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Data Team Lead, home-based in South Africa

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Primary Location: Bloemfontein, South Africa Additonal Locations: Belville, South Africa,ZAF; Centurion, South Africa,ZAF; Johannesburg East, Gauteng, South Africa,ZAF; Kimberley, Northern Cape, South Africa,ZAF; Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa,ZAF; Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa,ZAF; Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa,ZAF Full time R1228764

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.

Data Team Lead, home-based

You’ll be responsible for managing end-to-end delivery of data management services for multi-service projects, ensuring quality deliverables on time and within budget. You will direct the team in areas of project planning, execution, financial management, communications and milestone deliverables.

Main responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and vision to the team

  • Manage and deliver several large scale, high complexity/non-standard aspect studies across a range of sponsors and Therapeutic areas

  • Manage sponsors at both Study and Programme Level

  • Manage delivery of areas requiring specific expertise (e.g Process, Finance)

  • Ensure milestones meet timelines and quality deliverables

  • Provide project management expertise working with customer data managers, key decision makers and internal team members to manage continuous process improvements and provide technical expertise

  • Ensure open communications with customer and Quintiles management to manage and meet contractual obligations

  • Provide input for and perform direct negotiations with customer

  • Establish strong communications with Data Operations team, functional leads, project managers and all other stake holders

  • Support DM service delivery with comprehensive DM process and technical expertise in executing projects

  • Create and/or review and sign-off on all data management plan (DMP) documents

  • Track service performance and provide leadership to identify root causes of issues and implement remedial actions

  • Serve as the escalation point for unresolved data issues; work with client data managers, vendors, internal team members for resolution

  • Maintain internal tracking databases and systems

Minimum Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or educational equivalent, in health, clinical, biological or mathematical sciences, or related field

  • Around 5 years direct Data Management experience, including 3 or more years as a Clinical Data Management project lead is preferred

  • Ability to maintain strong customer relationships

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At IQVIA, 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. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.

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