Healthcare Analytics Consultant (R1041113) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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Job Description

Healthcare Analytics Analyst/Consultant

Department: Healthcare

Contract: Permanent

Location: Flexible

Level: Dependant on experience

Reporting Line: Manager, Healthcare

About the Team

IQVIA is the new name for the merged company of Quintiles and IMS Health.  We are a dynamic company with a diverse portfolio, which is dedicated to helping its clients improve their clinical, scientific and commercial results.  With approximately 50,000 employees in more than 100 countries, IQVIA is in a truly unique position to be able to support companies seeking to improve real-world patient outcomes and enhanced clinical trial outsourcing through treatment innovations, care provision and access. With a broad range of healthcare information, technology and service offerings, IQVIA provide solutions that span clinical to commercial, bringing clients an exceptional opportunity to realize the full potential of innovations and advance healthcare outcomes.

IQVIA has a strong pedigree in providing analytically based solutions to over 120 UK Healthcare organisations with a focus on improving patient outcomes. 

Our main offices for the Healthcare team are Stafford and London.  This role is location independent.

With a mix of over 130 NHS clients and the top 20 pharmaceutical companies, IQVIA provides a rewarding environment for healthcare data analysis.

IQVIA is increasingly being asked for its healthcare-specific analytical expertise by healthcare commissioners, providers (mainly NHS Trusts as well as private providers) and Pharmaceutical companies and so an interesting new role has been created to build a focused capability in this area.

Role Purpose

This is a key role that will enable IQVIA to support UK healthcare organisations such as NHS Providers and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) with expert analytical insight to help them to improve patient care, reduce variability and reduce healthcare delivery costs.

The role will be key part of the UK analytical team with specific focus on our growing Healthcare business. The candidate can be expected to have excellent growth opportunities and will be supported by IQVIA existing capabilities in the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consult with our healthcare customers to gather requirements for analysis of data collected during the routine delivery of care (e.g. from EMR systems, prescribing systems; IQVIA systems) so that our healthcare customers can draw meaningful management insights in how to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of care delivery
  • Display keen critical thinking and consulting aptitude to be able to quickly understand client problems and determine where analytics could support and add value to clients
  • Deliver analytical outputs that are aligned with the project method and client problem that are comprehendible and actionable (e.g. lead to realizable cost savings or improved adherence to clinical care pathways / guidelines)
  • Determine innovative approaches to the analysis of these data, harnessing additional IQVIA assets and/or technology solutions when necessary to add value to the final deliverable
  • Support the development of this business line

Skills Experience and Education Required:

  • Ideally educated to degree level, but relevant experience is more pertinent
  • Experience of a client facing role with the ability to persuade and influence
  • Analytical mind set but can communicate to non-analytical and technical people
  • Enjoy working within a team environment and contributing to the team
  • Understanding of reporting / BI tools e.g. Qlik (View and Sense), Tableau
  • Understanding of how analytics can improve performance.
  • Superb client relationship management.
  • Excellent presentation, communication (especially listening) and client influencing skills
  • Ability and hunger to learn.
  • Works willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals.

Beneficial Skills and Experience:

  • End to end delivery experience of Healthcare analytics within a healthcare organisation or consultancy
  • Previous programming experience (e.g. SAS, R, SPSS, Stata, Microsoft SSAS, SQL) would be of advantage
  • Any Hadoop / Opensource (Scala, Spark etc.) experience will be welcome
  • Knowledge of risk adjustment methodologies
  • Knowledge of statistical modelling (e.g. confidence intervals, standard deviation, regression analysis, SPC)

Job ID: R1041113