Job ID 1501877
PPD is a leading global contract research organization () providing comprehensive, integrated drug development () , laboratory () and lifecycle management services. Our clients and partners include pharmaceutical () , biotechnology () , medical device () , academic and government () organizations. With offices in 46 countries and more than 29,000+ professionals worldwide, PPD applies innovative technologies, therapeutic expertise and a firm commitment to quality to help clients and partners bend the cost and time curve of drug development to deliver life-changing therapies that improve health. For more information, visit .
Functions and Responsibilities:
Interprets and analyzes appropriate data to write and/or review study-specific proposals that support client solutions, incorporating graphics and tables as needed
Works collaboratively to ensure the proposal and related documents align to operational strategy and budget; ensures the proposal response meets client’s request and follows up with contributors and subject matter experts as needed.
Works effectively with senior leadership as contributors and/or reviewers.
Creates initial draft of bid defense presentation using tables and graphics from proposal and then passes to project team for completion.
Provides quality control and feedback on process or procedure improvement within department and/or cross-functionally.
Assists in identifying need for and/or managing strategic library content.
May mentor and coach junior team members.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 8+ years).
In some cases an equivalency, consisting of a combination of appropriate education, training and/or directly related experience, will be considered sufficient for an individual to meet the requirements of the role.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent project management skills and financial acumen as related to business and operational strategy
Expertise in the company’s differentiated solutions offerings; ability to work across therapeutic areas
Strong ability to manage multiple activities and priorities, with effective judgment and decision-making skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, with strong editing skills
Adapt at translating technical and scientific information into client-friendly proposals
Critical and strategic thinking skills
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and negotiation skills and problem-solving ability, with ability to interact and build relationships with individuals at all levels
Knowledge of clinical development process, including functional operations and regulatory guidelines and directives across full spectrum of development activities
Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suites
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