2347 - Consultant - MC (R1078620) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 9/30/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    London, UK
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/30/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1078620

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.

Job Title: Consultant, Client Engagement Team

Contract: Permanent/Full-time

Department: Real World Insights

Location: London, United Kingdom

Reporting Line: Engagement Manager, RWI

Job ID: R1078620

Who are we?

IQVIA’ RWI experts deliver deep insights derived from statistical analyses of healthcare data through direct access to the world’s most comprehensive healthcare information, analytic and research resources. Our team is a fast-growing and highly successful consultancy business, focusing upon on delivering tangible business results to our clients who are key decision-makers and business managers across the international pharmaceutical and healthcare industry.

Our clients operate in the life sciences industry, including the global top 20 pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech companies, as well as public health providers and regulatory authorities. They are looking for insight and evidence around the safety, clinical and cost-effectiveness of health care delivery systems, medical devices, and pharmaceutical products spanning the full spectrum of therapeutic and disease areas.

Our RWI team is made up of multi-disciplinary professionals in a variety of epidemiology-related disciplines from around the globe, that specialise in cutting edge and innovative analysis of the ever growing amount of healthcare data. Our diverse mix of clients, the breath of disease areas, as well as the increasing access to novel data sources and methodologies provide a constant and rewarding challenge for our people.

Role Summary

Consultants in our Client Engagement team are central to delivering insights and evidence generated from Real World Data to our clients. They provide high quality, thoroughly scoped outputs within designated delivered timeframes. Depending on the nature and scale of the work, this may involve leading components of projects, or contributing to larger programmes of work.

Our Consultants are self-sufficient, supported by a group of Senior Consultants, Engagement Managers and Principals who provide industry-leading perspectives and innovative approaches, as well as technical experts in epidemiology, programming, and statistics.

We are seeking professionals with a background in science who have also have experience with health and life sciences consulting; who are looking to further their career while demonstrating scientific passion and creativity; and who seek to innovate and support the development of new solutions and services, business development opportunities and project delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organising and managing discrete components of project delivery (scope, quality, resources, risk and timelines) to successfully complete specific project goals and objectives
  • Providing day-to-day support to project teams of scientists to execute high quality research and analysis on time and within budget
  • Acting as primary client contact for operational project questions, developing relationship through face-to-face discussions, workshops, telephone and email contact where appropriate
  • Designing and structuring client reports and presentations
  • Coordinating the development of detailed technical documents (e.g. RWE Study Protocols and Statistical Analysis Plans), working closely with scientific experts
  • Adhering to project quality assurance process and associated documentation
  • Proactively identifying project related delivery risks escalating to Project leads when required
  • Interpreting real world insights in the context of the client’s strategic objectives
  • Recommending improvements and alternative solutions to resolve client challenges
  • Identifying new business opportunities for follow-on work
  • Supporting broader business development activities with proposal development under guidance from senior team members
  • Contributing to the development of novel RWI offerings as well as other internal initiatives
  • Raising the external profile of IQVIA RWI by attending and presenting project work at conferences

Skills, Experience & Education Required:

  • Proven ability to manage own work-load where there are varying levels of difficulty, scale and competing priorities involved
  • Experience in planning and conducting projects using good project management practices
  • Experience in managing or mentoring junior team members
  • Problem-solving attitude, anticipating issues early, analysing, interpreting and suggesting solutions proactively
  • Curiosity about developing and interpreting new insights, and ability to articulate complex issues in an easy to understand way
  • Able to engage and establish lasting working relationships with a wide range of internal and external, scientific as well as commercial stakeholders effectively
  • Excellent conversational and business English (written and oral), demonstrated via: storyboarding / slide development, report writing, meeting and workshop facilitation, timely and appropriately informative escalation, and presentation skills
  • Applied knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • Master’s Degree, preferably in a relevant and / or numerate subject such e.g. life sciences, chemistry, engineering etc.

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™



Job ID: R1078620