Senior Technical Project Manager
Our Clinical and Pharmacovigilance teams manage studies to provide the safety and efficacy data required for regulatory approval of potential new drugs, vaccines and new indications for existing products. We ensure we conduct high quality clinical trials by integrating state-of-the-art technology and applying rigorous scientific and ethical standards.
The Senior Technical Project Manager is responsible for the oversight and management of the end-to-end delivery of technical data management components for one or more drug/vaccine programs. Provides technical consultation on the data management strategy, collaborates with appropriate functional areas to secure and align resources, and ensures all aspects of the technical project plan for in-scope studies are executed on time and with quality. Supports less experienced Technical PMs in the development of project plans which span from design and specification development through production deployment and subsequent change management support.
Education Minimum Requirement:
B.A. or B.S. degree, preferably in life sciences, computer science, or related discipline.
Required Experience and Skills:
A minimum of 3 years of experience working with formal project management tools and processes.
In-depth knowledge of the clinical development process, preferably through submission.
Thorough knowledge of clinical data management; demonstrated knowledge of technical processes inclusive of electronic Case Report Form (eCRF) development, clinical database development, data validation tool development, user acceptance testing, data integration from different sources, data flow/migration, and application of CDASH and SDTM standards.
Experience using project management tools such as Microsoft Project.
Demonstrated leadership and project management skills; strong organization, communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills. Strong customer-focus and interacts effectively with different functional groups.
Preferred Experience and Skills:
Experience in assessing, developing, and/or implementing new technology capabilities preferred.
6 years of experience in Clinical Data Management (or related discipline) for technology acquisition and implementation preferred.
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.
Who we are …
We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, 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.
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