Clinical Data Specialist (R1091821) in Bloemfontein, South Africa at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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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.


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. 


Conduct testing activities in a Clinical Trial Database and provide comprehensive testing expertise to the team to produce efficient, quality database that meets customer requirements.


  • Providing knowledge in validation tasks and performing database validation efforts to ensure delivery of high quality databases.
  • Accountable for overall quality and delivery of the validation effort.
  • Test databases and edit specifications, which includes:
  • Creates and Enters Test Cases within the Data Management Plan.
  • Reconciling Edit Check status prefixes using the DMP reconciliation report.
  • Updates the Edit check status appropriately within the Data management Plan and clinical trial database (CTDB), if applicable.
  • Communicates issues for erroneous Edit Checks within the Data Management Plan to the programmer.
  • Communicates any document update requirements or uncertainties to the Lead Data Manager.
  • Understand and comply with core operating procedures and work instructions.
  • Develop and maintain good communications and working relationships with CDM team.
  • Communicate ideas for process improvement.
  • Conduct quality reviews as applicable.


  • Medical terminology exposure   
  • Excellent organizational, communication, leadership and computer skills   
  • Ability to exercise excellent attention to detail   
  • Ability to act independently and with initiative required to resolving problems   
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients   


  • Bachelor’s degree, or educational equivalence, in clinical, biological or mathematical sciences, or related field, or nursing qualification; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS                           

  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech   
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers  
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time    

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.

Job ID: R1091821


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