Investigator Svcs Analyst 2 (R1091890) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/8/2019

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    Durham, NC
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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.

Job Profile Summary    

Coordinate and support the delivery of all required start-up contracting activities for selected sponsors, studies or multi-protocol programs as determined by either the agreed algorithm or the Sponsor’s requirements, including pre-award activities.

     Essential Functions
•    Develop investigator grant estimates, contracting strategies and proposal text to support the proposal development process.
•    Develop contract and budget templates; utilize and maintain contracting systems, tools, processes, and training materials for selected sponsors, studies or multi-protocol programs according to the Scope of Work and Project Plan, within the agreed project strategy.
•    Ensure collaboration, including communication with sponsors, stakeholders and RSU regions and countries, to successfully deliver the agreed project scope in compliance with sponsor requirements and/or the RSU Management Plan.
•    Provide specialist legal, operational and financial contracting support to facilitate efficient business development and initiation and maintenance of clinical trials, whilst enabling compliance with regulatory requirements.
•    Assist with the creation and/or review of core scientific, technical and administrative documentation to support business development and enable study initiation and maintenance, as required.
•    Contribute to the collection, interpretation, analysis and dissemination of accurate contracting intelligence to support assigned studies and the wider company, as required.
•    Ensure overall contracting efficiency and adherence to project timelines and financial goals; report contracting performance metrics and out of scope contracting activities as required.
•    Work with Quality Management to ensure appropriate contract management and quality standards.
•    Mentor and coach colleagues as required.
•    Deliver presentations to clients as required.
•    Ensure accurate completion and maintenance of internal systems (with emphasis on CTMS), databases, tracking tools, timelines and project plans.
•    May take a proactive role in developing long standing relationships with preferred Quintiles customers.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Typically requires 2 - 3 years of prior relevant experience.
Requires intermediate level knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts of a job area, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
Education Level    Education Details    Req    Pref     
Bachelor's Degree    Related field     X         
Additional Work Experience
Experience Details    Req    Pref     
3 years’ relevant experience, including demonstrable experience acting as a local or regional contract expert    X         Or
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.    X         
Skills and Abilities
Skill/Ability    Description    Proficiency     
    Good negotiating and communication skills with ability to challenge        
    Good interpersonal skills and a strong team player        
    Strong legal, financial and/or technical writing skills        
    Strong understanding of regulated clinical trial environment and knowledge of drug development process        
    Knowledge and ability to apply GCP/ICH and applicable regulatory guidelines        
    Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements, SOPs and company’s Corporate Standards        
    Ability to exercise independent judgment, taking calculated risks when making decisions        
    Ability to lead, motivate, coach and mentor        
    Good organizational and planning skills        
    Good presentation skills        
    Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and e-mail applications        
    Good understanding of clinical trial contract management        
    Ability to interpret pricing models and to prepare proposals, bid grids and budgets        
    Ability to work well within a matrix team environment        
    Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and sponsors.        
Standard ADA Settings
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
Standard ADA Selection     Office Environment
Physical Demands
Physical Demand    N/A    Rarely    Occasionally    Frequently    Constantly
Sit at a desk or table with some walking, standing, bending, stooping, or carrying of light objects.                   X     
Use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate objects and/or operate equipment.                   X     
Travel Requirements
Frequency    Brief Description
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job at any time

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IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1091890