A Can't Wait job opportunity from United BioSource Corporation (UBC)
Project Director for the Patient & Physician Services, United BioSource Corporation (UBC), Blue Bell, PA
Are you a skilled leader with patient recruitment and clinical trials experience? Multi-faceted and business-savvy? Looking for a chance to fully use your client-facing and account management capabilities? Ready for your next big challenge? Then read on!
United BioSource Corporation (UBC) is a fast-growing, full-service global pharmaceutical services organization. We are seeking the brightest, most talented professionals in the industry to help us grow further. Whether you are launching a career or looking for a new challenge, UBC fosters personal and professional growth on diverse and challenging projects amid highly respected scientific, clinical and technical professionals.
We work hard to provide a dynamic, motivational and fun environment in which employees feel truly engaged in the compelling mission of helping new medicines and medical technologies succeed in the real world to save lives.
The Project Director for the Patient & Physician Services area utilizes in-depth knowledge of clinical trials along with strong project and account management skills and keen business sense to guide clinical trial enhancement initiatives and lead cross-functional project teams. You can be assured that in this role you’ll be busy; you’ll be challenged; and you will know that your hard work is contributing to the advancement of health care. To sum it all up: you’ll know that you are making a difference. Every day.
If after reading the details below you find that this position sounds like a perfect fit with your experience and interests then we want to hear from you!
Provide program oversight to Patient & Physician Services (PPS) managers, designers, production and operational UBC staff assigned to designated projects. Accountable for delighting clients by delivering project and products on-time, on-budget, and within agreed scope of work.
Provide strategic program vision and guidance, and oversee implementation of assigned clinical and commercial programs, including media relations and advertising, materials development, site recruitment, protocol feasibility, patient recruitment and retention, risk communications, safety surveys, and qualitative and quantitative research.
Help manage and shape UBC’s patient recruitment/retention call center, Concierge Service and fulfillment operations to ensure appropriate execution of all investigator and patient communication campaigns.
Oversee project specific tracking metrics, consistent with scope of work and project timeline.
Report project financials, strategic plans and operative results to PPS senior management.
Responsible for growth of existing client business by identifying new opportunities to increase the scope of work and project revenues, and building client relationships to secure new business contacts and opportunities
Work with PPS leadership team to develop effective business development strategies to accelerate sales and expand business for all of PPS products and services by facilitating the transition of newly awarded project from BD to operations, providing subject matter expertise to BD staff and support the strategy and writing of proposals, and supporting/attending bid defense meetings, as appropriate
Up to 25% – 40% travel may be required.
Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS); MBA with a concentration in marketing or an advanced degree in communications preferred
Minimum 12 years of experience in medical communications with increasing levels of responsibility (pharmaceutical marketing or clinical trial communications preferred)
Experience leading large teams responsible for executing comprehensive and sophisticated physician and patient programs
Demonstrated centralized patient recruitment experience, including management of associated media (e.g., TV, radio, newspaper, etc.)
Strong understanding of clinical trial process (design and conduct) across Phases II-IV and how investigator communications and patient recruitment and retention initiatives fit within the process
Ability to think analytically and to problem solve
Knowledge of the discovery, development, and commercialization process for regulated medical products as well as contract research services (clinical development, outsourced R&D services, commercialization of medical products)
Proven track record of developing and implementing integrated recruitment and retention programs for various stakeholders
Ability to establish and build client relationships for revenue growth
A team-oriented personality with the initiative to accomplish goals
Linda Boyce, PHR
United BioSource Corporation
920 Harvest Drive, Suite 200
Blue Bell, PA 19422
Phone: +1 215-390-2204
Home Office Phone & Fax: +1 267-797-5204
Cell: +1 215-264-4272