Analyst, IQVIA Academy (R1023391) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 9/23/2018

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Job Description

IQVIA is the world’s leading information, services and technology company dedicated to making healthcare perform better. The IQVIA Academy is a unique leadership program designed to support the delivery of integrated healthcare analytics and technology solutions specific to the evolving business needs of IQVIA’s clients. Individuals joining us are provided with an intense 3 to 6-month foundational training program, as well as significant support and investment from IQVIA senior leadership.

Depending on client need, IQVIA Academy client projects can vary from short-term remote support to long-term fully onsite engagements. The client engagements could include providing direct data analytics and support on consulting engagements at the forefront of IQVIA’s top strategic initiatives and new business offerings.

These engagements may be in the areas of real-world effectiveness, market research, forecasting, product launch, business intelligence, sales operations, sales force effectiveness, multi-channel marketing, marketing operations, incentive compensation, oncology, payer/provider services, thought leadership, primary market research, and technology & applications.

Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding career in healthcare data analytics and consulting, with opportunities to address diverse and challenging problems of healthcare clients, directly manage client relationships, interact with senior leaders and gain exposure to a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment.

Location: During the first 3 to 6 months, you will be onsite in our IQVIA Plymouth Meeting, PA office. During this time, you will become an expert in IQVIA’s data and technology offerings through extensive, in-depth training. Additionally, you will spend time working on client projects and shadowing senior team members prior to direct client engagement. Depending on level of client onsite support needed, Academy members may be required to travel and/or relocate anywhere in the United States.

Start Date: July 9th, 2018

Role Summary:

As an Analyst in the IQVIA Academy, you’ll be actively participating in the development, delivery, and management of forecasting, marketing analytics, sales Analytics and consulting projects:

  • Complete IQVIA Academy’s intensive and hands-on foundational training program
  • Support one or multiple client engagements, location dependent on business demands
  • Analyze secondary data and desk market research to identify key findings and trends
  • Perform quantitative or qualitative analysis to support client deliverables and business decisions as they relate to IQVIA data
  • Assist in data preparation, deliver components of the project with senior support and assist in ensuring quality of the final deliverable
  • Assist in creation of presentations for clients and attend, support and present at client meetings with senior support

  • Manage projects and work streams of reasonable size with senior support
  • Assist in developing detailed documentation and specifications, including business process documentation, SOPs, client data scorecards
  • Be able to quickly learn and work with sales and promotional data, market and epidemiology assessment, pipeline analysis and market research with senior support
  • Develop broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements, and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities
  • Work willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goal, both internally and externally

Skills & Experience:

Candidates interested in joining the IQVIA Academy as an Analyst should have:

  • Strong knowledge in MS Excel, MS Access, and MS PowerPoint
  • Technical skills in the following are preferred, but not required: SAS, Oracle SQL, R Programming, Excel VBA, and Tableau
  • Prior internship, project work, and/or working experience in any of the following: market research, marketing insights, marketing analytics, multichannel marketing, consumer marketing, branding, forecasting, statistics, predictive modeling, 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
  • Prior healthcare data experience, including physician, patient, claims and epidemiology data is desired, preferably IQVIA data
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • Effective communication skills, project management, and time management skills
  • Strong capability in managing priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistent, high quality outcomes
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Demonstrate analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills, working with large and multiple data sets to process data in the required format for the analysis
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, leading meetings, business and report writing


In addition to the skills and experience above, candidates interested in joining the IQVIA Academy as an Analyst should have:

  • Undergraduate or Masters degree with 0-2 years of relevant healthcare experience
  • An avid interest in healthcare analytics and data, with an understanding of the US healthcare market
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of sales & marketing business principals
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Exceptional written, numerical and problem solving skills
  • Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge
  • Willingness to travel at minimum 80% overnight
  • Willingness to relocate anywhere within the United States

Job ID: R1023391