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Job Information

IQVIA Clinical FSP Laboratory Vendor Manager in San Francisco, California

IQVIA’s Sponsor Delivery Unit is a global team of professionals dedicated to partnering with our client to drive healthcare forward and to enable medical breakthroughs that advance healthcare and patient treatment options around the world. This sponsor dedicated unit is working with a robust set of processes designed to enable successful study implementation across products and indications. Our environment is a fast-paced hub of creative individuals with a real sense of community.

As a core member of the Clinical Trial Team (CTT) you will independently manage all vendor-related aspects of global clinical trial(s) to deliver study outcomes within schedule, budget, quality/compliance, and performance standards. You will be accountable for vendor service delivery at study level and collaborate closely with the Vendor Start-up Manager (VSM) for selected services (central labs, electronic clinical outcomes assessment/electronic patient reported outcomes (eCOA/ePRO), interactive response technology (IRT), cardiac and respiratory diagnostics, patient recruitment and retention (PR&R), and imaging reading) during study start-up, and leverages effectively their technical and study start-up (SSU) expertise to ensure a timely study start-up.

Proactively, you will manage vendor-related risks and potential issues, including implementing global vendor strategy and if required, escalate vendor issues to the VSM while keeping Vendor Program Leads informed about risks, issues, and study progress. You will perform tasks relating to management of central laboratory vendors to include planning scope of work, vendor selection, logistics set-up, sample management through all aspects of study lifecycle and analysis outcome / QC at study close out. Previous bio analytical sample management experience or bio marker knowledge would be helpful. Covering these activities in accordance with applicable local and/or international regulations, standard operating procedures (SOPs), project requirements and contractual/budgetary guidelines.

You will serve as Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for laboratory samples in assigned studies for investigative sites, Site Activation Manager (SAM), Project Management team, and other departments as necessary. Ensure adherence to standard operating procedures (SOPs), Work Instructions (WIs), quality of designated deliverables and project timelines. You will ensure sample analysis and data transfers from lab vendor are managed and any issues promptly escalated, as well as review and provide feedback to management on lab sample performance metrics. You will also ensure monitoring measures are in place for any lab issues and implement contingency plan as needed, and provide laboratory sample input, review and follow up to support, the design, approval and execution of Informed Consent Form (ICF), and Investigator Pack (IP) in line with project timelines. You will also provide laboratory sample management expertise to SAMs and project team during initial and on-going project timeline planning.

Additional responsibilities might include:

  • Close interaction and collaboration with study team lead and study team members during study lifetime

  • Review of vendor related protocol sections during protocol development

  • Quote/proposal review in collaboration with procurement, support contract negotiations, if required

  • Contributing to the development of vendor contract amendments

  • Accountability for vendor cost control, budget review, invoice reconciliation and PO close-out

  • Vendor service excellence at study level, ensures vendors meet quality and service level standards in their service delivery for the trial

  • Covering all vendor activities after study start-up and all categories not covered by VSMs during start-up

  • Initiating/coordinating vendor kick-off meeting for categories not covered by VSMs

  • Attends vendor kick-off meeting for VSM supported categories

  • Optimizing a frontloaded and timely study-start-up process, manages vendor-related activities for go live

  • Performing user-acceptance testing (UAT) for eCOA and IRT

  • Driving and monitoring central vendor-related activities for site activation, compiles Final Protocol Package (FPP) required documents centrally, monitors site activation progress and addresses related issues and risk

  • Creating and maintaining vendor-related risk maps with contingency plan for documentation

  • Managing system and portal user access for vendor, sponsor and site staff, maintain access logs

  • Using Clinical Insights to manage vendors and to achieve site readiness timelines

  • Planning and tracks supply delivery to sites and return of equipment from sites

  • Interacting and collaborates with Data Ops, reviews vendor-related cycle times

  • Acting as escalation point for vendor-related query management

  • Following up with countries and hubs for their vendor-related risks and issues

  • Documenting issues identified with vendor oversight/performance and implements and monitor corrective action

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • 3+ years working experience and excellent knowledge of the clinical operation processes and vendor management

  • Excellent knowledge of GxP and ICH regulations

  • Very good knowledge of clinical trial design and mapping to supplier requirements

  • User Acceptance testing for eCOA and IRT

  • Site collaboration and site activation

  • Vendor management; outsourcing, contracting, sourcing, of clinical services

  • Results-driven: demonstrated ability of completing projects on time

  • Ability to work in cross-functional teams and a matrixed environment

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills

  • Good written and oral communications skills

  • Very good problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrated willingness to make decisions and to take responsibility for such

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (team player)

  • Proven networking skills and ability to share knowledge and experience amongst colleagues.

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. 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. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination status.

The potential base pay range for this role, when annualized, is $61,300.00 - $102,100.00. The actual base pay offered may vary based on a number of factors including job-related qualifications such as knowledge, skills, education, and experience; location; and/or schedule (full or part-time). Dependent on the position offered, incentive plans, bonuses, and/or other forms of compensation may be offered, in addition to a range of health and welfare and/or other benefits.

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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