Associate Consultant - on site deployment team (R1087496) in Lisbon, Portugal at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

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Job Description

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.

Associate Consultant – Onsite Deployment Unit

In a regional environment, you provide high quality, on-time input to internal/external client projects in the life sciences field. Assignments range in complexity from basic analysis and problem solving to assisting in the development of more complex solutions. Deployment to onsite engagement anywhere in Europe, location dependent on business demands; all assignments involve onsite presence at client locations this can mean being away from Portugal for up to 6 months at any one time.  Please send applications in English

Main duties:

As an Associate Consultant, you’ll be actively participating in the development, delivery, and management of marketing and sales analytics, including forecasting and consulting projects:

  • Analyse secondary data and desk market research to identify key findings and trends
  • Perform quantitative or qualitative analysis to support client deliverables and business decisions as they relate to IQVIA data
  • Assist in data preparation, deliver components of the project with senior support and assist in ensuring quality of the final deliverable
  • Assist in creation of presentations for clients and attend, support and present at client meetings with senior support
  • Manage projects and work streams of reasonable size with senior support
  • Assist in developing detailed documentation and specifications, including business process documentation, SOPs, client data scorecards
  • Be able to quickly learn and work with sales and promotional data, market and epidemiology assessment, pipeline analysis and market research with senior support
  • Develop broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements, and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities
  • Work willingly and effectively with others in and across the organisation to accomplish team goal, both internally and externally


Education, Skills & Experience:

Candidates should have:

  • An undergraduate or Master’s degree with moderate relevant healthcare experience with an avid interest in healthcare analytics and data and with an understanding of local healthcare markets
  • Exposure and experience of statistics and consulting – Demonstratable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills, working with large and multiple data sets to process data in the required format for the analysis
  • Fluency in English essential both written and verbal and any other European language is a must (German or French, as priority), Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, leading meetings, business and report writing
  • Strong capability in MS Excel, MS Access, and MS PowerPoint , skills in SAS , Oracle SQL , R Programming and excel VBA would be beneficial
  • Previous experience can include : prior internship, project work, and/or working experience in any of the following: market research, marketing insights, marketing analytics, multichannel marketing, consumer marketing, branding, forecasting, statistics, predictive modelling, primary market research, technology & applications, healthcare IT, managed markets, management consulting, sales force effectiveness, sales operations, business intelligence, epidemiology, HEOR, data mining, data governance, outsourcing, offshoring, web analytics, data development and programming, and Google Analytics
  • Prior healthcare data experience, including physician, patient, and epidemiology data is desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental processes and key issues of pharmaceutical commercial business, and healthcare industries, their interaction, and the impact of external/internal influences on decision making, growth and decline
  • Ability to follow SOPs, processes and effective documentation of project-related work
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of sales & marketing business principals
    Project management experience
    Knowledge of professional/trade associations, key people and companies.
  • Effective communication skills, project management, and time management skills
  • Strong capability in managing priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistent, high quality outcomes
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically


CONSIDERATIONS

Willingness to travel at minimum 80% overnight is mandatory
Willingness to relocate anywhere within the EMEA Region for client engagements ranging in length from 3 to 24 months

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.



Job ID: R1087496

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