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Logistics Associate Project Director

  • City / Town: Reading
  • Date posted: Nov 23 2020 8:00AM
  • Sector: Logistics
  • Employee status:
  • Employment status: Full Time
  • Job reference: R1165674
  • Consultant: Samantha Prindiville

Logistics Associate Project Director 

12 Months FTC

IQVIA is seeking to recruit a Logistics Associate Project Director - for our IQVIA Covid 19 Infection Survey. The role will be responsible for driving the logistics strategy and overseeing the Logistics Operation in line with the project demands and requirements.

You will have a strong Logistics leadership background, ideally from a FMCG/Supply Chain/Inventory environment. In addition, you will have relevant Operational leadership experience, plus, a proven track record of creating and  implementing the right processes and procedures to support high volume and complex projects. Your ability to  formulate and execute the logistics strategy, to include the procurement and delivery of  the right materials to the right place, in a timely manner, is paramount in this role.

Underpinning all of this, will be your passion to  improve the performance of the business and support the field teams to meet their targets and deadlines. You will build successful relationships with key partners, and suppliers, ensuring 100%  compliance. In return, we offer a competitive salary and bonus.

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing successful relationships with partner organisations/suppliers/Vendors.
  • Ensuring the project achieves high standards of performance via measurement of key areas vs. Key Performance Indicators
  • Driving the logistics Strategy; ensuring on-going communication and cross functional working amongst the team
  • Operational effectiveness and  Management of Logistics team

. As a Logistics Associate Director at IQVIA you need to be/have:

  • Experienced Logistics/Operational Lead – with a proven track record of success
  • Strong  line management experience
  • Excellent collaboration &  Operational leadership skills across complex/large scale projects involving multiple departments and organisations
  • Strong financial management to ensure budgetary KPIs are met
  • Flexible, professional approach  
  • Eligibility to work full time in the UK  
  • Flexible attitude and willing to work 37 Hours per week (Monday to Sunday working pattern)
  • Current full driving licence for the UK (no more than 6 pts.)  

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. We are a diverse, global team that shares a passion for collaboration and solving complex problems. We have been delivering Nurse and Healthcare programmes in the UK for over 35 years working with all major pharmaceutical companies and the NHS directly. And we are proud to support the Covid-19 Infection Survey.

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

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.

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