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Consultant, Strt/Life Sci

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Primary Location: Bangalore, India Full time R1117450

Job description

Overview 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. IQVIA has been delivering management consulting services to the biopharma industry for over a decade. It is our sole focus on life sciences, deep expertise in key commercial and technical areas, unique access to proprietary data, and in-market presence around the world that allows us to achieve our mission of making a positive long-term impact on healthcare. The Financial Investors Consulting (FIC) team is part of IQVIA’s Global Consulting Services business unit. The team focuses on partnering with financial investors (e.g. private equity, venture capital, hedge funds) to support healthcare and life sciences investment decisions and offer them value-creating partnerships that maximize their ROI. This includes (but is not limited to) commercial and technical due diligence, asset and target screening, growth strategy and exit/divestment strategy. 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. Role & Responsibilities:

As a Consultant at IQVIA, you will be responsible for supporting M&A, due diligence and investment-related consulting projects and ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery for clients in the pharmaceutical or related industries by:

• Leveraging business and transaction advisory experience and methodological expertise to support with preparing proposals and delivering projects to address client questions, primarily in the areas of due diligence (buy- and sellside), asset/portfolio/company valuation, asset screening and growth strategy

• Supporting the management project teams including both internal and external resources, in the design, development and delivery of client deliverables • Contributing to the day-to-day development of client reports and presentations and delivery of significant portions of findings to client

• Serving as the lead on small projects/workstreams, ensuring successful delivery, project satisfaction and leading presentation of key outputs to the client

• Supporting overall FIC team and broader consulting initiatives to elevate our capabilities, including (but not limited to) the development of intellectual property, marketing materials, training, recruitment and go-to-market approach

• Support with business development, including proposal development and presentations

• Support development of IQVIA’s engagement with financial investors across areas within and outside of consulting services About You Candidates interested in joining our Consulting Services Group as a Consultant should have:

• Graduate/Post-graduate Degree in Life Sciences/Engineering/Business from a premier institute

• Minimum of 4-5 years professional experience in consulting, corporate development, or within a financial institution (e.g. private equity, venture capital) with a focus on M&A / commercial due diligence within the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare sector

• Minimum of 1-2 years project management experience focused on engagements related to transactions / external investments (due diligence, valuation, asset identification, growth strategy, forecasting), including capabilities to manage large and/or multiple projects while balancing priorities while maintaining high quality delivery

• Evidence of career progression in consulting and/or transaction advisory roles • Experience working in multi-disciplined teams and responsibility for leading workstreams

• Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills

• Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques

• Strong quantitative skillset and comfortable interpreting financial results / P&Ls, with ability to translate data analysis and qualitative insights into strategic implications for senior investors

• Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, chairing meetings, workshop facilitation, business and report writing

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

• Experience advising clients in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry and/or financial investors In addition to the skills and experience above a Consultant should have:

• Fluency in English (spoken and written)

• Advanced skills in Microsoft Office

• Ability to break down complex problems into simple tasks

• Ability to work under pressure with limited supervision and produce timely, high quality deliverables in a fast-paced environment

• Ability to lead projects/ teams and across domains

• A willingness and ability to travel

• Knowledge of IMS Datasets and business use cases is a plus

• MBA not required but a plus

At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.

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