Description:

Job Description

 

New hires in office-based roles in the U.S. & Puerto Rico will be required, subject to applicable law, to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or qualify for a medical or religious exemption to this vaccination requirement that can be accommodated without an undue burden to the operation. However, subject to applicable law, employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine partnership with external stakeholders, such as employees in health services, customer facing commercial, or research based roles, will be required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment.

 

Clinical Trial Data Collection & Management is one of key activities performed during the lifecycle of a clinical trial, Clinical Research heavily relies on accurate data collected from patients who are part of Clinical Trials. In this area we are responsible for Trial Design, Connected Devices, Data Capture and Metadata Standards which are the mechanisms to collect the data captured from clinical trial participants, and prepare it for down stream analytics, submissions to Global Health Authorities and track the safety of our product.

 

As Our Research Division's IT embark into the transition from project / portfolio-based execution to the Product Model, it is important to have people experienced in this functional area and familiar with working in the Product Model.

 

We are looking for a seasoned professional with a strong background in delivering complex technical implementations and large scale migrations within the Clinical Trials domain. The candidates will help us shape the vision and strategy of our software products in the Trial Data Collection & Management area.

 

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We partner internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

 

Primary Tasks:

As a Delivery Orchestrator you will coordinate activities across and within product lines to ensure overall delivery of value. The delivery orchestrator helps the teams to effectively make and meet commitments and execute in a tactical and coordinated way, by creating early visibility and management of risks, impediments, dependencies, and assumptions. The Delivery Orchestrator enables teams to increase predictability, manage expectations, and optimize capacity

 

You will lead the implementation and delivery of portfolio, program, and project office services. You will also manage resources to ensure delivery of effective services/resources in line with current and planned demand.

You will work side by side with other Delivery Orchestrators, Business Stakeholders, Product Users, Product Manager, Technical Leads, Product Designers, UX researchers and development team members and you will provide close support to ensure that the IT solutions are both valuable and viable.

 

We will also need you to use your knowledge and experiences to lead product line team members to grow in their career by increasing their technical and business domain expertise.

 

Additionally, you will

  •  

  • Enable visibility into the backlogs across Products and Product Lines

  • Plan and drive systems development projects which support the organization's objectives and plans.

  • Ensure stakeholders are aware of required resources and that they are made available.

  • Facilitate availability and optimum utilization of resources.

  • Ensures solution decisions are in alignment with the strategy and value team outcomes.

  • Provide escalation point for delivery issues or deconflicting dependencies that affect multiple teams across / within product lines

  • Capture, convey, and manage risks, impediments, assumptions, and dependencies for execution, and focus on reducing impact early and often.

 

Travel will be (~5 to 15%).

 

Education:

  • B.A./B.S. or M.A./M.S. with a preference for Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field

 

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum 15 years of experience as a Project Manager or similar role

  • Strong management skills with ability to motivate and inspire the team

  • Working within a global Product Teams/Squads

  • Solid expertise with track record in the Clinical Trials domain from the data collection and management perspective

  • Experience driving delivery of large-scale data and system migration solutions

  • Experience orchestrating complex overlapping priorities and roadmaps

  • Strong communication skills with ability to align teams & stakeholders on complex roadmaps

  • Experience in different delivery methods (agile, traditional) in large organizations.

  • Able to adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs

  • Strong business acumen, and easy rapport with peers and executives

  • Adept at managing diverse relationships across expertise, geography, and culture, regardless of organizational hierarchy

  • Facilitating input from stakeholders, providing constructive challenge and enabling effective prioritization of requirements

  • Outstanding English (written and verbal) communication skills – able to effectively convey complex concepts in simple ways

  • Demonstrated ability in achieving shared objectives within a matrix organization in an extremely dynamic environment

  • Self-driven with the ability to work in a self-guided manner

  • Minimum 10 years of experience with GxP and System Development Life-cycles

 

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

 

 

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

 

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.

 

NOTICE FOR INTERNAL APPLICANTS

In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

 

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

 

Residents of Colorado

Click here to request this role’s pay range.

 

Current Employees apply HERE

 

Current Contingent Workers apply HERE

 

US and Puerto Rico Residents Only:

 

Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

For more information about personal rights under Equal Employment Opportunity, visit:

EEOC Poster

EEOC GINA Supplement​

OFCCP EEO Supplement

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination

 

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

 

Search Firm Representatives Please Read Carefully 
Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company.  No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails. 

 

Employee Status:

Regular

 

Relocation:

No relocation

 

VISA Sponsorship:

No

 

Travel Requirements:

10%

 

Flexible Work Arrangements:

Telecommuting

 

Shift:

1st - Day

 

Valid Driving License:

No

 

Hazardous Material(s):

None

 

Number of Openings:

1

Requisition ID:R177129

About Merck:

Other Jobs from Merck

Merck

3rd Shift Maintenance Manager

West Point PA
Full Time

Merck

Operations Manager

Elkton, VA
Full Time

Merck

Scheduler/Dispatcher

West Trenton New Jersey
Full Time

Merck

Senior Project Management Specialist

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Associate Project Management Director

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Sr. Facilities Engineer

Rahway, New Jersey
Full Time

Merck

Supervisor, Maintenance


Full Time

Merck

Supervisor, Maintenance


Full Time

Merck

Virology Sales Representative

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Senior Scientist

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Oncology Sales Specialist - Toledo, OH


Full Time

Merck

Oncology Sales Specialist

Milwaukee, WI
Full Time

Merck

Oncology Sales Specialist

Central IL-South IN
Full Time

Merck

Portfolio Manager (Senior Specialist)

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Scientific Exchange Technical Lead

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Specialist, Business/Technical Analysis

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Data Automation Engineer

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Manufacturing Execution System Engineer

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Merck

Senior Engineer, DevSecOps

Multiple Locations
Full Time

Help us improve SACC by providing feedback about this job: Report an issue