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Employment Type:
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Job Category:
Project Management
Project Associate - Kansas City
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PRA Health Sciences | Lenexa, KS
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Job Description

Provides administrative support to all relevant/assigned project managers and project team members. Assumes primary role making sure that the study file and related activities are completed in accordance with the contract and client expectations and regulations. Utilizes PRA SOPs, processes, and systems to complete assigned accountabilities.

Provides general administrative support to the Project Management and (where applicable) Operations teams: Prepares general correspondence. Schedules internal and external meetings and prepares meeting agendas and minutes if required. Distributes project documents (e.g., study/project plans, study/project reports, timelines, project SOP listing) to clients and within PRA. Assumes primary role in study file, such as: Makes sure that (electronic) study file is accurate and completed and ready for archiving Generates training/CV reports Performs readiness reviews to support project managers Additional TMF activities (when applicable): Provides eTMF training and technical support to project team members Serves as Gatekeeper and the primary point of contact for document management for the TMF plan, set-up, maintenance, and final shipment Resolves technical issues that arise Supports execution of projects from contract through final delivery: Assists with RPSM and study set-up Creates and/or collects study specific documents Performs other duties as assigned. Plans and organizes client and project team meetings and prepares meeting materials/presentations.Assists project managers with project start-up activities by creating, maintaining, and distributing project-specific plans, logs, timelines, or tracking documents. Provides advanced eTMF training and support to internal project team members. Performs other duties as assigned by management. For NL & PPS clinics Additional responsibilities may include maintaining/tracking site drug and non-drug supplies; coordination of translation services; and support of submissions to regulatory authorities (e.g., serving as primary point of contact for regulatory authorities; collecting required documents; QC check of documents; and tracking submission status) Creates learning documents for new project managers; collects and collates feedback from project team on protocol For Lab Performs and coordinates task to secure sample logistic, storage and if required, destruction, including invoicing of services provided Manages the temporary storage location of documents. Make sure study/project documents are stored in the (e)Archive Takes the role as back-up archivist (may act as archivist in his/her absence, and as such is responsible for eArchiving of bioanalytical laboratory documents and electronic recordsA relevant undergraduate degree, or equivalent work experienceProven ability to use all MS Office suite or applications including Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint Read, write and speak fluent English; fluent in host country language Familiarity with relevant business terminology2-3 years' experience in clinical / bioanalytical research in a similar position 2-3 years CRO/Sponsor experiencePRA is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to providing opportunities to minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities.