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Associate Principal Life Sciences Strategy Consulting F/H

Courbevoie, France Full time R1403534

Courbevoie, France| France

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry-level, Mid-level, Senior-level

Build a rewarding career in life sciences consulting and forge your own path. Partner with collaborative teams and leaders across unique projects and geographies, delivering innovative solutions to the most complex healthcare problems along the way. Working at IQVIA means changing outcomes for patients one data set, product offering and innovative solution at a time.

As a Consultant at IQVIA, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career and explore opportunities in brand and integrated research solutions, go-to-market strategy, commercial excellence, real world data, financial investor consulting and more.

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What you can expect

Professional Development

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Highly Specialized

Work in distinctive areas of expertise

Growth Potential

Clear pathways to success


Teams that work together to achieve common goals

Innovative Projects

Projects that solve complex problems in new ways

Best-in-Class Training

Programs to help you build knowledge and gain skills

I joined IQVIA after graduating from university and am grateful for the fantastic opportunities I’ve been able to pursue over the years. I’ve had the chance to work with inspiring managers who have supported me with professional and personal development.


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Associate Principal Life Sciences Strategy Consulting F/H

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Courbevoie, France| France Full time R1403534

Job description

At the crossroads of two worlds, healthcare and new technologies, IQVIA has been the healthcare data expert for over 60 years and in 140 countries. IQVIA draws on its unique databases, expertise, and analytics tools to provide services and consulting solutions to players in the healthcare system. Using innovative methods such as artificial intelligence, IQVIA contributes to improving patient care and developing the medicine of tomorrow. 

We are helping to build a more modern, more efficient healthcare system, better adapted to everyone’s needs.

Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding and progressive career in life sciences consulting.

Consulting services & analytics France is one of IQVIA France multiple activities: it gathers more than 75 highly qualified experts who provide consulting services and solutions with a full range of solutions & capabilities all along the product lifecycle. We cover different areas such as launch excellence, customer engagement model, commercial excellence, including business intelligence and sales force effectiveness, portfolio optimization and investment strategy, organizational transformation. 

To sustain the growth of our activities, we are hiring :

Associate Principal Life Sciences Strategy Consulting (F/H)

Located in IQVIA France headquarter in Courbevoie (FR, 92)

As an Associate Principal at IQVIA France, you are responsible for managing or leading multiple consulting projects and ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery for French headquarters & French affiliates of pharma, biotech and medtech companies. Your missions are numerous.

Business development

  • Managing the process of proposal preparation and/or modifications including overall bid integrity
  • Leveraging business experience and acumen in identifying strategic alternatives and project approach to client questions
  • Developing and/or elevating new business opportunities through the identification of follow-on work and new leads.
  • Serving as key point of contact with client

Project management & delivery excellence

  • Managing project teams including both internal and external resources in the design, development, and delivery of client deliverables
  • Providing direction, advice and intellectual leadership to clients and delivery teams. Direct consulting teams through consistent participation in team meetings
  • Ensuring clear communication throughout projects and within the team
  • Providing follow-up with client after project deliverable has been completed to ensure client satisfaction

Thought leadership

  • Developing broader and deeper knowledge of consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through on-the-job experience and training
  • Supporting the development of intellectual property for use on future engagements
  • Sharing subject matter expertise with others to elevate our capabilities to deliver world-class solutions for clients

Team management

  • Leading ad hoc work streams on critical people-related issues such as recruitment, learning and development
  • Serving as a coach to 3-4 staff

About you

.       A minimum of 5 years professional experience in consulting within the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry with evidence of career progression.. acquired either in a consulting environment or a pharmaceutical company (French headquarter or French affiliate)

.      Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills Demonstrable analytical, interpretative, and problem-solving skills

.       Minimum of 2-3 years project management experience focused on local strategic consulting projects

.      Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, chairing meetings, workshop facilitation, business and report writing

.      Strong capability in managing large and/or multiple projects and juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high quality outcomes

.      Experience working in sizable/ multi-disciplined teams and leading staff

.      Experience in developing credible relationships with senior level managers and executives in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry

.      Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals

.      Ability to contribute to business development through the identification of leads, development of proposals etc.

.      Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, with a focus on the French market

.      Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques

IQVIA drives healthcare forward ; joins us now!

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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