FSP Functional Manager - EMEA Pharma

08 September 2021
Salary€65.000 - €70.000 per annum
DisciplineLife Science Careers

Location - Remote

This role is an excellent opportunity for a result-driven individual that likes to find tailored solutions and work proactively with a welcoming and expert team. The position will be mainly home-based with 10% of travel (in respect of local legislation).

The FSP program provides centrally managed workforce solutions in primarily Clinical Operations, Biostatistics, Regulatory and Medical Affairs along with Data Management positions across the North America, EMEA and APAC.

The role

The Functional Manager is primarily accountable for providing expert consultation in a scientific and/or technical subject matter including but not limited to clinical operations, biostatistical, regulatory and medical affairs, and data management FSP work assignments. In addition, the functional manager evaluates and proposes optimal scientific and/or technical solutions for employees and ICs to comply with the requirements of the work assignments.

Where applicable, s/he is responsible for vetting candidates during the recruitment process, training/coaching employees within their domain along with participating in continuous improvement initiatives. In addition, functional managers will provide best practice guidance to the business regarding implementing new projects and guiding employees through work tasks.


  • Coaches, trains and mentors' employees and ICs on assignment for clients and direct reports (20%)
  • Consults with the client's hiring manager for goal setting and writing yearly performance evaluations (20%)
  • Attend KellyOCG´s FSP business meetings to update colleagues/stakeholders about critical action items related to client projects (10%)
  • Reports and checks quality of employee work assignments for clients for which Kelly has a non-disclosure agreement (10%)
  • Consults and informs Talent Care on performance management and engagement with employees on assignment (10%)
  • Contribute in-depth knowledge about business products and value proposition to support business development (10%)
  • Represent KellyOCG as a subject matter expert at industry conferences and with internal and external thought leadership content/publications (10%)
  • Works closely with Talent Acquisition/Talent Supply Chain to ensure timely and successful outcome of recruitment efforts through providing specific domain and content expertise (10%)


  • BA/BS degree in area of specialty; Master's or PhD preferred
  • Solid understanding of the entire cycle, processes, and reporting for specific disciplines
  • Available to travel up to 10%
  • 6-10 years' experience in core specialty discipline
  • Proficient in working on all project phases and production support
  • Ability to manage project scope and expectation
  • Demonstrated very good teamwork with peers and other functions
  • Ability to make presentations to KellyOCG and client senior management
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experienced in presenting and representing the organization at conferences and industry events

What do we offer

  • Permanent contract (40 hours per week)
  • Salary of € 70.000 p.a.
  • Start date: asap
  • An international environment where you can learn a lot in challenging projects

Name consultant

Rabea Osterloh
T: +31 (0)639694482

When interested please react through the application process with your English resume.

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