Job Information

IQVIA Director, Decentralized Trials in Durham, North Carolina

Essential Functions

• Manage the scope of work, objectives, timelines, quality of deliverables, and all other project management activities for the project(s) and/or multi-project program(s).

• Serve as primary project contact with internal and external customers to ensure appropriate communication channels are maintained and reporting schedules adhered to.

• Finalize project budget and scope of work.

• Develop project plans, for all phases of the project and associated deliverables.

• Manage project budget(s) to meet financial and company goals (realization targets); proactively ensures adherence to change control processes.

• Supervise maintenance of project management information and data tracking systems.

• Direct project activities for Project Manager(s) and team members regarding their project-oriented tasks to ensure that project milestones are met.

• Evaluate impact of risks, develops and implements quality and risk management plans for minimizing impact on project objectives and deliverables.

• Continually review and ensure adequate resources are available to meet project deliverables and milestones.

• Develop and implement continuous improvement processes for assigned projects.

• Participate in RFP l and budget development and sales/proposal presentations, evaluate feasibility of potential programs and impact on company operations and goals; negotiate and make decisions on behalf of the organization.

• Participate in sales/proposal presentations in face-to-face meetings with potential customers.

• Provide technical expertise and project management experience to Project Manager(s) and training efforts.

• Serve as a project management liaison with other groups within IQVIA.

• May take project management lead role for specified customer(s), including acting as team member on operation and/or steering committees with strategic partners.

• 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.


• Bachelor's degree Diploma or equivalent Req

• 15 years related experience including 7 years project management experience Req Or

• Equivalent combination of education, training and experience Req

• 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

• Sound judgment and decision making skills

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

At IQVIA, 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. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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