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IQVIA Manager, Statistical Programming in Durham, North Carolina

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Purpose:

Provide experienced technical expertise to develop process methodology for department to meet internal and external clients’ needs. Plan and coordinate the development of integrated programming solutions serving the full spectrum of statistical programming needs. Provide technical expertise and leadership to the department. Provide internal consulting services, including specifications and user needs analysis for complex project or client requirements

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve as a Stat Programming consultant for other members of the department and staff members from other Biostatistics departments within the company.

  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of developments in statistical programming.

  • May participate as high level lead Stat Programmer on major project(s).

  • Provide advanced technical expertise for internal and external clients.

  • Independently bring project solutions to SP teams and the Statistical Programming department.

  • Provide expert review of process and methodology development work with regard to SP standards and validation procedures.

  • 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 resource matters.

  • Participate in project meetings; keep up-to-date on project issues; keep Director informed of project issues.

  • Coordinate and participate in process improvements and interoffice/interdepartmental task forces; oversee collection and reporting of Stat Programming metrics, implementation of revised work practices, new guidelines, and new software tools as they become available.

  • Effectively recommend resource allocation at the site level so as to achieve target utilization rates and project realization rates.

  • Manage project budget and resource requirements: understand the Scope of Work, budget and quote assumptions, estimate the work completed, manage Out of Scope and provide revenue and resource forecasts for groups of studies, integrated summaries or eSubmissions.

  • Assist in the following: (i) sales meetings as required; (ii) overseeing proposal preparation; (iii) ensuring that all proposals bid by the department have an adequate budget, and sufficiently detailed set of budget assumptions.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Advanced knowledge of SAS and technical database skills

  • Knowledge of statistics and/or the clinical drug development process (Phase I – V)

  • In-depth knowledge of applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with good interpersonal skills

  • Very good problem solving skills

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Sound judgment/decision making

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team

  • Ability to effectively delegate work

  • Ability to effectively motivate other staff members

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

  • Ability to negotiate project deliverable timelines with client

  • Strong ability to communicate problems/issues along with experience of developing action plans or alternatives for resolution.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Master’s degree in computer science or related field and 3 years relevant experience; Bachelor's degree or educational equivalent in computer science or related field and 5 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

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 workdayrecruiting@iqvia.com_ to arrange for such an accommodation.

At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.

Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.

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