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What to expect during the application process at IQVIA?

I want to join the IQVIA team. Where do I start?

All current job openings can be found on our Career’s Website.

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What is the application process at IQVIA?

Once you’ve identified a role you’re interested in, and you meet the qualifications, click the “Apply Now” button to start your application. You’ll be redirected to our candidate portal, Workday, and prompted to create an online account. From there, you can complete the application.

What happens after I apply for a position?

Our Talent Acquisition team will review your application and send you updates as soon as possible. Make sure to monitor the email address you used when you applied and don’t forget to check spam and junk folders.

How do I check the status of my application?

After you apply, you will receive an email confirmation. You can monitor the status of your application by logging into our IQVIA candidate portal, Workday, and searching under “My Applications.” From there, you can see the status of your application, take action on pending tasks and/or update your information.

I recently completed an application, but need to edit my contact information, email address, resume or employment preferences. How can I make changes?

Click “My Career” at the top of our Career’s Website. From there, click ‘Register/Sign In’ to log into the IQVIA Workday portal, using the username and password you created for your application. Here you can edit your contact information, view applications and search for jobs.

I am experiencing issues logging into my candidate profile.

Click “My Career” at ‘Register/Sign In’ at the top right-hand side of the screen. From here, click “Forgot your password?”.

How does the IQVIA referral process work?

Most IQVIA employees are eligible to participate in our Employee Referral Program. If a current employee referred you to an open position or you have questions about the program, feel free to discuss them with the individual directly and/or raise them with your IQVIA Talent Acquisition contact.

What to expect during the interview process at IQVIA?

What is the interview process like?

Given the success of our virtual interviewing model, and the flexibility it allows for candidates, we use virtual interviewing for many of our interviews. The process varies by role, but most interviews start with a pre-recorded video and/or phone screen, and then move to rounds of interviews with the hiring manager and relevant team members.

During your interviews, you can expect questions regarding your skills, experiences and knowledge of the company. Here’s an article to help you make an impact during your video interview. For more specific guidance on the interview structure, please contact your recruiter.

How should I prepare for my interview?

At IQVIA, we work together to bring out the best in each other, achieve our goals and drive healthcare forward through meaningful and inclusive collaboration. To ensure you feel that support throughout the interview process, check out our interview tips blog.

If your interview requires a case study, presentation or examination requirements, you will be notified by the recruiter in advance. If these are not mentioned, you can assume they’re not required.

Who is the main point of contact throughout the interview process?

To optimize the process and improve efficiency, the recruiter is the primary contact for questions, technical issues, and interview feedback. The recruitment coordinator will manage interview scheduling on behalf of the recruiter.

You can reach out to either the recruiter or the coordinator any time during the interview process.

Where can I find job descriptions?

The job description for the role you applied to can be found by logging into your IQVIA profile on our candidate portal, Workday. From there, click the requisition number under “My Applications.”

You can also contact your recruiter directly.

Will my travel be reimbursed?

Please contact your recruiter to find out more about the reimbursement policy in your country.

Which language will the interview be conducted in?

Most interviews will be conducted in English unless otherwise specified. Some questions will be asked in local language.

Which platform will my interview be conducted on?

For early-stage interviews and screening calls, we utilize a video interviewing technology called, Modern Hire. Although most interviews are conducted on Microsoft Teams, unless otherwise specified. If you have any Microsoft Teams issues, please reference this guide.

When can I discuss my salary expectations?

At IQVIA, we aim for competitive compensation, using relevant market benchmarks that align to our global job architecture. Candidate compensation will be based on the specific role they apply to, their work location, and legitimate job-related factors, which may include experience, qualifications, skills, education, and certifications. You may discuss your compensation during your screening call with your recruiter.

What to expect during the onboarding process at IQVIA?

What’s the IQVIA onboarding process?

The onboarding process at IQVIA is designed to help you feel inspired, connected, and enabled to do great work from the moment you accept the job offer. There are five key steps in the IQVIA onboarding process:

• Get Ready – Connecting and preparing for Day 1

• Get Set – Meeting your colleagues and setting up essentials

• Learn – Discovering IQVIA, your department and role

• Connect – Building your brand and internal network

• Grow – Maximizing your career

How long does the onboarding process typically last?

The duration of the onboarding process can vary based on the complexity of your role and the specific requirements of your department. Generally, onboarding at IQVIA spans several weeks to ensure a comprehensive integration. Our IQVIA onboarding app will guide you through the first 120 days as well as provide resources to help you learn and connect along the way.

When can I let my network know that I am joining IQVIA?

We understand that sharing exciting news about your new role is natural and can help strengthen your professional network. While we value your enthusiasm, we recommend waiting until your first day. This way, you’ll have access to IQVIA guidelines and branded templates to help you make an external announcement.

What support will I receive during my onboarding?

Our inclusive environment enables greater impact when we work together so your success is important to us. Here’s what you can expect during onboarding:

• Onboarding App tool: our user-friendly onboarding app will be your go-to resource throughout the onboarding journey. It will provide step-by-step guidance to help you navigate your first weeks and months at IQVIA

• Onboarding partner: this dedicated colleague will be available to answer questions, help with network introductions, and provide other guidance as needed.

• Manager and team support: your manager and team members will play a vital role in supporting your onboarding. They will provide guidance, clarify expectations, and help you understand your role within the team and the broader IQVIA.

Will there be opportunities to meet colleagues or other new hires?

During your onboarding journey, you'll have the opportunity to connect with a diverse range of individuals across the organization. From your manager and team members to colleagues in different departments, you'll be introduced to key players who will play essential roles in this journey. Additionally, you'll be paired with an onboarding partner, who will be there to offer valuable guidance and support as you ease into your new role.

What is IQVIA’s culture like?

Who is IQVIA?

IQVIA’s mission is to accelerate innovation to help create a healthier world. We deliver on this by serving as a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services for the life sciences industry.

To deliver best-in-class solutions and products to our 10,000+ global customers, we create intelligent connections across all aspects of healthcare through analytics, transformative technology, unparalleled data resources and extensive healthcare & technology expertise. IQVIA Connected Intelligence™ enables customers to accelerate the clinical development and commercialization of innovative medical treatments that improve healthcare outcomes for patients.

We currently have approximately 86,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

What is the organization structure at IQVIA?

IQVIA has teams working across the entire pharma lifecycle. The Organization is comprised of Global Business Units (GBUs), Regional Business Units (RBUs) and Global Corporate Functions. Key business areas include Research & Development, Real World Solutions, Commercial Solutions, Safety & Regulatory, AI & Technologies, and more. Corporate functions include Human Resources, IT, Legal, Finance, Corporate Strategy, Marketing, etc.

What’s the culture like at IQVIA?

Every day, we work together to drive healthcare forward in ways both big and small, helping customers solve problems and improving patient outcomes. No matter your role, this is what it means to be an IQVIAN. We summarize this in four key principles:

• Passion: We share a passion for the work we do, and the impact it has on customers and patients.

• Innovation: We are curious, creative, and empowered to explore new ideas and ways of working.

• Collaboration: We collaborate to bring out the best in each other and get the most out of our diverse skills and expertise.

• Growth: We are committed to growth, always learning, and making the most of flexible career opportunities.

How does IQVIA value work flexibility and work/life balance?

We understand life’s complexities, so whether you work in the office, out in the field, remotely, or in a combination of locations, we find that flexibility in how and where we work helps our employees succeed both personally and professionally. Learn more about how we work.

What benefits do you offer?

We put our employees at the center of everything we do and are committed to providing them, and their families, with benefits that meet their diverse and changing needs.

IQVIA invests in integrated benefits programs and resources to meet employees’ physical, mental and emotional, financial and social well-being needs so they can thrive at home and at work, at any stage of their well-being journey.

Benefits vary based on employee location and local regulations so talk to your recruiter about local benefits.

How does IQVIA support career advancement and internal mobility?

At IQVIA, we offer flexibility to explore career and growth opportunities. Our curiosity, coupled with supportive leadership, empowers everyone to stretch, grow, and explore new possibilities for ourselves and others. Learn more about ways to grow your career at IQVIA.

What is IQVIA’s approach to Diversity & Inclusion?

Collaboration and teamwork provide the foundation for our accomplishments. We strive every day to create and maintain an environment of inclusion where creativity and new ideas thrive – where people of all backgrounds work together, trust and learn from each other, and leverage a wide range of thoughts, experiences and skills to make a difference. As an essential element of our inclusive, innovative workplace, we continually seek to hire and develop the best employees with a variety of skills and experiences. At IQVIA, across all of our business areas, functions, and geographies, we welcome our employees to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Learn more about diversity and inclusion at IQVIA.

How does IQVIA support employee wellbeing?

We support the well-being of our employees and their families by providing resources, programs and tools to support their physical, mental and financial well-being. Our Global Well-being Program — Healthy You — is centered on four pillars:

• Healthy Bodies: Preventive care and health management, fitness, nutrition, sleep

• Healthy Minds: Mental health, stress management and resilience

• Healthy Finances: Financial security, planning and resilience

• Healthy Connections: Social connectedness, supporting our communities and environment

The exact benefits offered depend upon employee location and local regulations. Learn more about benefits at IQVIA.

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