Project Management Office (PMO) Manager for Novartis – Basel (12 mth FTC) (R1092962) in Basel, CH at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 9/20/2019

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    Basel, CH
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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.


The Value Delivery Office (VDO) overseas and enhances the executional certainly of the entire portfolio of change initiatives. This includes transformational innovation initiatives and Novartis Lighthouse programs.

This is a key role in ensuring the VDO achieves its strategic vision of maximising productivity within a framework of quality, compliance and operational excellence.


  • Project plans, program milestones, and any interdependencies with other projects in the portfolio
  • Drive discussions with Finance to understand, align and report on the financial impact of projects (cost, revenue and savings targets), and VDO budget for resourcing projects
  • Continuously review VDO resource capacity requirements for current and future programs
  • Ensure the PMO standards (VDO Framework), procedures, tools and templates are used consistently and effectively in all programs. Develop further tools and templates as required
  • Drive all levels of status reporting with Program Leads
  • Manage key stakeholder relationships
  • Lead all PMO related meetings, document minutes and follow up actions
  • Create PMO related presentations
  • Support and bring standardization to program metrics, reporting and key communication activities related to the PMO
  • Assist with revision and continuous improvement of the VDO Framework
  • Maintain PMO spreadsheets and templates
  • Act as a point of contact for VDO PMO related queries
  • Other areas of PMO support, where required


  • 2-4 years of Involvement in cross-functional, multicultural and international PMO related activities
  • Demonstrated capabilities in supporting operational aspects of clinical trials
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Proven ability to work either independently or in a team setting, to meet goals by managing compliance, budget and timelines
  • Proven networking skills and ability to share knowledge and experience amongst colleagues
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice, clinical trial design and the overall drug development process a distinct advantage
  • Living locally to the Basel office or be able to commute in at least 2 days a week.


  • Advanced degree or equivalent education/degree in life science/healthcare recommended


  • Fluent English (oral and written)

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: R1092962


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