Regional Medical Information Site Lead (APAC) - (1808785) in Singapore at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/7/2018

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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.
Oversee MI Operations Line Managers and staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations for Lifecycle Safety Medical Information services in the Asia-Pacific region, including Japan, as needed. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; performance appraisal and professional development guidance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues; resolving problems and absence management. Approve actions and ensure global consistency as applicable on human resources matters.
  • Contribute, drive and lead on global initiatives e.g. Change management; Subject Matter Expert Committees; SOP Review Committees; Retention, Engagement, training, processes etc.
  • Actively develop, lead and implement plans for measuring and improving employee engagement ensuring global consistency. Maintain open and regular communication with direct reports to ensure a supportive working environment.
  • Initiate, lead, implement and support operational decisions for the MI business nn collaboration with senior Lifecycle Safety management. Ensures financial project performance through oversight of key performance metrics (revenue, direct costs, time-sheet costs, utilization and realization). Act as mentor and coach to less experienced service operations managers as appropriate.
  • Direct project resource assignments staff hiring; terminations; training in collaborations with senior management.
  • Attendance and contribute at client and potential client meetings where appropriate. Provide support in delivering client-focused solutions in line with IQVIA business models
  • Responsible for the site’s project KPI’s being met and support the site in resolving any client related issues
  • Collaborate with other managers to address problem areas, departmental resources, work scheduling for current and projected projects, staffing needs, equipment needs, and projected peak workloads, ensuring global consistency. Monitor, assess and report utilization of staff. Identify and implement solutions for poor utilization of staff, ensuring global consistency.
  • Ensure direct reports are cross trained on Lifecycle Safety service offerings as needed; monitor and develop training plans; identify training and development needs of staff in collaboration with Lifecycle Safety senior management.
  • Direct, lead and encourage direct reports in continuous improvement of department work processes, procedures and infrastructure. Instruct and lead direct reports in efficient management of project budgets through effective timesheet reporting. Work closely with other managers.
  • Monitor and ensure that operational processes and department deliverables meet expected quality financial, productivity and utilization standards and targets.
  • Ensure timely movement of project work through the process steps, in accordance with governing SOPs, ICH/FDA regulations and guidelines, working instructions and client expectations.
  • Ensure that staff have been trained on and are following required Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), Good Pharmacovigilance Practice (GVP), FDA and ICH guidelines and regulations, Working Instructions and project instructions as required.
  • Maintain audit readiness for the site; assist Quality with hosting audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree or educational equivalent in Scientific or Healthcare discipline or other directly related field and 4 years' clinical research experience in a Contract Research Organization or Pharmaceutical company combining 3 years' Safety experience (Medical Information, Pharmacovigilance, CEVA, SARA, Risk Management etc) and ideally 1-2 years’ experience in line management or people leadership, or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

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: 1808785