Director, Project Management Job at Syneos Health - USA, Remote

  • Syneos Health - USA
  • Remote

Job Description


JOB TITLE: Director, Project Management

Syneos Health is the only fully integrated biopharmaceutical solutions organization purpose-built to accelerate customer success. We lead with a product development mindset, seamlessly connecting our capabilities to add high-value insights to speed therapies to patients and provide practical value to help our customers achieve their objectives.

Every day we perform better because of how we work together, as one team, each the best at what we do. We bring many talented experts together across a wide range of business-critical services that support our business. Every role within Corporate is vital to furthering our vision of Shortening the Distance from Lab to Life®.

Discover what our 30,000 employees, across 110 countries already know:


Why Syneos Health

  • #SyneosHealthLife means we’re committed to our Total Self-culture - where everyone can authentically be themselves. Our Total Self-culture is what unites us globally, and we know every person’s unique contributions make a difference.
  • We believe our success is a direct result of the people who are driving it - you! We value your dedication to caring for our customers and patients, so we want to focus on taking care of you. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits program encompassing your total health - physical, mental, and financial.
  • We are continuously building the company we all want to work for and our customers want to work with. Why? Because when we bring together diversity of thoughts, backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives - we’re able to create a place where everyone feels like they belong.


The Technology & Data Solutions (TDS) business unit is the Syneos Health accelerator for life sciences innovation. TDS houses our advanced technology acquisitions, homegrown products & applications, actively participates in new M&A and partnership activities, delivers critical insights as part of our integrated strategy for customers and drives enterprise-wide adoption and change management for innovative tech & data solutions. Our work supports getting meaningful new medicines to patients faster, with greater positive impact. The Director, Project Management supports our business goals by overseeing the project management teams that partner within our business unit (engineers, data scientists and media experts) to deliver projects on time and within budget in support of our customers and their needs.


• Manage teams of Managers and Project Managers and Technical Project Managers. Responsibilities include line management, performance management, and professional development for those employees along with interviewing and onboarding new team members.

• Work closely with clients, cross-functional teams, and information technology to create, manage, and track success against business objectives.

• Oversee the team that develops detailed project requirements / scope, level of effort and cost estimates / budgets from cross-functional teams and external vendors for complex data driven projects using standard project management methodology (agile development, waterfall implementation) and be accountable for delivering against established business goals/objectives.

• Manage the day-to-day activities of projects and staff; communicate and collaborate with internal and external customers to manage expectations and ensure project deliverables are on schedule and on budget and in accordance with Company processes.

• Identify, analyze, and evaluate risks and create risk mitigation plans. Ensure risk mitigation plans executed effectively.

• Create resource plans, coordinate and manage resources (onsite and offshore) for multiple projects in the program across different project phases of project lifecycle.

• Utilize a deep understanding of the product, platform domains, architecture, integrations, stakeholders (including their roles and responsibilities), cross-project dependencies, and timelines.

• Communicate regularly with technology teams to track progress, surface deadlines for deliverables, understand risks, and facilitate conversations to mitigate these risks.

• Assist with monthly revenue forecasts, resource and organizational capacity planning.

• Educate and provide thought leadership for the introduction of project management methodologies in digital product and process development.

• Mentor and coach junior team members across the business.

• Bring global teams together for one goal.



• Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA) in any related field.

• Experience leading a high performing team and working across multiple stakeholders to deliver results while educating and growing team members. Global experience is preferred with colleagues and client interaction.

• Experience delivering data science or analytics products to paying clients on time and on budget.

• Exceptional, self-motivated leader with strong persuasion, negotiation, conflict resolution, time management, and organizational skills.

• Ability to prioritize multiple assignments and multi-task effectively, motivating and coordinating cross-functional teams in a matrixed environment to achieve well-defined timelines and goals.

• Analytical mindset, aptitude for working on a team with highly technical data scientists, data architects and/or IT experts.

• Working knowledge of digital marketing, Salesforce CRM software, databases, and analytic/statistical tools a plus.

• Proficient computer skills, experience with Microsoft Office Suite; working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project). PMP Certification is a plus

• Pharmaceuticals / healthcare experience preferred.

Years of experience required : Eight to ten (8-10) years of project management experience and two to three (2-3) years of management experience.

Working hours : Willingness to work Eastern hours

At Syneos Health, we believe in providing an environment and culture in which Our People can thrive, develop and advance. We reward and recognize our people by providing valuable benefits and a quality-of-life balance. The benefits for this position include a company car or car allowance, Health benefits to include Medical, Dental and Vision, Company match 401k, eligibility to participate in Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Eligibility to earn commissions/bonus based on company and individual performance, and flexible paid time off (PTO) and sick time. Because certain states and municipalities have regulated paid sick time requirements, eligibility for paid sick time may vary depending on where you work. Syneos complies with all applicable federal, state, and municipal paid sick time requirements.

The annual base salary for this position ranges from $106,830 to $207,800. The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high of the Syneos Health range for this position. Actual salary will vary based on various factors such as the candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role.

Get to know Syneos Health
Over the past 5 years, we have worked with 94% of all Novel FDA Approved Drugs, 95% of EMA Authorized Products and over 200 Studies across 73,000 Sites and 675,000+ Trial patients.

No matter what your role is, you’ll take the initiative and challenge the status quo with us in a highly competitive and ever-changing environment. Learn more about Syneos Health .

Additional Information:
Tasks, duties, and responsibilities as listed in this job description are not exhaustive. The Company, at its sole discretion and with no prior notice, may assign other tasks, duties, and job responsibilities. Equivalent experience, skills, and/or education will also be considered so qualifications of incumbents may differ from those listed in the Job Description. The Company, at its sole discretion, will determine what constitutes as equivalent to the qualifications described above. Further, nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees. The Company is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, including the provision of reasonable accommodations, when appropriate, to assist employees or applicants to perform the essential functions of the job.


Job Tags

Remote job, Permanent employment, Contract work, Offshore, Flexible hours,

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