Director, IT - IT Business Partner
Company: IQVIA Argentina
Posted on: November 23, 2021
The IT Business Partner/ Director IT has the overall
responsibility to serve as the strategic interface with assigned
business units or functional areas for IQVIA Clinical Operations
strategy development, solution discovery, risk management and
relationship management. The position provides leadership and
accountability for key IT initiatives and strategic emerging
technology projects that enables our research and development
organization to realize their business goals and objectives. ROLE
--- Partner with business to develop emerging technology strategy
for R&DS, aligning strategic initiatives to drive business
growth, productivity, and quality.
--- Represent business strategies and priorities to IT and the IT
vision to the business for the IQVIA Clinical Operations team
--- Apply expertise in business process and technology, bringing
innovative ideas and solutions to business problems from the
R&DS technology team. This may include areas such as AI, NLP,
RPA, OCR, Blockchain, new architecture thinking etc.
--- Partner with the business and work stream team members to drive
out initial ideation through to POC and MVPs and onto fully
document business case (including ROI), scope and road map as
--- Manage and maintain POC/product/project road map and associated
--- Co-ordinate with Business, Program/Project Manager and Delivery
Lead to ensure correct connections to resourcing and processes
followed enable successful execution of delivery by the broader IT
--- Manage programs and projects as point of contact for the
business stakeholders and IQVIA R&DS Clinical Operations IT
--- Manage and co-ordinate the preparation, review, and
presentation of the status of strategic and project updates for
stakeholders and executives.
--- Support the integration of Business SMEs into the delivery
teams within portfolios towards preservation and enhancement of
product and related projects.
--- Responsible to business leadership for all IT related
escalations across their business unit, working with program,
product and operations teams and CIO Service Delivery Teams.
--- Provide support for R&DS IT organizational and program
level emerging technology strategy including the support of the
various Clinical Operations IT Governance meetings.
--- Support Business Analysts as required in the build and
collection of detailed requirements through the co-ordination of
the relevant SMEs to the right product detailed elaboration
--- Work with peers to establish processes and approaches to
optimizing the way we work together and with stakeholders.
--- Support development (review and sign off) of SDLC artifacts as
--- Line Management may be required. 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. Approving actions on human resources
matters REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES--
--- Strong combination of program management, business analysis,
and business relationship / stakeholder management skills.
--- Strong emerging technology orientation with a passion for
applied technology and knowledge of current and future technology
development / trends in area of expertise. Examples can include
latest thinking around AI, NLP, RPA, OCR, Blockchain etc.
--- Knowledge of different architecture platforms from
infrastructure to platform to software to micro-services
capabilities both on premise and cloud-based.
--- Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile
--- Experience with Lean Sigma methods alongside automation
capabilities to best determine where a lean business process vs. IT
automation capabilities best fits the business need.
--- Experience providing IT solutions in a clinical environment and
detailed knowledge of Clinical Trials preferred.
--- Relationship builder and collaborator - able to build healthy,
solution-oriented relationships with business leaders, IT leaders
and other functional departments
--- Innovative, conceptual thinker that can take complex issues and
opportunities and identify the technology enablers and projects to
create real world solutions
--- Resilient and tenacious - won't let issues, complexities and
challenges deter them the needed outcomes
--- Strong communicator and negotiator
--- Problem solver - motivated act to enable business outcomes
--- Outcome oriented - using process and projects to drive to
predictable results from
--- Limited travel may be required MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND
--- Bachelor's Degree in Programming, Computer Science, or related
--- Minimum of ten years of Information Technology or related
experience or equivalent combination of education, training, and
--- Experience in leading technology programs across a global
--- Experience in the Biotech Industry would be preferred
--- Proven experience working with business and technical teams
that have developed and delivered innovative technical solutions
and /or products 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 . All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other
status protected by applicable law. IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable
accommodations for applicants with disabilities. Applicants who
require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for
employment or otherwise participate in the application process
should contact IQVIA's Talent Acquisition team at
firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for such an
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