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**Director, Clinical Operations Germany** - (1721101) in Germany at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/11/2018

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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.
On our journey to be the premier CRO in the German market – Möchten Sie in vorderster Linie daran mitwirken, diese Vision für die deutsche Organisation zu realisieren? Dann ist hier Ihre Chance, eine verantwortungsvolle, gestaltende Rolle in einem starken Team zu übernehmen: Wir suchen einen erfahrenen Manager (w/m), der als Director Clinical Operations sowohl an der Erreichung unserer operativen Ziele mitwirkt, als auch als Mitglied des Management Teams bei IQVIA™ eine treibende Rolle dafür übernimmt, unsere deutsche Organisation sowohl intern als auch extern in eine führende Position weiterzuentwickeln.
 
Den Rahmen für die Position bildet die hieran folgende Job Description für einen Director Clinical Operations. Die konkrete Ausgestaltung der Rolle wird in enger Abstimmung mit dem direkten Vorgesetzten, dem Head of Site Management, stattfinden. Denn: Next Generation Clinical Development – innovative Projekte mit unseren legacy-IMS-Kollegen – tadellos umgesetzte Studien – es erwartet Sie keine Standard-Aufgabe, sondern die Chance, mit viel Eigeninitiative an der Neu-Positionierung der deutschen Organisation mitzuwirken!


 
PURPOSE
Direct clinical monitoring operations for a designated IQVIA™ regional office or group to ensure projects are appropriately resourced and employees are trained and developed to meet project needs. Work with country/region leadership in formulating effective strategic goals and objectives for designated region and assures operational alignment with senior management priorities. Lead strategic initiatives work with other functional management to develop implementation plans. Supervise Clinical Research Specialist (CRSs), Clinical Operations' Associate Directors and/or Managers.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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.
  • Direct the hiring and selection process for a group of clinical staff by conducting candidate review through participation in the interviewing process. Establish methods to develop and evaluate office/region based onboarding processes. Develop standard processes to ensure that staff has the proper materials, systems access and training to complete job responsibilities. Oversee the execution of the training plan, SOP review and mentored training experiences for a region/office/country.
  • Provide a leadership role in country/region clinical resourcing process through continual evaluation of existing and future resource alternatives, pro-active planning and collaboration with study team leadership and operational peers.
  • Evaluate the quality of the clinical work product for a variety of job roles and/or a specialized job function. Evaluate regional workload, quality and budget metrics through regular review and reporting of findings. Collaborate with senior management and other functional leadership to improve efficiencies, project outcomes and quality metrics for clinical projects.
  • Act as a coach and mentor for lower level staff as they develop in their role. Works collaboratively with project leadership including the PM, client representatives and other functional leadership to manage project related challenges and to achieve exemplary customer service.
  • Analyze and reviews budgets for clinical studies within region. Pro-actively plan for appropriate clinical operations budget consumption and guides line managers and CRSs in managing variances and in developing corrective fiscal action plans.
  • Conduct Clinical Project Review and participates in Project Management Review according to regional guidelines and interfaces with appropriate functional leadership to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Participate and may lead corporate or departmental quality or process improvement initiatives.
  • May act as a client liaison.


Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Advanced knowledge and ability to apply GCP/ICH and applicable regulatory guidelines
  • Strong knowledge of clinical research financial parameters and project financial tracking and accounting methods
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English
  • Excellent organizational and problem solving skills
  • Effective time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in a health care or other scientific discipline or educational equivalent; 12 yrs of clinical trials experience including 7years experience in a leadership capacity; 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: 1721101

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