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Vice President, Project Management, Early Phase Oncology (Home/Office-Based) - IQVIA Biotech (R1049755) in Morrisville, NC at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/3/2019

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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.

Bring your Oncology therapeutic expertise and clinical research acumen to IQVIA Biotech. We are looking for therapeutic area leaders to help us deliver the industry leading Clinical solution to biopharmaceutical companies. Your therapeutic depth will allow you to participate in our growth strategy which includes the expansion of our therapeutic scope. We are part of Research & Development Solutions within IQVIA, which means our clients benefit from our high-touch approach to project management and access to the data and infrastructure from IQVIA CORE services.

If you have the ability to think critically and creatively, you can capitalize on your knowledge and your network as the VP, Oncology Division, and help us empower our teams to approach the delivery of clinical research services differently. In this role you will assume global accountability for successful project and program delivery across our Oncology portfolio of clinical trials. We need proven leaders who can develop and implement strategic plans, set strategic goals, and partner with key stakeholders to provide high quality, client-oriented services and drive teams to achieve our standards of excellence. 


Manage divisional staff in accordance with company policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems
Lead and develop divisional personnel to assure the development of staff along career progression goals and strategic divisional and corporate priorities
Direct the operations of the Oncology Division, assuring project deliverables are achieved for each Oncology clinical study
Formulate effective strategic goals for the Oncology Division and take ownership for strategic initiatives, including development of measures for success
Participate in business development activities as required to support divisional growth
Provide strategic leadership and input for the resourcing process and continually review and ensure adequate resources are available to meet deliverables and milestones
Influence and shape the direction of the Oncology Division including recommendations regarding policy and practice
Evaluate the quality of the work product, together with the workload, quality and budget metrics through regular analysis of data; initiate action plans to improve efficiencies, project outcomes and quality metrics for processes and roles
Ensure projected net revenue and contribution margins, overhead costs and operating surplus for projects are met; play a leadership role in the budget development process and in the development of key fiscal outcome metrics; monitor the execution of the budget via thorough analysis of ongoing outputs; proactively develop forecasts and risk assessment in alignment with budgetary goals; institute fiscal action plans when necessary
Develop relationships with key customer accounts, specifically therapeutic decision-makers, and engage through regular customer meetings for key accounts; providing executive oversight for designated client programs
Provide executive leadership for project teams when necessary to manage project related challenges and to achieve exemplary customer service
Drive quality or process improvement initiatives related to corporate or departmental strategic plans
Ensure adherence to Novella’s quality policy and assure compliance with SOPs and defined divisional metrics, including the administration of Corrective and Preventative Action plans
Participate in function and/or corporate initiatives, special project assignments, and as a client liaison or departmental cross-functional liaison


In-depth technical and therapeutic expertise and knowledge of the clinical research process from Phase I through regulatory submission
Expert knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines
Established relationships with a network of key opinion leaders across the Oncology therapeutic area
Demonstrated track record in successfully co-designing and leading trials in Oncology
Demonstrated knowledge of electronic data management and clinical operations
Demonstrated knowledge of quality assurance related to clinical trial implementation
Demonstrated ability to form strong working relationships across functional boundaries
Demonstrated knowledge of financial management, project financial tracking and accounting methods and skill in applying them
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including strong command of English language and superior presentation skills
Excellent organization and problem-solving skills
Strong influencing and negotiation skills
Proven ability to work with others in a global environment to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics
Highly effective team leadership skills
Excellent customer service skills
Sound judgment and decision-making skills
Ability to balance operational and strategic priorities
Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office application
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

University Degree (US Bachelor Level or equivalent) in a life sciences or health-related field and 17 years of clinical research experience including 9 years of leadership experience including a multi-regional and global focus, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

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: R1049755