IQVIA

*Student Assistant Project Leadership Oncology – 20 h/week - based in Livingston*

Company
IQVIA
Location
West Lothian
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
07 Jan 2019
Ref
1808636
Discipline
R & D , Scientific
We are looking for a Student Assistant who will support our Project Leadership Oncology team for 20 hours per week based in our Livingston office. There will be the opportunity to extend the hours during vacation time. The position is for a fixed duration (1 year) with potential to extend, with possibility (but no guarantee) to subsequent employment with the company after the studies has been finished.
 
 
PURPOSE
Closely supervised entry level duties structured to provide an opportunity for professional work exposure. The experience will provide knowledge of methods, procedures and standards which contributes to professional development and imparts bona fide education experience. This internship sits within the Project Leadership Department and specifically within the Oncology Therapeutic Area of this group.  An interest in the field of Oncology would be an advantage but is not essential for this role.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Shadows and learns functions and or projects under the close supervision of a department employee.
  • Assignments are assigned to enhance and build upon the academic experience and the Intern is the primary beneficiary of this job. This job is designed to offer a professional work environment experience, two-way communication tactics, and exposure to the IQVIA organizational structure.
  • Assignments will reflect the work being accomplished within the business department and may include working on independent projects or as a member of a project team. Assignments/Tasks undertaken may be repetitive and administrative in nature occasionally.
  • Performs other duties /learning activities as directed.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Appropriate verbal and written communication skills to function within a professional work environment.
  • Working knowledge of MS –Office suite of applications
 
 
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Pursuing a degree level qualification in a scientific related field
  • A variety of majors /courses are considered based on specific needs of the department
  • Fluent English language skills

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