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Consultant (R1009914) in Porto Salvo, Portugal at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In a regional environment, you provide high quality, on-time input to internal/external client projects in the life sciences field. Assignments range in complexity from basic analysis and problem solving to assisting in the development of more complex solutions. Deploy to onsite engagement anywhere in Europe, location dependent on business demands; all assignments involve onsite presence at client locations.

We are looking for talents either good experience in STATISTICS and/or CONSULTING.

Main duties

As an Analyst or Consultant, you’ll be actively participating in the development, delivery, and management of marketing and sales analytics, including forecasting and consulting projects:

  • Analyze secondary data and desk market research to identify key findings and trends
  • Perform quantitative or qualitative analysis to support client deliverables and business decisions as they relate to IMS data
  • Assist in data preparation, deliver components of the project with senior support and assist in ensuring quality of the final deliverable
  • Assist in creation of presentations for clients and attend, support and present at client meetings with senior support
  • Manage projects and work streams of reasonable size with senior support
  • Assist in developing detailed documentation and specifications, including business process documentation, SOPs, client data scorecards
  • Be able to quickly learn and work with sales and promotional data, market and epidemiology assessment, pipeline analysis and market research with senior support
  • Develop broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements, and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities
  • Work willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goal, both internally and externally

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong knowledge in MS Excel, MS Access, and MS PowerPoint  
  • Strong technical skills in any of the following:  SAS, Oracle SQL, R Programming, and Excel VBA
  • Prior internship, project work, and/or working experience in any of the following:  market research, marketing insights, marketing analytics, multichannel marketing, consumer marketing, branding, forecasting, statistics, predictive modeling, primary market research, technology & applications, healthcare IT, managed markets, management consulting, sales force effectiveness, sales operations, business intelligence, epidemiology, HEOR, data mining, data governance, outsourcing, offshoring, web analytics, data development and programming, and Google Analytics
  • Prior healthcare data experience, including physician, patient, and epidemiology data is desired,
  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental processes of pharmaceutical commercial business, their interaction, and the impact of external/internal influences on decision making, growth and decline
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • Knowledge of professional/trade associations, key people and companies.
  • Effective communication skills, project management, and time management skills.
  • Strong capability in managing priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistent, high quality outcomes
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Demonstrate analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills, working with large and multiple data sets to process data in the required format for the analysis
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, leading meetings, business and report writing
  • Great autonomy in working environment.


  • Undergraduate or Masters degree with 2-5 years of relevant healthcare experience
  • An avid interest in healthcare analytics and data, with an understanding of local healthcare markets
  • Ability to follow SOPs, processes and effective documentation of project-related work
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of sales & marketing business principals
  • Project management experience  
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Fluent English and any other European language is a must (German or French, as priority)
  • Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge
  • Willingness to travel at minimum 80% overnight is mandatory
  • Willingness to relocate anywhere within the EMEA Region for client engagements ranging in length from 3 to 24 months

Job ID: R1009914