Director, IT Compliance - (R1028968) in Marietta, GA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/6/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Marietta, GA
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
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Job Description

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.


Manage and direct all aspects of information technology (IT) compliance and testing for the enterprise.
  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable legislation. 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, including salary administration
  • Collaborate with IT senior management and other functional leadership to improve efficiencies. Continually look for process improvement, seeking new ideas and ensuring open communication with staff. May participate in or lead corporate or departmental quality or process improvement initiatives
  • Develop and execute IT plan based on business strategies. Participate in the development of regional and global IT strategies Maintain awareness of business climate, any challenges and plans for the functional areas and identify opportunities to exploit technologies cost effectively to gain competitive advantage
  • Provide technical leadership and management of multiple regional and global IT projects from conception through deployment. Establish project budgets, resource plans, milestones, tracking metrics, and success measures
  • Ensure adherence to IT standards and procedures. Ensure all work meets computer systems validation requirements, and any issues identified in QA or customer audits are properly addressed
  • Fully accountable to ensure policy and procedures are defined to optimized for both IT Compliance and Testing functions.
  • Fully accountable to ensure all IT projects follow compliance and are tested to ensure quality.
  • Lead and participate on global or regional task forces, study teams, or projects relating to global IT strategy, global projects, or the use of technology or systems at the global or regional level
  • Provide tools and technologies to facilitate ad-hoc end-user access to data. Identify new technologies and methods to provide end-users broader capability to meet their own information needs without compromising the integrity of the
  • Provide thought leadership in areas of Part 11 compliance, Test Automation, Dev Ops and Performance Testing.
  • Prepare capital and operating budgets; monitor and track expenses. Negotiate service, support, lease, and consulting agreements

Job Requirements

  • Strong staff management skills and the ability to effectively manage multiple teams across onshore and offshore models.
  • Excellent negotiation skills and good understanding of legal agreements (master service agreements, work orders, leases, consulting service agreements, other)
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to use automated project management tools such as Microsoft
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage, develop, administer, and track capital and operating budgets
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Life science or healthcare background preferred.
  • Mastery of SDLC models (including Agile), Testing methodologies, Effort Estimation and Test Tools (e.g., AppDynamics, Atlassian Suite, TFS, etc)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field; with 15 years IT experience including previous management experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion
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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: R1028968