Consultant Advanced Analytics (R1089006) in St Leonards, Australia at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 8/6/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

The IQVIA Sydney data science team works closely with our consulting, technology & solutions, production and other divisions to provide advanced analytics and innovative solutions. The team has the opportunity to work with extremely complex data and methodologies in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. We seek highly motivated people who have a passion for utilising data science skills in the healthcare industry. 

The Role

As a core member of the local data science team you will deliver custom analytics to support the delivery of business requirements. This is a unique opportunity to leverage your skills to empower advanced analytics and to build unparalleled in-depth knowledge within our business. By providing high quality and timely input to complex projects you will help drive healthcare forward.

Responsibilities include

  • Ensuring efficient and effective project delivery to meet project team and client expectations
  • Data analysis, methodology development, problem solving, visualisation design and the development of deliverables.
  • Performs quantitative and qualitative analysis to input into deliverables
  • Developing, implementing, managing, and validating statistical-based custom analytics for client engagements to help answer complex business questions
  • Assisting consulting team and other divisions with use of appropriate data assets, methodologies, statistical techniques and delivery options to meet client information and analysis needs
  • Working with consulting principals and account managers on business development effort by providing ad-hoc feasibility reports, providing estimations of effort and developing methodologies that address client needs
  • Managing the development work for urgent and/or complex projects requiring modelling and visualization in R, Python, Power BI, Shiny or other software packages
  • Ensure data quality throughout all stages of acquisition and processing, including such areas as data collection, normalization, transformation, embedding, visualization, etc.
  • Self-motivated to apply machine learning, data mining technologies in developing innovative solutions by using our unique data assets
  • Remaining current on industry, client and competitive trends through the delivery of analytic studies and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities 

Key Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have a degree in the fields such as Computer Science, Data Science, Information System, Statistics, and Mathematics. Alternatively, a relevant combination of education, training and work experience. In addition:

  • 2+ years’ experience in consulting or services, ideally with health and life sciences project experience
  • Proficient in SQL and DAX
  • Experience in Power BI implementation, particularly the experience in Power BI Embedded
  • Experience with R and Python programming
  • Great data visualization skills using R and Python packages like, ggplot2, Matplotlib, Bokeh, PLotly etc
  • Experience in natural language processing modelling
  • Experience in statistical interference and machine learning
  • Good knowledge in web design, R Shiny, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience in using Docker development environment will be a bonus
  • Excels in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment
  • Excellent presentation, communication and influencing skills
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work within challenging timelines
  • A commitment to working independently and collaboratively with others in and across the team

If you are interested about this or any other role then please apply using the links below.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.



Job ID: R1089006