Meetings Coordinator (R1119760) in Durham, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/28/2020

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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.

Meetings Coordinator, Investigator and Scientific Meetings

The Meetings Coordinator is responsible for handling project activities under the supervision of the Meetings Planner including the following;
• Delegate travel booking 
• Managing transfer and rooming inventories
• Use of event software to manage registrations for face to face and virtual meetings
• Handling delegate enquiries via email and telephone
• Onsite implementation requiring global travel 
• Accurate communications and tracking of delegate information

This role would be particularly suitable for candidates with some meetings logistics/events experience or you will be a recent graduate with an events degree.
If you have some events experience within Pharma or Healthcare Communications this would be ideal, however applicants from other industries will also be considered. 
You will have a keen eye for detail, strong communication skills and the confidence and interpersonal skills to negotiate with vendors and speak to key stakeholders. 
You will be required to work longer hours during event dates.  You will be joining a friendly, flexible and sociable team and work for a truly global organization.
IQVIA offers a competitive salary and benefits including a profit-related annual bonus, private health insurance and a generous company pension scheme.  

The IQVIA Investigator and Scientific Meetings team provides comprehensive event management services for face to face and virtual meetings.  Our services include event design and production and innovative technical solutions to ensure enhanced engagement and learning, as well as full meeting logistics services.  Our logistics team are passionate about what they do and have an impressive record of excellent client and delegate feedback.  They take pride in quality delivery and have a strong teamwork ethic.  

Required capabilities / experience: 
Knowledge of some aspects of event/delegate management 
Excellent team worker 
Ability to work creatively in a fast-paced environment and to meet demanding timelines. 
Adaptability and flexibility to changing priorities and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities 
Cross-functional collaboration required 
Exceptional attention to detail 
Flexible personality and a quick learner who operates with a sense of urgency 
Strong communication and interpersonal skills including developing customer service skills and supplier management experience 
Capacity for understanding financial activities 
Good problem solving skills 
Strong organisational, planning and logistics skills, satisfactory project management skill development 
Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications. 
Degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Must be fluent in written and spoken English

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.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1119760