This Associate Project Manager provides administrative and project management support on internal and client-funded projects for the linguistic solutions team. This person is responsible for project management from project award/assignment through project completion.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Review required project scope and details and initiate projects with adherence to project scope, deadline, and budget
  • Coordinate project meetings, draft meeting agendas and detailed meeting minutes
  • Coordinate freelancer recruitment and manage vendor SOW and freelance tracker
  • Conduct thorough review of translations in each step and coordinate any changes with translation team, as needed
  • Work with instrument developers and/or clients for concept definition, as needed, to perform translation reviews
  • Review patient criteria and assist with recruitment activities, as needed
  • Conduct thorough review of pilot testing interview reports and coordinate any changes with translation team, as needed
  • Facilitate a harmonization meeting and/or freelancer training, as needed
  • Perform major QA check to ensure completeness, correctness and consistency within a language and across all languages for project
  • Monitor vendor/freelancer activities and submit a request to finance to process vendor invoice
  • Manage project status and submit a request to finance for client billing, upon task completion and in accordance with invoicing task lines and payment schedule
  • Monitor and maintain quality in project documentation, deliverables and report
  • Communicate effectively with all stakeholders (client/study sponsor, CRO and/or eCOA vendor, sales team, finance, team manager, project managers, project teams, other vendors and translators) involved in the project regarding project status, deliverables, or any challenges
  • Manage multiple, parallel projects simultaneously
  • Report on projects to supervisor or senior leadership as necessary
  • Assume responsibility for completing tasks in a given timeline and in accordance with quality standards
  • Follow company and department standard operating procedures
  • Interact effectively and collegially with all employees, fostering a supportive and cross departmental sharing environment


Qualifications


Education:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; PMP certification (preferred)


Experience: 

  • 1-2 years of experience in project management or translations and linguistic validation or relevant field (preferred) 


Knowledge:  

  • Strong grasp of project management techniques required; knowledge of linguistic validation process, cultural adaptation and eCOA platforms in healthcare research (preferred)


Skills:  

  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Knowledge of Computer-Assisted Translation software (CAT tools) (preferred)


QualityMetric Incorporated, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. QualityMetric provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. QualityMetric Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.




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