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Manager, Medical Affairs Operations

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142

Post Date: 04/19/2018 Job ID: 1916 Job Category: Clinical: Medical Affairs

Our client is looking for a self-motivated team member for a role that is responsible for the project management and facilitation of multiple medical affairs initiatives. This position will function under the guidance and direction of the Director, Global Medical Affairs Operations.

The successful candidate will have experience managing several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment that is deadline driven. This role will require extensive cross-functional collaboration (including all Medical Affairs functions, Finance, IT, Legal, and Commercial) and the ability to work with and influence stakeholders across all levels. The successful candidate will have experience with and excel in using a range of technical and leadership skills to keep projects on time and to facilitate team meetings.

He/she will also be responsible for identifying, triaging and supporting the creation and implementation of department best practices and core capabilities to support the continued growth and development of the department.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide project management for key medical activities and strategic initiatives.
  • Utilize PM technologies and methodologies to keep projects on track and to provide visualizations of plans, timelines and status for relevant projects
  • Regularly meet with stakeholders for project updates; develop risk mitigation plans as necessary
  • Provide stellar meeting management and facilitation to ensure projects and plans move forward
  • Support development of best practices, SOPs, system capabilities for Medical Affairs
  • Work closely with finance and Medical Affairs functional leads to provide oversight of medical affairs spend against the annual operating plan budget.
  • Work closely with legal and contracting to facilitate timely processing of high priority contracts; initiate process efficiencies when appropriate
  • Support efforts to continually improve business practice processes and tools to achieve medical operational excellence
  • Serve as mentor to other team members


Requirements:
  • 5+ years of Pharmaceutical/Medical Affairs Operations experience is highly preferred
  • 5+ years of Project Management experience
  • Expert knowledge of MS Project, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Visio/Lucidchart, Think-Cell preferred
  • Must be able to actively manage and track many complex projects in parallel, managing the actions of many people toward shared outcomes.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills, relationship building capabilities, and proven ability to influence decision-making without authority.
  • Highly motivated, decisive, and results-oriented individual with the flexibility and creativity to excel in a rapidly growing and changing environment.
  • Experience working with all levels of management and consulting with key business stakeholders. An ability to influence for greater outcomes.

Anna Korelis

Anna is a creative problem solver who prides herself on her strong work ethic and expert communication skills. Goal-oriented and service-driven, Anna has a keen eye for the skills that enable her candidates to stand out, and digs deep to understand what motivates them to find their next opportunity.

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