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Project Manager (R1012240) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Technology Solutions division of IQVIA develops and markets healthcare-focused enterprise software applications including Master Data Management, CRM, Multi-channel Marketing, Content Management, Social and Compliance solutions.  The Digital Office leads the transformation of the Technology Solutions product portfolio and is developing a micro-intelligence platform bringing a layer of smart services to Technology Solutions’ software offering called “Ada”. Ada’s micro-intelligent services use machine learning, natural language processing and deep learning techniques as appropriate, and relies on a big data layer.

As a project manager for Ada, you will be responsible to collaborate with the product owner in the planning, development, management and deliverables of key projects for product offerings targeted towards our clients in the Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences industries.  You will provide a seamless integration of multiple internal work streams and reporting structures indicative of a large organization.  You will enforce organizational policies and establish goals for the project team developing Ada, as well as the teams deploying Ada in consuming products.  You will lead cross-functional teams in the execution of these efforts.

Key to your role will be the ability to manage scope, schedule and budgets for projects.  Strong communication skills will allow you to report on project status and risks, with associated recommendations, to all stakeholders. Lastly you will ensure adherence to QMS standards and review project deliverables.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Enforce organizational policies and establish goals for project teams
  • Under general direction, responsible for monitoring and tracking all aspects of the development lifecycle for Ada and provides a single point of contact for those projects
  • Work with management across the organization to take Ada from original concept through final product release from the Product Lifecycle into the Customer Lifecycle where the product is implemented for clients
  • Document project scope and objectives and create progress reports for each
  • Participate in defining and enforce project direction with cross-functional teams
  • Manage resource allocation and task assignments within a matrix managed environment and track project costs
  • Ensure project governance through cross-functional Steering meetings
  • Provide business guidance to project teams
  • Ensure change management is properly documented and communicated across cross-functional teams

Role Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a software and/or product development environment. 3 of which has been in a project management function.
  • Proven ability/skill set in the following:
    • Fostering Collaboration
    • Problem Anticipation and Mitigation
    • Project Plan Management
    • Manage deliverable obligations
    • Business Acumen
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in sizable/ multi-disciplined, multinational teams in a matrix-type organization
  • Very strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project skills.  Experience with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence desirable.   

IQVIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We cultivate a diverse corporate culture across the 100+ countries where we operate, celebrating and rewarding teamwork and inclusiveness. By embracing our differences, we create innovative solutions that are good for IQVIA, our clients, and the advancement of healthcare everywhere.



Job ID: R1012240