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Associate Consultant, Strategy/Life Sciences (R1057934) in New York, NY at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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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.

Associate Consultant, Consulting Services

IQVIA™ (www.IQVIA™.com) is the world’s leading company providing information, technology, and services for virtually every type of stakeholder in healthcare. Every day, IQVIA™ innovates on a large scale. We have been the big data company in healthcare before the “Big Data” term was defined. Since 1954 we have been helping healthcare organizations harness commercial and scientific insights and execute on their most strategic initiatives. We develop and operate systems and applications using big data technologies on our private-public hybrid cloud. IQVIA™ stores and computes more than 20 petabytes of complex healthcare data on diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes to enable our clients to run their operations more efficiently. Our big data infrastructure is processing over 50 billion healthcare transactions annually. IQVIA™ employs over 50,000 professionals in over 100 countries to drive results for over 5,000 healthcare clients globally. IQVIA™ is a publicly listed company (NYSE–Q) with estimated revenue close to $7B and a market cap of over $18B. Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding and progressive career in life sciences consulting. You’ll have the opportunity to address challenging client issues, across multiple geographies with a hands-on influence in delivering solutions. We operate in a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment that is rich in development and growth.


As an Associate Consultant with the IQVIA Consulting Services team, you’ll be actively participating in the development, delivery, and management of consulting projects by:

➢ Conducting primary and secondary research, and analyzing research to identify key findings and learnings

➢ Communicating strategic thoughts in a client-ready fashion

➢Managing projects and workstreams of reasonable size with senior support

➢Working independently and as part of a team, with responsibility for supervising junior team members

➢Assisting development and writing of proposals with senior support

➢ Performing quantitative or qualitative analysis to assist in the identification of client issues and the development of client deliverables

➢ Developing broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities.

➢ Creating presentations for clients with some senior support

➢Attending, supporting and presenting at client meetings with senior support

➢Contributing to learning, development and recruiting

Skills and Experience

Candidates interested in joining the IQVIA Consulting Services team as an Associate Consultant should have:

➢Strong capability in managing priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistent, high quality outcomes

➢Willingness and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals

➢Ability to think creatively and create innovative solutions where needed

➢Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries

➢Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills

➢Excellent presentation, communication and client influencing skills

➢Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, leading meetings, business and report writing

➢Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques

Qualifications & Other requirements

In addition to the skills and experience above, candidates interested in joining the IQVIA Consulting Services team as an Associate Consultant should have:

➢An Undergraduate degree in life sciences, economics/business, and 2 –5 years’ experience in the health care industry or an academic PhD/Master’s degree with minimum work experience

➢An avid interest in the healthcare and life science industries

➢Strong business acumen and understanding of client-based businesses

➢Project management experience desired

➢Excellent interpersonal and team-working skills

➢Exceptional written, numerical and problem-solving skills

➢Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge

➢A willingness and ability to travel

➢Right to work in the recruiting country

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

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: R1057934