IT Project Manager (R1104810) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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.

Position Purpose:

IQVIA Regulatory Intelligence provide customers with regulatory intelligence from more than 110 regulatory organizations. IQVIA Regulatory Intelligence supports pharmaceutical and medical device companies by providing access to up to date and comprehensive original and translated regulatory documents, expert country summaries, tabulated comparative regulatory information covering operational details and timely alerts through state-of-the-art functionality.

We are looking for a Technical Project Manager to join our team. The Technical Project Manager will act across different development initiatives in the regulatory intelligence portfolio, being responsible for managing the complete life cycle of complex projects (both in agile and waterfall environments).

The candidate would have a technical background and experience in delivering software development projects across the full lifecycle. Should have the ability to discuss the technical solutions being proposed, understand the technical challenges / support the development team in removing any roadblocks and communicate technical aspects of the projects to non-technical stakeholders.

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Hands on technical project manager with strong technical understanding. Drives technical teams towards solutions for complex problems, follows up on solutions to meet customer expectations.
  • When working in an Agile environment, contributes to the creation / management of the product backlog and sprint scope and coaches the development team on the agile processes to follow
  • Develops, maintains and manages project plans, major milestone timelines and other project management artefacts for assigned projects as appropriate.
  • Can apply different project management methodologies / techniques and understand which ones will work best in a certain project environment / context and adapt when needed
  • Manages all assigned projects to completion ensuring on-time delivery, meeting of budgetary demands, and maintaining overall project ownership.
  • Acts as a single point of contact for project status. Maintains communication with project stakeholders and senior management.  Sets and meets commercial expectations.
  • Manages project status and information in the form of formal briefings, project update meetings and status reports aligned with the different stakeholders needs
  • Addresses problems through risk management and contingency planning and presents solutions and/or options to management. Ensures effective implementation of solutions/changes.
  • Has good understanding of industry project management practices, tools and techniques. Uses formal processes and tools to manage resources, budgets, risks, and changes. Recommends new process and tools to achieve advanced project management.
  • Participates in setting and enforcing project direction with global cross-functional teams. Plans and manages resource allocations and task assignments within a matrix managed environment.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in IT Project Management
  • Experience managing projects using Agile methodologies
  • Experience managing / working on end-to-end greenfield web application projects. Full understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative problem-solver who works well both independently and as part of a team; able to foster and develop others' ideas as well as his/her own
  • Must be a "self-starter" as well as work in a group project environment
  • Must be able to organize, prioritize and schedule a workload efficiently
  • Detail oriented and able to coordinate work streams for on-time, on-budget delivery while ensuring project details are accounted for and acted upon
  • Able to provide excellent verbal and written communication between customer, manager and project team members in a matrix-managed environment
  • Able to work within deadlines, ensuring both timely, cost-effective delivery and customer satisfaction
  • Effective meeting facilitation and presentation skills
  • Has prior experience working with geographically dispersed teams
  • PMP as well as any Agile certifications are a plus

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: R1104810