Sr Dir, Project Management- Virtual Trials (R1116181) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/3/2020

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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.

Job Profile Summary    

Using management discretion, direct, supervise and manage project(s) and/or multi-project programs, ensuring the quality of deliverables on time and within budget.   Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations.  Ensure that all project work is completed in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices.  

     Essential Functions
•    Manage the scope of work, objectives, timelines, quality of deliverables, and all other project management activities for the project(s) and/or multi-project program(s).
•    Serve as primary project contact with internal and external customers to ensure appropriate communication channels are maintained and reporting schedules adhered to.
•    Finalize project budget and scope of work.
•    Develop project plans, for all phases of the project and associated deliverables.
•    Manage project budget(s) to meet financial and company goals (realization targets); proactively ensures adherence to change control processes.
•    Supervise maintenance of project management information and data tracking systems.
•    Direct project activities for Project Manager(s) and team members regarding their project-oriented tasks to ensure that project milestones are met.
•    Evaluate impact of risks, develops and implements quality and risk management plans for minimizing impact on project objectives and deliverables.
•    Continually review and ensure adequate resources are available to meet project deliverables and milestones.
•    Develop and implement continuous improvement processes for assigned projects.
•    Participate in RFP l and budget development and sales/proposal presentations, evaluate feasibility of potential programs and impact on company operations and goals; negotiate and make decisions on behalf of the organization.
•    Participate in sales/proposal presentations in face-to-face meetings with potential customers.
•    Provide technical expertise and project management experience to Project Manager(s) and training efforts.
•    Serve as a project management liaison with other groups within IQVIA.
•    May take project management lead role for specified customer(s), including acting as team member on operation and/or steering committees with strategic partners.
•    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.  Approve actions on human resources matters.
Typically requires a minimum of 10 years of prior relevant experience.
Requires broad management and leadership knowledge to lead multiple job areas, the ability to influence others to accept practices and approaches.
High School Diploma or equivalent  Required        
Additional Work Experience   
15 years related experience including 7 years project management experience required or
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience required         
Skills and Abilities    
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills        
    Good problem solving skills        
    Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics        
    Strong influencing and negotiation skills        
    Good team leadership skills        
    Excellent customer service skills        
    Sound judgment  and decision making skills        
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills        
    Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications        
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, 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

Physical Demands
Sit at a desk or table with some walking, standing, bending, stooping, or carrying of light objects frequently   
Use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate objects and/or operate equipment frequently
Travel Requirements
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

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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 to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1116181