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.
POSITION TITLE: Associate Project Manager
REPORTS TO: Associate Director, Project Management
Director, Project Management
Provides project-related support to the Program, Senior, and Project Manager(s) and other project team members from proposal development through final deliverable.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Manages projects of limited scope (functional or regional). Responsible for project team leadership.
- Responsible for building and maintaining positive client relationships
- Ability to negotiate with clients to assure IQVIA Biotech's operational processes are maintained, projects are done within scope
- Reviewing and identifying project study trends and proactively responding to client and respective team members
- Developing appropriate early warning systems of potential obstacles to the successful completion of the projects; analyzes information and develops innovative solutions to challenges
- Identifying, define, document training requirements in LMS systems and assure project level compliance with study specific training requirements
- Responsible for change management on all assigned projects
- Responsible for assuring projects assigned are run according to SOPs and WP as defined in the scope of work
- Responsible for identifying processes which need updating and documenting that to the direct line manager or divisional lead
- Responsible for maintaining client relationships for all assigned work, keeping all project reporting current, and assuring executive management is aware
- In conjunction with management, assists with developing, documenting, and updating internal processes and processes required for consistency across programs such as SOPs, working practices, and related quality assurance forms.
- Oversee delegation of support staff activities, as necessary
- Assists in the development and delivery of capability and proposal defense presentations to prospective clients
- Supports Contracts and Proposals with final project contract execution and CIS documentation by the project team.
- Participates in the performance appraisal program by providing timely and accurate feedback regarding the performance of respective team members at least annually
- Maintains current knowledge of FDA regulations, and GCP and ICH Guidelines for clinical research.
- Responsible to maintain personal currency documentation for IQVIA Biotech SOPs, CAPA completion and timesheet maintenance including assurance or back-up PM staff at every instance of out of office
- May support Director, Project Management, and Project Management team as required by providing appropriate staff management for awarded programs.
- Supports Project or Program Managers with directional insight for Change Orders and Out of Scope work; Assists in communication of budget allocations and approval of invoices.
- Responsible for supporting Project Managers/Program Managers thorough management of project timelines. Assist/Manage in the development of project timelines and milestone tracking.
- Through matrix reporting, responsible for supporting project teams both administratively and technically as appropriate.
- Participates and assists in the planning and creation of client and investigator meetings and related materials.
- Authorized to:
- Approve project and pass-thru expenditures up to $25,000.00
- Performs other duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Good knowledge of clinical research process
- Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
- Ability to work independently, prioritize and work with in a matrix team environment required.
- Positive attitude and ability to interact with all levels of staff to coordinate and execute study activities
- Ability to handle multiple priorities within multiple, complex clinical trials
- Understanding of current GCP/ICH guidelines applicable to the conduct of clinical research
- Extensive working experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point
- Strong communication skills (verbal and written) to express complex ideas
- Ability to set baseline targets, track trends and implement mitigation plans
- Working knowledge of current ICH GCP guidelines
CRITICAL JOB FUNCTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ADA CRITERIA:
- Very limited physical effort required to perform normal job duties.
- Travel may be required, including international travel
- Must be able to secure a credit card cosigned by IQVIA Biotech
MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:
- AAS/BS/BA and a minimum of two (2) years related clinical research experience preferred
- Minimum one (1) year management experience
- Experience in contract/timeline management preferred
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
US: This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.
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