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Associate - Reading (R1008730) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    London, UK
  • Job Type:
    Consulting
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/30/2018
  • Job ID:
    R1008730

Job Description

Overview

QuintilesIMS Consulting Services is the world’s leading, specialised advisor on critical business issues in the life sciences. They are the management consulting arm of QuintilesIMS, a leading provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry in 100+ countries around the world. Our Consulting Services teams offer end-to-end management consulting in key issues areas that include: business unit, therapy area and brand strategy, portfolio strategy, launch strategy, pricing & market access studies 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, collegiate 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 QuintilesIMS 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
  • Contributing to recruitment

Skills & Experience

  • Candidates interested in joining Consulting Services as an Associate will 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


Job ID: R1008730