Engagement Manager (R1083140) in Barcelona, ES at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/5/2019

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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.


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.

IQVIA™ Real-World Evidence (RWE) teams work with clients to help them collect and use real-world data to generate evidence to meet the needs of regulators, payers, providers and patients. Our approach is unique in the industry and is defining the way companies can develop and apply real-world evidence to provide deeper insight about market dynamics, therapy area changes, outcomes research and other scientific insights. We are collaborative, intellectually curious, entrepreneurial and constantly looking for opportunities to harness the value of real-world evidence in a constantly evolving industry.

IQVIA Global Outcomes Research (OR) unit, part of the broader Health Economic and Outcomes Research and Health Technology Assessment department, focuses in site based Non Interventional Studies with the aim to collect data on burden of disease, treatment patterns, patient reported outcomes, amongst others.

Position Purpose

The most important role of an Engagement Manager is the management of OR projects of all types; ie ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery of projects or components of multi country projects including being the final point of detailed QC for deliverables. Management will often include liaising with other departments and geographies within IQVIA and managing sub-contractors.

SCs are also responsible for coaching within project teams and have line management and/or mentoring responsibility for several members of the OR team. They are expected to contribute to business development, mainly through attracting follow-up work to successful projects and by producing proposals in response to RFPs.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate and project manage, multi-country projects within client deadlines.
  • Set guidelines and write / review study protocols.
  • Supervise teams, help new employees integrate.
  • Track study logistics.
  • Detect possible deviations or problems in study fieldwork and find best solution..
  • Reporting project development directly to clients
  • Share the coordination and fieldwork tasks with Quality Assurance.  
  • Administration control of the fees and expenses during the Project (travels, meetings, investigators payment).
  • Participate in customers and investigators meetings.
  • Administration control of the fees and expenses during the Project (travels, meetings, investigators payment).
  • Work within Quality Assurance SOP’s; follow up SOP’s, attend training, participate in internal and external audits, support SOP’s update to Quality Assurance
  • Lead development of proposals


  • Life sciencies degree
  • PhD will be an additional value
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written); strong business/scientific written English.
  • Experience:
  • At least 2 relevant years experience working in observational studies
  • A thorough knowledge of HEOR methods and approaches plus of working in health economics/outcomes research/health services research outside IQVIA, with management responsibility.
  • Understanding of the health care sector and the pharmaceutical market, gained through the delivery of consulting engagements and ideally also through experience in the pharmaceutical or medical devices sector outside consulting.
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of working in sizable/multi-disciplined teams and supervising staff.
  • Experience of developing credible relationships (remotely) with senior level managers and executives.
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal with strong client influencing skills.
  • Competency in using Microsoft Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint.

Additional Requirements:

  • You are a pro-active and stress resistant.
  • You have an eye for detail and work accurately.
  • Strong desire to learn new skills to meet business demands.
  • The ability and inclination to take on a leadership role within projects and to take the initiative in working situations generally.
  • Demonstrable competence in project management with proven time management and personal organisational skills.
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills.
  • High level of literacy – able to appraise evidence critically and write reports and manuscripts in clear, concise language as required by the type of work.
  • Good team-based interpersonal skills but also an ability to work independently.
  • Good understanding of and interest in the international health care environment .
  • A good knowledge of consulting methods, tools and techniques related to these areas.
  • Ability to build strong business relationships

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: R1083140