Associate Director, Global Professional Relations and Independent Medical Education (gPRIME) Grant Operations ( MERCUSR151769ENUS)
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Under the direction of the Director of Global Professional Relations and Independent Medical Education (gPRIME) Grant Operations Quality, the Associate Director of gPRIME Grant Operations is responsible for ensuring the quality of the departments financial reporting, metrics reporting, systems, and documentation related to internal and external requirements.
The Associate Director is responsible for data analytics to support our company's Independent Medical Education (IME) Grants program and the associated Global Policy requirements.
The Associate Director will liaise with gPRIME stakeholders, Finance, and senior leaders to manage the IME budget.
Responsibilities and Primary Activities
Reporting on gPRIME budget aligning business and medical education objectives. This includes budget creation, monthly and quarterly forecast reporting, spending strategy recommendation, and annual book of business compilation. Administers budget in accordance with the Company’s established financial guidelines and stewardship principles.
Reporting on IME Grants developing metrics related to educational needs/gaps and outcomes. This includes metrics to ensure quality operations, IME funding, quarterly impact reporting and ad hoc reporting. Provides oversite and leadership of gPRIME data analytics support resource.
Ensures that processes, systems, and operational elements comply with internal policies, industry standards, guidelines, and regulations (i.e., EFFPIA, FDA, OIG, ACCME, PhRMA Code, AMA).
Oversees the quality and timeliness of corporate reporting including Transfers of Value (ToV), U.S. Physician Payment Sunshine Act (PPSA), European Federation of Pharmaceutical industries and Associations (EFPIA), Transparency, annual Survey, and Compendia.
Maintain update of gPRIME IME Grants policy and related documents including standard operating procedures, references, and execution resources partnering with the Global Medical & Scientific Affairs Medical Operations Standards Alignment team, Legal, and Compliance.
Acts as a consultant to business groups and internal stakeholders, regarding IME Grant operations.
Coordinate training for gPRIME on policies, processes, and execution related to IME Grants. Responsible for identifying training needs of gPRIME and assisting with development of training solutions.
Participates as a key stakeholder on the Grants Portal Governance Committee led by our Research & Development Division Grants Admin to represent gPRIME business needs and interests. Informs the development and ongoing enhancements of the enterprise-wide grant management system to benefit all user groups.
Manages gPRIME document storage, assessing ongoing needs and developing optimal solutions to fit these needs.
Required Qualifications, Skills, & Experience
BA/BS in science, business, healthcare, or related field
4-6 years of experience in global grants management
Experience in a pharmaceutical-related industry
Advanced Excel skills required for budgeting and metric reporting
Strong compliance knowledge, including knowledge of industry compliance rules and requirements worldwide
Excellent organizational skills, sense of urgency when making decisions, and ability to communicate effectively to all constituencies both internally and externally
Business and financial acumen to understand and guide grant operations strategy
Ability to provide solutions that ensure compliance with Company policies and applicable laws, regulations, and codes of conduct
Prudent judgment skills necessary for management and oversight of grant operations and financial responsibilities
Ability to anticipate needs related to new processes or system enhancements
Ability to successfully work in a fast-paced environment and to learn quickly while understanding and solving new problems
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