Project Management Analyst
QuintilesIMS
Bloemfontein, South Africa
4d ago

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establish and manage performance dashboards, analyse event triggers and alerts and determine appropriate follow up for Project Leader or others to act upon
  • Coordinate project schedules, estimates, cost control, risk management activities
  • Review and approve project invoices on behalf of Project Leader or Project Integration Manager
  • Implement change order control processes
  • Ensure Project Leader has timely and accurate data on areas including cost, schedule, scope, utilization, change orders, quality to support better decision-making
  • Develop and maintain relevant sections of Project Execution Plans
  • Assist project sub-team leads in defining resource requirements, utilizes systems in order to monitor status
  • Prepare correspondence, including meeting minutes, for study team and / or customer
  • Organize and support Project Leader in managing internal study team and customer meetings
  • Prepare presentation materials including study data for internal study team and customer meetings
  • Support study file review and audits as needed
  • Risk and lessons learned management
  • Facilitate identification and assessment of project risks
  • Maintain the project risk register
  • Assess contingency adequacy
  • Oversee baseline change control
  • The development of the project schedule and cost estimates
  • Establish and maintain the baseline change control for projects
  • Assist the Project Lead in the processing of change order requests
  • Project scheduling, estimating, cost Control and risk management
  • Develop the project estimate, establish the budget, manage cost commitments, review and approve vendor invoices
  • Involved in the implementation and management of the Risk Management Process
  • Project reporting
  • Effective reporting in the following areas :
  • Cost, schedule and scope
  • Resource utilization and performance
  • Change orders
  • Quality control, audits and Inspections
  • Risk exposure
  • REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of clinical trial conduct, and skill in applying applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., ICH GCP and relevant local laws, regulations and guidelines, towards clinical trial conduct.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language
  • Results-oriented approach to work delivery and output
  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning, time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to handle conflicting priorities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in work
  • Good software and computer skills, including MS Office applications including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
  • Ability to work across cultures and geographies with a high awareness and understanding of cultural differences
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or other related field and minimum of 1 year of relevant clinical research experience with analytical / financial skills;
  • or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • A PMP certification or equivalent
  • Project management tool utilization and experience preferable
  • You will be required to pass screening assessments to determine your proficiency in terms of English language proficiency, analytical ability and other aptitudes
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive use of telephone and face to face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
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