Associate Director, Business Performance (US or EMEA) - (R1043419) in Research Triangle Park, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

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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.



The Project Operations and Business Performance (POBP) team is focused on driving strong business and financial performance across the Project Leadership portfolio. Areas of focus include analytics and performance reporting, financial and operational risk management, implementation of global processes, and subject matter expertise across a spectrum of finance / business performance areas. 

The POBP Team is comprised of highly talented and motivated individuals that are engaged in impactful efforts across a diverse number of areas and strategic initiatives. The teams are spread over several geographies and we are a seeking an Associate Director, Business Performance to join our team! 

Role is to provide input and leadership for ASC606 and EAC controls across all PL projects. PL projects have direct revenue of ~$600M and project revenues of ~$2BN. Role is to ensure consistent application of EAC guidance and principles and reduce revenue volatility observed impacting revenues across all functions and business lines.

Role is also required to demonstrate and document SOX controls for new EAC processes, as requested by finance VP.

Primary Responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

Sox Control owner for PL to liaise with finance, ops, PWC, and work with Functional EAC Leads to help establish autonomous SOX governance/control

Train and educate on EAC financials and modelling to PLs/PMA and other leads with key focus on;

  • Drive adoption of EAC mindset; PL as CEO, PMA as COO, PFM as CFO, and FLs as Ops heads
  • Ensure EACs are managed according to baselined hours
  • Integrate EAC Stabilization to reduce time and effort, and monthly fluctuations
  • Develop EAC compliance metrics for PLs and FLs
Implementation of R&DS Master Data Management for Role alignment
  • Creation and implementation of a Legacy Pricing Tool Converter to allow all projects to be Role aligned for phasing and resourcing
  • Create new time coding guidance based on Role alignment
  • Reduce waste in task details for time coding, pricing, budget processing, phasing, and more
  • Task to Role identification and mapping

Other tasks and responsibilities as directed by line manager and group including random, ad hoc analysis and support, as requested

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in mathematical sciences, life sciences or related field and 10 years’ clinical research experience in the field including 6 years’ project management experience and experience in clinical operations; 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.
  • May require occasional travel.  

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: R1043419