Our Global Site Activation Team is looking for a Director that will be responsible for the whole Latin America. This position will manage a team of approximately 110 employees, and looks for finance, delivery and quality within the RSU department.
Job Overview Direct Site Management operations for a designated (sub-) region or a defined function within the (sub-) region.
Develop plans to ensure the allocation of human, material, system, and fiscal resources for assigned area of accountability.
Determine strategic goals and objectives for designated (sub-) region and / or function ensuring operational alignment with senior management priorities.
Lead (sub)-regional and / or functional strategic initiatives and work with senior management across disciplines to develop implementation plans.
Essential Functions + 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.+ Direct the hiring and selection process for a function / (sub-) region or office and work collaboratively with senior management to set targets for recruitment and retention across roles.
Contribute to the formulation of effective strategic goals for Site Activation operations across (sub-) regions.+ Take ownership for strategic initiatives within assigned unit of accountability including development of measures for success.
Provide leadership to ensure service offerings meet or exceed customer expectations.+ Ensure the improvement of the execution of Site Activation processes.
Manage operational delivery to achieve outputs to pre-defined targets.+ Contribute to the provision of strategic leadership and approval for the resourcing process and outcomes, hiring targets and processes and onboarding and training standards.
Provide a leadership role in resourcing process through continual evaluation of existing and future resource alternatives, pro-active planning and collaboration with Site Activation leadership and operational peers.
Evaluate regional / functional workload, quality and budget metrics through regular review and reporting of findings.+ Collaborate with senior management and other functional leadership to improve efficiencies, project outcomes and quality metrics for Site Activation projects.
Act as a coach and mentor for managers as they develop in their role.+ Work collaboratively with client representatives and other functional (site management) leadership to manage project related challenges and to achieve exemplary customer service.
Pro-actively plan for appropriate Site Activation operations budget consumption and guideline managers in managing variances and in developing corrective fiscal action plans.
Effectively communicate and describe all Site Activation service offerings to internal and external customers.+ Ensure quality and regulatory appropriateness and acceptance of all service offerings.
Lead corporate or departmental quality or process improvement initiatives.+ Act as a client liaison for Site Activation function.
Qualifications + Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare or other scientific discipline.+ 12 years of clinical trials experience including 5 years' experience in a leadership capacity, a broad understanding of general management practices desirable.
Previous experience within Regulatory and Quality onto clinical research.+ Fluency in English and Desirable Spanish.+ Full knowledge of the drug development process.
Full knowledge of applicable International and national regulatory requirements, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and company's Corporate Standards.
Strong knowledge of budget management and resourcing.+ Considerable working knowledge of medical terminology.+ Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and e-mail applications.
Excellent negotiating and customer service skills+ Ability to : lead and motivate teams; independently coordinate and manage new processes;
handle management / personnel issues; work independently and to effectively prioritize tasks; work within a matrix team environment;
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 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.EEO Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled