Senior Project Manager (R1114532) in Parsippany, NJ at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/27/2020

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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.

IQVIA is looking for a Senior Project Manager with experience of project managing publications to join our Medical and Patient Communications team.

Our activities include medical affairs (scientific platforms, publications, advisory boards, educational symposia, medical science liaison support, medical information), market access communications (global and country-level value dossiers, value communications, and business cases), real world evidence and clinical pathways communications, promotional activities (concepts, campaigns, training, and creative materials across multiple channels), behavioral-based patient support programs, and technology solutions. Thanks to our unique position within IQVIA™, The Human Data Science Company™, our collaborative offerings extend well beyond those of a traditional medical communications agency, and you will have the opportunity to work in multidisciplinary teams to develop new communications solutions to help move healthcare forward.

PURPOSE

Plan, execute and measure multi-regional project activities and programmers that meet client objectives and satisfaction as directed by account lead, ensuring quality deliverables on time and within budget. Ensure that all project work is completed in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), policies and practices. Maintain and support growth of existing business as assigned by providing operational support of project delivery and collaboration with internal departments and external vendors involved in project delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with senior client services team members and other internal teams contributing to the development and delivery of high-quality programmers that meet the needs of customers

With account / project lead, act as day to day client contact as appropriate. Participate in face to face meetings, telephone conferences and day to day telephone calls as appropriate. Provide senior onsite project management support as required

Participate or lead, as appropriate, account / project team meetings. Monitoring project delivery teams on all aspects of project activities, ensuring the delivery of projects to agreed specification and quality within budget and timescales. Provide regular updates to Account / Project Director as required.

Tactical delivery on all aspects of project briefing, planning, scheduling, budgets and resourcing; in collaboration with Account / Project Director review execution plans for all deliverables to ensure they meet the objectives of the client and are relevant to their target audiences. Ensure final sign-off on all projects before they go to client and or into production.

Ensure the completion of set up and maintenance of all project documentation files and records, internal databases, tracking systems, and project plans with project specific information

With account lead, maintain and monitor project finances for allocated accounts, including tracking of servicing levels and reporting on profitability. Ensure regular updates provided to Account / Project Director

Contribute to growth of existing accounts by supporting senior account team on operational resources required for each target account. Propose appropriate executional strategy / solution to account team for delivery of potential new business initiatives.

Review and refine account / project processes and take responsibility for identifying new approaches / systems to improve efficiency and delivery of client work and Quintiles operations

Prepare presentation materials as appropriate and participate in operational aspects of proposal development and sales / proposal presentations; attend presentations as required

Delegate and brief in activities to team members as appropriate; coach and support the development of Project Managers, Senior Project Executives, Project Executives and Project Coordinators as appropriate. Assist in monitoring workloads and development opportunities of junior team members and flag to senior staff as appropriate

Train and mentor junior project management staff.

Provide input to line manager of their project team member’s performance relative to project tasks.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Good knowledge of all aspects of key project management services including but not limited to live event logistics and technical support, design and production and digital and online

Experience working in a highly matrixed organization and leading and participating in teams

Demonstrated ability to work creatively in a fast-paced environment. Ability to maintain demanding timelines. Adaptability and flexibility to changing priorities

Proven client handling skills

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients

Exceptional attention to detail and ability to work simultaneously on multiple priorities. Flexible personality and a quick learner who operates with a sense of urgency

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including customer service and supplier management skills

Strong finance skills

Good problem-solving skills

Strong analytical skills and ability to translate analysis to executable programs with defined goals. Must be able to articulate straightforward and elegant solutions

Strong organizational, planning, project management and logistics skills

Sound judgement and decision-making skills

Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics

Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications

Good knowledge of pharmaceutical compliance

Mentoring / coaching skills

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Relevant bachelor’s degree and at least 5 years project management experience within the pharmaceutical industry or agency environment; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Some experience and knowledge of project managing publications in the pharmaceutical environment would be preferred’

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.

Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.

Regular sitting for extended periods of time.

May require travel.

IQVIA offers a friendly, progressive work atmosphere and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance and vision coverage, tuition assistance, bonus plan and 401(k).


We look forward to the prospect of working with you!

EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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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.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.



Job ID: R1114532