Project Management Analyst (R1090301) in Bloemfontein, South Africa at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/26/2019

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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.

PURPOSE

Manage, analyse and provide accurate and relevant data for Project Leaders to make informed decisions on strategies and tactics to mitigate risk, control cost, and ensure customer satisfaction related to assigned project. The Project Management Analyst (PMA) typically supports a project which is medium to large in scope and may also support a phase or portion of a large, complex project. The PMA assists in the monitoring, controlling and communication of a project's performance and works closely with the Project Lead to deliver clinical trials in line with the sponsor's requirements.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Establish and manage performance dashboards, analyse event triggers and alerts and determine appropriate follow up for Project Leader or others to act upon

• Coordinate project schedules, estimates, cost control, risk management activities

• Review and approve project invoices on behalf of Project Leader or Project Integration Manager

• Implement change order control processes

• Ensure Project Leader has timely and accurate data on areas including cost, schedule, scope, utilization, change orders, quality to support better decision-making

• Develop and maintain relevant sections of Project Execution Plans

• Assist project sub-team leads in defining resource requirements, utilizes systems in order to monitor status

• Prepare correspondence, including meeting minutes, for study team and/or customer

• Organize and support Project Leader in managing internal study team and customer meetings

• Prepare presentation materials including study data for internal study team and customer meetings

• Support study file review and audits as needed

• Risk and lessons learned management

• Facilitate identification and assessment of project risks

• Maintain the project risk register

• Assess contingency adequacy

• Oversee baseline change control

• The development of the project schedule and cost estimates

• Establish and maintain the baseline change control for projects

• Assist the Project Lead in the processing of change order requests

• Project scheduling, estimating, cost Control and risk management

• Develop the project estimate, establish the budget, manage cost commitments, review and approve vendor invoices

• Involved in the implementation and management of the Risk Management Process

• Project reporting

• Effective reporting in the following areas:

- Cost, schedule and scope

- Resource utilization and performance

- Change orders

- Quality control, audits and Inspections

- Risk exposure

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

• Knowledge of clinical trial conduct, and skill in applying applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., ICH GCP and relevant local laws, regulations and guidelines, towards clinical trial conduct.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language

• Results-oriented approach to work delivery and output

• Problem solving skills

• Planning, time management and prioritization skills

• Ability to handle conflicting priorities

• Attention to detail and accuracy in work

• Good software and computer skills, including MS Office applications including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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

• Ability to work across cultures and geographies with a high awareness and understanding of cultural differences

• Ability to influence without authority

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• Bachelor's degree in life sciences or other related field and minimum of 1 year of relevant clinical research experience with analytical/financial skills; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

• A PMP certification or equivalent

• Project management tool utilization and experience preferable

• You will be required to pass screening assessments to determine your proficiency in terms of English language proficiency, analytical ability and other aptitudes

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

• Extensive use of telephone and face to face communication requiring accurate perception of speech

• Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers

• Regular sitting for extended periods of time

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.



Job ID: R1090301

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