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PRAHS Manager, Client Facing Oversight of CRAs - Home Based (South and West region) in United States

We believe that our people are the future of the industry. We provide a culture in which our employees can enjoy personal satisfaction, professional achievement and have the ability to strategically map out long-term career plans. If you're ready to be a part of something inspiring join us and Discover Your PRA.

Who are we?

We Are PRA.

We are 17,000+ employees strong, operating in more than 90 countries. We are committed to saving lives and we are constantly striving to be the best at what we do. Our impact is real and we see it every single day. We are getting life saving drugs into the hands of those who need them the most.

Who are you?

You are a leader that isn’t afraid to delegate, but also isn’t afraid to get your hands dirty. You look for new and innovative ways to problem solve. You are the ultimate planner and coordinator and are an excellent communicator. You have a serious passion for clinical development. You never settle for what is, but are always pushing clinical development forward to what it could be. You motivate others to do the same. Most of all, you want to do it in a place where you’re more than an employee number. A place you love working.

Still here? Good. Because if this is you, we’d really like to meet you.

What you will be doing:

Manage and develop PRA employees to ensure high quality work performance and retention of high quality employees.

Specific accountabilities may vary by area of expertise:

  • Develops plans to support growth and career development of assigned Clinical Operations employees as well as manage the delivery of quality performance in line with their job description.

  • Ensures staff development and performance feedback are provided through activities such as mentorship and career development

  • Communicates team and individual goals and expectations to ensure direct reports understand their responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing the performance of staff, including providing input into salaries, bonuses as well as nominations for promotion.

  • Promotes a positive and professional work environment that attracts and retains the best talent and delivers services that exceed customer expectations.

  • May conduct assessment visits with staff as required by SOPs

  • Responsible for the management of resources and resource projections to ensure project teams are consistent with client needs, expectations and contractual expectations by:

  • Reviewing project tasks and timelines and assigning team members

What you need to have:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of PRAs SOPs, WIs, and other policies and processes required by functional managers.

  • Undergraduate degree or its international equivalent in clinical, science, or health-related field from an accredited institution required.

  • Substantial experience using computerized information systems including experience with PC- Windows, word processing, and electronic spreadsheets required

  • Substantial clinical trials development experience is required

  • Experience supervising or managing professional staff in a clinical research environment required

  • Thorough knowledge of ICH and local regulatory authority regulations regarding drug research and development is required

  • Read, write, and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language required.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of PRAs SOPs, WIs, and other policies and processes required by functional managers.

  • Excellent written and oral communication.

  • Has a good knowledge of Clinical Operations processes and systems.

  • Understands interrelation of Clinical Operations functions within the department and across the full clinical trial process.

  • Ability to set expectations and monitor employee performance.

  • Strong mentoring and leadership skills

  • Ability to identify and hire strong candidates through hiring processes

  • To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status

PRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

ID: 2020-70555

External Company Name: Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc

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