Associate Consultant (R1112298) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/10/2020

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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- One year placement, Internship

Job Description

IQVIA is a leading integrated information and technology-enabled worldwide healthcare service provider. Formed by the merger of Quintiles and IMS Health, we use our experience, resources and reputation to help our clients drive healthcare forward.

A career at IQVIA will give you the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients improve patient healthcare and make real medical breakthroughs.

The Analytics Center of Excellence

Drawing on the strengths of Quintiles and IMS Health, IQVIA is creating the next generation of clinical development. Our new solutions combine world-class clinical research and data-driven insights to offer clients more precise and predictable paths to product approval.

Our Analytics Center of Excellence (Analytics COE) harnesses our global healthcare insights, working closely with our clinical and therapeutic experts to power evidence-driven design, speed site activation and recruit the right patients, faster. This is a new unit within our business, integrated within Clinical Operations. We’re using big data and advanced analytics to derive insights that transform clinical development and bring new medicines to patients faster through successful trial delivery.

This multi-functional team is an innovation for our business, requiring entrepreneurial and independent thinking to build our capability. Unique and with a global view, this Center of Excellence is a chance to revolutionize the clinical research industry.

Consultant, Global Solutions – the role

You will be working closely with the Global Solutions Managers (GSM) who consult internal clients and advise on how best to execute specific trials. GSMs work with the sales and study teams to understand key challenges within a study and identify the analytics to support client.

The focal aim of your role is similar to that of a GSM, delivering unique insights to internal clients to optimise clinical trial execution. Throughout the internship you will be exposed to a high volume of different projects, each one ranging from 1-4 weeks. You will work with country specific datasets, utilising patient history data to identify potential sites for clinical trials.  You will gain insight into the commercial side of healthcare and have the opportunity to participate in cross-functional and geographic teams to help with the delivery of complex analytics

Throughout the year you will learn consulting techniques with the aim of completing a client facing project alone or substantially contributing to a group project.

The role requires a range of different skills in a flexible framework. This will allow you to play to your strengths when building a deliverable.

Your typical activities might include:

  • Supporting Global Solutions Managers in the delivery of quantitative and qualitative insights to Clinical trial project teams
  • Responding to client asks by drawing upon appropriate data and creating innovative ways to visualise information
  • Liaising with country-level analytics team members to deliver insights that enhance trial strategy, design and execution.
  • Understanding the relative benefits and limitations in data from different countries and leveraging these to optimise outcomes
  • Using anonymised patient data to build a clear disease landscape for different countries
  • Working with clinical operations teams to define requirements to support trial operational strategy.
  • Assist with the generation of real-time creative solutions to address critical client challenges.


Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Should be working towards a Bachelor's/Master’s degree with exposure in healthcare analytics, consulting and ideally, project management.
  • A demonstrable interest in the healthcare industry.
  • Multi-country/cultural experience.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Proven relationship-building skills, and an active listener.
  • The candidate needs to have strong logical thinking skills and an attention to details
  • A strong interest in analytics and displays technical skills (have experience in using excel is a minimum)
  • Optional - Relevant analytics experience, such as data driven profiling, segmentation, and targeting experience and real-world data analytics.

You can drive your career at IQVIA and choose the path that best defines your development and success. With exposure across diverse geographies, capabilities, and vast therapeutic and information and technology areas, you can seek opportunities to change and grow without boundaries.

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: R1112298