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Data Visualisation Lead (R1064322) in St Leonards, Australia at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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.

The Role

We are currently seeking a hands-on Data Visualisation Subject Matter Expert and Leader for our Sydney Office. This is a unique opportunity for a passionate technical data visualisation expert to help our customers in resolving complex client issues using data, data science, and advanced analytics. The key purpose of these roles is to convert abstract information into appealing and understandable visualisations that provide valuable business insights. You will utilise your technical skills to provide objective advice and expertise to help organisations to develop solutions and implement technical strategies within Healthcare. In the next 3 to 6 months, you will help us to develop our data visualisation capabilities using tools like Power BI, Tableau, and Qlik, while maintaining our current WebFocus platform. As a Data Visualisation specialist, you will develop a framework, methods, and best practices for the development team. You will assist in the transition from current practises into the use of more contemporary data visualisation methods and toolsets. You will also be responsible for coaching and mentoring a team located onsite and offshore to adopt Data Visualisation processes and method.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead teams in the design, development and delivery of technology/service based projects or components of larger, complex projects by creating compelling data visualisation. 
  • Design-build and support the production of data visualisations including storyboards and dashboards using tools like Tableau, Power BI, and WebFocus.
  • Proposes and delivers cost-effective solutions to meet project requirements.
  • Implement data visualisation processes to transform structured data, unstructured data, disparate source data into the insights, dashboards, and reports.
  • Translate business needs into technical specifications for data visualisation solutions.
  • Responsible for modelling corporate transactional and external data sets into data visualization solutions.
  • Build and Develop IQVIA data visualisation capabilities – people, processes, and technology
  • Develop a framework, methods, and best practices to be used by the development team. 
  • The transition – people, processes, and technology from current practises into the use of more contemporary data visualisation methods and toolsets.
  • Create interactive environments for data exploration and adoption of next-generation technology platforms like Data Science, Advanced Analytics, and Machine Learning.
  • Manage multiple work streams, assigning tasks and driving them to completion. Ability to liaise with technical employees, product vendors / service providers, and business users.
  • Assist with business development activities, reviews and analyses client requirements/problems and provide appropriate data visualisation solutions.
  • Manage work delivery of the solutions using software development life cycle.

You will bring:                                              

  • Bring deep expertise in data visualisation tools & techniques in translating business analytics needs into data visualisation & semantic data access requirements.
  • Excellent experience with business intelligence, data warehouses, and advanced analytics
  • Qualification or certification (well regarded) in data visualisation tools.
  • Advanced level knowledge for data modelling methodologies and concepts such as Kimball, Data Vault, Data Lake, Star Schema etc. Strong SQL and dB skills
  • Experience in R, Python or data-mining/visualisation languages/scripting
  • Recent experience working as a designer/consultant/ senior developer with visualisation tools on large and complex data sets
  • Effective communication skills with the ability to collaborate well with stakeholders, business and technical skills with good communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to influence and engage and build effective relationships at all levels internally and externally
  • Analytical mindset with strong problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor’s degree with 8-10 years of related experience in consulting and life sciences industry,
  • Proven experience identifying and deploying process improvements
  • Hands on experience in tool upgrades and server administration
  • People management skills – Team Leadership

For more information about this or any other role at IQVIA then please contact the Talent Acquisition Team

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: R1064322