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Local Trials Manager

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Primary Location: Makati City, Philippines Full time R1165900 Date Posted: 11/24/2020

Job description


  • Manage and co-ordinate efforts of cross-functional project teams to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles to ensure consistent use of study tools and training materials and compliance with standard processes, policies, and procedures.

  • Develop study management plans, together with team assignments and accountabilities and oversight of database maintenance.

  • Serve as primary project contract with Sponsor to ensure communication is maintained and reporting schedules are adhered to

  • Collect information on team performance against contract, customer expectations, and project baselines

  • Lead problem solving and resolution efforts to include management of risk, contingencies, and issues

  • Identify quality issues within the study to implement appropriate corrective action plans.  Escalate findings and action plans to appropriate parties.

  • Provide input to line managers of their project team members performance relative to project tasks

  • Prepare and present project information at internal and external meetings

  • Participate in proposal development and in the bid-defense process with guidance and supervision

  • Ensure high performance and efficiency of the clinical team through the scheduling of co-monitoring/accompanied site visits and ongoing mentoring of the CRA team.


  • Bachelor's Degree Life sciences or related field.

  • Requires greater than 5 years of prior relevant experience including 2 years project management experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of job area, and broad knowledge of a other related job areas, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.;

  • Knowledge of clinical trials - Knowledge of clinical trial conduct, and skill in applying applicable clinical research regulatory requirements i.e. ICH GCP and relevant local laws, regulations and guidelines, towards clinical trial conduct. Broad protocol knowledge; therapeutic knowledge desired. Good understanding of the competitive environment and how to communicate/demonstrate value through IQVIA solutions.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language.

  • Good problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Good presentation skills.

  • Good judgement.

  • Strong software and computer skills, including MS office applications.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers, and clients.

At IQVIA, 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. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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