Clinical Project Management Director (Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, COVID-19)

  • Company:
    IQVIA
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    7 hours ago
  • Category:
    General

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.

**Responsibilities**

_Essential Functions_

+ Contribute to the development of the project delivery strategy for Request for Proposals (RFPs). Participate in bid defense preparations. Lead bid defense presentations in partnership with business development for large, complex, multi-service, multi-region studies or programs. Understand project strategy and operationalise the agreed upon approach.

+ Oversee the development of integrated study management plans with the core project team.

+ Direct the execution of clinical studies as per the contract while optimizing speed, quality and cost of delivery and ensuring consistent use of study tools and training materials and compliance with standard processes, policies and procedures.

+ Recognize systemic issues at program or portfolio level and identify solutions with the project teams, recommend actions to improve efficiencies and oversee the implementation of best practicesaddress escalation items with the customer.

+ Set objectives of the core project team according to agreed upon contract, strategy and approach, effectively communicate and assess performance.

+ Collaborate with other functional groups within the company where necessary to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.

+ Monitor progress against contract and prepare/present project information proactively to all stakeholders internally and externally.

+ Responsible for the management and delivery of large and/or complex studies or programs of studies.

+ May be responsible for portfolio management with one customer or therapeutic area.

+ Proactively manage strategic risk (positive and negative) and contingencies and lead problem solving and resolution efforts

+ Achieve project quality by identifying quality risks and issues, responding to issues raised by project team members and planning/implementing appropriate corrective and preventative action plans.

+ Serve as primary project/program/portfolio contact with customer and own relationship with key customer contact(s)communicate/collaborate with IQVIA business development as necessary.

+ Drive consistency of operational delivery across customer’s projects/programs/portfolio.

+ Build the cross-functional project/program/portfolio team and lead their efforts responsible for managing cross-collaboration of the core team and for overall project delivery to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.

+ Responsible for ensuring the financial success of project/programs/portfolio.

+ Forecast and identify opportunities to accelerate activities to bring revenue forward.

+ Identify changes in scope and manage change control process as necessary

+ Identify opportunities to increase scope to assist the Customer’s business needs.

+ Identify and communicate strategic lessons learned and best practices to promote continuous improvement.

+ Participate in, champion and adopt function and/or corporate initiatives, changes and/or special project assignments

+ Act as a client liaison, departmental cross-functional liaison and/or change agent.

+ Provide input to line managers of their project team members’ performance relative to project tasks. Recommend team members’ further professional development. Support staff development. Mentor less experienced project team members on assigned projects to support their professional development.

**MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE**

_To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions._

**Experience**

Typically requires 7 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.

**Knowledge**

Requires extensive knowledge of multiple job areas obtained through advanced education and experience.

Viewed as a leading expert within the field by peers.

**Education**

Bachelor’s Degree

Life sciences or related field

**Additional Work Experience**

_Experience Details_

+ Requires extensive knowledge of multiple job areas obtained through advanced education and experience.

+ Viewed as a leading expert within the field by peers.

+ Requires 12 years of prior relevant experience including minimum 8 years of project management or relevant functional experience.

+ Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

**Skills and Abilities**

+ Knowledge of clinical trials – Knowledge of clinical trial conduct, and skill in applying applicable clinical research regulatory requirements.i.e. ICH GCP and relevant local laws, regulations and guidelines, towards clinical trial conduct.

+ Knowledge of clinical trials – Broad protocol knowledge.therapeutic knowledge desired.

+ Knowledge of clinical trials – Good understanding of the competitive environment and how to communicate/demonstrate value through IQVIA solutions.

+ Communication – Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language.

+ Communication – Strong presentation skills.

+ Problem solving – Strong problem solving skills.

+ Leadership – Ability to work through others to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics, monitoring/managing performance and providing feedback.

+ Experience productively partnering cross functionally and with customers to advance work effectively and efficiently.

+ Leadership – Ability to make decisions, bringing clarity to disparate information to inform actions and drive results.

+ Organisation – Planning, time management and prioritization skills Ability to organize resources needed to accomplish tasks, set objectives and provide clear direction to others.

+ Experience planning activities in advance and taking account of possible changing circumstances.

+ Prioritization – Ability to handle conflicting priorities.

+ Prioritization – Ability to work strategically to realize project goals, identifying and developing positive and compelling visions for the successful delivery of the project.

+ Quality – Attention to detail and accuracy in work.

+ Quality – Results-oriented approach to work delivery and output. Demonstrated learning agility and openness to learning and keeping own knowledge and skill set current and evolving.

+ IT Skills – Good software and computer skills, including MS Office applications including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

+ Collaboration – Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients. Excellent customer management skills and demonstrated ability to understand customer needs Effective mentoring and training skills, fostering learning and knowledge sharing with colleagues.

+ Cross-collaboration – Ability to work across geographies displaying high awareness and understanding of cultural differences Good understanding of other IQVIA functions and their inter-relationship with Project Leadership.

+ Finances – Good understanding of project financials including experience managing, contractual obligations and implications.

+ IQVIA Core Competencies – Ability to demonstrate all IQVIA competencies (Client Focus, Collaboration, Communication, innovation, Ownership).

**Physical Demands**

Sit at a desk or table with some walking, standing, bending, stooping, or carrying of light objects.

_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.

At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.

Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.

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