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Start-Up Specialist - (1804603) in Great Britain at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/22/2018

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Job Description

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 offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.
DrugDev (An IQVIA Company)
DrugDev is committed to providing sponsors, CROs and sites with solutions that transform clinical research through collaboration, standardization and technology experience.

Job Summary

The Start-Up Specialist is responsible for providing operational support across the department so that required services are delivered on time and within budget.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Set up and maintain project related systems, dashboards and document templates
  • Coordinate mass mailings/faxes, distribute surveys, documents and information to sites and clients as required and follow-up in accordance with study/project requirements
  • Distribute and collect site feasibility questionnaires
  • Perform quality control reviews of project documents as determined by the Start-Up Lead or Senior Start-Up Lead (e.g. investigator survey, CV, medical license)
  • Upload investigator site documents to client specified locations (i.e. client e-TMF, SharePoint workspace, etc…)
  • Serve as primary point of contact for investigator sites, either personally or through a shared mailbox.
  • Work with the Start-Up Lead or Senior Start-Up Lead to create, run, distribute, and maintain required project reports
  • Other duties as assigned

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks to meet deadlines in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to motivate self when working under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral
  • Multi-language skills are a plus
  • Strong organizational, documentation, and interpersonal skills as well as a willingness to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to be flexible as the business requires


  • Analytical Thinking: Tackle problems by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach
  • Attention to Communication: The ability to ensure that information is passed on to others who should be kept informed
  • Fostering Teamwork: The ability and desire to work cooperatively with others on a team
  • Customer Orientation: The ability to demonstrate concern for satisfying one’s external and/or internal customers
  • Initiative: Identifying what needs to be done and doing it before being asked or before the situation requires it
  • Oral Communication: The ability to express oneself clearly in conversations and interactions with others
  • Thoroughness: Ensuring that one’s own and others’ work and information are complete and accurate
  • Written Communication: The ability to express oneself clearly in business writing

Job Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • B.A./B.S. preferably in a business or science/health care field, nursing degree, or equivalent degree
  • One year of prior experience in a client service role at a biotechnology or pharmaceutical company, CRO, or other organization supporting clinical research or healthcare activities
  • Basic knowledge of the clinical trial process

At DrugDev we value individuality, fresh ideas, and the contribution that our employees make to our success.  In return we offer career opportunities providing flexibility and growth across the organisation, a competitive salary and a fantastic benefits package. 
If you want to make a difference in global healthcare, DrugDev is the place for you. It’s work worth doing.  

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: 1804603