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Technical Manager (Clinical Trials - Pharma Life Sciences)

Company: PwC
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Specialty/Competency: Technology Strategy
Industry/Sector: Pharma and Life Sciences
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in Digital Business Architecture will provide you with the opportunity in structuring the enterprise in terms of its governance structure, business processes, and business information. We work with some of the world's largest and most complex companies to understand their unique business issues and opportunities in an ever-changing environment. In our Digital Business team, you'll have the opportunity to align and enable our business capabilities.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.
  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Focus on building trusted relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

    Job Requirements and Preferences :

    Basic Qualifications :

    Minimum Degree Required :
    Bachelor Degree

    Minimum Years of Experience :
    7 year(s)

    Required Knowledge and Skills :

    Demonstrates extensive knowledge of, and/or success in leading the delivery of automation and advanced analytics solutions in Pharma Clinical Development with the following:
    • Driving innovation and continuous improvement in clinical trial technology leveraging cloud native services (e.g. AWS, Azure).

      Preferred Qualifications :

      Preferred Fields of Study :
      Biomedical Engineering, Computer and Information Science

      Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

      Demonstrates extensive-level abilities and/or a proven record of success as a Clinical Trials Technical Manager in pharmaceutical life sciences, including experience with the following:
      • Understanding data management, data science, analytics, and/or clinical systems;
      • Having knowledge of manufacturing data in PLS;
      • Demonstrating thorough knowledge and ability to blend business and technical capabilities;
      • Having proven abilities to communicate with and manage stakeholders;and,
      • Understanding of clinical trial processes and regulations.
        Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities and/or a proven record of success managing efforts with identifying and addressing client needs:
        • Understanding and aligning technology solutions with business goals;
        • Having proven abilities to communicate with and manage stakeholders;
        • Demonstrating willingness to learn and adapt to new technologies and processes;and,
        • Leading the delivery of automation and advanced analytics solutions (primarily delivery through AI/ML/GenAI) to improve clinical trial timelines and reduce costs / patient burden.
          Demonstrates extensive-level, abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader:
          • Leading the delivery of technology solutions for our PLS division;
          • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions;and,
          • Mentoring and developing team members to assess high performance and growth opportunities.
            Learn more about how we work:

            PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

            All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

            For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

            Applications will be accepted until the position is filled or the posting is removed, unless otherwise set forth on the following webpage. Please visit this link for information about anticipated application deadlines:

            For positions in California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New York State, or Washington State, or for opportunities that will report to a supervisor, office or other work site in New York State, please visit the following link for pay range information:

Keywords: PwC, Chicago , Technical Manager (Clinical Trials - Pharma Life Sciences), Healthcare , Chicago, Illinois

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