Platforms Manager (R1012521) in Parsippany, NJ at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/11/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!
IQVIATM is The Human Data Science CompanyTM, 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. IQVIA has approximately 55,000 employees in more than 100 countries, all committed to making the potential of Human Data Science a reality, and we are actively hiring.

Reimagine healthcare with us
At IQVIA, you will have the opportunity to build your career, while helping our customers drive human health outcomes forward. We dedicate our experience, resources and reputation so that you can drive your career and choose the path that best defines your development and success.

The Technology Solutions division of IQVIA develops, markets, and implements healthcare-focused enterprise software applications to help life sciences customers drive their business from molecule to market.

Function Purpose
Our Global training team has a direct impact on our employees, our partners, our customers, and the business by providing product, business process, general technology education, and (limited) skills training for audiences around the globe, such as but not limited to: Sales, Delivery, Partners, Client End-Users.

Role Overview
The Training organization, and the Go-To-Market Enablement organization in which it resides, rely on a number of technology platforms to drive effectiveness and efficiency in performing their respective functions. Examples include LMS, Virtual Training, Certification, Sales Enablement and Partner Portal platforms.

As the Platforms Manager, you will be responsible for driving the adoption, implementation and maintenance of critical technology platforms to meet the needs of the organization.

Responsibilities
Specifically, you will:
- Identify and recommend emerging technological capabilities that will enhance our training and GTM effectiveness
- Develop the strategy & business cases for the adoption of new technology platforms to enable Training and other GTM activities
- Lead the selection, implementation, and maintenance of platforms
- Lead business users/stakeholders to define processes & best practices that optimize the use of enabling platforms
- Partner with enterprise technology teams or other organizational units (i.e. Global Learning & Development) to optimize use of centrally available platforms and resources
- Manage budget associated with platform deployment and maintenance
- Work with product teams to establish and maintain training environments for their respective offerings
- Example in-scope platforms may include: Learning Management System, Virtual Training, Certification, MOOC, Sales Enablement and Partner Portals

Skills & Experience
- Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree a plus with 8+ years' experience in a technology implementation or related field
- Experience leading all phases of the system development life cycle
- Can proactively and strategically think about how to adjust to future states while still managing for current needs
- Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts to highly technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Proven success designing, developing and sustaining sophisticated components of complex software systems in large organizations
- Excellent teamwork skills and proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.


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Job ID: R1012521