IQVIA is looking for a Dedicated Line Manager for our Clinical team. This position is based in West Africa.
The Clinical Functional Service Partnerships (CFSP) Project Team are responsible for the management of multiple global projects for assigned clients and serve as key operational finance contact points.
The team is also involved in supporting the strategic decisions of the business by partnering with operational teams to develop and interpret analytical data models.
The CFSP Project Manager is accountable for the Financial and Contractual oversight of assigned projects and ensures all reporting activities are accurate and prepared within established timelines.
Completion of month end activities and provide global variance explanations to forecast
Revenue recognition for all projects under client portfolio
Oversight of invoicing for fees and expenses for all projects
Backlog phasing and adjustments for all projects
Conduct monthly review and analysis of assigned projects, including review of revenue recognition, project performance variances, contract opportunities and ad-hoc financial analysis as required
Monitor project and customer activity against contract terms to ensure compliance from operational teams and the customer
Collaborate with operational teams to ensure consistency in contract preparation
Align with Contracts, Legal and Strategic Pricing as appropriate
Co-ordinate with Project Finance and Global Finance as appropriate to implement process improvements
Review forecasting requirements from customer
Attend and prepare for monthly reviews
Defend financial performance at the Finance review calls; proactively participate in discussions to identify, communicate and address financial issues
Partner with the Operational Excellence Lead and Model Alliance Lead to align on messaging
Support in Business Review deliverables (Supply vs Demand, Volatility reporting)
Meet Global Finance reporting needs (forecasting, anticipated revenue, variance analysis, ad-hoc requests)
Attend Operational Reviews as needed; share finance results and key messages
Act as key point of contact for customer counterpart(s)
Meet customer reporting deliverables and deadlines
Work closely to ensure timely invoice payment (investigate causes for aged debt)
Involvement / Leading initiatives and workstreams to investigate and implement improvements to processes
Support and training to Operational teams (DLMs, ROLs, other) and prep / update of guidance tools
Perform other duties as required
Experience in a CRO or Pharma in a PM type capacity Req
Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
Excellent organization, interpersonal, teamwork skills with exceptional attention to detail and accuracy
Positive attitude and ability to interact with all levels of staff
Ability to manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines as necessary
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and experience with Peoplesoft preferred
Willingness to work in a flexible and challenging environment
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