Associate (R1041164) in Basel, CH at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Basel, CH
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/22/2018
  • Job ID:
    R1041164

Job Description

Please note - This position is for our 2019 intake.

Overview 

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. 

Consulting Services is the world’s leading, specialised advisor on critical business issues in the life sciences. We are the strategy arm of IQVIA, a leading provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry in 100+ countries around the world. Our Consulting Services team offer end-to-end management consulting in key issues areas that include: business unit, therapy area, brand strategy, portfolio strategy, launch strategy, pricing & market access, and commercial model design and optimisation. 

Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding career in life sciences consulting, replete with opportunities to address diverse and challenging client problems, travel on cross-geography projects, interact with senior client leaders and gain exposure to a truly multicultural and collaborative work environment. 

Responsibilities 

As an Associate with Consulting Services, you’ll be responsible for actively participating in the development and delivery of consulting projects by: 

  • Contributing to internal brainstorming sessions to develop project methodology and recommendations 

  • Conducting independent desk research to a specific brief using internal and external sources 

  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analyses to aid development of recommendations; exercise informed business judgment in identifying the approach to the question 

  • Conducting phone or face-to-face interviews with senior managers and executives in the client team or external stakeholders (e.g. physicians) 

  • Contributing to the preparation, execution and follow-up of client workshops 

  • Taking responsibility for creating sections of reports, presentations and other client deliverables, under supervision 

  • Presenting to client audiences via teleconference or in face-to-face meetings 

  • Building professional relationships with members of the client team 

  • Acquiring deep knowledge of IQVIA data sources, acting as expert advisor to other members of the consulting team 

  • Proactively developing knowledge of the healthcare industry and consulting methodologies 

  • Assisting in proposal development 

To reward you for your hard work you will have the chance to travel globally, establish influential connections, receive world-class training, unparalleled career-development and of course, financial- which is second to none! 

Skills & Experience 

Successful candidates should have: 

  • Proven analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills 

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and an ability to build credibility with external and internal contacts 

  • Good commercial awareness/business judgement and an interest in the healthcare industry 

  • Excellent IT literacy e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel 

  • Good project management, time management and  organisational skills 

  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver high-quality work within timeline 

  • A keenness to learn and commitment to a rapid development curve 

  • A strong motivation to thrive in a client-focused, international team environment 

Qualifications & Other Requirements 

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

  • A minimum of an Undergraduate degree with a strong academic track record in life sciences, economics/business, and/or experience in the health care industry 

  • Excellent conversational and business English (written and oral); additional languages an advantage 

  • A solid track record of extra-curricular achievement 

  • A strong commitment to high-quality work and an interest in rapid learning and skill development 

  • A willingness and ability to travel 

  • Right to live and work in the recruiting country 

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. 

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! 

We invite you to join IQVIA™ 



Job ID: R1041164