Project Leader 1, Bioservices - (R1040904) in Ithaca, NY at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Ithaca, NY
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
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Job Description

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.


Provide project related support and assistance for assigned projects and project teams by assisting in related procedures and performing tasks associated with the study lifecycle (start-up, maintenance, and closeout); Ensure work is conducted in line with standard operating procedures, policies and good practices.
  • Use knowledge of Protocol specific and routine tasks to ensure outputs are delivered in line with organizational standards, study requirements and client expectations.
  • Oversee and assist with the day-to-day running of designated projects, including pending lab analyses and test result review and write up.
  • Provides direct support to Project Manager.
  • Perform routine study duties and tasks that are applicable across designated projects and Protocol phases, including but not limited to: ordering laboratory supplies, monitoring stock and expiration of solution and monitoring the day to day running of designated projects (i.e. method validation and routine sample analysis).
  • Provide regular Project Status reports to the Project manager and Scheduling Analyst.
  • Support the Project Manager with the administrational tasks of the study (e.g. sample analysis status, validation status, scheduling status).
  • May act as backup support for the Project Manager during their times of absence, including leading client communication and management study activities.
  • Coordinate and communicate with relevant internal stakeholders as instructed by the study.
  • Interact with other functional areas and/or vendors to resolve problems, enhance processes and service delivery.
  • Work closely with other members of the Global Project team, identifying issues that may impact the study, take action and/or make recommendations to improve processes and timelines for study completion.
  • Coordinate information and communications for designated projects at the site level, including identification and escalation of discrepancies as needed.
  • Liaise with study Sponsor as required.
  • May lead internal or external client calls, discussions and/or tasks for regional studies as required.
  • Support maintenance of project documentation files.
  • Support maintenance of internal databases with generic project information and input project specific information, as directed and if applicable.
  • Contribute to the development of meeting and training materials (e.g. troubleshooting meeting presentations).
  • Participate in external and internal audits as needed.
  • Perform other administrative or process-related duties as needed to support the success of the trial.

Job Requirements

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, and time management skills.
  • Must be able to comply with all applicable standards as required by the company.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities; utilize resources effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability of critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language.
  • Computer proficiency in word processing and spreadsheet applications, including proficiency in Microsoft Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment highly desirable.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers and managers.
  • Ability to manage regional or small global studies. 
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing priorities and utilize resources effectively.
  • High school diploma or equivalent and 3-5 years’ relevant experience and /or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences preferred.
  • 1 year relevant experience in the Clinical, Medical or Healthcare industry preferred.
  • 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.
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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: R1040904

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