Protocol Team Lead (R1093059) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/19/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/19/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1093059

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

OVERVIEW:


Protocol Team Leads are focused on project productivity, delivery and quality resulting in strong financial performance and customer satisfaction. Focus is on leveraging deep therapeutic expertise and IQVIA suite of solutions to drive operational excellence and strategic leadership with our customers. Partner with Project Leader to achieve project's overall objectives to the Sponsor's satisfaction per Contract while optimizing speed, quality and cost of delivery and in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contribute to the development of the project delivery strategy for RFPs. Participate in bid defense preparations. Attend bid defense presentations in partnership with Business Development and senior project leader as needed.
  • Provide input to the development of integrated study management plans with the core project team and/or sub-team.
  • Accountable for assigned portion of clinical studies per Contract while optimizing speed, quality and cost of delivery and ensuring consistent use of study tools and training materials and compliance with standard processes, policies and procedures.
  • Set objectives of project sub-team(s), according to agreed upon contract, strategy and approach, effectively communicate and assess performance.
  • Collaborate with other functional groups within the company where necessary to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.
  • Monitor progress against Contract and prepare/present project and/or sub-team information proactively to internal stakeholders.
  • Identify risk (positive and negative) and contingencies and partner with project leader in problem solving and resolution efforts.
  • Achieve project quality by identifying quality risks and issues, responding to issues raised by project sub-team members and partner with project leader planning/implementing appropriate corrective and preventative action plans.
  • Serve as primary or back up project contact with Customer.
  • Lead the efforts of a project sub-team; responsible for managing cross-collaboration of the sub-team to support milestone achievement and to manage issues and obstacles.
  • Support the project leader in ensuring the financial success of the project.
  • Forecast and identify opportunities to accelerate activities to bring revenue forward in partnership with the senior project leader.
  • Identify changes in scope and manage change control process as necessary.
  • Identify lessons learned and implement best practices.
  • Adopt corporate initiatives and changes and serve as a change advocate when necessary.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • In depth knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
  • Good therapeutic and protocol knowledge
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics
  • Good teamwork skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Good presentation skills
  • Good judgment
  • Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients


MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field and 5 years’ clinical research experience including 2 years’ project management experience and experience in clinical operations; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

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

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.



Job ID: R1093059