Sr. Clinical Project Manager / Associate Clinical Project Management Director, Project Leadership (Internal Medicine) - (1601114 in Research Triangle Park, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/28/2018

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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 is one of the world’s leading Clinical Research organizations with over 55,000 employees operating in more than 100 countries. We offer a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

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This is an important and high-profile role within IQVIA. Clinical Project Managers / Sr Clinical Project Managers drive the delivery of our studies and aid in bringing new therapies to market faster to ultimately improving patients’ lives. It is a position that requires strong vendor management skills and direct liaison across IQVIA functions and with the customer, acting as that accountable point for delivery and quality while maintaining financial control.
 
As a Clinical Project Manager / Sr Clinical Project Manager you will manage cross functional teams across our global organization. You will be supported by domain experts in every function and enabled by best-in-class technology and data analytics. Key collaborators are the Clinical Lead for site management, the Project Management Analyst for project coordination, tracking and financial analysis and the Site Activation Manager an expert in start-up. IQVIA’s size and global footprint will present you with the breadth of opportunities necessary to develop your career.
 
The dedicated Internal Medicine unit sits within IQVIA’s global Project Leadership organization; as a member of this group, you will be responsible for delivery of global and/or regional studies and / or critical process and vendor management in a variety of indications.  Our Internal Medicine team is growing quickly, and candidates with experience in the following experience can expect to have a strong impact:
 
•         Stem Cell and Gene Therapy.
•         First-in-human and phase 1 pediatric research
•         Ophthalmology
•         Dermatology
•         Rare Blood Diseases (non-oncology) and Metabolic/Storage Disorders
•         Allergy & Respiratory
•         Genitourinary / Reproductive & Sexual Health Conditions
•         Infectious Diseases & Vaccines
•         Autoimmune & Rheumatology
 
You will need to be comfortable collaborating and communicating with a variety of colleagues and clients and demonstrate flexible and creative leadership. Global experience and a biopharmaceutical, CRO or related vendor (IP supply, clinical laboratory, etc.) is ideal.
 
 
While project assignments vary, your typical responsibilities might include:
  • Serving as the primary project contact with the client
  • Leading and managing cross-functional project teams
  • Project status reporting and surveillance for risk
  • Monitoring team performance against contract and client expectations and according to key performance metrics
  • Leading problem solving including management of risk and issue resolution
  • Developing or reviewing study management plans
  • Managing team resource assignments and accountability
  • Oversight of database management
  • Ensuring compliance with study tools, training materials and standard processes, policies and procedures.
Help us bring clinical development into the next generation. With cutting-edge tools, technologies, and expertise, together we will drive healthcare forward and get the right medicines to patients – faster. Be challenged in a fast-paced learning environment that is collaborative, flexible, and will present you with many opportunities to grow your career.

Job Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field and 10 years clinical research experience including 6 years project management experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
 
 
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • In depth knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
  • Broad protocol knowledge; therapeutic knowledge desired
  • Strong understanding of Clinical Research industry (drug/device/technology/etc.) and the relevant environments in which it operates
  • Strong understanding of the competitive environment and how to communicate/demonstrate value through IQVIA solutions
  • Strong understanding of other IQVIA functions and their inter-relationship with Project Leadership
  • Project management practices and terminology
  • Strong understanding of, and experience managing, contractual obligations and implications
  • Demonstrated strong understanding of project financials and experience managing project P&L
  • Proven ability to work through others in a global environment to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics, monitoring/managing performance and providing feedback and coaching; experience productively partnering cross functionally and with customers to advance work effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to identify and organize resources needed to accomplish tasks, set objectives and provide clear direction to others; experience planning activities in advance and taking account of possible changing circumstances; manages time effectively
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including good command of English language
  • Proven ability to make decisions with limited information, bringing clarity to disparate information to inform actions and drive results
  • Experience working productively in a pressurized environment, managing competing priorities and maintaining a positive outlook at work; handles criticism well and learns from it
  • Excellent customer management skills and demonstrated ability to understand customer needs, have difficult conversations with internal/external stakeholders and customers, negotiate solutions and understand impacts on the overall program
  • Open to learning and keeping own knowledge and skill set current and evolving
  • Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications
  • Ability to work strategically to realize project goals, identifying and developing positive and compelling visions for the successful delivery of the project and taking account of a wide range of issues across, and related to, the project
  • Demonstrated learning agility and openness to learning and keeping own knowledge and skill set current and evolving
  • Effective mentoring and training skills, fostering learning and knowledge sharing with colleagues
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
 
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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: 1601114