Laboratory Project Services Set-up Manager, based in Livingston, West Lothian (R1091922) in Livingston, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1091922

Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

The key duties and responsibilities of this role includes:-

  • Review of clinical study protocols to determine lab testing requirements as part of initial discussions with both the client and laboratory team
  • Management of client expectations during the initial, set-up phase to communicate progress, clarify outstanding actions and highlight potential risks
  • Maintain productive communications and collaborations with key internal departments (e.g. laboratory; kit building and sample receipt teams) to identify key areas for consideration during study set-up to enable smooth progression and timely shipment of clinical trial kits on both a regional and global level.
  • Working with the Laboratory and Scientific teams to define the analytical and technical aspects required to provide lab services for each protocol
  • Review of laboratory database design to ensure adherence to clinical study protocol requirements
  • Lead update of laboratory databases in line with protocol amendments submitted by sponsor teams during active phases of clinical trials

Applicants are expected to meet the following criteria:

  • Degree or equivalent in a scientific discipline. Advanced degree an advantage
  • Strong problem solving, communication, influencing and leadership skills
  • Excellent organisational, planning and prioritising skills
  • An ability to multitask on a daily basis is essential in addition to being proficient in standard IT software packages including Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience in an external customer serving environment is essential with previous Project Management experience desirable
  • Previous Pharmaceutical, central laboratory or related industry experience would be an advantage


Job ID: R1091922