FSP/ FS and Consulting Manager

Excelya>Full-time>FSP/ FS and Consulting Manager

Job description

Created in 2014, Excelya is a people-centered Contract Research Organization (CRO) that excels with care.

We offer a personal and authentic experience within a young, ambitious health company on the path to becoming the clinical research leader in Europe thanks to our 800 Excelyates. Our unique one-stop provider service model – leveraging full-service, functional service provider and consulting – allows our Excelyates to evolve through a diverse array of projects. In collaboration with preeminent experts, Excelya advances scientific, managerial, and human knowledge to improve the patient journey.

For our team members, excelling with care means benefitting from a stimulating professional environment that encourages personal, intellectual, and operational participation so that together we can be the best in our field. We commit to giving each Excelyate the means to express their natural talents, develop their full potential and invest their unique selves in our unique project.


The Role:

You will ensure the staff under your responsibility delivers services on time, with high quality standards and within agreed budget, for applicable department of Excelya.


  • Responsible for the management, evaluation, development and retention of supervised staff
  • Assesses resources requirements and allocates members under his/her responsibility accordingly and coordinates their activities. In charge of resourcing and planning for his/her team
  • Deeply acknowledges and strictly follows SOPs, ICH-GCP guidelines and applicable local and international legislation
  • Ensures supervised staff are adequately trained and act in compliance with all applicable Excelya and/or client’s SOPs, policies, applicable guidelines, and regulations, following expected quality compliance standards
  • Identifies training needs and collaborates with Human Resources dept for training activities and supports Human Resources department in implementing internal training
  • Support Talent Management Department with candidate recruitment
  • Cooperates with Finance dept to prepare monthly invoices and forecast
  • Ensures that staff have the proper materials and systems access
  • Ensures there is a proper handover in case of any change of the members of the supervised team
  • Participates in the development and amendment of the departmental SOPs
  • May undertake other tasks as they may be assigned by the supervisor that will concern any of the Excelya Group companies


For FSP and Full Service only:

  • Provide guidance and coaching in the respective areas of expertise so his/her reports achieve delivery of study objectives
  • Ensures that supervised staff meets the expected study timelines and deliverables, within the agreed budget
  • Supports direct reports with resolution of any relevant issues and study risk management plans
  • Reviews timesheets and monitor billable versus spent hours per staff, per project and assess any gaps
  • Is responsible for collecting and assessing metrics for his/her perimeter: deadlines, costs, quality, customer satisfaction, profitability
  • Reviews and approves expense reports

For FSP and Consulting only:

  • Supports incoming RFP by providing technical input
  • Control and validation of milestones and payment schedule
  • Supports Sales team in contract negotiation and claims

For Full Service only:

  • Assists in audits and inspections and in the preparation of CAPA plan
  • Escalates quality issues to Head of department and QA
  • Supports the implementation of CAPA plan

Skills and Experience:

  • University or College graduate (bachelor’s degree in life and/or health sciences is preferred) Capability to travel extensively to meet customers and to Paris for management meetings essential
  • Over 6 years in the clinical research area, experience in managing projects, planning activities and identifying risks as study team member
  • Manager: over 4 years in Manager role
  • Excellent communication and organization skills, understanding of project financials, project management practices and terminology
  • Ability to organize resources, task oriented with time management skills
  • Fluency in English, with proficient computer skills (Microsoft tools)


Our Offer:

In the context of our rapidly expanding organization, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in this strong and unique development in Europe of the first independent CRO.

You’ll take a role that can be shaped by your own actions and initiatives, in a company that’s well-known for its personal touch and its commitment. We have a culture of inclusion, where we share ideas and best practices and where teamwork is a key feature. 



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