Data Team Lead - RWE (Home or Office-based) - (R1034229) in Cambridge, MA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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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.


For Data Team Leads within IQVIA, the focus is on performing your role efficiently. You will be the main point of contact and representative for data management to the customer and corporate teams. You will typically only work on two or three studies at a time, and we make every effort to therapeutically align our teams to further improve efficiency and capability. Together, this will give you greater ownership of the study and a greater understanding of the subject matter.
This role is a big part of what we do as a business. As we offer a full service to our customers, the Data Team Lead is responsible for managing a high level of expectation. As a result, it is an ideal stepping-stone in your Project Management career. You will have training and development to plan and progress, and you will have the opportunity to concentrate on high-quality data delivery.
While each study may be different, your typical responsibilities might include:
  • Project management of all data management through to completion
  • Providing this expertise to customer data managers, key decision makers, and internal team members to manage continuous process improvements, issue escalation, workload projections, and technical expertise
  • Managing and organizing data so that it is accessible and sufficiently well summarized for customer and regulatory bodies such as the FDA
  • Acting as a point of contact for various stakeholders including customers and the Clinical Data Management team, as well as working closely with the data programmers
  • Understanding the components of a study start up through to study close out, and developing key documentation
  • Creating and working with a supportive team environment, and sourcing candidates who will contribute to the expected high standards
You will need to be comfortable collaborating and communicating with a variety of colleagues and customers. You will also need to be good at maintaining strong customer relationships, be comfortable working closely with customers and senior colleagues across the business, as well as mentoring junior colleagues.

Job Requirements


•Previous experience and proven competence in managing delivery of multiple projects through full DM life-cycle (several studies/programmes)

•Demonstrated expert data management skills and thorough knowledge of the data management process (e.g., therapeutic area, extensive knowledge in DM processes, SAE reconciliation, external data vendor reconciliation, management of local laboratory data, and/or new technology)

•Previous experience of handling customer negotiations

•Knowledge of Medical Terminology, Pharmacology, Anatomy, and/or Physiology

•Knowledge of operating procedures and work instructions and the ability to apply them in practice

•Knowledge of Good Clinical Practices and relevant regulatory guidelines

•Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service, and teamwork skills

•Excellent project management skills

•Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills

•Ability to work independently with available resources, e.g., functional managers, senior DTLs

•Comprehensive understanding of clinical drug development process

•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and customers



Bachelor’s Degree, or educational equivalent, in health, clinical, biological or mathematical sciences, or related field, and a minimum of 8 years direct Data Management experience, including 5 or more years as a CDM project lead; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

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: R1034229