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PSA - Project Support Associate

  • City / Town: Reading
  • Date posted: 07/07/2020 08:00:00
  • Sector: Administration
  • Employee status:
  • Employment status: Full Time
  • Job reference: R1134240
  • Consultant: Samantha Prindiville

PSA - Project Support Associate

Location: Reading

IQVIA is seeking to recruit a Project Support Associate to support our IQVIA Covid 19 Sampling Study Project. The study operates within a community setting and you will be supporting the project

Profile summary:

  • Undertake high level administrative support to a department or team, involving some independent research and collation of information.  
  • Interact at senior levels and exposure to highly confidential information requiring considerable use of tact, diplomacy and discretion.  
  • Perform duties and responsibilities will be broad in scope requiring considerable judgment and initiative in resolving unique problems and making recommendations. 
  •  Professionally represents the manager and/or department assigned.

Essential Functions:

  • Arrange and schedule meetings and teleconferences with internal and external parties.
  • Coordinate travel schedules making recommendations for cost saving and effective alternatives.
  • Compile meeting agendas, take and distribute minutes and follow up on action points, escalating issues where appropriate.
  • Independently research, compile data and compose both routine and non-routine correspondence, reports and presentations for review and final revision by manager.  Routine items may be dealt with independently as delegated by the manager.  Ensure that requested management information including Human Resources data is submitted accurately and to timescales.
  • Undertake projects, research data and make special studies, requiring independent decisions and conclusions.
  • When manager is unavailable, use initiative to review and prioritize activities, taking action or escalating critical matters as appropriate.
  • Serve as an information source for department, answering questions, making referrals as required, and conducting required research.
  • Assist in the development and design of improved administrative procedures to promote the timely processing and submission of all administrative deliverables.
  • Develop and implement an efficient work flow and information tracking/retrieval system across all assigned projects, and maintain/archives files and records.
  • May provide support and guidance to new or more junior members of staff.
  • Filter telephone calls, mail and email; dispersing and handling as appropriate.
  • Receive, photocopy, distribute, and file a variety of incoming and outgoing correspondence and reports.
  • Perform other duties as required.

As a Project Support Associate at IQVIA you need to be/have:

  • A great attention to detail, exceptional IT and administration skills
  • A high level of accuracy to be able to train and problem solve HCW’s on our internal systems.
  • Ability to work autonomously and confidently  
  • Flexible, professional approach  
  • Eligibility to work full time in the UK  

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

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