Head of Regulatory and Start-Up Switzerland (f/m/d) (R1089451) in Basel, CH at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/13/2019

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.


  • Assist in formulation of strategic initiatives and work with functional management to develop implementation plans, including regulatory and start-up evaluation measures.
  • Interface with internal contacts to determine operational strategy and/or expectations and parameters for key deliverables.
  • Provide Proposal Management with input on proposals and budget development for regulatory and start-up components of projects. Attend proposal defenses as needed.
  • Liaise with clients to ensure operational efficiency; implement updates to processes to ensure maximum efficiency and customer satisfaction.
  • Review and analyze performance metrics and processes to provide input in the development and implementation of
  • process/system improvements.
  • Accountable for employee departmental efficiency and adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs), Work
  • Instructions, and project instructions and timelines.
  • Manage employees in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include planning,
  • assigning and directing work of employees; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approve actions for all management / human resource matters.
  • Assist with audits and provide recommendations and assist in the implementation of Corrective Action Plans.
  • Resource employees efficiently to ensure achievement of utilization and realization targets. 
  • Manage the selection and on-boarding process for new employees by conducting candidate review and participating in the interview process. Ensure employees have the appropriate materials, systems access and training to complete job responsibilities.
  • Support team to ensure that they successfully complete mandatory Compliance and GCP training and pass related exams.

Skills and Abilities

  • Full knowledge of the drug development process and of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge and ability to apply GCP/ICH and applicable regulatory guidelines
  • Excellent knowledge of budget management and resourcing
  • Considerable working knowledge of medical terminology
  • Fluent language skills in German and English and good language skills in French or Italian
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and e-mail applications
  • Effective communication, organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Ability to lead and motivate teams
  • Ability to independently coordinate and manage new processes
  • Ability to handle management/personnel issues
  • Ability to work independently and to effectively prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work within a matrix team environment
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's or higher level Degree, preferable in healthcare or other scientific discipline
  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 - 7 years of prior relevant experience

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1089451


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