Senior Project Leader, Central Nervous System - Global Project Leadership
IQVIA’s Central Nervous System (CNS) unit is a global team of professionals dedicated to assisting our clients in driving healthcare forward and enabling medical breakthroughs that advance healthcare and patient treatment options around the world. Our CNS team is growing quickly, as we expand our market. New joiners can expect to have a strong impact through their understanding of the operational nuances in a variety of indications. This group requires experience in Neurology, Neuro-Degenerative Diseases, Psychiatry, Pain or Rare CNS-Related Diseases and to demonstrate flexible and creative leadership through collaboration.
As Senior Project Leader you will manage cross functional teams and liaise directly between IQVIA functions and the customer, acting as that accountable point for delivery and quality whilst maintaining financial control. You will be supported by domain experts in every function, enabled by best-in-class technology and data analytics.
Key collaborators are the Clinical Lead for site management, the Project Vendor Manager, the Project Management Analyst for project coordination, tracking and financial analysis, and the Site Activation Manager as an expert in start-up.
This is an important and high-profile role within our Research & Development Operation and IQVIA’s size and global footprint will present you with the breadth of opportunities necessary to develop your career.
Typically assigned to one or two projects, or a program, responsibilities might include:
Leading global cross-functional project team delivery, accountable for achievement of milestones and quality of contracted scope
Serving as the primary contact with the customer for progress and governance
Developing study management plans and ensuring consistent use of study tools, training materials and compliance with standard processes, policies and procedures
Anticipating risk and implementing mitigation strategies
Managing study team assignments, accountability and resource requirements
Ensuring the study budget is managed proactively including scope changes and financial systems are accurate
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field
Global project management experience within the drug development industry, with previous CRO experience is ideal.
Minimum 4 years prior project management experience and experience in clinical operations; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
In depth therapeutic knowledge in one or more of the following area’s: Neurology (e.g. MS, stroke, epilepsy), Neuro-Degenerative Diseases (e.g. Alzheimer’s, Parkinson, ALS), Psychiatry (e.g. schizophrenia, bipolar, MDD, sexual dysfunction, sleep disorders), Pain and Rare Diseases (e.g. Duchenne’s, NMO) would be an advantage
IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at https://jobs.iqvia.com
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