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Dedicated Line Manager (Sponsor-dedicated)

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

When you join IQVIA as a sponsor-dedicated CRA, you’ll enjoy the stability and resources of a leading, global contract research organization while gaining direct experience with one of our customers. Whether you're just starting out or looking to deepen your expertise, this role promises to offer intentional career growth and professional development.

With access to world-class training and mentoring, you’ll have the opportunity to put your passions to work in an environment designed to help you gain experience in a wide variety of therapeutic areas.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry-level, Mid-level, Senior-level
  • Travel: Yes

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career path

As you grow your CRA career at IQVIA, you’ll play an important role in helping our customers drive healthcare forward and impact the lives of patients around the world.

  1. CRA 1
  2. CRA 2
  3. Senior
    CRA 1
  4. Senior
    CRA 2
  5. Senior
    CRA 3


Lauren Heffron

“IQVIA empowers you to drive your own path within the organization. As no person’s route is the same and the clinical research landscape is forever changing, you are encouraged to continually seek career growth opportunities and to align your interests with your career goals.”

Lauren, Senior Clinical Research Associate 2

What you
can expect

  • Professional Development

    Resources that promote your career growth

  • Work-Life Balance

    Leaders that support flexible work schedules

  • Growth Potential

    Clear pathways to success

  • Collaboration

    Teams that work together to achieve common goals

  • Variety

    Dynamic work environments that expose you to new experiences

  • Best-in-class Training

    Programs to help you build knowledge and gain skills

Dedicated Line Manager (Sponsor-dedicated)

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Location: Istanbul, Turkey R1325485

Job description

About Us

IQVIA is the largest provider of biopharmaceutical development and commercial outsourcing services and a global leader in healthcare intelligence. With a global team of 67,000+ working across 100 countries, we harness insights, commercial and scientific depth, and executional expertise to empower clients to achieve some of their most important goals: Improving clinical, scientific and commercial results. Realizing the full potential of innovations, and, ultimately, building solutions for our clients to drive healthcare forward. A career with IQVIA connects you to great opportunity to achieve professional success and impact healthcare around the world. As an experienced Clinical Research Associate, you could be looking to broaden your therapeutic, geographic or study exposure. Or perhaps you are looking a future beyond monitoring with our selection of development opportunities. At IQVIA, you’ll have training and development to plan and progress your career in the direction you choose; we do not believe in a ‘career ceiling.’

Dedicated Line Manager, Sponsor-dedicated

Job Overview

The Dedicated Line Manager will manage a client dedicated team of clinical research professionals - mainly Clinical Research Associate’s. As a direct reporting line, you will be responsible for providing supervision, support, guidance, mentoring and coaching to your team on a day to day basis. You will be the primary local contact for the client in relation to resourcing, assignment of personnel, employee performance and ensuring project objectives are met.

Essential Functions

• Completion of month end activities and provide global variance explanations to forecast
• Revenue recognition for all projects under client portfolio
• Oversight of invoicing for fees and expenses for all projects
• Backlog phasing and adjustments for all projects
• Conduct monthly review and analysis of assigned projects, including review of revenue recognition, project performance variances, contract opportunities and ad-hoc financial analysis as required
• Monitor project and customer activity against contract terms to ensure compliance from operational teams and the customer
• Collaborate with operational teams to ensure consistency in contract preparation
• Align with Contracts, Legal and Strategic Pricing as appropriate
• Co-ordinate with Project Finance and Global Finance as appropriate to implement process improvements
• Review forecasting requirements from customer
• Attend and prepare for monthly reviews
• Defend financial performance at the Finance review calls; proactively participate in discussions to identify, communicate and address financial issues
• Partner with the Operational Excellence Lead and Model Alliance Lead to align on messaging
• Support in Business Review deliverables (Supply vs Demand, Volatility reporting)
• Meet Global Finance reporting needs (forecasting, anticipated revenue, variance analysis, ad-hoc requests)
• Attend Operational Reviews as needed; share finance results and key messages
• Act as key point of contact for customer counterpart(s)
• Meet customer reporting deliverables and deadlines
• Work closely to ensure timely invoice payment (investigate causes for aged debt)
• Involvement/Leading initiatives and workstreams to investigate and implement improvements to processes
• Support and training to Operational teams (DLMs, ROLs, other) and prep/update of guidance tools
• Perform other duties as required


• Bachelor's Degree in healthcare, life sciences or equivalent
• Experience in a CRO or Pharma in a Project Manager type capacity
• Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
• Excellent organization, interpersonal, teamwork skills with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
• Good Turkish and English language skills
• Ability to manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines as necessary
• Proficient in MS Office applications
• Willingness to work in a flexible and challenging environment

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


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

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