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17563-Sr Admin Assistant (R1058944) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/11/2019

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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.


Provide required administrative support to several functions within DSSR including - LCS, Cardiac Safety, and Biostats/Medical Writing.  Activities include diverse and complex administrative duties with broad business responsibilities requiring high level contact and exposure to highly confidential information requiring significant judgment, problem solving and making sound recommendations. Additional tasks include:  meeting planning; travel arrangements; scheduling appointments; expense reporting; track, monitor and report on departmental budgets, staffing levels, etc.


  • Schedule of appointments as determined by priority
  • Independently research, compile data and compose both routine and non-routine correspondence, reports and maintain all files, confidential records.
  • Coordinate travel schedules, arranging meetings and teleconferences
  • Filter all telephone calls, mail and email; dispersing and handle as appropriate.
  • Receive, photocopy, distribute, and file a variety of incoming and outgoing correspondence and reports.
  • May be responsible for all incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence including but not limited to faxes, courier deliveries, etc.
  • May be responsible for taking and distributing internal meeting minutes.
  • Take initiative in providing relevant data, information, back-up support materials to assist manager with day to day operations.
  • Independently track a variety of department and/or employee data and completes regularly scheduled reports by required due date.
  • Track, monitor and report on departmental budgets, staffing levels, staff vacations and alternative work schedules department FTE’s, open positions, and various other administrative data and provides information to management as necessary.
  • Prepare, obtains appropriate departmental signatures, track and follow up on various personnel actions to include candidate requisition forms for open positions, PSC forms for transfers, supervisor changes, employee leaves, promotions, etc.
  • Ensure that communications are promptly and accurately dispatched.
  • Responsible for P-Card activities including but not limited to the ordering of supplies and submitting Visa statements in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the planning, coordination, and preparation of major business meetings, luncheons, and dinners involving both internal and external clients, departments and companies (including attendance at off-site study specific meetings as required).
  • May be responsible for the submission of staff expense reports in a timely manner.
  • May be responsible for the coordination and planning of facility needs (space, equipment, etc.)
  • May function as IT contact including the coordination of maintenance and upgrading of hardware/software systems within department
  • May be requested to support management in recruiting process and new employee departmental set up and orientation.
  • May be requested to produce and maintain process flow charts and organizational charts for department.
  • May be required to maintain database to track appropriate departmental information.
  • Responsible for the development and design of improved administrative procedures to promote the timely processing and submission of all administrative deliverable.
  • May be required to serve on projects as directed by management.
  • When manager is on travel or out of office takes the initiative to review, prioritizes and makes decisions as to what is routine and critical correspondence and email. Responds to routine items and forwards urgent issues to appropriate individuals.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, MS Outlook, and Internet).
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to work both within a team environment and independently to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to maintain demanding timelines.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.
  • Ability to be self-directed, prioritize opportunities and perform multiple tasks.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients


  • High School degree with 3 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience


  • 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.

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

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™

Job ID: R1058944