Job Title: Director
Date Posted: 02-17-2006
Job Location: New Jersey-Central
Job Type: Full Time
Education Level: Bachelors Degree
Work Experience: 7+ to 10 Years
Job Shift: First Shift
Yearly Salary:DOE (Depend on Experience)
Company Name: Taratec Development Corporatio
Company Website:
Contact Information: Taratec Development   Taratec Development (
Job Description:
Taratec is the lead consulting firm providing regulatory guidance and solutions for the
business and information technology challenges unique to the life sciences industry. Founded
in 1984 and privately held, Taratec is headquartered in Bridgewater, New Jersey, with
satellite offices in Chicago, metro Philadelphia, metro Boston, and Puerto Rico. The company
currently employs more than 200 full-time professionals and is aggressively recruiting to meet
the growing demand for its services. 

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is at the top of their profession. Career
enhancement comes from enlarging client base, business development expansion, publishing
efforts, and award recognition. 

General Summary: 

An Industry Practice Manager provides domain technical expertise and personnel leadership to
drive and support business initiatives. Oversees recruitment and development of staff for the
line of business. Uses broad discretion, manages and fosters customer relationships


Staff Management

-Plan, develop and hire appropriate resources to meet the business plan and respond to ongoing
business opportunities 
-Hire personnel to meet business plan and project staffing requirements, including
consultants, senior consultants, principal consultants 
-Coordinate with Resource Manager and Project Manager on staffing related projects. 
-Plan and execute performance management and career development activities 
-Regularly review the number and type of consultants in their domain expertise to ensure that
it is in balance with the business plan and current requirements. 
-Recommend changes. 
-Manage bench activities. 
-Mentor personnel on projects 

Business and Marketing Plans

-Accountable for achieving annual revenue profit and growth goals for the line of business. 
-Coordinates participation in professional organizations and conferences among the team 
-Manage residency assignments
-Provide technical support to the sales team through presentations in sales meetings and by
assisting in the development of the technical components of proposals 
-Knows and maximizes major client initiatives in area of expertise. 
-Contribute to business development through industry and high-level client presentations and
-Point of contact for conferences and presentations for marketing. Determine who represents
Taratec for each related conference based on knowledge, interpersonal relationships of
attendees, focus area. 
-Ensures knowledge is shared. Actively participate in technical presentations in seminars,
conventions, user-group meetings, or through relevant publications and articles

Consultant Services

-Provides the highest level of technical consulting to clients on a fee-for-service basis.

Project Influence

-Ensure that the correct and appropriate assessment criteria, validation strategy and
validation conclusions are identified, bringing technical excellence into all phases of the
project life cycle.
-Develop templates and documentation for assigned projects including SOP's and procedures,
policies, guidelines, protocols, and summaries 
-Provide top-level technical leadership and support to Project Managers and consultants
engaged in projects 
-Interface with the client on technical matters demonstrating technical depth 
-Provide leadership in the interpretation of regulatory and industry trends 
-Participate in developing and refining Taratec's methodology, including document outlines and

Common Responsibilities:

-Produce quality project deliverables 
-Demonstrate professionalism in the preparation and delivery of work 
-Identify client needs for additional support and new business opportunities and communicate
them to Project Manager, Practice Leader, and/or Account Manager 
-Continue to develop professionally, including knowledge of methodology, application areas,
writing, and presentation skills 
-Maintain standards of professionalism, decorum, demeanor and appearance when performing
company activities 
-Adhere to the confidentiality, protection of proprietary information, and other legal
-Be available to travel nationally

-Over 10 years of business experience 
-Minimum of 5 years of experience in focus area 
-Bachelor's degree or equivalent 
-Recognized by clients and industry as an authority in the field 
-Excellent understanding of regulations, methodologies, and business practices 
-Extremely skilled at high-level client consulting and process facilitation 
-Recognized as the highest level of consultant demonstrated through a history of producing
deliverables that meet or exceed client expectations 
-Regarded as a thought leader and accomplished expert in their area of expertise or technical
area of focus 
-Independently performed major and strategic business activities including assessment, risk
analysis, training, proposal development, and presentation activities 
-Assisted in formulating the approach to a project 
-Excellent team working skills as demonstrated by contributing the appropriate level of
support to team efforts 
-Individual contributor with specific technical knowledge; may have advised the efforts of
-Demonstrated ability to teach, present technologies and methodologies, and support the sales
of the Company's service offerings 
-Leadership skills - led and facilitated meetings
-Excellent teaching and mentoring skills 
-Effectively managed challenging and changing situations 
-Contributed to clear, well organized project meetings 
-Excellent writing skills as demonstrated by preparation of clear, well-organized documents
-Communicated effectively with all levels of a team, internally and externally 
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills as demonstrated by development of sound
business relationships with clients over time
-Developed client relationships 
-Basic understanding of system development life cycle 
-Knowledgeable of MS Office products 
-Hands-on experience in computer systems is preferred


In addition to a full benefit package and matching 401K, Taratec offers you the opportunity to
develop your career and grow with the best of the best! You are invited to visit our website at to learn more about our outstanding organization. 

For immediate consideration, please email your resume in MS Word format to
using the email subject line PD/M.

Taratec's recruiting team looks forward to speaking with you!
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