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Oeiras, Portugal Full time R1407610

Oeiras, Portugal| Portugal

  • 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

Environments that advance your skillset

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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IQVIA has given me the opportunity to gain a broad range of skills and experience across multiple disease areas and at different stages of the product lifecycle. This has supported my career development and accelerated my growth. If you enjoy learning new things and working on global projects, you will definitely enjoy working at IQVIA.


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One of the things I like most about working at IQVIA is the supportive environment that helps you achieve your full potential.


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Working in healthcare consulting is inspiring! I am glad to be part of a close community that brings together diverse experiences and critical thinkers to help our customers move treatments forward that can change patients’ lives.


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Oeiras, Portugal| Portugal Full time R1407610

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.


As a consultant to the IQVIA Analytics Solutions Team, you will lead strategic efforts with senior executives, brand teams, finance and others to develop global forecasts for the pharmaceutical industry.

The job: Consultant – On Site Deployment

You will actively participate in the development, delivery and management of projects focused on marketing and sales analysis, including forecasting and consulting projects by:

  • Analyzing secondary data and market research to identify key findings and trends.
  • Conducting quantitative or qualitative analysis to support customer deliveries and business decisions related to data.
  • Assisting in the delivery of the various components of the project as senior support and monitor the quality of the final delivery.
  • Developing presentations for clients and attend meetings to analyze and advise on solutions.
  • Managing projects and workflows, ensuring successful delivery.
  • Developing detailed specifications and documentation, including business process documentation, point of purchase (POPs), customer data scorecards.
  • Handling promotional and sales data, market assessment and epidemiology, pipeline analysis and market research.
  • Mastering the various related consultancy methodologies and the pharmaceutical market, through the delivery of consultancy commitments and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities.
  • Having the ability to interact with the various teams, external and internal, to ensure the smooth functioning of teamwork.


  • Deploy on-site involvement anywhere in Europe, depending on business demands.

All assignments involve presence on-site at the customer's locations.

  • Manage projects and workflows independently.
  • Lead projects and initiatives with indirect supervision of analysts and communication with clients.
  • Analyze secondary data and table market research (quantitative and qualitative) to identify key findings and trends, and to support customer problems and results.
  • Able to work with Market Assessment and Epidemiology, Pipeline Analysis and Market Research, Forecasting Inline and Pipeline with senior support.
  • Create presentations independently for customers; participate, support and be present at client meetings, independently.
  • Work effectively with others inside and outside the organization to achieve the team goals, internally and externally.
  • Conduct extensive research to create a detailed forecasting methodology for the forecast / business problem provided.
  • Carry out market analysis, to include details on market characteristics (size and growth of the market, prescriptions, days of therapy, types of patients, market share, number of competitors, market trends, market attractiveness); competitors 'characteristics (product characteristics, competitors' marketing strategies, sales force activities, price analysis); prescribing characteristics (number of prescribers by specialty, medical prescription activity, unmet wishes and needs) that may be relevant to support predictions
  • Integrate qualitative and quantitative data and present forecast results in a structured manner; bring value-added insights to customers

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • An Undergraduate or Masters Degree, with previous relevant health experience, an avid interest in health data and analysis and an understanding of local health markets.
  • Exposure and experience in statistics and consulting - demonstrative analysis, interpretation and problem-solving skills, working with large and multiple data sets to process data in the format required for analysis.
  • Fluency in essential, written and verbal English and any other European language (German or French as a priority), well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including presentations, leadership meetings, business and reports.
  • Advanced user in MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint, and skills in SAS, Oracle SQL, R Programming and Excel VBA would be beneficial
  • Previous experience may include: work experience in any of the following: forecasting, statistics, predictive modelling, core market research, technology and applications, sales force effectiveness, sales operations, business intelligence, epidemiology, HEOR, data mining, data governance, healthcare IT market research, marketing analysis, multichannel marketing, consumer marketing, branding ,managed markets, management consulting, outsourcing, offshoring, web analytics, development data and programming and Google Analytics.
  • Previous experience in health data is desirable, including data from doctors, patients and epidemiology.
  • Knowledge, experience and understanding of the fundamental processes and key issues of the pharmaceutical business and health sectors, their interaction and the impact of external / internal influences on decision making, growth and decline.
  • Ability to track POPs, processes and effective documentation of project-related work.
  • Knowledge of consultancy methodologies, tools and techniques.
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of business principles in sales and marketing.
  • Knowledge of professional / commercial associations, key people and companies.
  • Effective communication, project management and time management skills.
  • Strong ability to manage priorities so that deadlines are met, maintaining consistent, high-quality results.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically.
  • Availability and ability to travel - 80% of the time.

Willingness to travel at short notice.

Please submit your cv in English.

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

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

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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