Associate Clinical Project Management Director; Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic
IQVIA’s Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Unit is a global team of professionals dedicated to assisting our clients in driving healthcare forward and enabling medical breakthroughs that advance healthcare and patient treatment options around the world. We are looking for a Senior Project Leader (Clinical Project Manager) with experience in Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic diseases to join our innovative and dynamic group.
Our Associate Clinical Project Management Directors manage and support the operational elements and execution of studies and/or programs to ensure delivery; time and quality resulting in strong financial performance and customer satisfaction and in accordance with SOPs; policies and practices from pre-award to close-out. In addition, you will work with study(ies)/program(s) teams to focus on leveraging deep therapeutic expertise and IQVIA solutions to drive operational excellence and strategic leadership with our customers.
Participate in bid defense preparations. Lead bid defense presentations in partnership with Business Development for large sized, multiple and full service, multiple country and/or multi regional studies. Understand project strategy and operationalize the agreed upon approach.
Develop and/or support on the preparation of integrated study management plans in collaboration with the core project team
Accountable for the strategic development and execution or delivery of clinical studies in line with agreed upon contracts while optimizing speed, quality and cost of delivery, ensuring consistent use of study tools and training materials and compliance with system updates, standard processes, policies and procedures.
Serve as primary project oversight and/or contact with customers and own relationship with the project’s key customer contact(s), communicate/collaborate with IQVIA business development representatives as necessary.
Set objectives for the core project team according to agreed upon contract, strategy and approach, effectively communicate and assess performance, providing feedback and leadership.
Collaborate with other functional groups within the company where necessary to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.
Monitor progress against contract and prepare/present project information proactively to all stakeholders internally and externally
Supervise problem solving and resolution efforts to include management of risk, contingencies and issues. Take accountability for proactive contingency plans to mitigate risks.
Coach and/or mentor junior team members around project delivery, planning, project review, risk management and problem solving to ensure global alignment of work practices across the team
Achieve project quality by identifying and proactively managing quality risks and issues, responding to issues raised by project team members and planning/implementing appropriate corrective and preventative action plans.
May participate in executive committees as part of program leadership.
Ensure the financial success of the project including optimal management and assignment of resources to achieve project goals and profitability.
Forecast and identify opportunities to accelerate activities to bring milestones and revenue forward, implement appropriate actions to achieve.
Identify changes in scope and manage change control process, including securing customer agreement to financial and milestone updates as necessary.
Identify and communicate lessons learned and best practices to promote continuous improvement.
Adopt corporate initiatives and changes, and serve as a change advocate when necessary.
Provide input to line managers on their project team members’ performance relative to project tasks. Support staff development. Mentor less experienced project team members on assigned projects to support their professional development.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field with 10 years clinical research experience and 5-7 years global project management experience.
In depth therapeutic knowledge in one or more of the following areas: Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases, would be an advantage.
May require regular travel.
Fluent English, both written and oral.
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