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PPD Assoc Project Mgr - Labs in Athlone, Ireland

PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health!

PPD Laboratories offers the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our scientists work together to accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines -allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

The Associate Project Manager liaises with PPD's operational divisions, affiliates and sponsors. This position coordinates (in collaboration with Project Managers) the study setup, maintenance and closure activities for identified protocols and/or study programs. The Associate Project Manager is responsible for supporting the successful delivery and conduct of projects. This position consults on project management issues, and supports overall function of the Project Management group.


  • Serves as local study coverage for global studies and point on contact for Clinical teams. Ensures timely completion of study activities and deliverables. Documents communication and actions with sponsors or with investigator sites

  • Manages existing Batch, Supply only, & "In Conduct" studies. Develops new study set-ups as appropriate in collaboration with Tech Ops group

  • Serves as designated back-up for PM staff (Centralized) and point of contact coverage for Project Managers when out-of office. Reviews and prepares with Project Managers in advance of coverage

  • Advises project managers on procedural and budgetary items and the necessity for change due to any subsequent study modifications and/or protocol amendments. Monitors monthly Budget to burn reviews and contract modifications

  • Supports Project Management group with development and implementation of initial study supply orders to include: Creation of initial supply template, and submission of initial shipment requests to Supply Chain Management group

  • Monitors completion of shipment requests

  • Schedules group meetings and teleconferences (internal & external), prepares and distributes agenda, records and distributes minutes as required

  • Monitors assignments and adjust priorities and work schedule to meet deadlines and provide high quality deliverables. Completes additional tasks needed in support of project, client and departmental objectives

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

To learn how PPD can advance your career, apply now!

_What To Expect Next_

We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our talent acquisition team will review your qualifications and if interested, you will be contacted for an interview.


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic/vocational qualification

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 0 to 2 years') or equivalent combination of education, training, & experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good organizational skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines

  • Good computer skills

  • General knowledge of clinical trial processes and programs

  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to effectively conduct oral presentations

  • Demonstrated experience in identification and resolution of technical problems in a professional environment

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with clinical teams

  • Ability to attain, maintain and apply a working knowledge of applicable procedural documents

  • Demonstrated positive attitude, enthusiasm toward work, and the ability to work well with others

/PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:/

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner

  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours

  • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds

  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments

  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency

  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare of laboratory environments

  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities

Job: *Project Management

Organization: *PPD

Title: Assoc Project Mgr - Labs

Location: IE-IE-Athlone-Athlone IE Business %26 Tech Pk

Requisition ID: 169565

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength fosters and environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group