IQVIA Translations- Project Manager (R1120878) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reading, UK
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/28/2020
  • Job ID:
    R1120878

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.

IQVIA Translations- Be a part of the journey

IQVIA invite you to join our new, specialised Life science Translation team, IQVIA Translations. This is a unique opportunity to be a part of our ground-breaking start-up business, influencing processes and strategy from the outset and seeing the results of your input. You will be a part of a global team with exciting long-term career opportunities. So, if you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for Linguistics, this could be the role for you.

The Role

Working with Senior Project Managers, you will be responsible for coordinating and managing translation projects to completion whilst ensuring IQVIA’s standards are met.

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing multiple translation and localisation projects at any one time from receipt to completion
  • Coordinate all project phases and efficiently predict the delivery of those phases to deliver within the best possible deadline
  • Working with the Senior Project Managers to assess the client’s expectations or specifications
  • Select appropriate vendors and negotiate deadlines
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships with contract linguists and proof-readers across multiple locations
  • Monitor and control projects status and progress
  • Budget and finance management of projects, ensuring all work is completed within assigned budget
  • Prepare and maintain project documentation
  • Comply with relevant and applicable IQVIA procedures
  • Perform quality checks at various stages of the project to ensure linguistic effectiveness is maintained

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in the Language Services industry with project management responsibility
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English is essential, an additional language would be a strong asset
  • Degree in Linguistics, Translation or Localisation related subject would be preferred but is not essential
  • Good attention to details of multilingual content effectiveness whilst maintaining high quality standards
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines; manage competing priorities and changing demands.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to follow instructions/guidelines, work independently and on own initiative.
  • Must demonstrate good IT skills
  • Ability to anticipate and report issues in a constructive way
  • Experience working with XTRF and/or memoQ as well as with any TMS would be highly advantageous
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients with demonstrated cultural and emotional intelligence

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: R1120878