Clinical Project Management Director / Associate Director (All Therapeutic Area's) (Home-based) - (1807954) in United States at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/11/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! 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.

Description

PURPOSE

This is a critical and high-profile role within IQVIA. Project leaders are the people who deliver our studies, bringing drugs to market faster and more efficiently, thus improving the health of patients more quickly. It is a role that requires you to liaise directly between IQVIA and the customer, and it requires you to always keep the well being of the patient as our priority.
 
It is also a role where the size and scope of IQVIA will allow you to develop and experience rapid growth across national and global studies, specializing in clinical or project management, and across our wider business. Whichever route you choose, you will be working on several projects at the same time, and enjoying a varied and busy schedule. At the same time you will have dedicated support to develop the career of your choice. In fact, you will be building a smart and flexible career with no limits.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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.


Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • In depth technical and/or therapeutic expertise and knowledge of study, project and drug development processes
  • Demonstrated financial management skills, including project financial tracking and accounting methods
  • 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
  • Excellent customer management skills
  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to balance operational and strategic priorities
  • Proven ability to work through others to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Highly effective team leadership skills
  • Sound judgment and decision making skills
  • Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field and 12 years clinical research experience including 8 years project management/ leadership experience, including multi-regional and global focus; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time.
  • May require occasional travel.


EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.


Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!


We invite you to join IQVIA™.


Job ID: 1807954