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Global VP, Project Leadership - CVRM - (R1017459) in Research Triangle Park, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

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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.


Direct and lead the operations of a large, complex, multi-therapeutic clinical project management group globally with full accountability for successful project and program delivery. Develop plans to ensure the allocation of human, material, system and fiscal resources for assigned area of accountability. Determine strategic goals and objectives for the group as well as therapeutic area(s) and across functions. Ensure operational alignment with senior management priorities and competitive positioning within the marketplace and industry. Lead and direct functional strategic initiatives and partner with key stakeholders to develop implementation plans. Serve as the Quintiles Corporate representative with key assigned accounts at the Executive Governance level.
  •  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 operations of the clinical project management staff, assuring project deliverables are achieved for each project management role.
  •  Direct and oversee the project operations for assigned key accounts, in the role of executive representative or liaison.
  •  Design and develop organization plans to include development of succession plans and the development and mentoring of senior level talent.
  •  Lead and develop managers to assure the development of staff along career progression goals and strategic departmental and corporate priorities.
  •  Formulate effective strategic goals for the assigned unit globally and take ownership for strategic initiatives, including development of measures for success.
  •  Develop relationships with key customer accounts, specifically therapeutic decision makers, and engage through regular customer meetings for key accounts
  •  Provide strategic leadership and input for the resourcing process and outcomes, hiring targets and processes and onboarding and training standards. Continually review and ensure adequate resources are available to meet deliverables and milestones.
  •  Influence and shape the direction of Clinical project Management including recommendations regarding policies and practices.
  •  Evaluate the quality of the work product, together with the workload, quality and budget metrics through regular analysis of data. Initiate action plans to improve efficiencies, project outcomes and quality metrics for processes and roles.
  •  Ensure projected net revenue and contribution margins, overhead costs and operating surplus for projects within the remit of the group. Play a leadership role in the budget development process and in the development of key fiscal outcome metrics. Monitor the execution of the budget via thorough analysis of ongoing outputs. Proactively develop forecasts and risk assessment in alignment with budgetary goals. Institute fiscal action plans when necessary.
  •  Provide executive leadership for project teams when necessary to manage project related challenges and to achieve exemplary customer service.
  •  Drive quality or process improvement initiatives related to corporate or departmental strategic plans.
  •  May lead key corporate initiatives across functions and business lines.

Job Requirements

 In depth technical and/or therapeutic expertise and knowledge of study, project and drug development processes
 Knowledge of project financial tracking and accounting methods and skill in applying them
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 In depth knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
 In depth knowledge and ability to apply GCP/ICH and applicable regulatory guidelines
 Knowledge of project management techniques and processes
 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.
Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field and 17 years’ clinical research experience including 9 years’ leadership experience; including multi-regional and global focus; 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: R1017459