Manager, Clinical Data Management - Bloemfontein, Free State

Manager, Clinical Data Management - Bloemfontein, Free State


IQVIA? is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

  • Manage a Functional Department of Data Management staff. Size of team could vary from 15-40, and may be a first-line or second-line management position.
  • Define and prioritize resource requirements and manage resource assignments across projects.
  • Monitor and manage utilization and productivity of Functional Department.
  • Assess and document competency of staff to satisfy position responsibilities.
  • Regularly set goals and evaluates and documents performance.
  • Define recruiting strategies and staffing needs based on hard backlog.
  • Define and implement department objectives consistent with broader office company objectives.
  • Provide expert review and guidance for production of Data Management deliverables including CRF/e-CRF (case report form), database design and set-up, validation definition and programming, Data Management Plan and database
  • deliverables to internal and external customers.
  • Provide technical advice and solutions with internal and external customers to solve problems and improve efficiency.
  • Monitor quality and efficiency across projects to identify trends and opportunities for improvements.
  • Ensure sharing of learning across projects.
  • Participate in defining strategies for new processes and technology at either regional or global level.
  • Ensure that staff is trained and compliant with current operating procedures and work instructions and project scope of work.
  • Define and implement training/professional development strategy for Functional Department.
  • Mentor staff members to develop Data Management process, system, and drug development expertise.
  • Manage relationship with customer at both the project team level and with functional peers.
  • Provide operational input into proposals and scope of work.
  • Participate in proposal defences.
  • Provide input to costing algorithms, particularly at the customer level.
  • Attend customer meetings and lead discussions of project requirements and strategic planning.
  • Ensure compliance of work with project?s scope of work.
  • Actively assess and help manage project realization.
  • Ensure project milestones are met according to agreed upon timelines with high quality.
  • May serve as a Data Management Customer Liaison for one or more customers.
  • 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 matterss


  • Advanced knowledge of Data Management processes and systems
  • Solid understanding of clinical drug development process
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to manage projects
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients


  • Bachelor?s degree, or educational equivalence, in clinical, biological or mathematical sciences or related field, or nursing qualification with a minimum of 7 years of relevant work experience including people management; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

Job ID: R1083569
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