Principal Consultant - Clinical

Location
Nationwide
Salary
Open
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 09, 2017
Ref
Auto req ID 38472BR
Education
MD / PHD, PHD
Hours
Full Time

Principal Consultant - Clinical

Why Work at PAREXEL

There are pivotal moments in every career: Sharing new treatments. Improving processes. Delivering life-saving advances. The people who succeed are the ones who make the journey go further and faster every time. What if you had a partner to support you as you reach the next level in your professional path? A partner who believes a collaborative environment is key to achieving your goals? A partner who is dedicated to your health and wellness so you can help make a difference in the lives of millions worldwide?

That’s PAREXEL. We’re a diverse team of professionals focused on one goal: getting treatments into the hands of those who need them most. Working together, the results we bring to our clients and the opportunities we bring to our team get better with every step.

How can we help you on your journey? Find your path, and learn more on LinkedInYouTubeFacebookTwitter, and Glassdoor.

Job Description Are you dedicated to Public Health? Committed to making a difference? But you feel like you’ve hit a ceiling professionally and you’re unsure of the next step in your career… Well, PAREXEL Consulting is growing and we're seeking experienced Clinical professionals just like you who are passionate about drug development and who are looking for opportunities to stretch your thinking, advance professionally, and present/execute solutions for our clients.

Now is the time to join this DYNAMIC Group within our PAREXEL Consulting Organization.  As a Principal Consultant you will be working with Consultants within the IPD Team that bring a wealth of Industry and FDA experience, along with a wide variety of Technical Expertise!
 
A Principal Consultant in the Integrated Product Development Group within the PAREXEL Consulting Organization must be a nationally recognized professional in their field of expertise with well-developed and proven rainmaking skills. Must have a comprehensive understanding of the organization’s consulting models and methodologies, as well as, an extensive knowledge of what services PC provides.  Provides a full range of consulting services and works within their personal area of expertise.  Provides mentoring and guidance to junior team members on technical and/or business issues and supports knowledge-centered activities within PC.

Project Execution

  • Works within a team environment or individually based on the project needs.  Works within broad project guidelines and facilitates issue and conflict resolutions.
  • Prioritizes own work load and may prioritize the work load of the project team in order to achieve the project scope and objectives
  • Capitalizes on opportunities to improve project efficiency, results or team performance and proactively takes action
  • Leverages information from previous projects or other client work to efficiently complete assigned project activities as well as facilitate business decisions
  • Produces quality work that meets the expectations of PC and the client. Reviews the work of colleagues for content and quality to ensure the expectations of the client and PC are met.  Manages project engagements (small or large)
  • Interacts with the assigned Project Assistant (PA) to ensure accurate financial management and for general project support
  • Provides guidance to project team members and acts as a mentor to junior staff
     

Thought Leadership

  • Delivers presentations at seminars and industry group meetings
  • Authors articles for publication in industry magazines, newsletters, book chapters and other forums
  • May serve as a member of industry association boards, task forces and committees and/ or as chairperson or officer of one or more professional associations. Contributes expertise to professional societies, academic or other similar groups influential in his/ her area of expertise
  • Drives knowledge-centered activities within PC as well as contributes to PAREXEL business process improvements.  May contribute to new service and consulting model development

  Qualifications

Consulting Activities and Relationship Management and Business Development

  • Applies the appropriate organization’s consulting models and methodologies and assists in the design/improvement the methodologies when needed
  • Provides a full range of technical and/or business consulting services within personal area of expertise including representing clients to regulatory agencies
  • Completes and delegates project activities in a timely manner with an understanding of issues which may impact project profitability and client satisfaction
  • May act as a trusted advisor to clients, often on issues that lack precedence or are not clearly defined. May act as a loaned executive for a client
  • Facilitates resolutions to possible problems or conflicts within the project team and/or the client. Provides guidance as needed to lower level colleagues on appropriate methods of executing project activities
  • Develops business solutions addressing specific client needs using expertise, best practices and knowledge of the client’s business and key industry drivers
  • Demonstrated ability to interact professionally at multiple levels including senior and executive management within a client organization
  • Plans and delivers services and solutions which results in clients expressing satisfaction with service provided and occasionally results in additional business or referrals
  • Identifies opportunities for follow-on business or changes in project scope and exploits the opportunities with PC management and account management
  • Actively prospects and leverages new business opportunities with client and industry contacts in collaboration with Account Management.  Presents information about PC service offerings reflecting the organization’s capability to support client needs
  • Generates new or repeat business due to personal name recognition or history of client satisfaction and/or relationship
  • Leverages rainmaking skills resulting in new and repeat business for PAREXEL. Is responsible for constant monitoring of his/her “A” list, and is expected to have continued contact with both existing and future potential clients
  • Participates in project scoping calls and proposal preparation, delivers sales presentations and participates in bid defense meetings when needed.  Actively participates in account planning for key clients

Education - Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a Scientific or Technical Discipline, PhD or other advanced degree MD preferred.
 
Language Skills - At least fluent vocal and written English
 
Minimum Work Experience - 15+ years’ experience with expert level industry or regulatory knowledge experience in Clinical Development/Clinical Trial Design. Oncology experience preferred. Previous experience with a regulatory agency (such as the FDA or MHRA) as a Medical Officer or a related Medical role is strongly desired.

PAREXEL is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.