Country Head New Zealand

  • Company:
    Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD)
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    6 hours ago
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PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.Our global Clinical department consists of colleagues with institutional knowledge, in-depth therapeutic experience, and robust operational tools. Together, we help clients define and develop clinical programs, minimize delays and execute high-quality, cost-efficient clinical studies.At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.Summarized Purpose:Manages, selects, trains, resources, coaches and performance management of respective staff, which may be inclusive of CRAs, PAs, RSMs and other clinical focused staff. Focuses on end results using metrics and key performance indicators to manage performance. May lead or contribute to initiatives that enhance the department’s performance or lead to process improvement across PPD. Collaborates with clinical operations senior management and executive staff on strategic planning and business development as required. Acts as point-of-escalation regarding performance concerns and training needs to ensure adherence to PPD SOPs and WPDs. Works in collaboration with the leadership team for resourcing needs.Essential Functions:Managesstaff, providing coaching, mentorship and work directionConducts regular performance appraisals and career discussions with staff. Facilitates employee career development. Interviews, recruits and selects staffManages and conducts induction/orientation programs for all new employees, ensuring their smooth assimilation into the companyEnsures all staff CVs, training records, position profiles and experience profiles are complete and up-to-date. Ensures timeliness and accuracy of timesheets and expense reportsSupports allocation activities per the local resourcing process. Supports activities of project managers and clinical team managers to optimize the operational running of projects. Escalates appropriately any issues which may impact project deliverablesDelivers training on Working Practice Documents (WPDs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), local requirements and any other subjects that impact on clinical operations. Identifies training gaps and ensures that training requirements are met. May contribute to development of training programs, where appropriateAlerts management to quality issues, request QA audits as appropriate, and facilitate client and internal quality assurance audits as requiredManages and reviews systems (e.g. CTMS, Preclarus, Clarity) to evaluate employee and project metrics, KPIs and general project status.Evaluates work of staff, including conducting PAVs (either remote or on-site) to thoroughly evaluate the employee monitoring skills and project conduction when applicable.Participates in process improvement/development initiatives.Ensures understanding and facilitation of the risk based monitoring approach.May provide input into bids and contribute to the procurement of new business where required.PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to find a cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams.Our global Clinical department consists of colleagues with institutional knowledge, in-depth therapeutic experience, and robust operational tools. Together, we help clients define and develop clinical programs, minimize delays and execute high-quality, cost-efficient clinical studies.At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. We offer continued career advancement opportunities, award winning training and benefits focused on the health and wellbeing of our employees.Summarized Purpose:Manages, selects, trains, resources, coaches and performance management of respective staff, which may be inclusive of CRAs, PAs, RSMs and other clinical focused staff. Focuses on end results using metrics and key performance indicators to manage performance. May lead or contribute to initiatives that enhance the department’s performance or lead to process improvement across PPD. Collaborates with clinical operations senior management and executive staff on strategic planning and business development as required. Acts as point-of-escalation regarding performance concerns and training needs to ensure adherence to PPD SOPs and WPDs. Works in collaboration with the leadership team for resourcing needs.Essential Functions:Managesstaff, providing coaching, mentorship and work directionConducts regular performance appraisals and career discussions with staff. Facilitates employee career development. Interviews, recruits and selects staffManages and conducts induction/orientation programs for all new employees, ensuring their smooth assimilation into the companyEnsures all staff CVs, training records, position profiles and experience profiles are complete and up-to-date. Ensures timeliness and accuracy of timesheets and expense reportsSupports allocation activities per the local resourcing process. Supports activities of project managers and clinical team managers to optimize the operational running of projects. Escalates appropriately any issues which may impact project deliverablesDelivers training on Working Practice Documents (WPDs) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), local requirements and any other subjects that impact on clinical operations. Identifies training gaps and ensures that training requirements are met. May contribute to development of training programs, where appropriateAlerts management to quality issues, request QA audits as appropriate, and facilitate client and internal quality assurance audits as requiredManages and reviews systems (e.g. CTMS, Preclarus, Clarity) to evaluate employee and project metrics, KPIs and general project status.Evaluates work of staff, including conducting PAVs (either remote or on-site) to thoroughly evaluate the employee monitoring skills and project conduction when applicable.Participates in process improvement/development initiatives.Ensures understanding and facilitation of the risk based monitoring approach.May provide input into bids and contribute to the procurement of new business where required.Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in a life science related field. Significant clinical research experience including remote and clinical monitoring and experience in all phases of study life cycle, including start up, interim and close out. Line management experience appropriate to the size and complexity of the clinical management group in the designated country/region. Valid Driver’s License.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Excellent mentoring/leadership/supervisory skillsAdvanced knowledge of clinical trials monitoring; Remote and on-siteDemonstrated understanding of or ability to learn PPD SOPs, WPDs, and relevant regulations (e.g. ICH/GCP, FDA guidelines)Demonstrated ability to evaluate medical research dataStrong organizational and negotiation skillsStrong attention to detailEffective written and oral communication skillsGood knowledge of English language and grammarCompetent use of computer to include data entry, archival and retrievalAbility to travel as neededExcellent team player with team building skillsExcellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skillsAbility to utilize problem-solving techniques applicable to constantly changing environmentSolid knowledge of medical/therapeutic areas and medical terminologyPPD Defining Principles:- We have a strong will to win – We earn our customer’s trust – We are game changers – We do the right thing – We are one PPDIf you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.This position will be hired at Mgr or Sr Mgr Clinical Mgmt level. Home based position New Zealand. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in a life science related field. Significant clinical research experience including remote and clinical monitoring and experience in all phases of study life cycle, including start up, interim and close out. Line management experience appropriate to the size and complexity of the clinical management group in the designated country/region. Valid Driver’s License.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Excellent mentoring/leadership/supervisory skillsAdvanced knowledge of clinical trials monitoring; Remote and on-siteDemonstrated understanding of or ability to learn PPD SOPs, WPDs, and relevant regulations (e.g. ICH/GCP, FDA guidelines)Demonstrated ability to evaluate medical research dataStrong organizational and negotiation skillsStrong attention to detailEffective written and oral communication skillsGood knowledge of English language and grammarCompetent use of computer to include data entry, archival and retrievalAbility to travel as neededExcellent team player with team building skillsExcellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skillsAbility to utilize problem-solving techniques applicable to constantly changing environmentSolid knowledge of medical/therapeutic areas and medical terminologyPPD Defining Principles:- We have a strong will to win – We earn our customer’s trust – We are game changers – We do the right thing – We are one PPDIf you resonate with our five principles above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, then please submit your application – we’d love to hear from you.This position will be hired at Mgr or Sr Mgr Clinical Mgmt level. Home based position New Zealand.2021-02-04 00:00:00