Associate Manager, GPVCM Job

Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: Beijing, 11, CN

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Requisition ID: CLI008275

Primary activities include, but are not limited to:

• Develops career plans for direct reports, makes work assignments, conducts periodic skill assessments as well as annual performance appraisals, coaches for performance, provides ongoing feedback on performance, provides rewards and recognition, and sets priorities
• Provides developmental opportunities for direct reports, including challenging growth assignments. Prepares promotion recommendations. Ensures direct reports receive appropriate training and mentoring to be successful in their assignments
• Participates in the recruitment process
• Aligns others around a positive direction. Develops challenging but achievable objectives that clearly support stated organizational goals.
• Maximizes staff effectiveness by working with direct reports to ensure a realistic workload that supports value-added work and work-life balance, estimating length and difficulty of tasks and projects, anticipating and adjusting for obstacles and setbacks, and elevating issues to the appropriate management level
• Assume specific functional leadership responsibilities for business deliverables assigned to direct reports and supervised staff on project
• Increases team and functional effectiveness by supporting functional efforts to simplify and standardize procedures to the greatest extent possible, sharing best practices and leading continuous improvement efforts under the direction of Associate Director
• May supervise contingent, non-exempt, or temporary workers, on-shore and offshore
• May assume responsibilities to support Process Owner activities in department for specific functional or business activity
• Manages performance
• Conducts management and functional area meetings, contributing expertise when necessary through formal or informal presentations.
• Keeps abreast of process and technology changes both within and outside of MSD that may impact staff.
• May participate in initiatives beyond functional area (e.g. cross-functional initiatives, etc.).
• May support any other project or perform any other data management or drug surveillance task deemed appropriate by management.

Applies to China DMC only
• The position title “Manager” is subdivided into two position titles: Associate Manager (M1 lower) and Manager (M1 higher) according to local practices

Associate Manager (M1 lower)
• Applies all above responsibilities at low to medium complexity

Manager (M1 higher)
• Applies all above responsibilities at medium to high complexity


1. At least B.A. or B.S. degree in relevant discipline.

Knowledge and skills:
1. Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Clinical Data Management or Pharmacovigilance as appropriate to business role or related industry, supervisory or management experience is preferred.
2. An overall working knowledge of the drug discovery or Drug Surveillance process, ICH and GCP guidelines.
3. Strong communication skills (oral and written) with the ability to communicate with both the technical and business areas.
4. Demonstrated project management, decision making and problem-solving skills.
5. Ability to establish effective professional relationships across a wide range of business contacts.
6. Ability to build talent and lead team with influencing skill and development skill.
7. Ability to work under pressure in a changing environment with flexibility.

Job: Clinical Data Management
Other Locations:
Employee Status: Regular
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable):
Hazardous Materials:
Company Trade Name: MSD

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