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Associate Director Project management (R1049556) in Madrid, ES at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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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.

Associate Director of Clinical Project Management

Late Phase and Real World Evidence

Office or home-based contracts possible across the EU but we are particularly interested in applicants from Spain, UK, Portugal, Italy and Eastern Europe

Having you been considering a new career step in your clinical project management career to date.  We are seeking an highly experienced, hands on Associate Director for our Late Phase / RWE team.  To be considered for this role you do not need to have prior experience of Late Phase / RWE studies although that would be an advantage.  You do need to have a curiosity and genuine interest in developing your experience in this space. 


Direct and manage large, global, multi-functional projects or program, including the execution of the clinical component of the project/program to the Sponsor’s satisfaction, ensuring quality deliverables, on time delivery and within budget. Has strategic decision-making responsibility for the project/program. Ensure that all project work is completed in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices.


  • Manage the scope of work, objectives, quality of deliverables, and other project and study management activities.
  • Serve as primary project/program contact with Sponsor to ensure appropriate communication channels are maintained and reporting schedules adhered to.
  • Ensure the development of project plans for all phases of the project lifecycle, including the quality and risk management, ensuring that issue escalation and resolution is clear.
  • Develop proactive contingency plans to mitigate clinical risk across studies.
  • Work with Business Development to finalize the project/program budget and scope of work.
  • Direct and lead project activities for team members related to their project-oriented tasks to ensure that project/program milestones are met.
  • Continually review and make recommendations to ensure adequate resources are available to meet project deliverables and milestones
  • Develop, lead and implement continuous improvement for assigned projects and programs.
  • Act as the key relationship manager for assigned clients; recommend courses of action regarding client management issues; implement plan following approval by senior management.
  • Ensuring adherence to change control processes.
  • Provide consultation to clients on drug development process, study management strategy, and plans as needed.
  • Participate in proposal and budget development, 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 clients.
  • Participate in function and/or corporate initiatives, special project assignments, and as a client liaison or departmental cross-functional liaison.


  • In depth clinical project management expertise along with a breath of therapeutic exposure and knowledge of study, project and drug development processes
  • Experience of leading large, complex global Non Interventional Studies in a Late Phase / Real World Evidence environment would be an advantage but not a prerequisite
  • Demonstrated account management to develop sponsor relationships
  • Strong ability to drive delivery in a cross-functional, matrixed environment
  • Demonstrated commercial skills such as proposal development, bid defence and project financial management skills
  • 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.  Some exposure to medical device would also be an advantage.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language, strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organization, business judgement and problem-solving skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to balance operational and strategic priorities

If you want to make an impact in the global research market, where we are working to make a real difference in patient health, we ask you to apply now and join our team

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: R1049556


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