Associate Principal/Research and Development (San Francisco Area, CA) - (san francisco, california)
Posted: Thursday, March 8, 2018 8:32 AM
is the world's largest consulting firm focused exclusively on improving business performance through sales and marketing consulting solutions, from customer insights and strategy to analytics, operations and technology. Together, we design and implement strategies that lead to greater market share, more competitive operations and increased use of today's latest technologies. From our worldwide offices, ZS professionals draw on deep industry and domain expertise to deliver impact where it matters for clients. We are particularly known for our expertise in the pharmaceutical and health care sectors, yet work across a range of industries.
ZSs Business Consulting group
delivers solutions to a broad spectrum of sales and marketing challenges. We also help our clients transform their sales and marketing strategies and organizations to improve their effectiveness. Our recommendations and solutions are based in rigorous research and analysis underpinned by deep expertise and thought leadership across the demand generation process.
ASSOCIATE PRINCIPAL/RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
:Lead West Coast R and D service lines within ZS, which includes:
:Lead and support innovation of new clinical trial and pharmacovigilance offering with client teams
:Lead effort to productize and commercialize clinical development offerings
:Build a core and extended team of clinical development and pharmacovigilance SMEs and experienced staff
:Develop and communicating thought leadership in clinical development
:Help client teams develop key clinical development relationships
:Help client teams build their capability to sell and deliver clinical development projects
:Lead or support BD in clinical development among target clients
:Lead or support delivery of clinical development projects
:Serve as a member of the R and D Excellence Leadership Team, which includes
:Advise PAL on overall R and D excellence vision, strategy, and roadmap
:Support the development of the R and D excellence team and community
:Collaborate within the practice and across other practices to innovate, sell, and deliver value to clients
:Drive R and D Excellence practice area initiatives
:Support our global marketing and communication plan
:Be a Client Liaison to coordinate overall R and D Excellence practice area support
:Bachelorsdegree in Life Sciences discipline required
:MD or PhD in Life Sciences discipline is preferred
:Minimum of 12 years of clinical research and development experience
:Expertise in the areas of drug development, operations, and strategic planning of clinical trial operations.
:Demonstrated experience managing Phase 1, 2, 3, and 4 clinical trials
:Demonstrated experience designing and optimizing clinical trial protocols
:Knowledge of international clinical pharmaceutical standards, guidelines, and regulatory compliance
:Experience managing CROs and/or working within a CRO or clinical study vendor organization
:Working knowledge of data management, data review and analysis, and drug safety and pharmacovigilence.
:International experience is highly preferred.
:Management experience of teams in different locations and timezones.
:Ability to work on and solve complex problems.
:Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
:Effective leadership skills and proven ability to foster team productivity and cohesiveness.
:Excellent communication/interaction skills and experience in a dynamic and growing organization.
ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is highly desired.
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on:line application, including cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitivecompensation pack
• Location: San Francisco
• Post ID: 99070322 sf