Country Programme Lead, CODE Sweden (R1003420) in Solna, Sweden at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/20/2018

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    Solna, Sweden
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Job Description

Country Program Lead, Real World Insights


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.

Position Summary

Country Program Lead, real World Insights

This is a rare opportunity for a confident and entrepreneurial leader to set-up, develop and roll-out this ground-breaking initiative. We look for an experienced manager and exceptional communicator, who relishes building a growing network of clinical partners and key industry opinion leaders.

The Country Lead reports into the Regional Operations Leader and works closely with central functional leads and subject matter experts. He/she will build-up and manage a local team. Team members will include experts responsible for hospital engagement, relationship management, technical deployment and integration engineers. Additionally, the country lead works closely with our central functions and technical team to assure successful roll-out of the oncology data network.

Principal Accountabilities:

Country Set-Up

  • Define and drive implementation of the country plan
  • Recruit talent and build a high performing local team
  • Provide leadership to and assure career development of single team members
  • Support assessment of key 3rd party providers (IT and other) who build the local technical infrastructure of the oncology data network (in cooperation with the central partnership manager, technical and legal experts)
  • Drive contract negotiation with 3rd parties (in cooperation with the central partnership manager, technical and legal experts)

Business Development and Hospital Engagement

  • Define the national engagement plan
  • Build a strong pipeline of hospital partners according to plan
  • Support the hospital engagement process and help to convert pipeline centres to oncology data network members
  • Lead contract negotiation with hospital stakeholders and sign-up to the oncology data network
  • Ensure and drive the ongoing management and community of the Oncology Data Network

Technical Deployment and Service Management

  • Review and sign-off hospital deployment plans and resource demands
  • Oversee technical deployment activities
  • Act as point of escalation for deployment and ongoing service concerns and facilitate solutions in cooperation with our central Subject Matter Experts

External communications / engagement

  • Act as national ambassador of the project to key opinion leaders in the industry and help build national awareness of the product and brand
  • Build and lead a national advisory group with key industry and academic experts
  • Support information exchange and alignment with our pharmaceutical collaboration partners regarding the development and deployment of the oncology data network


  • Plan and deliver against country budget
  • Assure sound financial and operational processes and governance in cooperation with the local operations manager and central operations functions (like Finance, HR, Procurement)

Internal Communications:

  • Communicate all critical elements and decisions for the deployment of the initiative in their country to the senior leadership
  • Build and maintain relationships within the wider QuintilesIMS community

Education, Experience & Specialized Knowledge Required:

  • BS/BA required, advanced degree preferred, with significant experience in the healthcare and/or life sciences environment with a focus on project management, data, analytics or consulting.
  • Excellent communications skills and ability to influence senior decision makers
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Sound understanding of the national healthcare and hospital environment
  • Experienced leader and manager who drives the initiative with a sense of urgency
  • Comfortable to work independently and within a team environment
  • Experience in managing a multi-functional team
  • Comfortable to lead a multi-functional and European wide team including business development
  • Enjoys fast moving and highly pressurized environments with frequent exposure to senior stakeholders and key opinion leaders.  Capable of working in a start-up environment
  • Calm and focused when dealing with complex or rapidly changing priorities
  • Strong influencing, problem solving, analytical, project management and planning skills
  • Experience in complex initiatives with technology focus as advantage
  • Exposure to patient-level outcomes data, implementation of technology solutions with particular emphasis on hospitals commercial organizations within healthcare, services experience with technology solutions/advisory; some familiarity with oncology would also be an advantage

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

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

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: R1003420