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PPD Associate Project Manager in Waltham, Massachusetts


*We are looking to fill this role remotely or near one of our office locations in the US, UK or Bulgaria

Evidera is a global research consulting group that partners with life sciences organizations worldwide to develop, capture and communicate the clinical and economic evidence required to substantiate the value of their products and optimize their products’ market access and commercial success. Our research and consulting services are driven by world-class science and thought leadership and leverage a unique combination of capabilities in health economics, outcomes research, market access, data analytics, and epidemiology.

Position Overview:

As an Associate Project Manager in the Evidera project management team, you are responsible for coordinating set-up, maintenance, and closure activities for client programs. The Associate Project Manager works in collaboration with client teams and project managers and technical leads across Evidera’s operational groups to support evidence generation and market access. The Associate Project Manager also consults on project management issues and supports overall function of the project management group.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Manages ongoing consulting projects. Onboards new programs using project management tools and templates as appropriate and in collaboration with functional teams.

  • Creates, tracks and updates project plans.

  • Compiles project reports and status updates.

  • Schedules meetings and teleconferences (internal and external), prepares and distributes agendas, and records and distributes minutes.

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

  • Serves as designated back-up support for PM staff and point of contact coverage for project managers when out-of-office. Reviews and prepares with project managers in advance of coverage.

  • Contributes to the day-to-day management of project finances including performing financial analyses, updates and provides required follow-up with functional leads when necessary. Monitors monthly revenues and contract modifications.

  • Provide oversight and management of project vendor activity.

  • Brings together information from internal project functions to coordinate the execution of project deliverables.

  • Manages and coordinates cross-functional gathering of information for project risks (from identification to closure).

  • Maintains compliance with all organization policies, standard operating procedures (SOPs), and project specific requirements.

    Managerial Duties: No line management responsibility.

    Education, Professional Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience and relevant formal academic qualification required.

  • Approximately 2 years of previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, and experience.

    Personal Skills & Competencies

  • Good organizational and project management (time, quality, cost) skills with the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and to manage multiple assignments with challenging/conflicting deadlines.

  • General knowledge of pharmaceutical development and therapeutic areas.

  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.

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

  • Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality with client teams.

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

  • Proactive and results oriented, including ability to be attentive to stakeholder needs.

  • Ability to effectively use automated systems and computerized applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.

  • Basic financial understanding/awareness.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English required).

    ADA Requirements

  • Normal and routine office duties.

  • May require domestic and international travel.

    About Evidera:

    Evidera is a business within Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) a leading global contract research organization (CRO), and is a preeminent provider of evidence-based solutions. We provide integrated scientific expertise and global operational capabilities to help clients generate the evidence needed to optimize the market access and commercial potential of products.


    Evidera offers a competitive salary and benefits package, with clear opportunities for growth and career progression. You will have the opportunity to work on multiple projects with some of the industry’s leading researchers. Our offices boast a fun and collaborative working environment, with social events and a robust support system. We are committed to providing training and professional development, with ample opportunity to advance, for all our staff.

    How to Apply

    Please complete your online profile by attaching your CV and a cover letter addressing your suitability for the role.

    Evidera, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetics, sexual orientation, gender preference, disability, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.