Contracts & Proposals Manager - Reading - (1803490) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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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.

Essential to the way we run our business and our trials, the Global Business Operations Line Manager role at IQVIA™ encompasses managing teams across the EU, development and training of the team of contracts and proposal developers. It is an opportunity to help shape our future success, as it requires strategic thinking across relationships, projects and teams. It is also an opportunity where you can suggest and make improvements to the way we work – impacting the way we negotiate, build relationships and ultimately deliver results and improvements to patients.

Coordinate and manage the contracts, proposals and other designated processes for assigned customers to efficiently
produce accurate and timely information.
  • •Manage the day-to-day contract, proposal and other designated processes for large complex contracts
  • Act as regional expert on contracts, proposals and / or other designated processes and key interface for assigned customers, ensuring consistency in approach, metrics and format
  • Manage project requirements, identify discrepancies and interact with customers to resolve issues
  • Develop and implement processes with a primary focus on increasing Customer satisfaction and by creating efficiencies while maintaining consistency among all teams
  • Provide direction and strategy on projects and initiatives with minimal oversight
  • Maintain a focus and actively work towards attainment of all corporate goals (including but not limited to revenue, sales, and employee retention) and implement strategies to achieve those goals
  • Act as primary internal customer interface, responsible for developing key relationships
  • May participate in bid defense, customer meetings and on task forces as required
  • Provide advice, support and guidance as needed and serve as a mentor to colleagues
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Besides all the benefits for our employees, there are many resources available to employees to encourage a work-life balance to enable them to become the best they can be in their work life as well as their personal life.

Job Requirements

  • •Knowledge of CRO Industry
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and understanding of costing models
  • Excellent knowledge of contract, proposals and budget processes and ability to interpret budgets and protocols
  • Line management experience
  • Possess strong analytical skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and customers•
  • Degree in Life Science, Business Management or related field and experience in Contracts or Proposals; or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

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: 1803490