Associate Project Manager (Pharma Agency, Digital)

USA, Canada
About Avalere Health

Established in 2001, Avalere Health is a purposefully built commercialization partner for the biopharmaceutical, medical technology, and wellness industries.

Our 1,500+ experts combine their knowledge and expertise across our core disciplines — Consulting; Medical; Policy; Value, Evidence, and Access; Marketing; and Digital Experience Technology — to create the connections that make better health happen.

Avalere Health partners with its clients to navigate the complex and rapidly changing healthcare ecosystem. Together, our experts help clients connect patients with life-changing therapies, realizing the potential of strategies and solutions to accelerate innovation that improves lives.

We live and breathe our five values in everything we do: We are authentic. We act with integrity. We value difference. We play for the team. We enjoy the journey. At Avalere Health, we imagine a healthier world and create the connections to make it happen.

Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits

Location: Remote (US)

About the role:
The Associate Project Manager (or APM) will have project specific responsibilities & ownership of low/mid complexity projects across a set of client account(s) as assigned. They will work closely with their agency counterparts (Account, Creative, Finance, Strategy, Technology) to create the space for great ideas, work and results.
The role is accountable for achieving great project-level results for low/mid complexity projects (and supporting large scale projects with oversight) for the agency through thoughtful project planning, staff alignment and effective project management that anticipates and actively manages to mitigate risks. The APM will also begin to take on greater financial management responsibilities in the form of estimating work, monitoring budgets and supporting other agency financial processes.

What you'll do

Point of contact for client for low/mid complexity work that has been kicked off and is in motion at the agency
Solicit client direction and input; manage client expectations
Supports the organization and prioritization of work across client responsibilities
Consultative approach able to identify and mitigate project risks before they become issues
Ability to synthesize client interactions into actionable direction
Deliver high quality work that exceeds client expectations
Financial management including pricing, budget management, reconciliation, billing, and the ability to effectively communicate financial status/risks/mitigation plans to client
Actively partner with Account, Creative, Finance, Strategy and Technology to establish project approach and pull through the work from job activation to end delivery
Work closely with Account partners to clearly define and activate project work
Serve as organization hub for assigned clients and project work
Manage daily hot sheets, facilitate flow of project work, partner closely with resource management to align staff to the work
Facilitate efficient communication across the agency team including capturing meeting notes and outlining next steps as required
Create and manage project timelines and resource assignments
Developing decision maker and problem solver. Expanding ability to set direction for the team based on good, consistent decision making
Expanding financial management responsibilities including scoping/estimating work, budget management and supporting other agency financial processes
Prepare/support and lead client submissions
Ability to lead the scoping and estimation of low/mid complexity work
Monitors and assigns tasks to internal project team
Ability to run client and team meetings
Accountable for delivering revenue in the month projected
Works closely with their account management counterpart to ensure accurate financial projections.

About you

2+ years of relevant experience, agency/pharma setting preferred
Ability to work well with cross functional teams
Extreme attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Client facing abilities
Solid presentation skills

What we can offer

Avalere Health aims to empower every employee to develop and thrive. We empower our team with the tools, skills, and support needed to think differently and to solve healthcare’s most complex challenges.

At the center of our people-led culture is our Career Experience team, whose mission is to provide every employee with a purpose-driven career. We also pride ourselves on our personalized learning approach to ensure you receive the training you need to help you grow within the company and take advantage of our global scale and scope.

We are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our organization. We encourage diversity of thought, inclusive behavior, and break down barriers to ensure every individual feels valued and encouraged to contribute their unique abilities and potential. As part of our commitment to building a healthier world, every employee is also encouraged to participate in our community engagement efforts, which support a wide range of healthcare programs and wellbeing causes worldwide.

We have city hubs across North America, Europe, and Asia, geared toward collaborating, training, socializing, and coming together as a global organization while maintaining and fully supporting flexible working practices. Our compensation and benefits package is benchmarked across the industry. We offer a generous company pension/retirement plan, private medical insurance, comprehensive employee wellbeing initiatives, compelling time-off policy, plus many other excellent employee benefits.

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