Project Support Lead (Global Patient & Site Strategies, GPSS, Writing & Editorial Team) (R1096017) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/9/2020

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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.


This job is a newly defined role within the GPSS writing and editorial function, with some

significant similarities to the existing Patient Recruitment Lead role. Responsible for the

implementation of small programs such as these,  in their entirety. Includes communication

with sponsor and internal study team and collaboration with internal writing and editorial

teams to deliver ICFs and other tactics. Track projects and metrics, finance management

(EAC, budgeting and reconciliation), internal triage and resourcing support.


• Provide project management support to the Patient Recruitment Programs (PRP) writing and

editorial teams, for Global Master Informed Consent Forms (ICFs) and standalone writing projects

(where PRP services are not otherwise scoped).
• Manage the scope of work, objectives, timelines, quality of deliverables, and other

activities of assigned projects.
• Coordinate operational and tactical related activities for study team and client

to ensure that related project milestones are met
• Monitor and triage ICF and eConsent incoming work, assist with resource assignment and hold weekly ICF resourcing call with delivery teams, and eConsent team
• Attend regular Sponsor ICF calls with internal team, where required
• Management of assigned project budget(s) to meet financial and company goals

(realization targets)
• Track specific Sponsor ICF KPI metrics
• Package up Word documents or PDF files for IRB/EC, study team, and/or

sponsor review
• Take ownership for centralized GPSS ICF and eConsent training

(new staff/updates) for delivery team


                                                                                                                               Req  Pref 
 Bachelor's Degree, Healthcare or other scientific discipline, or

educational equivalent.                                                                                        X   

Additional Work Experience
                                                                                                                                Req  Pref 
-6 years of relevant industry experience, or equivalent combination of

education, training and experience                                                                     X
-At least 2 years in a role with project management and client services

being the main parts of the job                                                                            X

-Some experience with Patient Recruitment Programs and/or other

standalone medical copywriting projects                                                          X
-Experience with working in a regulated environment and the ability to

apply applicable regulatory  guidelines (ICH-GCP)                                                    X

 -In-depth knowledge of the drug development process across different functional

 -Knowledge and ability to apply ICH-GCP and applicable regulatory guidelines  
 -Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills  
 -Effective time management skills and ability to manage competing priorities  
 -Ability to be flexible, perform multiple tasks and prioritise work effectively

           according to changing priorities  
 -Strong interpersonal skills and effective presentation skills  
 -Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers,

           managers, clients and suppliers  
 -Ability to influence effectively within the GPSS PRP team, and project teams,

           including PL, CL and the customer  
 -Ability to work creatively both independently and in a team, in a complex global

 -Good written and verbal communication skills including good command of

 -Strong computer skills, including proficiency in aspects of data analysis and

           presentation  software, MS Word and Excel  

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: R1096017