academic and government organizations. With offices in 32 countries and more than 9,000 professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a commitment to quality to help its clients and partners maximize returns on their R&D investments and accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics to patients.
Post: Strategic Proposals Development Manager
Works across all functional areas to facilitate the delivery of multiple proposals and related client deliverables within time and quality requirements for single-region or for small multi-region clinical development projects. Ensures the most comprehensive and appropriate strategy is represented in the proposal and budget.
Facilitates the development of multi-service clinical development proposals ensuring appropriate planning, timelines and expectations are set for the bidding teams and that these timelines and expectations are met to produce appropriately customized, high quality client deliverables. Works with team members across all functional areas as well as business development and C&PD to ensure the most comprehensive and appropriate strategy is represented in the proposal and budget. Develops and provides appropriate hand-off of strategy to the proposed project team prior to bid defense.
Provides super-user level support to bidding teams for proposal and budget development software.
Identifies need for change in process or procedure within department and works with manager and team to develop and implement appropriate changes. Escalates issues as appropriate. Participates in departmental or cross-functional process improvement or corporate initiatives.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in health/life science, finance, business, or related area; or licensed certified health care; or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills and abilities
- A demonstrated track record of success in clinical development (equivalent to 3 years), including clinical project management experience (equivalent to 1 year)
- Proven experience managing the budgets and resources for client-driven projects
- Experience in managing project budgets in a CRO environment
Experience using industry-related software
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Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Effective project management skills
Expertise in one or more therapeutic areas; ability to work across therapeutic areas when workload warrants
Strong financial acumen
Effective judgment and decision making skills including escalation to senior management
Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing
Ability to work well under pressure
Professional ability to interact with individuals at all levels including assistants, peers and executives
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills and problem solving ability
Knowledge of clinical development process including functional operations and regulatory guidelines and directives
Familiarity with sales and marketing strategy
A relationship builder who is able to work effectively in matrix organizations
Knowledge of and medical terminology
Experience: 1-3 Years
Location: Asia Pacific-Singapore
Industry Type: Pharma/ Biotech/Clinical Research
Job Code: 112941
End Date: 2nd Sep, 2013
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