Associate Manager
IQVIA Holdings Inc.
Bloemfontein, South Africa
2d ago

Job Overview

Manage and support team of Data Management professionals to efficiently produce databases that meet customer requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Manage a team of professional Data Management staff. Size of team could vary from 4+ upwards -8, depending on the Data Management Function.
  • Define resource requirements and work with supervisor to prioritize resource assignments across projects. Directly responsible for utilization of staff.

    Assess and document competency of staff to satisfy position responsibilities.

  • Regularly set goals and evaluates and documents performance. Propose promotion and termination actions. Participate in recruitment of new staff.
  • Implement department / office objectives. Provide review and guidance for production of Data Management documentation or deliverables that are produced by the Data Management Function.

    For example, an Associate Manager of Clinical Data Programming would provide expert review and guidance for database design and set-up, validation definition and programming, and database deliverables to internal and external customers.

    Provide technical advice and solutions with internal and external customers to solve problems and improve efficiency.

  • Participate in the implementation of new processes and technology. Ensure that staff is trained and compliant with current operating procedures and work instructions and project scope of work.
  • Identify and address professional development / training needs of staff. Mentor staff members to develop Data Management process and system expertise.

    Primary customer interactions at project level with a focus on specific Data Management Function. With established customers, provide operational input into proposals and scope of work

  • Participate in proposal defenses. May participate in customer meetings and lead discussions of project requirements and strategic planning.
  • Understand scope of work, budget, and scope assumptions. Identify out of scope work and contribute to estimating costs of this work.

    Ensure project milestones pertaining to Data Management Function are met according to agreed upon timelines with high quality.

    May spend significant time performing work tasks associated with Data Management Function, typically in a lead role. 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.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree Clinical, Biological or Mathematical Sciences or related field, or Nursing qualification Required
  • 5 years of relevant work experience . Equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of Data Management processes and systems. Broad understanding of clinical drug development process.
  • Good oral communication skills. Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage projects. Effective problem solving skills.

    Proven leadership skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients.

    Advanced knowledge of Data Management processes and systems. Broad understanding of clinical drug development process. Good oral communication skills.

    Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage projects. Effective problem solving skills. Proven leadership skills.

    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 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way.

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