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Oeiras, Portugal Full time R1415775

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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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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Oeiras, Portugal| Portugal Full time R1415775

Job description

Join us on our exciting journey!

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 and data science to make the biggest impact possible, to drive healthcare forward and to help our customers create a healthier world.

As a Consultant you will be joining the Commercial Managed Services (CMS) – US Nearshore team (USNS), part of the IQVIA Technology and Commercial Solutions (T&CS) within Analytics Solutions pilar. The USNS team works closely with leading pharmaceutical companies, taking over tasks and end-to-end processes in analytics and technology solutions. You will actively participate in the development and delivery of sales analytics and consulting projects for a wide range of pharmaceutical companies. We expect you to be proactive, curious, engaged, and innovative, capable of providing the best insights and solutions for customers.

At IQVIA, you will have the opportunity to build your career, while closely supporting the main global pharmaceutic players driving human health outcomes forward. We dedicate our experience, resources and reputation so that you can drive your career and choose the path that best defines your development and success


  • Performs qualitative and quantitative analyses to assist in the identification of client issues and develop client specific solutions
  • Translates the data into meaningful insights and communicates recommendations to key decision makers
  • Proactively develops broader and deeper knowledge of technology/services solutions and trends for the pharmaceutical/healthcare/life sciences market
  • Participates/leads teams in the design, development and delivery of technology/service-based projects or components of larger and complex projects
  • Assists with the review and analysis of client requirements or problems and assists in the development of proposals and client solutions
  • Provides follow-up with internal and/or external client to ensure client satisfaction
  • Ability to gather client needs and develop new analytical solutions
  • Working independently and as part of a team, with ability to manage work streams, assigning tasks and driving them to completion. May assist with business development activities
  • Independently creates presentations for clients and attends, supports and presents at client meetings
  • Provides thought leadership and innovation within project and practice areas
  • Leads project task execution by ensuring progress, organizing project data and coordinating team meetings
  • Works with leadership to define project scope and develop approach
  • Assists in developing detailed documentation and specifications, including business process documentation, SOPs, and client data scorecards
  • Develops broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities
  • Helps improving how clients build marketing capabilities by identifying and focusing on key opportunities that can drive increased growth
  • Prepared to learn and be expert at all IQVIA data sources, specifically US dedicated data assets, including SMART, P360, MIDAS, AnalyticsLink, and associated products
  • Be able to quickly learn and work with sales and promotional data, market and epidemiology assessment, pipeline analysis and market research

About You

Candidates interested in joining our team as an Consultant should have:

  • MSc degree in Life Sciences with a minimum of 3/5 years of relevant healthcare experience namely understanding processes and key issues within the pharmaceutical marketplace
  • Well-developed English written and verbal communication skills including presentations, leading meetings, business and report-writing
  • Strong experience with MS Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel, Excel VBA would be beneficial)
  • Hands-on experience in business intelligence tools SAS, SQL, R, Tableau, PowerBi, Qlik or similar
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to translate complex analysis into strategic insights and recommendations for sales and marketing teams
  • US healthcare market experience is preferred
  • Experienced with developing consultative relationships with senior level managers and executives at clients in the pharmaceutical/healthcare/life sciences industry
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, juggle priorities and deliver on tight deadlines
  • Excellent presentation, communication and client influencing skills
  • Strong capability in managing priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistent and high-quality outcomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental processes of business, their interaction, and the impact of external/internal influences on decision making, growth and decline
  • Knowledge of consulting methods, tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of current events and developments within an industry and major competitors
  • Previous experience can include: prior internship, project work, and/or working experience in any of the following consulting projects: market research, marketing insights, marketing analytics, multichannel marketing, consumer marketing, branding, forecasting, statistics, predictive modelling, primary market research, technology & applications, healthcare IT, managed markets, management consulting, sales force effectiveness, sales operations, business intelligence, epidemiology, HEOR, data mining, data governance, outsourcing, offshoring, web analytics, data development and programming, and Google Analytics

Other Considerations

Location: Lisbon, Portugal Nearshore dedicated. Hybrid model (office and home-based per week)

Working hours: 1 pm to 9 pm, as time shift to be consistent with US CET time zone

Travel: Ability to travel to US if needed for short periods <15 days

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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