QuintilesIMS Operations Manager, Business Planning & Strategy in Parsippany, New Jersey

Role Purpose

This is a strategic role working closely with the Global Real-World Evidence Solutions (RWES) Leader and Leadership team in managing operations, improving business unit performance and efficiency, and by leading key Business Unit projects

This highly visible opportunity is intended to develop future leaders within the RWES business, leveraging an intense 2-3 years in the role to develop deep expertise and operational skills and organizational networks.

Principal Accountabilities

This role will work closely with the RWES team, with substantial communication and organization responsibilities such as:

  • Plan and implement objectives and activities for the Business Unit with the Business Unit Leader and Leadership Team.

  • Collaborate with and influence Business Unit Leadership team and wider stakeholders to understand common business challenges, table issues and facilitate resolution.

  • Represent the BU to other stakeholders in the business as required (corporate, other BUs, GTO, etc.) and ensure alignment to BU priorities.

  • Act as BU liaison-point with Chief of Staff and other corporate executive functions.

  • Coordinate the Business Unit Management Cadence.

  • Support the VP & GM of RWES in preparation for internal and external executive meetings.

  • Shape BU reporting and ensure KPIs are aligned to organization priorities.

  • Lead preparation for Operating Reviews and meetings with Corporate.

  • Ensure Business Unit/Country/Functional reviews and meetings are prepped and delivered.

  • Drive execution versus BU priorities by documenting and following-up with required actions.

  • Shape Business Unit communications and materials, aligning messaging to BU priorities and performance.

  • Work with RWES stakeholders to shape and provide guidance on information that will transit in or out of the VP & GM of RWES office.

  • Special projects

  • Identify and propose new approaches to improve organizational performance

  • Lead and manage specific rollout of internal initiatives as required

  • Client-facing activities

  • Support preparations for executive level client meetings by engaging with various stakeholders in the RWES network.

  • Attend client meetings in support of Business Development needs

QuintilesIMS at http://imshealth.com colleagues span the globe and strive to meet a singular goal: to help healthcare perform better.

Together we share a commitment to:

  • Client focus & Constant Innovation . Clients count on QuintilesIMS as a strategic partner in supporting mission-critical decision making. We work tirelessly to innovate within our organization and on our clients’ behalf—applying disruptive technologies in new ways to drive healthcare performance.

  • Continual growth. As we execute our ambitious strategy for growth, the people of QuintilesIMS have opportunities to build rich, rewarding careers. Tackle new challenges. Enhance the depth and diversity of their skills. And enjoy the rewards of their efforts through our pay-for-performance culture. When our people are growing and thriving, so are we.