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Project Management Analyst, Global Project Leadership

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Primary Location: Sofia, Bulgaria Additonal Locations: Bloemfontein, South Africa,ZAF; Bratislava, Slovakia,SVK; Budapest, Hungary,HUN; Centurion, South Africa,ZAF Full time R1316898

Job description

Our Project Management Analysts (PMA's) are an integral part of clinical trial delivery, liaising with clinical teams to improve patients’ lives by bringing new drugs to the market faster.

As a PMA you will work in partnership with the Project Leader/ Clinical Project Manager in one of our Single Sponsor Delivery Units as well as our specialist therapeutic areas: Internal Medicine, Central Nervous System, Gastroenterology Immunology & Women’s Heath, Cardiovascular Renal Metabolic, Early Clinical Development or Oncology.

Your key purpose will be to support with project management activities to mitigate risk, control cost, manage project schedule, and ensure customer satisfaction related to assigned projects.

Essential Functions

  • Establish and manage performance dashboards, analyse event triggers/alerts and determine appropriate follow up for Project Leader or other functions

  • Coordinate project schedule and ensure timely updates of all key milestone and partner with Project Leader on related calls

  • Coordinate and support the risk and issue management process

  • Manage all aspects of the Project Finances including Estimate at Completion (EAC), monthly expenses, invoices and reconciliation

  • Demonstrate compliance with the Vendor and Purchase Order (PO) Management process

  • Implement and maintain baseline and change control processes.

  • Ensure Project Leader has timely and accurate data on areas including cost, schedule, scope, utilization, change orders and quality to support better decision-making

  • Develop and maintain relevant sections of Project Management Plans

  • Review and support project resource allocation within project budgeted for assigned portfolio/ projects

  • Prepare correspondence, project status reports and presentation materials for project team and customer meetings

  • Manage and coordinate core file reviews and support audits as needed. Drive e Trial Master File (eTMF) filing compliance focusing on completeness, timeliness and quality

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences (or other related field)

  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience within analytical/financial field, ideally within clinical research

  • Knowledge of clinical trials is advantageous

  • An interest in life sciences, clinical research and/or patient health

  • Previous exposure to working in a global environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language

  • Planning, time management and prioritization skills, the ability to problem solving skills with excellent attention to detail

  • IT skills: good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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