IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients.
Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.
Competitive Intelligence, Associate Consultant / Consultant
You're a passionate and intellectually curious individual who loves problem solving and has exceptional communication skills.
You thrive under pressure, have a meticulous eye for detail and strive for perfection! You're ambitious, driven and love a challenge.
You are also exceptional at gathering and analyzing information to develop insights to answer the so what questions that helps our clients make informed decisions.
As an Associate Consultant with IQVIA Consulting Services, you’ll be responsible for actively participating in the development and delivery of CI consulting projects.
You will be dedicated specifically to our Competitive Intelligence (CI) solutions team.
As an Associate Consultant with the CI team, you will be actively participating in the development, delivery, and management of consulting projects by
Conducting independent desk research to a specific brief using internal and external sources
Attendance of key medical and commercial conferences with the objective of analysing clinical data and speaking to delegates and experts on assigned topics
Conducting phone or face-to-face interviews with external experts >
Performing qualitative (scientific, clinical, commercial) and quantitative analyses
Developing recommendations and exercising informed business judgment to address client issues >
Delivering best-in-class customer service to keep clients informed of major events and implications related to their businesses
Contributing to the preparation, execution and follow up of client workshops
Dependant on level, taking ownership of work stream(s) in a project with senior support (AC) or serving as the day-to-day internal manager for projects (C)
Taking responsibility for creating client-ready reports, presentations and other client deliverables
Presenting to client audiences via teleconference or in face-to-face meetings
Building professional relationships with members of the client team
Proactively developing knowledge of the healthcare industry and consulting methodologies
Assisting in proposal development
Contributing to recruitment
Skills & Experience
Candidates interested in joining the CI solutions team as an Associate Consultant will have
At least 2-4 years relevant experience gained from working within the pharmaceutical and / or biotechnology industry or in consultancy
An advanced degree (MSc, MPharm, MBA, PhD) in a life sciences related
Excellent written and verbal language skills English, Bilingual a plus
In-depth understanding of a medicine’s life-cycle including the development, regulatory and commercial aspects of global markets
Understanding of different healthcare settings and reimbursement of medicines in major US markets
Understanding of the treatment paradigms across multiple therapeutic areas >
Proven analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and an ability to build credibility with external contacts
Good commercial awareness to include understanding of sales and marketing tactics in the pharmaceutical industry
Excellent computer literacy e.g. Word, PowerPoint and Excel >
Good project management, time management and organizational skills
Attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work within defined timelines
A keenness to learn and commitment to a rapid development curve
A strong motivation to thrive in a client-focused, international team environment
In addition to the skills and experience above, candidates interested in joining Consulting Services as an Associate Consultant will have : A solid track record of extra-curricular achievement;
A willingness and ability to travel internationally approximately 30% of the time