Project Manager

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Updated: October 24, 2022
Location: Nationwide, United States
Job ID: 144848

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Overview

RxDataScience Inc, a Syneos Health company, provides end-to-end advanced data analytics software solutions and services for biotech, pharmaceutical & healthcare companies. Our team brings deep domain expertise, along with a cutting-edge AI & ML technology platform, to enable and accelerate data driven decisions along the entire biopharma and life science industry value chain. Our goal is to solve complex challenges for life sciences and healthcare clients and enable insights at both strategic and operational levels, with a mission of Improving Patient Lives through data driven decisions.

The Project Manager supports our business goals by partnering with our teams (engineers, data scientists and media experts) to deliver projects on time and within budget in support of our customers and their needs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Plan and manage delivery of the team’s line-up of data science products as well as custom analytical projects for Life Sciences customers, ensuring that deadlines and requirements are met.
  • Thoroughly understand clients’ business needs and translate them into technical and analytical requirements. Prioritize the requirements and clearly communicate them to team members.
  • Work with the data scientists and engineers to draft requirements, statements of work, budget estimates, scope definitions, timelines, risk mitigation plans and supplier line-ups.
  • Develop and manage project reports, plans, milestones, risks, issues, dependencies, resourcing, communications, legal, and financial issues.
  • Prioritize work for internal teams; provide direction for junior team members to achieve client goals.
  • Perform and supervise routing and approval process for deliverables.
  • Set up tools and processes to facilitate communication and collaboration between team members.
  • Work with internal and external clients on identifying unresolved business needs to guide the team’s product strategy.
  • Develop scalable, repeatable processes and suggest additional enhancements to drive efficiency for future customers and project teams.
  • Build relationships with internal and external partners.
  • May mentor junior team members.

Job Requirements

At Syneos Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If your past experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. At times, we take into consideration transferrable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities. 

  • Degree (BS/BA) in any related field.
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience.
  • Project management experience delivering data science or analytics products to paying clients on time and on budget.
  • Expert knowledge of project management tools and best practices. PMP certification is a plus.
  • Understanding of how data science models are developed.
  • Clear, precise communication of complex concepts to lay audiences.
  • Strong motivation for self-guided learning with strong attention to detail.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in the Pharmaceutical / Life Sciences industry.
  • Experience working in an onsite-offshore model and working with a virtual team (US and India).

 

Interviews may be conducted in person at an on-site interview location. For any in person interviews, local Covid safety guidelines will be followed.

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which our people can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality of life balance.

Why Syneos Health? Join a game-changing global company that is reinventing the way therapies are developed and commercialized. Here, you’re empowered to exceed your sales goals with the autonomy you need to over deliver. We’re dedicated to creating better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Syneos Health has launched more sales teams in the last 5 years across all major Therapeutic Areas than the top 25 pharma companies combined. By joining Syneos Health, you’ll be connected to our multitude of career paths and pipeline of employment opportunities.

WORK HERE MATTERS EVERYWHERE | How will you accelerate pharmaceutical sales?

Syneos Health is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer (Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled) 

As a healthcare company we have an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of their job responsibilities, unless an exemption can be confirmed based on a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief. Submission & Approval of an Exemption does not guarantee that an exemption can be accommodated.


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