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Senior Clinical Project Manager (Virtual Trials - Study Lead) (R1076817) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

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    Durham, NC
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Job Description

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.

Manage the execution of the assigned medium to large multi regionally-based clinical studies per Contract from initiation through to closeout.  Ensure that all clinical study management and project deliverables are completed to the Sponsor's satisfaction, ensuring quality deliverables on time and within budget and in accordance with SOPs, policies, and practices.

     Essential Functions
•    Manage and co-ordinate efforts of cross-functional project teams to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.  Ensure consistent use of study tools and training materials and compliance with standard processes, policies, and procedures.  Implement continuous improvement activities for assigned projects.
•    Develop study management plans, together with team assignments and accountabilities and oversight of database maintenance
•    Serves as primary project contact with Sponsor to ensure communication is maintained and continuously improved and reporting schedules are adhered to
•    Report on team performance against contract, customer expectations, and project baselines to management
•    Lead problem solving and resolution efforts to include management of risk, contingencies and issues.  Develop proactive contingency plans to mitigate clinical risk.
•    Identify quality issues within the study through regular review of site communications, monitoring visit reports, data flow information and quality assurance audit findings to implement appropriate corrective action plans.  Escalate findings and manage study issues and obstacles.
•    Collaborate with other functional groups within the company where necessary to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.
•    Provide input for the development of proposals for new work and project budgets
•    Provide input to line managers of their project team members performance relative to project tasks.  Recommend team members further professional development, Support staff development, and mentor less experienced CPMS.
•    Ensure high performance and efficiency of the clinical team through the scheduling of co-monitoring/accompanied site visits and ongoing mentoring of the CRA team
•    Prepare and present project information at internal and external meetings
•    Participate in proposal development.  May lead bid defense presentations in partnership with Business Development and Senior Clinical Project Management staff
•    Define project workload and assignments.  Develop and oversee maintenance of internal databases and project plans.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Typically requires 3 - 5 years of prior relevant experience.
Requires advanced knowledge of job area, and broad knowledge of a other related job areas, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
Education Level    Education Details    Req    Pref     
Bachelor's Degree    Life sciences or related field     X         
Additional Work Experience
Experience Details    Req    Pref     
7 years clinical research experience including 4 years project management experience    X         Or
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience    X         
Skills and Abilities
Skill/Ability    Description    Proficiency     
    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        
    In depth therapeutic and protocol knowledge        
    Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language        
    Strong organizational and problem solving skills        
    Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics        
    Good team leadership skills        
    Effective mentoring and training skills        
    Excellent customer service skills        
    Good judgement        
    Effective presentation skills        
    Ability to manage competing priorities        
    Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office Applications        
    Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with workers, managers, and clients        
Standard ADA Settings
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Standard ADA Selection     Office Environment
Physical Demands
Physical Demand    N/A    Rarely    Occasionally    Frequently    Constantly
Sit at a desk or table with some walking, standing, bending, stooping, or carrying of light objects.                   X     
Use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate objects and/or operate equipment.                   X     
Travel Requirements
Frequency    Brief Description
    May require occasional travel.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job at any time

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™

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 to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1076817