Project Specialist, Information Ventures -Remote/Virtual in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 7/21/2019

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    500 Plaza Drive
    Secaucus, NJ
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Job Description

Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As Project Specialist for Information Ventures , you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

Basic Purpose:

The Information Ventures Project Specialist will be responsible and accountable for the customer-focused leadership and management of Clinical Trial Connect deliverables within the assigned projects or programs.  Will direct coordination and management of the assigned scope of work to accomplish delivery, monitor progress, meet timelines, budget, and achieve quality required.  S/he will be responsible for stakeholder engagement (internal and external to Quest) to manage program priorities, risk and execution performance. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Excellence in Project Planning, Delivery, and Execution

  • Develops and maintains strategic relationships with customers in alignment with his/her assigned projects. May collaborate with business leads for business development, alliance management, contracts and proposals development, project management, to achieve project goals.

  • Leverages the sponsor’s patient profile (inclusion/exclusion criteria, demographics and other factors) to assess Quest’s datasets and network to develop patient and physician outreach proposals, as well as approaches to drive participation and engagement in trials.

  • Has responsibility for tracking and reporting of program metrics and management of all recruitment campaigns to ensure individual project targets and client needs are met, services are provided with the highest quality standards, and policies and procedures are followed.

  • Leads the design/development of all materials required to implement assigned patient recruitment and physician engagement projects. This includes advertisements, e-mail and direct mail letters, patient education materials, physician communication plans, etc.

  • Communicates with client to provide timely project updates and project related fiscal information.

  • Work with management team to provide business analysis and support the development of presentations for both internal and external audiences. Ensures accurate and timely data is available for strategic decisions.

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Education Preferred:     

BS/BA in the life sciences, marketing, communications, business administration, or related discipline.  In-depth knowledge and application of GCP, FDA, and ICH guidelines.

Work Experience:           

5-8 years of CRO or pharmaceutical industry experience with at least 2-3  years of experience working in patient recruitment, clinical trials, and/or advertising environment.

Physical and Mental:     


  • Experience in developing clear and concise reports and presentations

  • Project management experience desired.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly Power Point, Word and Excel. 

  • Ability to prepare and persuasively present clear and concise written communications, both in report and presentation formats.

  • Travel may be required (up to 25%)

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