Randstad Clinical Operations in Lake Forest, Illinois

Clinical Operations

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job details:

  • location:Lake Forest, IL

  • salary:$88.30 - $103.88 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, September 7, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:22487

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Job Title: Clinical Program Manager III

Position Description

  • The Senior Program Manager has overall accountability for complex programs from concept through launch.

  • The Senior Program Manager is responsible to ensure the Core Team as well as the Extended Team is on track following the established IDCP / Project plan.

  • The Senior Program Manager is responsible for presenting issues, recommendations and updates to various governance bodies which consists of key decision makers, in regards to their programs.

  • The Senior Program Manager also assists in developing various product line strategies.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership to cross-functional teams by defining clear, realistic goals; clear barriers to ensure team progress, and facilitate rapid decision-making.

  • Lead the program strategy development and Integrated Development and Commercial Plan (IDCP) / Project Plan at each stage gate to present to the various governance bodies. Generate analyses of timeline, resource, and budget information that facilitate scenario planning, contingency planning, risk assessment and decision-making.

  • Serve as a liaison with the various governance bodies, PDL, and the Core Project Team. The Senior Program Manager is expected to report team progress, highlight risks/returns, clarify issues, suggest recommendations, and present next stage IDCP / Project plan.

  • Collects, analyzes, integrates, and maintains cross-functional deliverables (i.e. Integrated Project Plans).

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining project budgets and providing project updates and information to support the financial reporting cycles.

Position Requirements

  • The incumbent should have experience with product development processes by having a minimum 7 years as a Program Manager or two years' experience leading teams and 5 years as a project team member

  • The incumbent should have a technical degree in a field that is related to the organizational needs of the particular unit assigned (i.e., drug, device, etc.). A bachelor's degree is a requirement and provided the incumbent has successfully demonstrated cross-functional project-planning and leadership skills, Masters degrees are not required, but are preferred.

  • Formal Program Management training or certification preferred.

  • Cross-functional experience across different areas such as R&D, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing Operations, Medical, Commercial, Clinical or Regulatory is preferred but not required.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401K Plan with Company Match

  • Life and AD&D Insurance