Associate Project Manager

Client Services Shanghai, Shanghai


Position at Medidata Solutions

Dassault Systèmes Life Sciences Engagement team: empowering people and energizing passion to change the world and create the future.

Dassault Systèmes, with 35 years of experience transforming the way products are designed, produced and supported has combined with Medidata, developers of the world’s most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Our Life Sciences sales and marketing teams bring together all of Dassault Systemes life science capabilities in one go-to-market organization, providing our clients with life science domain focus and expertise to accelerate their business. As one organization we are leading the transformation in life sciences. Unique in the industry, we provide our clients with an integrated business and scientific platform from discovery and preclinical development, through clinical trials, all the way to manufacturing and commercialization. Discover the future of life sciences: www.mdsol.com  
 

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. Dassault Systemes Life Sciences & Healthcare, led by Medidata co-founder Tarek Sherif, has global operations and employees in the US, Europe and Asia.

Your Mission:

The Project Management Function is responsible for the overall relationship management of client accounts and day to day activities.

The Project Management Function is responsible to ensure that Medidata is able to deliver quality projects and services on time and within budget through effective management of Medidata resources.

  • Management of one or more projects with a focus on delivery of the scope on time, within budget and with a high quality outcome
  • Provide financial management activities for one or more project budgets as well as execution of Statements of Works and Change Orders
  • Generate ASOW requests and PSCAs in order to manage scope changes
  • Provide input to Professional Services Proposals
  • Maintain appropriate project/client documentation within e-binders for one or more projects/clients
  • Maintain high client satisfaction by providing proactive communication and issue management
  • Provide guidance and consulting to clients around the best use of the Medidata Applications
  • Is Subject Matter Expert (SME) in at least 2 Medidata Applications through the delivery of workshops and other consultancy activities
  • Manage assigned project resources
  • Assure compliance with Medidata’s standard project management methodologies and Medidata SOPs
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to all assigned project members

Your Competencies:

  • Good understanding of clinical research (pharma, device and/or biotech sectors) and a solid understanding of Clinical Research SaaS technology
  • Excellent verbal/written communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent computer skills, public speaking, presentation and teaching skills
  • Proficient with MS Office suite, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  •  Excellence with MS Project, project development and management
  • Self motivated, able to work remotely and able to assume responsibility in a professional manner
  • Is proficient in the use of all relevant Medidata internal systems
  • Travel expectations up to 20% – 30%, national / international
  • Valid driver’s license (preferred if necessary in the assigned location)
  • Excellent cross functional collaboration skill 
  • Excellent project management skill
  • Native level local language (Mandarin - Chinese) and business level English required.

Your Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of related experience with 4 -year college degree (analytic discipline a plus) or an advanced degree preferred.
  • 2-5 years relevant experience in clinical/biomedical and/ or software development environment preferred.
  • Electronic Clinical Data Management (eCDM) software consulting experience desirable

Dassault Systemes and Medidata are making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device research and development, manufacturing and commercialization, to enable life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of the most exciting areas for global innovation.

With Medidata’s record of more than 20,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world, we also pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of insights to our clients, enabling them to make the decisions that allow them to reach waiting patients sooner