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Clinical Project Manager - Sponsor Dedicated

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Additonal Locations: Atlanta, GA,USA; Austin, TX,USA; Boston, MA,USA; Lenexa, KS,USA; Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States,USA Full time R1344377

Job description

IQVIA’s Sponsor dedicated unit is a global team of professionals dedicated to partnering with our clients to drive healthcare forward and to enable medical breakthroughs that advance healthcare and patient treatment options around the world.  This sponsor dedicated unit is working with a robust set of processes designed to enable successful study implementation across products and indications.  Our environment is a fast-paced hub of creative individuals with a real sense of community. We are looking for a candidate with therapeutic or medical knowledge to join our innovative and dynamic group.

As Project Leader/Clinical Project Manager you will manage cross functional teams and liaise directly between IQVIA functions and the customer, acting as that accountable point for delivery and quality whilst maintaining financial control. You will be supported by domain experts in every function, enabled by best in class technology and data analytics. 

Key collaborators are the Clinical Lead for site management, the Project Vendor Manager, the Project Management Analyst for project coordination, tracking and financial analysis, and the Site Activation Manager as an expert in start-up. 

This is an important and high-profile role within our Research & Development Operation and IQVIA’s size and global footprint will present you with the breadth of opportunities necessary to develop your career.

Typically assigned to one or two projects, or a program, responsibilities might include:

  • Leading global cross-functional project team delivery, accountable for achievement of milestones and quality of contracted scope

  • Serving as the primary contact with the customer for progress and governance

  • Developing study management plans and ensuring consistent use of study tools, training materials and compliance with standard processes, policies and procedures

  • Anticipating risk and implementing mitigation strategies

  • Managing study team assignments, accountability and resource requirements 

  • Ensuring the study budget is managed proactively including scope changes and financial systems are accurate


  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field

  • Global project management experience within the drug development industry, with previous CRO experience is ideal. 

  • Minimum 2-4 years prior project management experienceand experience in clinical operations; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • In depth therapeutic or medical knowledge

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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