Linguistics / Translator (Regulatory) (R1102881) in Madrid, ES at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/24/2020

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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.

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. With a global team of 50,000, we harness insights, commercial and scientific depth, and executional expertise to empower clients to achieve some of their most important goals.

Position Purpose:

An exciting opportunity to work in a virtual team of over 1,200 experts! We are looking for passionate and dynamic professionals to be joining part of a new team of experienced regulatory intelligence analysts during a period of strong growth. You will work in a team that creates intelligence within the pharmaceutical industry!!

This role offers excellent exposure and requires the right candidate to hit the ground running, learn on the job and show adaptability as the industry requirements evolve.

If you want to play a key role in a big and international team across a fast moving, growing business unit, this could be the role for you!

What to expect:

  • Proactive monitoring and surveillance on changes in the global regulatory landscape covering the drug development lifecycle starting from preclinical through commercialization as well as the medical devices from concept stage to market. This position will provide broad support on clinical, pharmacovigilance and manufacturing quality activities and requests.
  • Analyse the changes and evolution of the local governing environment, including guidance and regulations from authorities, trade organizations, working groups, and relevant industry thought leaders for both drug and medical devices.
  • Assess regulatory intelligence information for relevance and impact to industry’s internal processes, drug development projects and/or strategies to create and enrich the IQVIA proprietary documents.
  • Monitoring agency and professional websites, local specialized press, conferences and selecting documents to be integrated in line with the IQVIA scope, editorial and intelligence management processes
  • Identify business critical aspects and communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders. This includes regular updates on new information that could impact clinical trial execution, pharmacovigilance activities, manufacturing quality as well as other ad hoc requests.
  • Synthesize information from documentation as well as interaction with local country experts as needed.
  • Share/Input data into systems or tools to enable effective knowledge management of country level operational intelligence data.

Our ideal candidate: Skills & other requirements

  • Languages (Translation, Linguistics, Philology or Literature) Degree is desirable.
  • Proficient in proof reading and editing in English language is a must.
  • Proficient in Korean or Italian or French or Hebrew is mandatory.
  • Capability to work remotely with peers in an international environment.
  • Good understanding of the drug development and commercialization process is a plus.
  • Ability to research, analyse and extrapolate critical regulatory information.
  • Experience in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry is desirable, but not mandatory.
  • Experience with understanding and interpreting regulatory guidelines and documents is a plus.
  • Highly organized and able to work independently to meet deliverable on time and on target.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with a range of individuals across the organization and externally.
  • Attentive to details and focused on quality output is a must.
  • Effective communicator (both written and oral) in a multi-discipline team environment.
  • Proficient in the navigation of intelligence database(s).


  • IQVIA recognized by Great Place to Work as the second best company to work for in Spain (March 2018)
  • FORTUNE Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies list for the third year in a row.
  • Recognised by the 2016 Scrip Awards as the Best Full-service Provider Contract Research Organization (CRO)
  • Awarded the 2016 Eagle Award from the Society for Clinical Research Sites (SCRS) for the fourth consecutive year. A site-nominated award recognising contract research organizations (CRO) and biopharmaceutical sponsors dedicated to building positive relationships with research sites through leadership, professionalism and integrity.
  • IQVIA™ named in The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) 2017 Global Outsourcing 100® List which recognizes the world’s best service providers across a range of industries.

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 whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.

IQVIA™ is an equal opportunity employer. We make employment decisions based on qualifications and merit. We prohibit discrimination based on any unlawful consideration such as age, race, national origin, gender or other "protected status.“

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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: R1102881


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