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IQVIA Associate Director - Project Management (Connected Devices) in Reading, United Kingdom

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.

Join us on our exciting journey!

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward

About the role

IQVIA is hiring! We are recruiting an Associate Director - Project Manager to support the Global Connected Devices business.

Within this role you will be the primary point of contact for our clients and oversee and be responsible for the delivery of our Connected Devices projects globally. In addition, you’ll partner with the leadership team, establishing strategic goals and priorities to help establish a commercial HR function.

You’ll mentor and coach junior members of the team locally and remotely, helping them to drive performance and support delivery and drive exceptional delivery and performance. Within this role you will:

  • Manage large, global, multi-functional projects and program, including all Connected Devices, ensuring quality deliverables are delivered on time delivery and within budget.

  • You will 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 and prompt

  • Develop proactive contingency plans to mitigate risk across studies

  • 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 project management and connected devices development process, study management strategy, and plans as needed.

  • Monitor and manage efforts of cross-functional project teams responsible for the project deliverables

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

  • Participate actively in bid defence meetings/ client meetings to present our capabilities

  • Travel for study specific Investigator meetings to present the services offered for the study

About you

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strategic decision making and conflict management skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in Project Management within CRO industry

  • 3-5 years of experience in client relationship management

  • Experience leading teams

  • Flexible to accommodate various timezones

  • Pursuit to learn more on technology in clinical trials

  • Understanding of wearable technology

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people . Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™

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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