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Regional Operations Director (R1078485) in Madrid, ES at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/7/2019

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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.


Manage CODE’s growing European presence with overarching responsibility to assure that deployment targets are being met and that the country organization deliver to pre-defined growth targets.


Provides leadership and management to Country Managers

  • Provides line leadership and coaching to all country managers and their teams
  • Sets and reviews country targets in collaboration with the Initiative Lead and the Technology Lead
  • Serves as the point of escalation from countries to central management and facilitates alignment and issue resolutions

Operationally manages the overall approach to the creation of the ODN at country level, including the deployment of IQVIA’s solution to healthcare providers across Europe, working closely with the programme’s central Technical Lead.

  • Defines and reviews country engagement and deployment plans; direct line management of the EU Account Director
  • Steers and mitigates cross-European engagement and deployment issues
  • Anticipates and proactively addresses peak demand issues in the countries and impact on Central Technology

Builds high-performing country teams who integrate best practices

  • Helps to attract and retain top talent
  • Oversees the country teams’ career development
  • Actively promotes shared learning across country deployment teams and facilitates knowledge communities
  • Closely collaborates with the Initiative Lead, Technical Lead and Central Workstream Leads

4.       Oversees external Contractual and Vendor Relationships 

  • Providers operational and managerial oversight as part of the governance of country compliance to IQVIA and external frameworks
  • Governance and point of escalation for country-based 3rd party vendors, namely:
    • Software partners of Health Care Providers that run the patient databases on site and extract data into our solution
    • Specialist firms involved in the CoTrack architecture, e.g. Trusted Third Parties that host and process the programme’s data
  • Leadership and alignment of central and country based resources, who manage vendor relationships on a day to day basis

5.       Oversees operational processes across the programme and assures alignment with IQVIA functional teams and EDEN’s central programme management office, particularly with regards to:

  • Budget definition, review and tracking
  • Programme planning & steering
  • Resource management process
  • Operating Model implementation
  • Vendor and Contract management

Country based operating managers

  • Deployment planning and steering
  • Engagement and Deployment Resource planning
  • Budget review and expense tracking
  • Vendor management responsibilities

Skills and Experience:

  • Extensive knowledge of the health care sector and pharmaceutical industry
  • International leadership and customer account management experience
  • International Leadership
  • Managerial Skills and Experience
  • Account Development Skills
  • Account Management Skills
  • Analytical Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Influence Outcomes
  • Market Research Knowledge
  • Marketplace and Industry Knowledge
  • Negotiating Skills
  • Organizational Skills
  • Planning Skills
  • Presentation Skill
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Relationship Building Skills
  • Servicing Skills
  • Team Orientation, Vision and Direction


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with a minimum of 10 years of managerial experience

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: R1078485


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