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Consultant, Primary Market Research (R1076927) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! 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.

About the Team

IQVIA’s UK-based Primary Intelligence team works closely with other teams within its Technology and Services division. This team supports the design and execution of consulting projects which leverage primary market research to support our clients’ commercial decision making and strategies across a broad range of therapeutic areas and geographical markets. These include ad-hoc and syndicated projects which can be standalone primary market research (PMR) projects or broader consulting engagements with PMR components.

The team leverages both proprietary methodologies and gold standard market research techniques to conduct both quantitative and qualitative market research and analysis, and generate insights and recommendations which address a broad spectrum of commercial questions across the product life-cycle. Most fieldwork is managed and carried out by an in-house team which leverages IQVIA’s own healthcare provider panels.

Role Summary

Consultants work across multiple client projects at a time, playing an integral role in the successful delivery of market research studies by undertaking questionnaire design, analysis and day-to-day project management with oversight from senior team members. Consultants may be expected to manage small primary market research projects themselves with the support of IQVIA’s European market research hub and/or work on components of larger, complex projects.

Working closely with colleagues and clients on each project, Consultants help implement the most appropriate approach to address project objectives and client business issues, within the boundaries of required deadlines and quality standards.

Travel will be limited, and typically UK based. However, travel outside the UK may be required for project kick-off meetings and presentation of final project findings depending on project/client requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and creation of market research questionnaires and/or discussion guides
  • Co-ordination of market research studies by working closely with other IQVIA teams and/or partner organizations
  • Day-to-day project management to ensure project milestones are met and clients receive regular project status updates
  • Draft report templates and define data tabulations requires to support report development
  • Development final study reports in PowerPoint and/or support of interactive dashboard design and co-ordination (where required)
  • Proactively develop broader and deeper knowledge of related consulting methodologies and the pharmaceutical market through on the job experience and participation in training opportunities

Skills, Education and Experience Required:

  • Eligibility to work in the UK/EU without sponsorship
  • Master’s/Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent); preferably in physical, natural or biological science, medicine, mathematics, economics or business
  • Work experience in healthcare or pharmaceutical market research with ability to design and manage quantitative and/or qualitative market research studies
  • Highly numerate with strong analytical skills and a strong attention to detail
  • Able to work collaboratively and flexibly to support the execution of projects within a team environment and meeting all internal and external deadlines
  • Good team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Motivated and able to demonstrate initiative
  • Interest in consulting, healthcare in general, and the pharmaceutical industry
  • IT literate i.e. MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel

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 and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

Job ID: R1076927