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Director, Biotech Delivery Unit (Clinical Project Management) - (1802517) in Shanghai, CN at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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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.
Direct and manage an assigned team of clinical project management staff who manage or support studies or programs to ensure quality, time and budget deliverables are met to the Sponsor’s satisfaction. Work with staff to ensure that all study management and project deliverables are completed to the Sponsor’s satisfaction, ensuring quality deliverables on time and within budget and in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices. Ensure that employees are trained and individual development is aligned and in place to meet project and organizational needs.
While projects vary, your typical responsibilities might include:
  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approve actions on human resources matters
  • Actively provide guidance and review of the scope of work, objectives, timelines, quality of deliverables, and other clinical project management activities for studies and programs.
  • Coach and mentor employees around project planning, project review, risk management and problem solving to ensure global alignment of work practices across the team through the adoption and use of all process and technology tools and improvements by employees.
  • Work with the clinical project managers to ensure that project budget(s) meet financial and company goals (realization targets), with a focus on proactively ensuring adherence to change control processes.
  • Obtain and provide regular feedback to employees from other clinical project team members and key stakeholders to assist in personal and professional development. May attend project team meeting and site visits in order to support development needs. Identify skill and competency gaps at the individual level and work to craft appropriate development plans.
  • Proactively manage risks linked to resourcing, project and/or individual needs with other management and leadership team members to manage study issues and obstacles.
  • Act as a key relationship manager for assigned clients; recommend courses of action regarding client management issues; ensure that plans are implemented following approval by senior management.
  • Working with individual staff to identify any quality issues within the study and coaching on resolution of issues, including implementation of corrective action plans and escalation.
  • May act as point of contact or oversight for specific customers or programs.
  • Provide technical expertise and clinical project management experience to project management and training and process improvement efforts.
  • Serve as a project management liaison with other groups within IQVIA.
  • Provide consultation to clients on drug development process, strategy, and plans as needed.
  • Participate in function and/or corporate initiatives, special project assignments, and as a client liaison or departmental cross-functional liaison.
You will need to be comfortable collaborating and communicating with a variety of colleagues and customers. Ideally you will also have some global experience, and a pharmaceutical or CRO background.

Job Requirements

Minimum requirements:
You should have:
  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a life sciences or related discipline
  • Ideally 12 years clinical research experience with 8 years project management/leadership experience, including multi-regional and global focus
  • Alternatively, you should have an 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: 1802517


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