Analyst, Commercial Effectiveness - Life Science Consulting (R1023213) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/29/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    London, UK
  • Job Type:
    Consulting
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/29/2018
  • Job ID:
    R1023213

Job Description

Job Title: Analyst, Commercial Effectiveness, UK

Location: London

Department: Technology & Services, UK & Ireland

GRE: 130

Reporting Line: Engagement Manager or Senior Consultant, Head of Commercial Effectiveness


IQVIA is looking for an Analyst to join the UK Commercial Effectiveness team


About the Team

The recent merger of Quintiles and IMS has created a dynamic company with a diverse portfolio, which is dedicated to helping its clients improve their clinical, scientific and commercial results.  With approximately 56,000 employees in more than 100 countries, IQVIA is in a truly unique position to be able to support companies seeking to improve real-world patient outcomes and enhanced clinical trial outsourcing through treatment innovations, care provision and access.


Commercial Effectiveness is a key department in the UK Technology and Services team. The UK Commercial Effectiveness consulting team consists of 22 people in London, supported by 15 people in Bangalore, designing and delivering commercial effectiveness solutions, supported by our world-class proprietary data assets, to fuel the advancement of our UK-based pharmaceutical and healthcare clients.


Role Summary

As an Analyst, you will work across multiple client projects at a time, playing an integral role in the successful delivery of these projects by undertaking analysis utilising a wide variety of IQVIA & 3rd party data sources and analytical techniques, to generate high quality and timely insights within the team’s three main capability areas:

Commercial Effectiveness Consulting Profiling, Segmentation & Targeting Longitudinal Patient and Prescription Dynamics Tracking

You will work closely with colleagues and clients on each project to ensure the most appropriate approach is used to address project objectives and client business issues, within the boundaries of required deadlines and quality standards.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a full appreciation of all relevant IQVIA and 3rd party data sources, and understand how these can be leveraged to inform our project deliverables to aid client decision making
  • Deploy knowledge & expertise in the integration of the most relevant data (including market research), and the application of analytical techniques to consulting projects
  • Support the generation of deliverables across a variety of areas: e.g. customer profiling, customer segmentation & targeting, product forecasting, primary market research, etc.
  • Analyse and manipulate large datasets (from a variety of data sources) using core tools and produce reports and presentations that deliver information in the most appropriate and impactful way
  • Work on presentation creation and similar briefing/delivery techniques within Commercial Effectiveness project teams to ensure appropriate client delivery of standardised and ad hoc work to meet our clients’ high quality and timeliness expectations
  • Liaise with Commercial Effectiveness colleagues in other IQVIA country organisations to support the delivery of multi-country projects which have UK components, commissioned by HQ clients based outside the UK
  • Comply with all relevant IQVIA policies, processes and procedures, and maintain the confidentiality, integrity and availability of all information held, processed or communicated by IQVIA, in line with those policies, processes and procedures

Skills, Education and Experience Required:

You will need to be eligible to work in the UK/EU without sponsorship

An A-level in Maths is essential, plus a degree (minimum 2:1 Honours) preferably in one of the following subjects: physical science, bio-science, medicine, maths, economics or business

Highly numerate with strong analytical skills and a strong attention to detail

Fluency in English (spoken and written) to a strong business standard

Able to support the execution of multiple complex projects at once within a team environment, to tight deadlines

Good team player with strong interpersonal skills for influencing and advising


Beneficial Skills and Experience:

Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel literacy

Interest in consulting, healthcare in general, and the pharmaceutical industry

Ability to build credibility and influence external and internal stakeholders

Ability to demonstrate determination and resilience





Job ID: R1023213