Budget Project Manager I

Job Overview:

Labcorp is hiring a Budget Project Manager to join our Central Labs team.

This role is a mix of finance and project management based role. In this role you you will be working on Clinical studies with qutoing and budgeting.

The ideal candidate would have industry/clinical experience. Budget experience would be great but not necessary. There is ownership of a clients, but you will work with various of clients and support other people in your team with workload.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, works well in a team and enjoys working in a fast paced environment.

This role offers great career development. This role is remotely based in the US or Bulgaria.

Duties -

* Owner of all aspects of post-win through project closeout process (quote, budget, financial analysis, and database analysis) for assigned opportunities (inclusive of managing opportunities under general supervision, establishing clear timelines, meeting client requirement, escalating obstacles)

* Responsible for managing opportunities of low to medium complexity

* Review and analyze internal client documents to ensure adequate information for budget management is provided. Follow up with appropriate contact for additional information as required.

* Ensure all financial billing activity aligns operationally via financial analysis of all billable data.

* Shadow applicable internal operational calls related to the opportunity

* Works across the organization in matrix environment to lead the process and complete deliverables

* Continue maintenance of high quality and accurate budgets under the pressure of changing timelines

* Support facilitating internal and external opportunity management negotiations (i.e. pricing, process, resources, etc.) as needed

* Prepare budget financial analysis summaries to support contractual approval, via internal documents.

* Ensures timely delivery of assigned deliverables

* Performs timely and accurate data entry into corporate databases as appropriate

* Generate both regularly scheduled and impromptu reports as needed

* Shadow client-facing and senior management-facing activities surrounding assigned projects as needed, including supporting preparation, attendance, or leading applicable preparation and meetings

* Maintains appropriate knowledge of the technical environments

* Look for and support ways to improve the efficiency and quality of processes and the resulting deliverables

* Contribute to both internal and external client relationship improvement activities and implementation

* Performs quality control activities per the appropriate process/requirements as indicated

* Complete other appropriate duties, as assigned by the manager, which require similar skills in accordance with business needs and common sense.

Education/Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree required in related field or equivalent work experience

Experience:

* Applicable minimum years of experience in budget and text development, or an equivalent combination of education and CRO/Pharma/Other related experience to successfully perform the essential job duties

* Excellent customer service skills, attention to detail and ability to be persistent while maintaining tact

* Demonstrated computer skills - requires excellent MS Office experience (specifically Excel, Word, Outlook)

* Demonstrated ability to plan, multi-task and prioritize

* Demonstrated teamwork, communication (written and verbal), and organizational skills

* Proven ability to work independently

* Knowledge of other software applications (i.e. SFDC) preferred

* Ability to work to deadlines

* Strong analytical skills

* Ability to communicate appropriately and effectively with clients and Covance senior management

* Positive attitude and sense of urgency

* Possesses a general knowledge of and ability to work across Covance BU lines preferred

* Ability to work irregular hours as needed to meet the client's proposal deadline.

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