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Global Portfolio Strategy Director, Real World Evidence, MedTech

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Primary Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Additonal Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands,NLD; Antwerp, Belgium,BEL; Belgrade, Serbia,SRB; Berlin, Germany,DEU; Bratislava, Slovakia,SVK; Bucharest, Romania,ROU; Budapest, Hungary,HUN; Copenhagen, Denmark,DNK; Dublin, Ireland,IRL; Durham, NC,USA; Madrid, Spain,ESP; Milan, Italy,ITA; Moscow, Russia,RUS; Oeiras, Portugal,PRT; Paris, France,FRA; Plymouth Meeting, PA,USA; Prague, Czech Republic,CZE; Reading, United Kingdom,GBR; Sofia, Bulgaria,BGR; Solna, Sweden,SWE; Tallinn, Estonia,EST; Vienna, Austria,AUT; Warsaw, Poland,POL; Zagreb, Croatia,HRV Full time R1262231

Job description

Position Overview:

As subject matter expert in real world medical device & diagnostics research, engages with our MedTech clients to provide innovative & market differentiating real world evidence solutions across the total product lifecycle

  • Owns the development of assigned RWE MedTech product offerings that will enable our MedTech clients to differentiate their medical devices & diagnostics by using RWE to demonstrate real-world safety, performance & effectiveness of their medical devices.

  • Will drive strategic thinking related to how IQVIA MedTech differentiates and positions new and innovative RWE studies in the market

  • Develops RWE MedTech product offering roadmap and drives initiatives that are aligned with strategy and business plan

  • Develops RWE strategies to optimize and expand the portfolio of real world MedTech studies

  • Works effectively with cross functional and cross business teams to optimize and integrate operational processes and delivery models 

  • Participates in the development and /or review of MedTech specific processes & procedures ensuring quality standards are in line with industry and regulatory standards

  • Responsible for developing and presenting on RWE MedTech thought leadership initiatives that are both client-facing and internal

  • Participates in external facing industry events representing MedTech RWE 

  • Supports client early engagement meetings to advise on evolving RWE study methodologies and operational delivery strategies that will demonstrate medical device value to multi-stakeholders from regulators, payors, providers, patients

  • Supports the development of preferred partnerships with MedTech clients

  • Keeps abreast of industry evolving landscape ensuring ongoing communication to internal stakeholders

  • Collaborates with IQVIA MedTech COE bringing RWE subject matter expertise to IQVIA MedTech business

  • Support sales enablement and Go-To-Market Support

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Proven experience in the MedTech industry with focus on post market studies and the use of real world evidence across the total product lifecycle

  • Strong capability in managing projects and priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high-quality outcomes

  • Experience of developing credible relationships with the medtech industry

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

  • Demonstrable strategic and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent client relationship skills

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

  • A strategic thinker who understand the MedTech landscape and can develop solutions for clinical studies using real world evidence


In addition to the skills and experience above, candidates interested in joining as a Director will have:

  • University degree preferably in a relevant subject such as e.g. life sciences, chemistry, engineering, etc.

  • Minimum 10 years relevant working experience

  • Demonstrated successful operational or consulting experience

  • Client-centricity and proven success in understanding client requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build strong efficient relationships with senior executives

  • Knowledge of business and management principles including planning, process, review, co-ordination of people, resource and operational success measures

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. 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. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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