Project Assistant - Austin
PPD - Austin, TX

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The basic purpose of the Project Assistant is to provide technical support to the project team. Will coordinate non-clinical responsibilities of project administration as applicable to the client contract under the direction of the assigned Clinical Manager or Sr. Clinical Manager.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to;
  • Reviews regulatory documents for proper content
  • Performs PPD investigator file reviews and logging of outstanding issues in project related tracking tools
  • Liaises with monitor and investigative sites to resolve outstanding regulatory issues identified Disseminates study related information, including project tracking updates to Clients, clinical study teams and other PPD departments
  • Assists with the identification of potential investigators and development/distribution of initial protocol packets
  • Creates meeting agendas and minutes
  • Coordinates team conference calls and distribution of meeting minutes

                  Education and Experience:
                  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the individual with the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

                  Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
                  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
                  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail, with proven ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively
                  • Ability to effectively analyze project specific data/systems to ensure accuracy and efficiency
                  • Flexibility to reprioritize workload to meet changing project timelines
                  • Responsible for adhering to FDA Good Clinical Practices, FDA regulations, PPD/Client Standard Operating Procedures and Working Practice Documents regulations for all non-clinical/clinical aspects of project implementation, execution, and closeout
                  • Excellent English and grammar skills
                  • Excellent computer skills, proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and ability to obtain knowledge and master all clinical trial database systems
                  • Ability to successfully complete PPD clinical training program (CAFT- Clinical Administration Foundation Training)
                  • Ability to mentor and train new Project Assistants as needed
                  PPD is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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