Sr Translating Center Director (R1095352) in San Diego, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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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.

Sr. Translating Center DirectorStem Cell Center

IQVIA Stem Cell Center

In 2016 IQVIA (Formerly QuintilesIMS) and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) entered into an agreement to provide end-to-end product development services to the Stem Cell industry. Under the agreement, IQVIA will build and operate a Stem Cell Center (SCC) to accelerate stem cell research and development by enabling access to the specialized expertise necessary to develop novel cell-based therapies. CIRM grantees can apply for consulting, regulatory, CMC support, preclinical research, and clinical trial services from the SCC to develop their therapies. SCC services also are available to non-CIRM grantees.

Building on IQVIA’s legacy as the world’s largest provider of product development and integrated healthcare services, the IQVIA SCC combines focused cellular therapy expertise and extensive drug development and commercialization experience of IQVIA and its partners to support all phases of the development program. The SCC accelerates stem cell development from candidate identification to market authorization by providing end-to-end strategic and operational services.

The Translating Center (TC) Director provides oversight and drives the strategic vision of the pre-clinical services offered by the Cell and Gene Therapy Center, including:

  • Drives TC strategic vision
  • Develops stem cell expertise within and thought leadership through the TC
  • Builds TC’s reputation and prestige within the industry
  • Responsible for overall business performance, including business development, operations, and governance
  • Refines TC business and operating model to meet CAGT strategic objectives
  • Refines business development strategy, service offerings, and revenue model to meet CAGT strategic objectives
  • Serves on the CAGT steering committee and other CIRM and CAGT governing bodies as TC representation
  • Leads communication and coordination between TC and broader IQVIA organization
  • Manages TC staff and oversees resource management for TC projects
  • Ensures timely compliance and financial reporting to CIRM and IQVIA
  • Manages TC’s knowledge management strategy

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Previous senior management experience running a business unit
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Strong experience in clinical development strategy, planning, and execution
  • Strong subject matter expertise in stem cells and regenerative medicine
  • Previous experience developing early stage clinical products

 Minimum Required Education and Experience

  • PhD and 8+ years relevant experience; or Masters degree and 10+ years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and 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.

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 to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1095352


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