Analytics Associate (R1114718) in San Mateo, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.


Analytics Associate play a critical role in the success of our projects and often act as experts in identifying the required data sources and establishing the analytics plan to deliver impactful and relevant solutions and insights for clients. They frequently engage with the company leadership and are well-positioned to grow and develop within the organization. Due to the importance of the Analytics Associate role, we are looking for strong candidates who are data experts with ability to apply their analytical and technical skills in generating actionable and strategic insights and recommendations for clients. Some of the key activities include:

  • Manage project execution from planning and design to insight generation and final recommendations
  • Contribute to the broader success of the organization and participate in idea generation and innovation in expanding company services and product offerings


  • Associates will spend their time on the following: Guiding and coaching off-shore team members in designing, analyzing, and executing against set project plans
    • Working with Principals to deliver & present high impact business solutions to clients and serving as key point of contact of certain aspects of projects
    • Understanding business needs and managing client relationships
    • Contributing to Internal initiatives and helping drive development of new services and product offerings
  • Leverage problem solving skills and frameworks to develop solutions to client business problems
  • Synthesize insights and deliver recommendations appropriate to the audience
  • Leverage strong oral and written communication to deliver recommendations to clients
  • Should have excellent time management skills, ability to manage several mid-sized projects for the same customer with overlapping priorities, deliverables & schedule.


  • At least 1-3 years of experience in management consulting, data analytics or similar roles in biotech / pharma
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to translate complex analysis into strategic insights and recommendations for sales and marketing teams
  • Deep knowledge of healthcare data sets and use of various database manipulation tools (SAS, SQL, Alteryx, etc.)
  • Experience with onshore/offshore staffing model preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Results-driven with focus on excellence and quality
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to manage several projects with overlapping deliverables & schedule
  • Strong team player and collaborator with ability to operate in fast-paced environment
  • Degree in engineering / science and Masters preferred

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1114718