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Project Management Analyst

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Job Profile Summary

Project Management Analysts (PMA) are an integral part of clinical trial delivery, liaising with clinical teams to improve patients' lives by bringing new drugs to the market faster. The PMA works in partnership with the Project Leader (PL)/Clinical Project Manager (CPM) providing support with project management activities to mitigate risk, control cost, manage project schedule, and ensure customer satisfaction related to assigned project/s.

Responsibilities
• Establish and manage performance dashboards, analyze event triggers/alerts and determine appropriate follow up for Project Leader (PL) or other function(s) to act upon.
• Coordinate project schedule and ensure timely updates of all key milestone and partner with PL on related calls.
• Coordinate and support the risk and issue management process.
• Manage all aspects of the Project Finances including Estimate at Completion (EAC), monthly expenses, invoices and reconciliation.
• Demonstrate compliance with the Vendor and Purchase Order (PO) Management process.
• Implement and maintain baseline and change control processes.
• Ensure PL has timely and accurate data on areas including cost, schedule, scope, utilization, change orders and quality to support better decision-making.
• Develop and maintain relevant sections of Project Management Plans.
• Review and support project resource allocation within project budgeted for assigned portfolio/ projects.
• Prepare correspondence, including meeting minutes, for project team and/or customer.
• Organize and partner with PL in managing internal project team and customer meetings.
• Prepare project status reports and presentation materials for internal project team and customer meetings.
• Manage and coordinate core file reviews and support audits as needed. Drive e Trial Master File (eTMF) filing compliance focusing on completeness, timeliness and quality.
• Manage project specific eTraining and oversee compliance.
• Coordinate and support onboarding of new Key Project Team Members and system access.
• Monitor project metrics and make required updates in IQVIA systems to ensure accurate and timely reporting is available to senior management.
• Participate in regional initiatives to support Project Management Analyst (PMA) community and aid personal development.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Experience
Typically requires 0 - 2 years of prior relevant experience.

Knowledge
Requires knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts of a job area, typically obtained through advanced education.

Education
Bachelor's Degree / Life sciences or other related field

Additional Work Experience
Typically requires 0 - 2 years of prior relevant experience.
Requires knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts of a job area, typically obtained through advanced education.
1 year of relevant clinical research experience with analytical/financial skills or relevant Project Management experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of clinical trials - knowledge of clinical trial conduct and skill in applying applicable clinical research regulatory requirements i.e. International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), Good Clinical Practice (GCP), relevant local laws, regulations, and guidelines, towards clinical trial conduct.
Communication - strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language.
Problem solving - problem solving skills.
Organisation - planning, time management and prioritization skills.
Prioritisation - ability to handle conflicting priorities.
Quality - attention to detail and accuracy in work.
Results-oriented approach to work delivery and output.
IT skills - good software and computer skills, including Microsfot Office applications, including but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Collaboration - ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.
Cross-collaboration - ability to work across geographies displaying high awareness and understanding of cultural differences.
Effective communication - ability to influence without authority.
IQVIA Core Competencies - ability to demonstrate all IQVIA competencies (Client Focus, Collaboration, Communication, innovation, Ownership).

Standard ADA Settings
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Physical Demands
Sit at a desk or table with some walking, standing, bending, stooping, or carrying of light objects.
Use hands and fingers to handle and manipulate objects and/or operate equipment.

Travel Requirements
Occasionally

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job at any time

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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 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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 workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

Project Management Analyst

Durham, NC
Full Time

Published on 10/28/2020