Senior Project Manager, PM COE (Mandarin speaking preferred) Remote

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**Job Overview:**Senior Project Manager, BioPharmaHome-Based Anywhere in the United States, Canada, or UK**Mandarin speaking is a bonus**At times working under the direction of a Project Director; the Senior Project Manager oversees and manages domestic, regional and/or international projects. Responsibilities typically include developing and managing project teams, communications, risk, scope, schedule, cost, quality, and stakeholders, effectively ensuring that variance from plan is proactively and effectively mitigated and client expectations are met. The Senior Project Manager is expected to have a working knowledge of drug development and clinical trial execution. They also compile and drive documentation for the project, ensuring the accuracy and quality of regulatory data.If you have experience in the following:+ Flexible on working in different time-zone, especially early morning or late night which can make some time overlapping with APAC time zone. Does not have to be in West Coast but the mindset and flexibility is important.+ Strong ownership to drive things done+ Experience on serving small biotech company and be adapted to agile working style+ Mandarin speaking is a bonus+ A receptive mindset that the China-based (or any clients) that may not be experienced is important, but experience on working with China-based clients or be familiar with Chinese culture is a bonusAdditional responsibilities include:+ Serve as key client contact for assigned projects, establishing working relationships with client project teams which result in client satisfaction, operational excellence and thereby increase potential for repeat business.+ Lead core project team(s) and facilitate team's ability to lead extended project team(s), ensuring effective cross-functional teamwork among project team members including both internal and external stakeholders. Depending on size and scope of project(s), this job duty may be performed in collaboration with a Project Director.+ Serve as escalation point for project issues to internal and external stakeholders, as appropriate.+ Proactively identify and resolve conflicts as needed.+ Understand the project delivery strategy, costing assumptions and resulting budget for assigned project(s).+ Monitor project scope, schedule and costs to ensure all remain on track with the contract and with financial performance targets. Initiate and implement appropriate actions to proactively manage the change control process both internally and externally.+ Proactively lead both quality control and risk assurance activities to ensure project deliverables are met according to regulatory, Labcorp Drug Development and client requirements.+ Create and manage variance to required project plans. Per SOPs, implement and monitor progress against project plans and revise as necessary. Ensure that all staff allocated to assigned project(s) adheres to professional standards and SOPs, providing performance feedback to team member's respective supervisors.+ Aid in development and maintenance of key project performance indicators for client specified metrics, ensuring that the KPIs are within scope of the project contract.+ Define and manage project resource needs and establish succession plans for key resources.+ In collaboration with relevant departments, prepare and deliver presentations for new business as required.+ Perform other duties as assigned by management.**Education/Qualifications:**Required:+ University/college degree (life science preferred) or certification in a related allied health profession (i.e. nursing, medical or laboratory technology) from an appropriately accredited institutionPreferred:+ Master or other advanced degree+ PMP certification**Experience:**Minimum Required:Minimum of seven (7) years of relevant clinical research experience in a pharmaceutical company/CRO, including at least two (2) years of full project management responsibilityOn the Job Experience:Working knowledge of ICH Guidelines and GCP including international regulatory requirements for the conduct of clinical development programs.Advanced computer skills (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, Access and Power Point)Experience managing projects in a matrix and virtual environmentExcellent communication, planning and organizational skillsDemonstrated ability to lead by example and to encourage team members to seek solutions independentlyDemonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities and to utilize resources effectivelyDemonstrated ability to inspire effective teamwork and motivate staff within a matrix systemFinancial awareness and ability to actively utilize financial tracking systemsGood knowledge of project management processesAbility to work independently and mentor junior project team membersAbility to negotiate and liaise with clients in a professional mannerAbility to present to staff at all levels