• Manager of Project Administration

    Job Locations - | United Kingdom-Swansea
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/2/2018 11:18 AM)
  • Overview

    In an environment committed to growth, our people thrive. They enjoy where they work and the work that they do. Teams collaborate from across the hall and around the globe to find solutions for our clients. There’s a pervading sense of common purpose and camaraderie. You can’t help but know it when you see it, and once you see it nothing less will do.


    Are you an experienced manager or team lead who is excited to grow, develop and lead a team of Project Associates? We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join us as a Manager of Project Administration based in Swansea!


    You will develop your network through close collaboration with the Swansea based Associate Director and also Project Administration Managers across Europe, regarding ongoing initiatives and improvements. This role will also work closely with Clinical Team Management, Project Management and Resourcing departments at PRA – it is rare opportunity to join a great team in a Management level role. Responsibilities in this role include:


    • Leading and supervising the Project Associates in assigned regions. Project Associates are responsible for project team and client meeting support, facilitating preparation, maintenance and filing of project documents and communication tools, assisting in project status reporting and facilitating project financial reporting.
    • Training and mentoring the team to ensure cross-training and the development of proficiency in all related activities.
    • Functional management support including performance management and career development.
    • Ensuring staff are appropriately allocated to support Project Managers and project teams:
      • Determining resource needs based on contractual allocations, available staff, and projected study timelines
      • Hiring staff as appropriate
      • Adjusting resources based on project priorities, project needs, and skill set.
    • Ensuring that Project Administration deliverables conform to customer standards and PRA SOPs and processes and are completed according to project timelines.
    • Facilitating a cohesive environment by working in collaboration with other functional areas and business units.
    • Developing and maintaining processes and tools within the Europe, Asia Pacific & Africa Project Associate group.
    • Participating in company and Project Associate group initiatives, as delegated.


    We are looking for applicants who have previous line management/supervisory experience and a passion for supporting and developing team members. Experience on-boarding, training and managing graduate profiles would be an advantage.


    Exceptional communication skills are essential for this role. You will have substantial experience using computerised information systems in addition to Microsoft Office applications.

    Your health, your family, your career, your money — the things that matter to you, matter to us. The benefits of PRA just get better and better.

    PRA Health Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace.


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