REMS Director

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Updated: May 23, 2018
Location: Raleigh, NC, United States
Job ID: 68609


You're driven, resourceful, and above all else - remarkably smart.

You love a good challenge. You are the first to roll up your sleeves and work with relentless energy until you solve the unsolvable, beat the unbeatable and you always come out on top. Passable doesn't cut it - you've got fire in your belly to learn more, do more and be more. For you, the sweetest success is shared success and you're known for your good nature. You'll fit right in at Syneos Health where we surround ourselves with the most talented and agile professionals in the industry, but we check our egos at the door.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Created through the merger of two industry leading companies - INC Research and inVentiv Health - we bring together more than 21,000 clinical and commercial minds to create better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Teaming with some of the most talented professionals in the industry, you'll gain exposure and work in a dynamic environment where you'll be supported with comprehensive resources including emerging technologies, data, science and knowledge sharing. Grow your career with a global company committed to shortening the distance from lab to life.


This opportunity is with Syneos Health Consulting, an industry-leading consulting firm specializing in the biopharmaceutical industry, providing services across a comprehensive range of key Practice Areas including Commercial Strategy and Planning, Medical Affairs, Risk and Program Management, and Pricing and Market Access. You'll join a team with industry focus, depth of functional expertise, and strong scientific and market knowledge that is uniquely positioned to tackle highly complex business and market challenges to develop achievable strategies for our clients. Our Risk and Program Management Practice Area is seeking candidates with demonstrated leadership skills and experience directing project management teams. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, energetic, and diverse in their thinking; able to follow/develop clear processes; and above all be a strong team player. Previous experience with REMS or product risk management initiatives, as well as vendor management and staff development skills are required. More specifically:
  • Independently lead a large book of client business
  • Ensure reasonable level of profitability on projects
  • Manage budgets and billable time accordingly
  • Actively collaborate with Practice Area account leads and develop new accounts
  • Solicit support from and provide support to other Consulting Practice Areas and Syneos Health business lines to develop and close new business opportunities
  • Influence growth and strategic direction of the Practice Area beyond project execution, including participation in Practice Area thought leadership efforts, training initiatives and other necessary activities
  • Be aware of industry trends/current affairs and incorporate into client engagements
  • Share domain knowledge and case studies with the Practice Area leadership group
  • Act as a well-respected and visible leader of the firm
  • Demonstrate Syneos Health's core values in action and word: client focus, passion and drive, teamwork and collaboration, respect, integrity and trust, and professional growth
  • Display the passion and drive of a business owner; take accountability for issues and rectify those issues as a leader
  • Advise consulting staff and managers on career development (e.g., provide project performance reviews, conducts annual reviews, support professional development plans and execution)
  • Foster team culture and practice of mentorship and collaboration; engage in development conversations, providing regular feedback on team members strengths and areas for development
  • Actively participate in new team member onboarding
  • Serve as a positive role model and collaborator for teams
  • Act as a trusted partner / advisor to clients
  • Be responsible for the strategic direction, efficiency, and outcomes of assigned client projects
  • Oversee project vendor management, including RFP processes, contracting, financial management, and delivery of services on time and within budget
  • Oversee project financial management, including annual budget, monthly finance reports, and project accounts payable and receivable
  • Act as a subject-matter expert for project teams
  • Direct project managers to ensure quality client deliverables on their project teams
  • Ensure project managers deliver projects on time and on budget
  • Utilize available staff resources and develop them to enable target attainment and efficient project execution/scalability


Along with demonstrated initiative, uncompromised integrity and a results-oriented mindset, the ideal candidate has:
  • Graduate or higher degree (e.g. MBA, PhD, PharmD) in business or life sciences
  • Experience working in the biopharmaceutical, life science or consulting industries
  • 5+ years of leadership experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build new business/develop accounts and business relationships
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in staff development and performance management
  • Ability to multi-task, think critically and creatively, excellent time-management skills, ability to assess client needs and deliver high-quality effective communications
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)
  • Demonstrated competence in writing
  • Proficiency in the use of MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Familiarity with project management tools (e.g., MS Project, SharePoint)
  • Drive for self-development, ability to collaborate, and an action-oriented work ethic

Full Syneos Health benefits which include
  • Competitive compensation andbonuses
  • Generous paid time off and company paid holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision package
  • Matching 401K
  • Dedicated training and support
  • Referral bonuses andother personalized quality of life conveniences

Make your work matter everywhere.Be a driving force in a rapidly evolving healthcare industry.

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled)
Position Type/Category Project Management
Corporate Direct
Employment/Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Syneos Health position

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