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IQVIA Project Lead - Nationwide 2452931 in Parsippany, New Jersey

Position Summary:

The Project Lead will be responsible for the operations and oversight of sales representatives who will be promoting approved client products to healthcare professionals. This individual will also be responsible for delivering on all contractual obligations, as well as personnel and administrative requirements. The Project Lead will work across the IQVIA organization and collaborate both internally and with the client to ensure effective execution of integrated solutions.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Client’s main point of contact regarding the commercial project work

  • Work closely with the client partner to create, manage, and maintain project plans and timelines including key milestones, business rules, workflows, and ensure alignment with IQVIA and client objectives

  • Facilitate clear communication to all relevant internal and external stakeholders and understanding of decisions, deliverables, action items, direction, etc. through regular status reports and project meetings

  • Monitor and report on performance/progress (KPI’s/scorecard/priorities/key deliverables).

  • Provide updates and feedback to key internal and client stakeholders

  • Apply operational knowledge to ensure successful delivery throughout the life cycle of the project

  • Identify trends and potential obstacles to achieving project goals

  • Manage the cross-functional collaboration across the internal IQVIA team and the client team to ensure all operational project deliverables/milestones are achieved

  • Responsible for conducting personnel/ HR related actions associated with IQVIA sales representatives such as hiring (interviews, employment offers), performance management (performance reviews, development or disciplinary plans, termination), and personnel issues

  • Provide administrative oversight and approval of IQVIA sales representative expense reports; monitor compliance with expense policies

  • Coordinate meetings and associated components as needed

Education, Experience, & Other Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (B. A. or B.S.) from a four-year accredited college or university

  • 10+ years’ experience in Pharmaceutical/Medical Sales industry

  • 5+ years Sales leadership experience

  • Experience as overseeing a team of nation/region-wide first-line managers and sales team is a plus

  • Diagnostic experience a plus

  • Sales operations and/or project management experience is a plus

  • Ability to effectively communicate directly with the client to ensure that all goals and objectives are being met

  • Strong business acumen and ability to clearly and concisely convey and report detailed information to internal sales management, as well as the client

  • Ability to work cross-functionally within a team environment

  • Ability to work at IQVIA corporate office and client corporate office as needed

  • Ability to travel as needed

  • Must be able to secure credentialing to access relevant customers and accounts in territory

  • Valid driver’s license required

  • Duties may require compliance with client requirements that all those performing services on-site be fully vaccinated

Knowledge, Skills, & Core Competencies:

  • Strong Leadership and planning and organization skills

  • Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving abilities

  • Strong attention to detail with ability to prioritize/multi-task

  • Demonstrates integrity, sound judgment, and excellent decision-making abilities

  • Collaborative and adaptable

  • Thrives in ambiguous situations

  • Customer orientation & customer focus

  • Accountability

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Good technical skills and proficiency with Excel, Word, PowerPoint (Microsoft Office)

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 .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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 to arrange for such an accommodation.

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.

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