Validation Manager (R1086994) in Bloemfontein, South Africa at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/4/2019

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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.


  • Excellent organizational, communication, and technical database skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Manage a team of 18 Data Management Validation staff. Directly responsible for utilization of staff.
  •  Define resource requirements and  prioritize resource assignments across projects.
  •  Implement department/office objectives.
  • Provide review and guidance for production of Data Management documentation or deliverables that are produced by the Data Management Function (such as database design and set-up, validation definition and programming, and database deliverables to internal and external customers).
  •  Participate in the implementation of new processes and technology. Ensure that staff is trained and compliant with current operating procedures and work instructions and project scope of work.
  • Identify and address professional development/training needs of staff. Mentor staff members to develop Data Management Programming process and system expertise.
  • Serve as primary contact for customer interactions at project level with a focus on specific Data Management Function.
  • With established customers, provide operational input into proposals and scope of work. May participate in proposal defenses.
  • May participate in customer meetings and lead discussions of project programming requirements and strategic planning.
  • Understand scope of work, budget, and scope assumptions. Identify out-of-scope work and contribute to estimating costs of this work.
  • Ensure project milestones pertaining to Data Management Function are met according to agreed upon timelines with high quality.
  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees;


  • Advanced knowledge of Data Management processes and systems
  • Solid understanding of clinical drug development process
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage projects
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients


  • Bachelor’s degree, or educational equivalence, in clinical, biological or mathematical sciences or related field, or nursing qualification with a minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience including people management; 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.

Job ID: R1086994


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