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Project Manager, Translational Genomics (R1077252) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

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    Durham, NC
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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.

Responsible for managing internal and external programs and projects that utilize significant resources from the Translational Genomics team at Q2 Solutions EA Genomics. Will ensure that project scope, budget and timelines are specified, documented, and agreed to by all stakeholders. Will coordinate activities within and between departments to ensure that programs and projects remain on time and within budget. Will provide effective and ongoing communications with stakeholders and will lead discussions to reset expectations when competing priorities require re-calibration. Will forecast financial performance based on revenue projections and project delivery timelines. Will summarize program / project performance, including lessons learned, to facilitate ongoing improvements to project governance.


  • Adhere to all corporate policies, procedures and employee handbook contents.
  • Lead/facilitate the defining of goals, objectives and scope of programs and projects on an ongoing basis. 
  • Work with Lead Scientists to develop work/task breakdown structures to define project milestones, timelines, dependencies and resource requirements.
  • Continually track progress to anticipate delays and other potential risks in order to escalate resource contention.
  • Lead communications to keep all project stakeholders informed.
  • Develop and maintain progress summaries that are accessible to all project stakeholders.
  • Lead communications with external stakeholders, as needed. 
  • Contribute to the development of policies and procedures for the development and implementation of new test procedures. 
  • Function in a team environment, recognizing that priorities will shift according to business needs and maintain a flexible work schedule.


  • Working knowledge of GCP, CLIA and HIPAA requirements.
  • Demonstrated expertise in project management. 
  • Excellent planning, organizational, customer service and communications skills.
  • Expert user of standard office productivity software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint, along with appropriate tools for managing, visualizing and reporting on projects. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences and/or related field preferred.
  • Minimum five years of experience, with at least one year of direct experience in project management.
  • Experience with molecular testing in a clinical laboratory operating under GCP and/or CLIA guidelines is strongly preferred.


  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time.
  • May require occasional travel.

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Job ID: R1077252