IQVIA Director / Associate Director, Clinical Project Management (Oncology) (Greater Boston Area) in Cambridge, Massachusetts
(This is a home-based position but will require travel to meet with Boston based sponsor's)
This is an important and high-profile role within IQVIA. Project Leader's are the people who lead the delivery of our studies bringing drugs to market faster and ultimately improving patients’ lives. It is a role that requires you to liaise directly between IQVIA functions and the customer, acting as that accountable point for delivery and quality whilst maintaining financial control.
As a project leader you will manage cross functional teams across this global organization. You will be supported by domain experts in every function, enabled by best in class technology and data analytics. Key collaborators are the Clinical Lead for site management, the Project Management Analyst for project coordination, tracking and financial analysis, and the Site Activation Manager an expert in start-up. IQVIA’s size and global footprint will present you with the breadth of opportunities necessary to develop your career.
While projects vary,your typical responsibilities might include:
Serving as the primary project contact with the client
Leading and managing cross-functional project teams
Project status reporting and surveillance for risk
Monitoring team performance against contract and clientexpectations and according to key performance metrics
Leading problem solving including management of risk andissue resolution
Developing or reviewing study management plans
Managing team resource assignments and accountability
Oversight of database management
Ensuring compliance with study tools, trainingmaterials and standard processes, policies and procedures.
You will need to be comfortable collaborating and communicating with a variety of colleagues and clients. Ideally, you will also have some global experience and a pharmaceutical or CRO background.
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
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.
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