Implementation Specialist - R&D Advisory

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Updated: October 24, 2023
Location: London, ENG, United Kingdom
Job ID: 1424






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

In this role, you will oversee the end-to-end management of the implementation process and key deliverables for customers. This is an opportunity to build positive working relationships and serve as the day-to-day point person with customers, subcontractors and other internal or external business units to design implementation strategies. You will ensure a superior customer experience while coaching and supervising the work of consulting staff team members. You will:

  • Support the overall cross-functional management of projects at both the customer organisation as well as internally at Syneos Health while effectively managing project scope, approach, budget, resource allocations, and timelines
  • Proactively identify project risks and issues, and escalate until resolution
  • Identify and manage organizational impacts that may arise during a project and determine appropriate change mitigations to ensure end-to-end business continuity
  • Autonomously navigate the management consulting cycle of creating project deliverables, quality checking work, reviewing with project management/leadership, incorporating edits and feedback, and resubmitting work pieces for deliverable inclusion in a timely, efficient manner
  • Support business development efforts by conducting background research, identifying key business questions, and developing slides for proposal decks
  • Prepare for, attend, and facilitate customer meetings and workshops taking primary responsibility for taking notes, writing up meeting minutes, summarizing action items, and scheduling follow-up meetings
  • Achieve billable utilisation targets in service to customer engagements

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences or business
  • Significant experience in consulting management in the life sciences, pharmaceutical/biotech consulting industry or equivalent industry role
  • Experience working with one or more R&D operational roles (clinical operations, regulatory, safety or similar discipline) either in industry or consulting
  • Engagement management experience
  • GxP System Implementation and Validation experienced
  • Demonstrated experience supporting implementations of cloud-based enterprise software such as Veeva Vault, Oracle, Medidata or OpenText

Desired Requirements:

  • Master's degree
  • Strong presentation and business development skills

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 will consider transferable skills from previous roles. We also encourage you to join our Talent Network to stay connected to additional career opportunities.

Why Syneos Health? Here, you're a part of the big picture. You will collaborate with colleagues across clinical and commercial disciplines to guide premarket development through post-market commercial strategy. Every project is a chance to solve a new challenge, learn from your colleagues, and advance your career. The diversification and breadth of our new and existing partnerships create a multitude of career paths and employment opportunities. Join our game-changing, global company dedicated to creating better, smarter, faster ways to get biopharmaceutical therapies to patients. Experience the thrill of knowing that your everyday efforts are contributing to improving patients' lives around the world.

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Syneos Health companies are affirmative action/equal opportunity employers (Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled)


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