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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
3/30/2018
Job Category:
Project Management
Industry:
Pharmaceuticals
Associate Program Manager
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Syneos Health | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Overview

You're driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn't cut it - you've got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you're known for your good nature. You'll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.

Here, there's no shortage of challenging work, learning and opportunities. Because we offer many services to varied clients, our knowledgeable professionals gain experience across a large section of the industry. Our client roster consists of more than 550 organizations including all 20 of the largest global biopharmaceutical companies.

Responsibilities

This opportunity is with Syneos Health Consulting (formerly Campbell Alliance), an industry-leading consulting firm specializing in the biopharmaceutical industry providing services across a comprehensive range of key Practice Areas including commercial strategy and planning, medical affairs, risk and program management and pricing and market access. You'll join a team with industry focus, depth of functional expertise, and strong scientific and market knowledge that is uniquely positioned to tackle highly complex business and market challenges to develop achievable strategies for our clients.Syneos Health Consulting is seeking multiple Associate Program Managers to facilitate the tactical implementation and life cycle maintenance of projects within the Program Management Office division.
More specifically:

  • Drafts / updates project deliverables to a high level of quality (deliverables may include meeting facilitation decks, project status reports, vendor reports, trackers, meeting minutes)
  • Drafts and disseminates concise and well-written client communications related to ongoing work stream management and approval processes; promptly works to address client questions and requests
  • Develops concise minutes for all project meetings and ensures client review process is completed according to project timelines
  • Tracks action items and approvals; conducts client and team follow-up as required to ensure adherence to program timelines and management processes
  • Maintains relevant program materials and ensures version control in document management system
  • Facilitates preparation of communications to and materials for external audiences (e.g., FDA, program vendors) on behalf of clients
  • Understands the core program requirements / intent and is able to communicate effectively with project and client team, as well as external audiences (e.g., FDA, program vendors) when appropriate
  • Able to structure problem solving, research, and analysis with guidance; distills insights from analysis; drafts potential strategic recommendations
  • Able to identify potential project and implementation risks and dependencies


Requirements

Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:
  • Graduate or higher degree (e.g. MBA, PhD, PharmD) in business or life sciences, or PMI Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) / Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred
  • Two (2) - Five (5) years of experience working in the pharmaceutical, life science or consulting industries preferred
  • Preference for individuals with demonstrated project management experience
  • Candidates must possess the ability to multi-task, think critically and creatively, have excellent time-management skills, be able to assess client needs and deliver high-quality effective communications
  • Candidates must be fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Demonstrated competence in writing is critical -- English, grammar, spelling -- must be proficient in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Familiarity with Project Management tools e.g. MS Project, SharePoint is preferable
  • The drive for self-development, the ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic


Full Syneos Health benefits, which include:
  • Competitive compensation and bonuses
  • Generous paid time off and company paid holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision package
  • Matching 401K
  • Dedicated training and support
  • Referral bonuses and other personalized quality of life conveniences


Make your work matter everywhere.Be a driving force in a rapidly evolving healthcare industry.

Syneos Health Consulting is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)
Corporate Direct
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Employment/Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Syneos Health position

About Syneos Health

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.