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Director Data Management

Company: PAREXEL
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The Director, Data Management leads, manages and supports the departmental or functional team and processes to ensure that Parexel delivers quality projects to its clients and achieves agreed revenue margins. The Director is responsible to ensure client projects are resourced appropriately and ensures retention plans are in place to develop and retain these professionals within Parexel. In this role you will also promote new business by participating in project bids and client presentations as appropriate. You will provide expertise and consultation to project teams and will be a key point of contact with senior levels of management within the organization to continuously assess and improve operational project delivery. The Director is responsible to lead, manage and successfully deliver key cross-functional initiatives within Global Data Operations.As a Director, you will act as an Account Lead for a key client, group of clients, and/or a specific area of business to provide leadership, excellence in management, and expertise to support all aspects of Data Management projects within an account. The Account Lead provides general oversight, consistency in approach and leadership across an account where an account is covering multiple studies/projects. In addition to resourcing and promoting new business, The Account Lead is responsible for building relationships across Account Leads in other functions such as Global Data Operations, Strategic Account Leaders (SAL's), Client Relationship Directors, Business Development (or Enterprise Account), and Quality Management and for building a mutually beneficial relationship with the client fostering trust and honesty on both sides. Lastly, the Account Lead is responsible for managing issues (or escalating issues if needed) and mitigating risks for both Parexel and Clients, by providing input into or developing contingency plans for the account.The Director, Data Management position at Parexel requires a diverse skill set across Leadership, Personnel Management, and Business Operations.Leadership Skills:

  • Excellent ability to build and lead virtual teams independently and with authority
  • Strong ability to manage managers and/or individual contributors
  • Outstanding negotiation and organizational skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills with a diplomatic approach including the ability to work with various personalities and perspectives
  • Excellent ability to lead cross-functional initiatives within Global Data Operations
  • Demonstrated proactive thought process to minimize and mitigate risk independently
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct root cause analysis cross-functionally in business problem solving and process improvement developmentPersonnel Skills:
    • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
    • Strong ability to gain trust and confidence with a variety of clients as well as within Parexel
    • Excellent managerial courage, resilience, and ability to adjust to a rapidly changing environment
    • Excellent presentation skills: internal, external, and to large audiences (including experience or willingness to participate in conference presentations)
    • Work with integrity
    • Ability to travel as requiredBusiness Operations Skills:
      • Excellent commitment to Quality
      • Full understanding of GDO tasks, specifically within Data Management and Database Programming, regulatory requirements, and data standards
      • Ability to identify any bottlenecks during operational processes and bring to the attention of the senior management team at Parexel while, in tandem, providing the client with potential solutions
      • Lead and guide clients to finalize Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)/metrics
      • Maintain maximum utilization of self and team
      • Drive team compliance to SOPs Qualifications --- CRO/Industry experience required
      • Acted in a leadership role in their area of expertise
      • Strong, proven record of leading project and program teams, including previous line management experience with proven team success
      • Excellent understanding of cross functional activities
      • Demonstrated and comprehensive patient and customer service focus
      • Robust knowledge of ICH-GCP Guidelines, local regulatory requirements and Parexel SOPs and study specific procedures
      • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree, preferably in a science or industry- related discipline, or equivalent experience EEO Disclaimer Parexel is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: PAREXEL, Lansing , Director Data Management, Executive , Portland, Michigan

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