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IT Business Partner (R1058858) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/8/2019

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Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


The IT Business Partner will be responsible for Partnering across business stakeholders and IT teams to align and drive global technology initiatives to drive growth, productivity, and quality within our Research and Development Solutions Business.


• Partner with business to develop IT strategy for process domain, aligning strategic initiatives to drive business growth, productivity, and quality.
• Represent business strategies and priorities to IT and the IT vision to the business.
• Apply expertise in business process and technology, bringing innovative ideas and solutions to business problems.
• Partner with the business and work stream team members to drive out and fully document business case (including ROI), scope and road map.
• Manage and maintain product/project road map and associated finances.
• Co-ordinate with Business, Program/Project Manager and Delivery Lead to ensure resourcing and processes followed enable successful execution of delivery.
• Manage programs and projects as point of contact for the business stakeholders and R&DS IT team.
• Manage and co-ordinate the preparation, review and presentation of the status of strategic and project updates for stakeholders and executives.
• Drive the delivery teams within portfolio towards preservation and enhancement of product and related projects.
• Responsible to business leadership for all IT related escalations across their business unit, working with program, product and operations teams and CIO Service Delivery Teams.
• Provide input for R&DS IT organizational and program level technology strategy
• Support Business Analysts as required in the build and collection of detailed requirements.
• Work with peers to establish processes and approaches to optimizing the way we work together and with stakeholders.
• Support development (review and sign off) of SDLC artifacts as required
• Line Management may be required. Manage Staff in accordance with organization's policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approving actions on human resources matters

• Strong combination of the following skills:  business analysts, solution architecture, program management, and relationship management 
• Detailed knowledge of Clinical Trial or related processes 
• Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong leadership skills with proven ability to lead a virtual team in a matrix structure
• Innovative and strategic thinking capability
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and stakeholders.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients 
• Knowledge and experience of validation requirements of a regulated system are preferred
• Limited travel may be required


• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field; with 10 years IT experience including previous management experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience


• Extensive use of the telephone and face-to-face communications, which requires accurate communication skills

• Significant amount of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

• Ability to bend, stoop, crawl and lift up to 60 pounds

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1058858