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IQVIA Clinical Project Management Director, Internal Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts

PURPOSE

Direct and manage large, global, multi functional projects or program, including the execution of the clinical component of the project/program to the Sponsor’s satisfaction, ensuring quality deliverables, on time delivery and within budget. Has strategic decision-making responsibility for the project/program. Ensure that all project work is completed in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage the scope of work, objectives, quality of deliverables, and other project and study management activities.

  • Serve as primary project/program contact with Sponsor to ensure appropriate communication channels are maintained and reporting schedules adhered to.

  • Ensure the development of project plans for all phases of the project lifecycle, including the quality and risk management, ensuring that issue escalation and resolution is clear.

  • Develop proactive contingency plans to mitigate clinical risk across studies.

  • Work with Business Development to finalize the project/program budget and scope of work.

  • Direct and lead project activities for team members related to their project-oriented tasks to ensure that project/program milestones are met.

  • Continually review and make recommendations to ensure adequate resources are available to meet project deliverables and milestones

  • Develop, lead and implement continuous improvement for assigned projects and programs.

  • Act as the key relationship manager for assigned clients; recommend courses of action regarding client management issues; implement plan following approval by senior management.

  • Ensuring adherence to change control processes.

  • Provide consultation to clients on drug development process, study management strategy, and plans as needed.

  • Participate in proposal and budget development, evaluate feasibility of potential programs and impact on company operations and goals, negotiate and make decisions on behalf of the organization. Participate in sales/proposal presentations in face-to-face meetings with potential clients.

  • Participate in function and/or corporate initiatives, special project assignments, and as a client liaison or departmental cross-functional liaison.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • In depth technical and/or therapeutic expertise and knowledge of study, project and drug development processes

  • Demonstrated financial management skills, including project financial tracking and accounting methods

  • In depth knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including good command of English language

  • Excellent customer management skills

  • Excellent organization and problem-solving skills

  • Strong presentation skills

  • Ability to balance operational and strategic priorities

  • Proven ability to work through others to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills

  • Highly effective team leadership skills

  • Sound judgment and decision making skills

  • Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field and 12 years clinical research experience including 8 years project management/ leadership experience, including multi-regional and global focus; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.

  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.

  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time.

  • May require occasional travel.

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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