Senior Director
Operational Strategy
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501-1,000 employees

Provides financial advisory and strategic consultation services
Company Overview
PFM stands out as a leading financial advisory firm due to its commitment to providing tailored, creative consultation that goes beyond traditional financial advice, empowering and educating its clients for sustainable outcomes. The company's competitive edge lies in its diverse range of services offered through affiliated entities, all under the PFM brand, including financial advisory, swap advisory, consulting, strategic forecasting, and a web-based platform for municipal bond information. PFM's industry leadership is further demonstrated by its adherence to regulatory standards, with registrations with the SEC, MSRB, and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
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  • Advanced degree in a life sciences discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • Approximately 15 years in the CRO/Pharmaceutical industry or equivalent relevant experience and/or demonstrated competencies
  • Demonstrated competence and relevant experience in the required activities for the role including operational strategy analysis and budget review
  • Strong experience in hematology/oncology, and or rare disease, and or CNS, and or Precision's identified target therapeutic area clinical development focused on strategy, feasibility, budget development and execution of all phases of clinical trials
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English
  • Strong ability to develop and review study budgets in alignment with study delivery strategy
  • Active listening and strong presentation abilities
  • Strong analytical thinking
  • Able to collaborate with diverse stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills, specifically with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and with web/data-based platforms
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Highly organized with excellent interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and pride in quality of outputs
  • Ability to multitask to tight timelines prioritizing workload and maintaining high quality standards
  • Willingness to work in a matrix environment, work independently and as part of a dynamic team
  • Accomplished at maintaining a sustained focus at the macro level while being able to manage at the micro level as needed
  • Focuses on continuous improvement, including the ability to make proactive assessments on how to make processes more efficient and people more effective in delivering results with appropriate quality and timeline performance
  • Proven financial management skills
  • Embraces and embodies the established Precision for Medicine's Cultural Values as an underlying tenet to drive work behaviors
  • Demonstrates mastery knowledge of ICH-GCP, relevant Precision for Medicine's SOPs and regulatory guidance, as well as the ability to implement such items
  • Collaborate with medical, operational, business development, proposal colleagues and other Precision functional leadership as required to:
  • Create, develop, and refine the strategy for potential opportunities specifically with regard to operational considerations such as enrollment, feasibility, study timelines, startup timelines, relevant experience, competitive landscape
  • Develop proposal text to outline operational strategy and conduct proposal review
  • Ensure proposals reflect robust strategic, operational, scientific, medical and clinical development planning
  • Create and refine study budgets and support the development and finalization of study budgets for potential opportunities in partnership with other functional leadership as necessary
  • Work closely with colleagues in Project Management and Clinical Trial Management to transition the operational strategy approach ahead of opportunity bid defense and support in post bid defense follow up items
  • Participate in the post award engagement meeting to ensure the study team has the information and rationale behind the strategy position
  • Mentor and train Operational Strategy colleagues and Precision colleagues in aspects of strategy and budgeting for clinical research
  • Support capabilities presentations and client meetings
  • Provide feasibility and competitive landscape direction input, and support for bid defense meetings utilizing software and web-based applications
  • Create innovative solutions in conjunction with medical and scientific strategy, and provide consulting, as needed, for clients who are seeking input
  • Work with Precision for Medicine team to support pre-award collaboration and inclusion of translational and data innovation strategies where appropriate, to help optimize Precision impact
  • Represent the Company by attending industry meetings, speaking engagements, booth exhibitions, etc., and by publishing scientific or industry related articles in industry journals and digital media