Healthcare Business Analyst (R1101822) in Halifax, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/22/2019

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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.

Healthcare Business Analyst

Job Duties 

  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analyses to aid development of recommendations; exercise informed business judgment in identifying the approach to the question
  • Creating sections of reports, presentations and other client deliverables
  • Comfortable preparing and presenting to client audiences via teleconference or in face-to-face meetings; answering client questions and explaining complicated analyses to clients in a meaningful way
  • Acquiring deep knowledge of STI data sources, acting as the SME to other members of the vertical
  • Proactively developing knowledge of the healthcare industry and STI methodologies
  • Performing database analysis to answer questions from the client support group
  • Learning various databases (tables and structure) that feed or draw to or from different software systems
  • Collaborating with colleagues to identify data related problems and propose workable solutions
  • Ensuring high quality and integrity of all data collected and performing in-depth analysis of information using various statistical methods to identify patterns, trends or anomalies
  • Monitoring and maintaining the quality of the reporting systems
  • Sharing knowledge of analysis techniques and report coding with other colleagues 


  • Business related University degree and or equivalent working experience
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience preferably in a pharmaceutical company
  • At least 3 years experience in data management, analytics and or data mining
  • Previous experience with SQL and ability to manipulate basic programming is a must
  • Experience with Tableau, Alteryx and other BI reporting tools
  • Experience setting and managing metrics that drive project success
  • Knowledge of the Canadian pharmaceutical industry
  • The ability to work independently and to work with others (within department and cross-functionally) in a team
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • The ability to explain complex or technical processes to someone who has little knowledge of the subject
  • Flexibility/ability to work overtime as needed to meet deadlines


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: R1101822


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