Manager, Strat/Life Sci - (1624149) in Bangalore, IN at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.


Supervise and manage an assigned team of project delivery associates (including senior individual contributor roles) who manage or support studies to ensure quality, time and budget deliverables are met. Work with staff to ensure that all project deliverables are completed ensuring quality deliverables on time and in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), policies and practices. Ensure that employees are trained and individual development is aligned and in place to meet project and organizational needs. Oversee assigned project(s), lead and manage the assigned work streams. Line manage Team Leads; mentor junior people managers.


Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning,

Assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems. Approve actions on human resources matters

Participate in the selection and on boarding process for new staff by conducting candidate review and participating in the interviewing process. Conduct on boarding training for new staff in conjunction with Human Resources and Global Talent training programs.

Ensure that staff has the proper materials, systems access and training to complete job responsibilities. Provide oversight for the execution of the training plan, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) review and mentored training experiences, as applicable.

Participate in the allocation of resources to projects by assigning staff to studies that are appropriate to their experience and training.

Manage the quality of assigned staff's work through regular review and evaluation of work product.

Identifies quality risks and issues and create appropriate corrective action plans to prevent or correct deficiencies in performance of staff.

Ensure that staff are meeting defined workload and quality metrics through regular review and reporting of findings as outlined by Management.

Assist in ensuring consistent standardized processes are implemented and department deliverables meet expected quality, financial and productivity targets.

Ensure timely movement of project work through the process steps, in accordance with governing Standard operating Procedures (SOP) and working instructions

Develop specialist expertise in aligned specialist areas, as well as applying them across various functions

Prepare presentation materials for department meetings

Works constructively in a matrix framework to achieve project and internal stakeholder deliverables. Actively contribute to initiatives and work in close collaboration with Operations team

Participate in Department quality and/ or process initiatives.

Mentor Leads/ Associate Managers as assigned.

Assist in meeting department financial objectives by estimating requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions.


In-depth knowledge and ability to apply GCP/ICH and applicable regulatory guidelines • Basic therapeutic and protocol knowledge

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

Excellent organizational and problem solving skills

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

Job Description

Good leadership skills

Good teamwork skills

Strong mentoring skills

Effective presentation skills

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to work under limited direction

Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications

Effective time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities

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

Job Requirements


• Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field and min 7 years with  relevant clinical research experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience


• Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.

• Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.

• Regular sitting for extended periods of time.

• May require to work in shifts

Connect to great opportunity™

Quintiles is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success.  We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1624149