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  • Posted: Jan 24, 2023
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    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 ...
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    Clinical Trial Manager

    Job Overview

    • Project Leads are an integral part of clinical trial delivery, liaising with clinical teams to improve patients’ lives by bringing new drugs to the market faster. The Project Lead is an essential member of the core project team responsible for project delivery of clinical studies to meet contractual requirements in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices. Clinical Project Management is focused on project delivery, productivity and quality resulting in strong financial performance and customer satisfaction. Clinical Project leads can run their own studies. The Project Lead focus is on leveraging therapeutic expertise and IQVIA’s suite of solutions to drive operational excellence and strategic leadership with our customers

    Essential Functions

    • Participate in bid defense presentations in partnership with Business Development and may lead the presentation for smaller, less complex regional studies.
    • May be responsible for delivery and management of smaller, less complex, regional studies.
    • Develop integrated study management plans with the core project team.
    • Accountable for the execution of clinical studies, or assigned portion of clinical studies, per 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.
    • Set objectives of the core project team and/or sub-team(s) 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 and/or sub-team information proactively to stakeholders internally and externally.
    • Manage risk (positive and negative) and contingencies proactively and lead problem solving and resolution efforts.
    • Achieve project quality by identifying quality risks and issues, responding to issues raised by project team and/or sub-team members and planning/implementing appropriate corrective and preventative action plans.
    • May serve as primary or backup project contact with customer and would then own the relationship with the project’s key customer contacts, as well as communicate/collaborate with IQVIA business development representatives, as necessary.;
    • Build the cross-functional project 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.;
    • Ensure the financial success of the project.
    • Forecast and identify opportunities to accelerate activities to bring revenue forward.
    • Identify changes in scope and manage change control process as necessary.
    • Identify lessons learned and implement best practices.
    • May be assigned as the primary contact for vendors leading project vendor management and vendor management related activities as per project requirements.;
    • Adopt corporate initiatives and changes and serve as a change advocate when necessary.
    • Provide input to line managers of their project team members’ performance relative to project tasks.
    • Support staff development and mentor less experienced project team members on assigned projects to support their professional development.;


    • Bachelor's Degree Life sciences or related field Req
    • Requires greater than 5 years of prior relevant experience including > 1 years project management experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
    • Requires advanced knowledge of job area, and broad knowledge of a other related job areas, typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.;
    • 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. Broad protocol knowledge; therapeutic knowledge desired. 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. 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.
    • Prioritisation - Ability to handle conflicting priorities.
    • Quality - Attention to detail and accuracy in work. Results-oriented approach to work towards delivery and output.
    • Quality - 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. Strong customer service skills.
    • Cross-collaboration - Ability to work across geographies displaying high awareness and understanding of cultural differences.
    • 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).

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    Senior consultant

    Job Description Summary
    Job Overview

    • Responsible for the on-time completion of projects or components of large, complex projects for clients in the life sciences field. Identifies and elevates potential new business opportunities and assists in the sales process.

    Essential Functions

    • Participates or leads teams in the design, development and delivery of consulting projects or components of larger, complex projects.
    • Reviews and analyzes client requirements or problems and assists in the development of proposals of cost effective solutions that ensure profitability and high client satisfaction.
    • Provides direction and guidance to Analysts, Consultants, and where relevant, to Statistical Services assigned to engagement.
    • Develops detailed documentation and specifications.
    • Performs qualitative and/or quantitative analyses to assist in the identification of client issues and the development of client specific solutions.
    • Designs, structures and delivers client reports and presentations that are appropriate to the characteristics or needs of the audience.
    • May deliver some findings to clients.
    • Recommends improvements and alternative solutions to resolve problems.
    • May identify new business opportunities of follow-on work and new leads at assigned client.
    • Provides follow-up with client after project deliverable has been completed to ensure client satisfaction.
    • Proactively develops broader and deeper knowledge of related consulting methodologies and life sciences market through on the job experience and participation in training opportunities. Begins to develop CoE specific subject matter expertise.
    • When acting as Project Manager, proactively manages project timelines and manages day to day communication with the client and team members.


    • Bachelor's Degree Req
    • Master's Degree Business Administration Pref
    • 5-8 years of related experience in consulting and/or life sciences industry Req
    • Possesses solid project management skills and client influencing and relationship building skills.
    • Works willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals.
    • Experienced with developing consultative relationships with senior level managers and executives at clients in the life science industry.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects, juggle priorities and deliver on tight deadlines.
    • Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques related to functional area.
    • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the life science industry.
    • Excellent presentation, communication and client influencing skills.
    • Has established network and referral contacts.
    • Has necessary subject matter expertise to effectively manage projects within a given CoE.

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