Assocaite Director, Sample Processing Operations - Labs



PPD is a leading global contract research organization. At PPD we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose - to improve health.

PPD Laboratories offer the most comprehensive set of laboratory services available in the industry. Our services are designed to accelerate pharmaceutical development for small molecules, biologics, and vaccines, allowing our clients to make faster decisions about their compounds.

As a member of PPD's GMP Laboratory Leadership team, you will use state-of-the-art technologies to support teams performing high-quality sample testing for key pharmaceutical clients across the industry. Your leadership and team will serves as an integral piece in helping PPD accomplish our goal of helping bring life-changing therapies to market.

Grow your career within the scientific arena as a leader, pursue project management, or develop into an SME. These are just a few career pathways available once you chose to Be with PPD.

At PPD we hire the best, develop ourselves and each other, and recognize the power of being one team. It's not just talk, our award-winning training programs speak for themselves.

Join PPD in our relentless pursuit of excellence - apply now!


  • Oversees all aspects of management of laboratory operations to one or more sites, departments or regions in global Labs.
  • Ensures productivity, efficiency and quality of the work are maintained and financial objectives of the business are achieved.
  • Oversees the development and implementation of laboratory systems and processes.
  • Ensures client deliverables and needs are met.

Education and Experience:

  • Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 10+ years) or equivalent and relevant combination of education, training, and experience.5+ years of management responsibility
  • Proven leadership skills

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of GMP, GCP or GLP
  • In-depth knowledge of clinical laboratory science, ICH guidelines, FDA regulations concerning clinical labs processes in drug development process, method development, method validation, R and D, sample production and/or data processing
  • Strong leadership skills including budgeting, forecasting and fiscal management
  • Project and time management skills
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills including presentation skills
  • Demonstrated strategic planning skills

In-depth global and cultural awareness

  • Strong organizational agility and demonstrated drive for results
  • Excellent coaching and mentoring skills

Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, disability or protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and/or local law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 161837
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