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Associate Director, Operational Effectiveness – Bloemfontein

  • Bloemfontein
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Associate Director, Operational Effectiveness

IQVIA

Bloemfontein, BEN

http://jobs.zeleus.com/EA08F2FE1204443E85CE501AD4DD73DC23

Assoc. Director, Oper Effectiveness

Your role

Lead complex, highly visible, global change management projects delivering innovative solutions that accelerate operational productivity and efficiency. Cross-functional project engagements will drive collaboration while resolving business obstacles ensuring high quality, timely, on budget deliverables in accordance with SOPs, policies, and practices.

**Responsibilities**

+ Serve as lead and advisor for large scale, cross functional, global projects across functional groups, and regions with a data capture, project planning, change/data/process management, compilation, and high quality deliverable generation focus.

+ Participate in initiative response/development and presentations providing project expertise.

+ Initiate and lead discussions with operations, management, and executive management teams to determine project scope, timelines, and feasibility for assigned project(s).

+ Evaluate and provide feedback regarding risks, quality, and overall probability of success to minimize negative impact on project objectives and deliverables.

+ Manages project activities for staff responsible for project analysis, planning, strategy, and implementation, ensuring projects are meeting or exceeding timelines and expectations enabling successful implementation.

+ Manage and cultivate relationships with internal business partners

+ Finalize project budget and scope of work to meet financial and company goals (meet or exceed targets). Proactively ensure adherence to process and change control processes.

+ Provide advice, support and guidance as needed to serve as mentor to colleagues.

+ Serve as knowledge expert for service area and contact for senior and executive management reporting on assigned initiatives.

+ Identify and establish transparent, successful collaboration with internal and external stakeholders

+ Lead high level presentations to executive management

**Qualifications & Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s Degree in business, life sciences or related field and a minimum 6 years experience in relevant function (people management, project management, and operational effectiveness)

+ Experience leading operating model, organization design and/or process improvement initiatives

+ Excellent communicator who can simplify complex concepts or data into easily understood narratives adapted for various audiences

+ Excellent organizational skills – structured approach and capable of managing competing numerous work streams simultaneously

+ Thrives in a fast-paced environment and able to match stakeholder expectations to urgently deliver exceptional results

+ Demonstrates strong intellectual curiosity; always seeking new approaches and challenging the organization to new levels of success

+ Pharmaceutical, biotech or other regulated industry experience preferred

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 jobs.iqvia.com .

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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