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Associate Principal, Strat/Life Sci (R1048478) in Cambridge, MA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/16/2019

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    Cambridge, MA
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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Position Purpose:

Associate Principals manage multiple consulting projects of varying complexity and ensure on-time and on-budget delivery for clients. The Associate Principal contributes to new business development and maintains and strengthens the client base.


  • Manages project teams including both internal and external resources in the design, development and delivery of client deliverables
  • Leverages business experience and acumen in identifying strategic alternatives and project approach to client questions
  • Serves as key point of contact with client
  • Provides follow-up with client after project deliverable has been completed to ensure client satisfaction
  • Ensures clear communication throughout projects and within the team
  • Supports the development of intellectual property for use on future engagements
  • Manages the process of proposal preparation and/or modifications including overall bid integrity
  • Develops and/or elevates new business opportunities through the identification of follow-on work and new leads
  • Develops broader and deeper knowledge of consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through on the job experience and training
  • Provides direction, advice and intellectual leadership to clients and delivery teams
  • Directs consulting teams through consistent participation in team meetings
  • Provides high level input to, and ensures the development of, client reports and presentations and delivery of all or significant portions of findings to clients
  • Shares subject matter expertise with others to elevate our capabilities to deliver world-class solutions for clients
  • Leads ad hoc work streams on critical people-related issues such as recruitment, learning and development
  • Serves as manager to junior staff

    Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

    Strong academic track record including minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and an MBA or relevant graduate degree (desired but not a requirement) plus 6+ years professional experience in consulting, pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry with evidence of career progression 

    Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience in and commitment to the life sciences and/or healthcare industries
  • A track record of leadership and people development
  • A willingness and ability to travel as needed

Total Rewards:  We invest in people through a range of initiatives in compensation, benefits, and learning and development, and we strive to create an environment where our employees are challenged, empowered and can flourish.


IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1048478