IQVIA - Australia

Project Management Analyst (PMA)

St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia; Melbourne, Australia
27 Jan 2021
26 Feb 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Project Management Analysts are an integral part of the delivery of our clinical trials, working to bring drugs to market faster and ultimately improve patients' lives. The Project Management Analyst (PMA) works in close partnership with the Project Leader, providing essential support in project management activities to mitigate risk, control cost, manage project schedule and ensure customer satisfaction related to assigned project/s.

The PMA is an entry level role for project management at IQVIA and you will work with cross functional teams across the global organization. The PMA typically works on project(s) which varies in scope and may also support a phase or portion of a large, complex project. IQVIA's size and global footprint will present you with the breadth of opportunities necessary to develop your career.

  • Coordinate project schedules, estimates, cost control, risk management activities.
  • Identify changes in scope and manage change control process.
  • Manage monthly finance activities.
  • Manage performance dashboards, analyze metrics, event triggers and alerts and determine appropriate follow up for Project Leader or others to act upon.
  • Oversight of study files and support/manage study file reviews. Develop and maintain relevant sections of Project Execution Plans.
  • Prepare correspondence, including meeting minutes, for study team and/or customer.
  • Organize and support Project Leader in managing internal study team and customer meetings.
  • Prepare presentation materials including study data for internal study team and customer meetings.
  • Support audits and inspections.
  • Analyze and manage resource requests
  • Ensure accurate and timely system updates
  • Oversee vendor management activities as required

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
  • Knowledge of clinical trial conduct, and skill in applying applicable clinical research regulatory requirements;i.e., ICH GCP and relevant local laws, regulations and guidelines, towards clinical trial conduct is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including good command of English
  • Results-oriented approach to work delivery and output
  • Problem solving skills
  • Planning, time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to handle conflicting priorities
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good software and computer skills, including MS Office applications including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and MS Project
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Ability to work across cultures and geographies with a high awareness and understanding of cultural differences
  • Ability to influence without authority

Minimum required education and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in life sciences or other related field and minimum of 1 year of clinical research, project management, analyst/finance, customer service experience with analytical/financial skills; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Ability to speak Mandarin is highly desired

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. Learn more at .