Clinical Project Manager at IQVIA January, 2023

IQVIA

  • Full Time
  • Accra, Greater Accra

  • Published : 2023-01-05
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Job Description

  • Job Title Project Managementnbsp Sciencenbsp

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Job Overview



  • Project Leads 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 Project Lead is an essential member of the core project team responsible for project delivery of clinical studies to meet contractual requirements in accordance with SOPs, policies and practices. Clinical Project Management is focused on project delivery, productivity and quality resulting in strong financial performance and customer satisfaction. Clinical Project leads can run their own studies. The Project Lead focus is on leveraging therapeutic expertise and IQVIA’s suite of solutions to drive operational excellence and strategic leadership with our customers


Essential Functions



  • Participate in bid defense presentations in partnership with Business Development and may lead the presentation for smaller, less complex regional studies.

  • May be responsible for delivery and management of smaller, less complex, regional studies.

  • Develop integrated study management plans with the core project team.

  • Accountable for the execution of clinical studies, or assigned portion of clinical studies, per contract 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 of the core project team and/or sub-team(s) according to agreed upon contract, strategy and approach, effectively communicate and assess performance.

  • Collaborate with other functional groups within the company where necessary to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.

  • Monitor progress against contract and prepare/present project and/or sub-team information proactively to stakeholders internally and externally.

  • Manage risk (positive and negative) and contingencies proactively and lead problem solving and resolution efforts.

  • Achieve project quality by identifying quality risks and issues, responding to issues raised by project team and/or sub-team members and planning/implementing appropriate corrective and preventative action plans.

  • May serve as primary or backup project contact with customer and would then own the relationship with the project’s key customer contacts, as well as communicate/collaborate with IQVIA business development representatives, as necessary.;

  • Build the cross-functional project team and lead their efforts; responsible for managing cross-collaboration of the core team and for overall project delivery to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.;

  • Ensure the financial success of the project.

  • Forecast and identify opportunities to accelerate activities to bring revenue forward.

  • Identify changes in scope and manage change control process as necessary.

  • Identify lessons learned and implement best practices.

  • May be assigned as the primary contact for vendors l Job Overview

  • Perform monitoring and site management work to ensure that sites are conducting the study(ies) and reporting study data as required by the study protocol, applicable regulations and guidelines, and sponsor requirements.


Essential Functions



  • Perform site monitoring visits (selection, initiation, monitoring and close-out visits) in accordance with contracted scope of work and Good Clinical Practice.

  • Work with sites to adapt, drive, and track subject recruitment plan in line with project needs to enhance predictability.

  • Administer protocol and related study training to assigned sites and establish regular lines of communication with sites to manage ongoing project expectations and issues.

  • Evaluate the quality and integrity of study site practices related to the proper conduct of the protocol and adherence to applicable regulations. Escalate quality issues as appropriate.

  • Manage the progress of assigned studies by tracking regulatory submissions and approvals, recruitment and enrollment, case report form (CRF) completion and submission, and data query generation and resolution. May support start-up phase.

  • Ensure copies/originals (as required) site documents are available for filing in the Trial Master File (TMF) and verify that the Investigator's Site File (ISF) is maintained in accordance with GCP and local regulatory requirements.

  • Create and maintain appropriate documentation regarding site management, monitoring visit findings and action plans by submitting regular visit reports, generating follow-up letters and other required study documentation.

  • Collaborate and liaise with study team members for project execution support as appropriate.

  • If applicable, may be accountable for supporting development of project subject recruitment plan on a per site basis.

  • If applicable, may be accountable for site financial management according to executed clinical trial agreement and retrieve invoices according to local requirement.


Qualifications



  • Bachelor's Degree Degree in scientific discipline or health care preferred. Req

  • Requires at least 2 years of year of on-site monitoring experience.

  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.

  • Good knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements.

  • i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.

  • Good therapeutic and protocol knowledge as provided in company training.

  • Computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and use of a laptop computer and iPhone and iPad (where applicable).

  • Written and verbal communication skills including good command of English language.

  • Organizational and problem-solving skills.

  • Effective time and financial management skills.

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

   
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