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Associate Director/Director, Bioanalytical Project Management (R1027200)

IQVIA Ithaca, NY Full-Time
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Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

PURPOSE

This position may be filled at the Associate Director or Director level depending on the selected candidate.

The Associate Director/Director, Bioanalytical Project Management will provide direct supervision, training and coaching to a global team of bioanalytical project managers.  The focus of this role is to lead the strategic decision-making responsibility for a Project Management Organization and to ensure that team project work is completed on time, within budget, and in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices.  This role is responsible for the scientific oversight of the projects assigned to the Q2 Solutions Bioanalytical Project Management team in accordance with global bioanalytical guidance and GLP regulations.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and manage project teams to ensure timely communication, scheduling, risk, cost and quality all to support customer expectations.
  • Continually review and ensure adequate resources are available to meet project deliverables and milestones.
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement initiatives to support the organization.
  • Act as a key relationship manager for assigned clients; recommend courses of action regarding customer management issues; implement plan following approval by senior management.
  • Participate in RFP and budget development, evaluate feasibility of potential programs and impact on company operations and goals. 
  • Participate in sales/proposal presentations in face-to-face meetings with potential customers.
  • May take project management lead role in support of operation and/or steering committees with strategic partners.
  • Serve as a project management liaison with other groups within Q2 Solutions.
  • Manage staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations.  Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems.  Approve actions on human resources matters.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Experienced in Bioanalytical science – LCMS experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results to the appropriate quality and timeline metrics
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Good team leadership skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong financial acumen
  • Knowledge of regulatory guidelines and directives
  • 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 with 12 years related experience, including 7 years project management experience in a GLP lab environment; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience  
  • Previous CRO / Pharmaceutical experience desired
  • Previous bench experienced desired, but not required
  • Ability to manage a remote workforce desired, but not required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS            

  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
  • Occasional travel

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Job ID: R1027200
 

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IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) is a leading global provider of information, innovative technology solutions and contract research services dedicated to using analytics and science to help healthcare stakeholders find better solutions for their patients. Solutions are powered by the IQVIA CORE, which combines big data, advanced technology, analytics and extensive industry knowledge. Formed through the merger of IMS Healthcare and Quintiles, IQVIA has approximately 55,000 employees worldwide.

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