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Sr. Publications Project Manager, Medical Communications

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Job description

Our Medical and Patient Communications team is a full-service Medical Communications Agency within IQVIA. The team are currently in a period of expansion, and we are seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager/Publication Manager to develop their career with us at this very exciting time in our evolution.  At IQVIA, we look for the very best people and then give them meaningful work to do. We don’t simply think about careers, we think about contributions.

Reporting to the Head of Project Management, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the successful planning, execution and wrap up of key project wins across a number Medical Communications Service Lines, working with a range of Clients, Stakeholders, Internal Resources, Contributing Agencies and Vendors ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Remote Opportunity


  • Work with senior Client services team members and other internal teams contributing to the development and delivery of high quality programs that meet the needs of Customers and Clients

  • Project manage teams to deliver on all aspects of project activities delivery of projects to agreed specification and quality

  • Assess the scope of all assigned project activities / programs and assist in identifying the range and depth of project management support necessary for achieving objectives

  • Tactical delivery on all aspects of project briefing, planning, scheduling, budgets and resourcing

  • Responsible and accountable for all financial activities relating to project delivery

  • Along with the Account Teams, act as day to day client contact, as appropriate in collaboration with other Project Managers as necessary.

  • Contribute to the growth of existing and new accounts

  • Review and refine account / project processes and take responsibility for identifying new approaches / systems to improve efficiency and delivery of client work and IQVIA operations

  • Delegate and brief in activities to team members as appropriate; coach and support the development of Project Managers, Senior Project Executives, Project Executives and Project Coordinators as appropriate. Assist in monitoring workloads and development opportunities of junior team members as appropriate

Key Skills:

Competent in the use of (required):

  • MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

  • Project Management Software (ideally Smartsheet or MS Projects)

Experienced in the use of (desirable):

  • MS Teams, Adobe, Medical review platform (Veeva, Zinc, etc.)


  • Significant (Generally 5+ years) Project Management or Account Executive experience within Medical Communications Agency Environment is Required

  • Significant Publications experience including, liaising with authors and HCPs, collaborating cross-functionally and with publication teams to execute publication plans and publications, and submitting articles to publications is required; knowledge of Pub Med is a Plus.

  • Good knowledge of all aspects of project management services and ability to manage multiple projects

  • Proven client handling skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including customer service and supplier management skills

  • Good finance skills and problem-solving skills with the ability to develop and articulate recommendations

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to translate analysis to executable programs within defined goals

  • Strong organizational, planning, and logistics skills

  • Sound judgement and decision-making skills

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

  • Good knowledge of pharmaceutical compliance

  • Proven mentoring / coaching skills and experience



IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. 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. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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