Assoc Principal, Real World MedSci, US (R1062335) in Falls Church, VA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/1/2019

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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.

Associate Principal, MedSci

Associate Principals have explicit recognition as senior team members and take management responsibility for the on-time and on-budget delivery of projects or components of multi country projects for clients in the pharmaceutical or related industries. They are responsible for mentoring, coaching and development of more junior staff within project teams and have line management and/or mentoring responsibility for several members of the MedSci team.  They are expected to play a significant role in business development through attracting follow-up work to successful projects and new work via industry contacts, RFPs and strategic initiatives.

  • Designs and implements a comprehensive offering plan across the continuum targeted towards a specific market. May have responsibility for multiple offerings within a market.
  • Supports Go-to-Market teams client interactions, including joining BD on client meetings where support might include presenting the offerings to the client directly.
  • Creates new offering plans to achieve targeted business results.  Drive and monitors the implementation of existing offering plans against targeted business results. 
  • Defines complete Go-To-Market plan. Drives client facing teams to document client needs and enhancements in order to support the continued development of offerings, both in terms of client relevance and development of IMS service/product delivery capabilities.
  • Leads the development of documents to support client facing teams in terms of client engagement and methodologies as well as positioning documents. 
  • Develops understanding of how to achieve objectives of their areas of business line responsibility and ensures execution of plans. Effectively prioritizes the execution of the business plan.  Is able to make basic trade-off decisions and influence stakeholder to reprioritize as needed within the context of one’s area of business line responsibility.  Tracks and is able to communicate the status of their areas of responsibility within the business line to a variety of stakeholders at different levels in the organization at any time.
  • Delivers segment, portion or module of product content training to relevant functions within area of responsibility.  Monitors performance of Go-to-Market activities and identifies and recommends adjustments to marketing plans. Implements changes.
  • Identifies vehicles for thought leadership (white papers, journal articles) and implements.
  • Works with Marketing/Communications and provides input to collateral development.

Essential general technical skills and knowledge

  • Able to appraise evidence critically and review reports and manuscripts to ensure clear, concise language as required by the type of work.
  • Good understanding of epidemiology research and theory and the ability to apply this in practice
  • Skilled in MS Word/Excel/Access/Power Point.
  • Skilled in data analysis, writing and utilizing statistical analysis software code. Experience working with OMOP Common Data Model. 
  • Must be adept in the use of statistical analysis software such as SAS or SPSS.

Essential personal skills and behaviors

  • Demonstrable competence in project management with proven time management and personal organizational skills
  • A commitment to timely internal and client communication; with clients, IQVIA project managers and team members, IQVIA colleagues and others 
  • A pragmatic and logical problem-solving approach to projects
  • Strong attention to detail on all project deliverables even under time pressure.
  • Must be a self-starter, with a demonstrated ability to develop collaborative working relationships and the flexibility to manage multiple, time-critical tasks.

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: R1062335