Director, Global Project Leadership (Raleigh, NC)

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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IQVIA's Directors within Global Project Leadership direct and manage the team responsible for clinical delivery of complex; global full service, multi-regional studies and/or programs as well as strategic decision-making responsibility for the project/program.

You will hold responsibility for the direction and management of portfolios and/or accounts from operational perspective. Day to day you will ensure that studies and/or programs are delivered on time whilst ensuring strong financial performance and customer satisfaction and in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices from pre-award to close-out.

This position has the scope to leverage your therapeutic expertise and combine with IQVIA's suite of solutions to drive operational excellence and strategic leadership with our customers.

  • Responsible for the management and delivery of large and/or complex studies or programs of studies. Serve as primary project/program/portfolio contact with customer and own relationship with key customer contact(s). Drive consistency and ensure financial success
  • Collaborate with other functional groups within the company where necessary to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles
  • Contribute to the development of the project delivery strategy for Request for Proposals (RFPs). Participate in bid defense preparations and lead presentations in partnership with business development for large, complex, multi-service, multi-region studies or programs
  • Direct the execution of clinical studies 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 for the core project team according to agreed upon contract, strategy and approach, effectively communicate and assess performance
  • Proactively manage strategic risk (positive and negative) and contingencies and lead problem solving and resolution efforts. Forecast and identify opportunities to accelerate activities to bring revenue forward
  • Provide input to line managers of their project team members' performance and support staff development including mentoring less experienced project team members

  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or related field
  • 8-10 years of prior experience, including substantial global project management experience
  • Professional project management qualification (for example APM Chartered, PMP, Agile, Lean Six Sigma) is a strong advantage
  • Viewed as a leading expert within the field by peers
  • Requires extensive knowledge of multiple job areas obtained through advanced education and experience

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. 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. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA's ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.
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IQVIA operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Durham, NC. IQVIA was founded in 2016. It has 61500 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 243 open jobs at IQVIA, click here.
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