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Associate Director Project Management (R1049751) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/14/2018

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Job Description

Associate Director of Clinical Project Management

Late Phase and Real World Evidence

Office or homebased contracts possible across the EU but we are particularly interested in applicants from UK, France, Germany, Switzerland and the Nordic region


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
  • Demonstrated account management to develop sponsor relationships
  • 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
  • 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

Job ID: R1049751

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