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Merck & Co, Inc

Lead Associate, Late Development Statistics (Hybrid / Upper Gwynedd) ( MERCUSR181137ENUS)

Business Development

Strategic Planning

Yearly

No

North Wales, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

Our Development team ensure production can be scaled up whilst remaining stable, effective, deliverable and safe. Following formulation, cutting edge computer modelling techniques are used to simulate outcomes and, if successful, PKPD and toxicity studies bring the science one step closer to giving hope to patients.

Lead Assoc., Late Development Statistics

Established in 1938, Biostatistics and Research Decision Sciences (BARDS) develops and applies statistical methods in the targeting, discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, vaccines and biologics through the design, conduct, analysis, interpretation and communication of pre-clinical, and clinical investigations. BARDS permanent staff includes over 570 statisticians and statistical programmers located in three regions (US, Europe and Asia Pacific). Global staff augmentation includes over 230 sourced staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage all administrative and logistical needs for the SVP/VP
  • Manage complex calendar, special meetings and projects
  • General Secretarial/Clerical duties
  • Prepare, process and reconcile expense reports, purchase orders and payment requests as needed
  • Work requires the coordination and performance of multiple tasks while understanding the project principles and technical skills related to own work assignments.
  • Work priorities and activities are reviewed with little supervision.
  • Produces/completes various work assignments requiring advanced analytical ability, independent judgment, creativity and problem-solving skills.
  • Schedules complex, multi-leg and international travel
  • Process Visa requests as need for travel
  • Support recruiting efforts for the SVP/VP to include scheduling candidate visits, collecting feedback and onboarding as needed
  • Supports the use of Team Sites
  • Serve as mentor to administrative team, holding quarterly meetings and trainings
  • Communication Skills must be at a level to effectively interact with our Company executives and internal/external clients both on-site and remotely to maintain workflow.
  • May coordinate special projects within the division/area.

Education Minimum Requirements:

  • Required: High School Diploma

  • Preferred: Advanced education or certifications such as (e.g. Certified Administrative Professional, Project Management Professional Certification, Professional in Human Resources Certification)

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum of (10) years Administrative Assistant experience

  • Minimum of (5) years Administrative experience supporting Sr. Directors / Executives

  • Advanced computer skills using (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point) and operation of other Company's internal systems

  • Demonstrated experience scheduling and coordinating complex, multi-leg domestic and international travel

  • Experience processing Visa/Passport Applications

  • SAP experience processing Expense Reports, Purchase Orders, Payment Requests. Vendor Add Forms, as well as run reports within SAP

  • Ability to handle and prioritize a large number of simultaneous assignments

  • Event Planning/Coordination experience

  • Extraordinary attention to detail

  • Outstanding communication and people skills

  • Budget/Finance Management experience

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Assist with planning, scheduling global departmental seminars/meetings

  • Maintain BARDS staffing spreadsheet to track open positions, offers and onboarding

  • Maintain BARDS organizational charts and a library of BARDS CVs for use in audits and inspections

  • BARDS business partner for office space planning, tracking, and assignments

  • Maintain the BARDS Administration Team Site

We are a research-driven biopharmaceutical company. Our mission is built on the simple premise that if we “follow the science” that great medicines can make a significant impact to our world. We believe that a research-driven enterprise dedicated to world-class science can succeed by inventing medicine and vaccine innovations that make a difference for patients across the globe.

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Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

New hires in office-based roles in the US & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

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US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

Employee Status:

Regular

Relocation:

No relocation

VISA Sponsorship:

Travel Requirements:

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Shift:

Valid Driving License:

Hazardous Material(s):

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R181137