Senior Director, Data and Report Delivery Services

For nearly 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. Job Summary Lead the Discovery Safety Assessment organization in our strategy for the delivery of data and reports to our customers. Engage and inspire our team of innovators and production personnel toward creating solutions that improve the way our business is run by embracing leading-edge technologies and methodologies.  Set strategic direction and solve complex and critical problems, internally and externally.   This position can be based in any of our Safety Assessment sites to include, Ashland OH, Horsham PA, Mattawan MI and also Montreal, Canada.    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Function as Subject matter expert (SME) on Enterprise Content Management strategy, capabilities, technology and vendors. Participate in the evaluation of ECM vendors and related technology to determine best fit and help make recommendations to clients around technology and services acquisition Lead and contribute to the definition of content governance procedures and business requirements, functional designs, and work flows for creating, managing and publishing web content Lead multiple workstreams for end to end data and report delivery from strategy through implementation in a global environment Leverage vendor relationships to enable teams and bring innovation that benefits both internal and external clients Mentor and coach team members by sharing perspective and knowledge of using data as an asset Support the development of strong client relationships by building trust, rapport and strong working relationships with key sponsors, stakeholders, and team members  Lead the strategy & planning, execution and overall direction of delivering data and report management activities Work on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors Direct the interaction with reporting group to ensure that data and report delivery tasks remain on target according to project timelines Participate and lead data management initiatives such as establishing capacity for electronic data capture of study data. Contribute to the development and implementation of departmental policies, standards and process improvement initiatives Accountable to ensure the Data and Report Delivery Services Teams are resourced with appropriately skilled staff Responsible for personnel management activities such as: personnel actions (hiring, promotions, transfers, etc.), providing regular direction and feedback on performance, and preparing and delivering annual performance and salary reviews Perform all other related duties as assigned.   QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor s degree in computer science or life sciences related discipline.  Master s degree or similar in Business Adminstration is an asset. At least 8 years of experience in the data delivery field, particularly in a clinical research environment. Expertise in application, data and infrastructurearchitecture disciplines.  Advanced knowledge of architecture, design and business processes.  Keen understanding of financial control and budget management.  Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals.  Hands on approach and detailed orientation to leading technology solutions. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. About Safety Assessment Business Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.   About Charles River Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.   With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.    At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016. Req ID #:  39041
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Minimum Qualification
8 - 10 years

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