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 47 countries and approximately 20,000 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 www.ppdi.com.
Due to continued growth, PPD is hiring a Project Management Assistant for our Central Labs business in Zaventem. This position provides administrative and technical support to the Project Team.
Essential Functions and Other Job Information
Coordinates, oversees and completes administrative functions on assigned trials including, but not limited to, reviewing and transmitting regulatory documents, processing documents sent to file, QC and reconciling project reports, performing mass mailings and faxes, managing and distributing paper study supplies to sites;
Maintains assigned data points within databases according to the established conventions within specified times;
Coordinates team conference calls, documents, completes and distributes meeting minutes from internal/client meetings.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree preferred or good general education, combined with evidenced administrative competence and relevant IT skills;
General administrative experience preferably in clinical research administration.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Self-motivated, positive attitude with effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work in a team or independently, as required;
Good organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively;
Demonstrated ability to effectively analyze project-specific data/systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency;
Strong customer focus;
Flexibility to reprioritize workload to meet changing project timelines;
Demonstrated ability to attain and maintain a good working knowledge of applicable FDA Regulations, ICH Good Clinical Practices, and PPD/Client SOPs and WPDs for all non-clinical/clinical aspects of project implementation, execution and closeout;
Strong English language and grammar skills;
Strong computer skills, proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to obtain knowledge and master all clinical trial database systems.