Consultant, Data Analytics (R1089699) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/29/2020

Job Snapshot

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.

As an Associate Consultant/Consultant in Commercial Operations Services, you’ll be actively participating in the development, delivery, and management of sales analytics, sales operations and SFE consulting projects:

  • Deploy to onsite engagement anywhere in the United States, location dependent on business demands; all assignments involve onsite presence at client locations
  • Manage projects and work streams of reasonable, independently or with senior support
  • Lead projects and initiatives with indirect oversight over analysts and communication with clients
  • Analyze secondary and syndicated data from healthcare industry to identify key findings and trends while addressing business questions
  • Should be able to work on Analytics around sales operations and effectiveness and should be proficient in handling large and multiple data sets
  • Create and lead quantitative or qualitative analysis to support client deliverables and issues
  • Responsible for the on-time completion of projects or components of large, complex  projects
  • Identifies and elevates potential new business opportunities at client site
  • Provides direction and guidance to Analysts and offshore Consultants assigned to engagement
  • Independently create presentations for clients; attend, support and present at client meetings, independently or with senior support
  • Assist in developing detailed documentation and specifications, including business process documentation, SOPs, client data scorecards
  • Work willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goal, both internally and externally
  • Develop broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities

Skills & Experience:

Candidates interested in joining as a Consultant should have:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental processes of pharmaceutical commercial business, their interaction, and the impact of external/internal influences on decision making, growth and decline
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • Knowledge of professional/trade associations, key people and companies
  • Working experience in sales operations, sales analytics and or SFE Consulting in healthcare industry is preferable
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal communication), project management, and time management skills
  • Excellent project management capabilities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistent, high quality outcomes
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically, and demonstrate analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong capability in managing priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistent, high quality outcomes
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Demonstrate analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge in MS Excel (including VBA), MS Access, MS PowerPoint and Proficiency in SAS, SQL, and R
  • Prior healthcare data experience is a plus:  National and sub-national data (Physician, Patient, claims and epidemiology)
  • Prior internship, project work, and/or working experience in any of the following:  Sales Force Effectiveness, Sales Analytics, Call Planning, Targeting, Segmentation, Predictive Modeling, Territory Alignment, Sales Sizing & Structure, and Promo Response studies


In addition to the skills and experience above, candidates interested in joining the QuintilesIMS as an Associate Consultant/Consultant should have:

  • Undergraduate or Masters degree in life sciences/Statistics/Economics/Marketing MBA  with 2-8 years of relevant experience in Data Analytics in healthcare industry
  • An avid interest in the healthcare analytics and data; understanding of the healthcare market in US
  • Good project management skills and strong business acumen and understanding of sales & marketing business principles
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Exceptional written, numerical and problem solving skills
  • Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge
  • Willingness to relocate anywhere within the United States 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.

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

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1089699