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Therapeutic Strategy Director, Oncology - EU Based - (1723518) in Warsaw at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/23/2018

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Job Description

IMS Health and Quintiles have come together to be IQVIA. We have created a new way to harness advances in technology, analytics and human ingenuity called Human Data Science, to deliver solutions that help our customers drive healthcare forward and help patients around the globe. Inspired by the industry we help, our employees are committed to providing solutions that enable life sciences companies to innovate with confidence, maximize their opportunities and ultimately drive human health outcomes forward.
IQVIA is a global leader in healthcare intelligence. We’re looking for an experienced, project/programme leader with a strong background in clinical research and strategy to serve as a Oncology therapeutic expert during the new business delivery lifecycle.
We work across a variety of therapy areas but this role will be catering to our large portfolio of Oncology studies. If you have been working in the pharmaceutical industry with hands on operational delivery and drug development experience then this could be the ideal opportunity for you to take the next step in your career.
This position also offers you the opportunity to work remotely and you can be based anywhere in the EU.
As the Therapeutic Strategy Director you will be serving as a therapy area and operational expert throughout the new business and program/project delivery lifecycle for Oncology clinical trials.
  • Accountable for creating effective delivery strategies and solutions for large, complex, multi-service, multi-region studies or programs.
  • You will address the specific needs and challenges of each customer and working cross functionally on the award of strategic and tactical new business to achieve business targets.
  • Work with the project delivery team assigned to understand and implement the project plan and evaluate and recommend effective adjustments to strategy as required.
  • Support long term business growth through collaboration with our Centres of Excellence and other partners.
  • Collaborate with Sales to evaluate and manage new opportunities such as stand-alone programs and projects, requests for information (RFI), capabilities and early engagement from customers.
  • Work with key internal partners to analyse information and data that enables development of efficient and feasible delivery solutions. This could include, protocol feasibility and risk management, identification of target site and principal investigator profiles, optimal country and site distributions, site initiation and patient recruitment modelling, assessment and management of the competitive landscape.
  • Development and review of a competitive budget in line with margin targets and pricing strategy agreed.
  • Review internally and approve the strategy before proposals are issued to customers including presentations to senior leadership.
  • Define and communicate the project team that will meet the customer’s needs and successfully secure the project award.
  • Guide and mentor assigned Project Leader through a comprehensive handover of the project strategy.
  • Support Sales in the preparation and conduct of customer and bid defence meetings and coordinate with them to complete follow up actions identified.

Job Requirements

We need someone to embed themselves as a IQVIA expert in relation to the above Strategy Lead responsibilities. You will need to understand our services, product offerings, the status and trends in the Oncology landscape and the innovations in clinical trial methodology. Alongside this you will have comprehensive global knowledge and awareness, of the pharma industry, drug development lifecycle and operational clinical trial delivery.
As a specialist in this therapy area you can demonstrate the ability to understand customer needs and be able to have difficult conversations with internal/external partners and customers to negotiate solutions. A creative and strategic thinker with exceptional leadership and influencing skills.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited and internationally recognized university with ideally 10+ years’ experience working on and around clinical trials.
IQVIA is an equal opportunity employer. We make employment decisions based on qualifications and merit. We prohibit discrimination based on any unlawful consideration such as age, race, national origin, gender or other 'protected status.'

Meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimage healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and help patients around the globe. Whatever your career goals, we're here to confidently get you there!

Job ID: 1723518