Senior Market Research Consultant (R1079947) in Horsham, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 7/13/2019

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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.

IQVIA ( is a global human data science company focused on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.  We are committed to providing solutions that enable healthcare companies to innovate with confidence, maximize opportunities and, ultimately, drive healthcare forward.  We do this via breakthroughs in insights, technology, analytics and human intelligence that bring the advances in data science together with the possibilities of human science. 

Custom Research Group

The Custom Research group within IQVIA provides rapid, convenient, and effective communication between pharmaceutical companies, healthcare professionals and patients.   We conduct market research studies and use secondary data to address critical strategic and tactical business questions faced by our biopharmaceutical clients.  We employ a wide variety of methodologies to best address client objectives.   Outstanding strategic thinking, analytical skills, and communication skills are essential to our business.

Why join our team?

At IQVIA, you will be working alongside other professionals who are passionate about healthcare and driving decision making using data and analytics.  We are on the cutting edge of primary research, offering our clients unique, integrative solutions that are essential to their business.  As a group, we value excellence, team and individual growth, and collaboration. 

We have clear pathways for career development, and you will have access to a plethora of opportunities with the larger IQVIA organization.  You will have exposure to a variety of therapeutic areas, clients, and methodologies / capabilities.

Job Summary:

We are seeking bright, motivated candidates for a full-time Market Research Consultant position in our San Mateo, CA and Horsham, PA offices. The Market Research Consultant will be responsible for assisting senior management and clients in project execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with senior management to select appropriate research methodologies, design research, conduct insightful analysis, and deliver strategic insights
  • Translate client and project objectives into well-designed questionnaires / discussion guides and create outlines that others can follow to develop such materials
  • Create analysis plans that will direct the creation of materials needed to answer client and project objectives
  • Translate ideas from team storyboarding sessions into high quality final reports that address clients’ objectives
  • Effectively delegate tasks to others to keep a project moving forward
  • Act as a thought partner to clients, in collaboration with the Supervisor.
  • Lead internal and client meetings necessary for the success of each project
  • Manage more junior project team and cross-functional teams to achieve end goals (i.e., recruiting, programming, QA)

Skills & Abilities:

  • Communicates confidently in a clear, concise, and articulate manner
  • Builds relationships and trust with colleagues and clients
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Takes ownership and is proactive in learning and delivering excellence
  • Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft applications
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively with strong prioritization skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently with minimum guidance
  • Ability to exercise judgment and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to be a team player and effective communicator
  • Has a client-focused, consultative approach for project management --- not just an order taker, but is able to suggest alternate approaches and provide strategic insights that meet client needs.
  • Demonstrates a strong command of a variety of analytical and market research techniques.
  • Grasps key issues quickly, understands the "big picture", and links market research insights to larger business issues relevant to client needs.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred [Master’s or PhD)
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in market research, preferably within healthcare
  • Right to work in the US without Company sponsorship (preferred)
  • Excellent conversational and written English
  • Willingness to travel
  • Market research and/or pharmaceutical industry experience a plus, but not required

We offer an attractive compensation package including base salary, company bonus, medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, and 401K plan.

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™

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: R1079947