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Associate Program Manager

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Updated: November 21, 2017
Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
Job ID: 65150
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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 INC Research/inVentiv Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

Why INC Research/inVentiv Health? Join a groundbreaking network of more than 22,000 employees in 110 offices worldwide with the ability to service clients in over 90 countries. Take part in offering world-class therapeutic expertise to leading biopharmaceutical companies so they can focus on what they do best - prevent and treat disease. You'll provide the brilliant ideas, valuable insight and relentless energy that drive biopharma products from lab to life. In the past five years, INC Research/inVentiv Health has helped to develop or commercialize 81% of novel new drugs approved by the FDA and 70% of products granted marketing authorization by the EMA.

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 50 of the largest global biopharmaceutical companies.

Responsibilities
This opportunity is with INC Research/inVentiv 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. INC Research/inVentiv 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. This position is based in the U.S. 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

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

INC Research/inVentiv Health Consulting is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)

Minimum Education Level
Bachelor's Degree

Employment/Job Type
Full Time

Employment Type
INC Research/inVentiv Health position

“INC Research/inVentiv Health is a place where I can get things done, ensure my client is successful and make a difference for patients.