Associate Product Management Director (R1103656) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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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.

At IQVIA we are leveraging our unique assets to disrupt an industry. By applying creativity, curiosity, and an ability to get things done, you can be a part of this mission. IQVIA’s unparalleled integrated data, state of the art technology, experts in the field of medicine and research methodology, and transformative AI and analytics are changing how clinical research is performed and how breakthrough treatments are brought to market. We want you to be a part of our collaborative team: exploring, learning, developing, and applying innovative ideas and insights.

The Product Manager will own the strategy, vision and roadmap for critical technology and/or data science product offerings, serving as the primary champion for your product offering(s).  This resource is expected to work with business stakeholders to help define a product offering, capturing key operational needs and success measures for the development efforts.  In addition to working closely with business stakeholders, Product Managers will collaborate with the Core-Enable Clinical Development (CECD) team, ensuring that the business requirements are appropriately translated and detailed into actionable stories within the product backlog.  This role often serves as a subject matter expert for the development team regarding key goals, and act as the primary liaison to the business, ensuring ongoing visibility to development progress.

Typical activities include:

Product Manager

  • Defining the vision and success measures for prioritized product offering(s), in collaboration with business stakeholders
  • Gathering and supporting prioritization of product requirements, providing recommendations, as appropriate
  • Setting product direction for technology, UX, design, and product strategy
  • Developing and managing project roadmaps for product offering(s), integrating the product strategy, inclusive of timelines, risks, and dependencies
  • Driving product development by coordinating with global analytics and/or technology team members developing offering
  • Proactively identifying and addressing issues for development team, in order to avoid delays
  • Support of product offering documentation requirements, including formal communication and presentations for business stakeholders and executive leadership
  • Research and synthesize internal and external market requirements, market and technology trends along with a competitive analysis that feeds the product strategy & roadmaps
  • Individual contributor with key responsibilities in solution roadmap building, demand management, business stakeholder management, solution investments and ROI planning to realization.
  • Collaborates across a matrix organization of business teams, sponsors, various IT stakeholders
  • Understand Customer and business vision and goals, recommend and plan IT solutions that enables the achievement of the business vision and goals
  • Create IT solution roadmaps that helps meet business vision and goals
  • Accountable for demand function for the solution - roadmapping, backlog creation, grooming, prioritization
  • Creates the investment plans for 1-3 years with associated benefits
  • Track investments and benefits with support from other team members
  • Acts as a consultant to the business bringing outside-in and inside-out perspectives
  • Guide the IT team in choosing the solution that is aligned with business' vision and goals
  • Groom and prioritize backlog for the solution using best practices
  • Monitor progress of backlog against commitments and benefits realization
  • Make decisions on priority, release of functionality and design based on cost/benefit analysis
  • Act as a single point of contact for the business or clients on the solution implementation and operations
  • Manage stakeholders and escalations on the solution 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including good command of the English language
  • Strong leadership, organizational and problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics, with good judgment and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Experience presenting to varying levels of leadership, with fluency in PowerPoint to support presentation needs
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and business stakeholders
  • High-level understanding of technology, data science and/or machine learning concepts, with the ability to convey to non-technical audiences
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of software development processes and procedures, including agile approach
  • Ability to develop and champion robust business cases supporting the product(s)
  • Demonstrated team leadership and mentoring skills

Join Us

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: R1103656