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Principal - Patient-Centered Solutions - Europe

Location: London, United Kingdom; Amsterdam, Netherlands; Barcelona, Spain; Berlin, Germany; Dortmund, Germany; Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Kölln, Germany; Madrid, Spain; Munich, Germany; Paris, France; Reading, United Kingdom; Stuttgart, Germany

Build a rewarding career in life sciences consulting and forge your own path. Partner with collaborative teams and leaders across unique projects and geographies, delivering innovative solutions to the most complex healthcare problems along the way. Working at IQVIA means changing outcomes for patients one data set, product offering, and innovative solution at a time.

As a Consultant at IQVIA, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career and explore opportunities in brand and integrated research solutions, go-to-market strategy, commercial excellence, real world data, financial investor consulting, and more.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry-level, Mid-level, Senior-level
  • Travel: No

Success profile

What makes a Consultant at IQVIA successful? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Achiever
  • Adaptable
  • Communicator
  • Strategic
  • Critical-thinker
  • Detail-oriented


“I joined IQVIA after graduating from university and am grateful for the fantastic opportunities I’ve been able to pursue over the last four years. I’ve had the chance to work with inspiring managers who have supported me with both professional and personal development. I am thrilled to move forward in my career at IQVIA!”

Arthur, Consultant, Financial Institutions

“I simultaneously work on a number of customer-commissioned projects in multiple therapeutic areas using various primary research methodologies. This variety is what makes my role at IQVIA so interesting. It allows me to learn from my colleagues and customers alike and helps me to understand how the work we do supports the improvement of patient care.”

Julia, Senior Consultant, Brand and Integrated Research Solutions

“Working at IQVIA as a consultant has given me the opportunity to gain a broad range of skills and experience across multiple disease areas and at different stages of the product lifecycle. This has supported my career development and accelerated my growth. If you enjoy learning new things and working on global projects, you will definitely enjoy working at IQVIA.”

Kevin, Consultant, Brand and Integrated Research Solutions

“One of the things I like most about working at IQVIA is the supportive environment that helps you achieve your full potential.”

Ana, Consultant, Financial Institutions

“Working in healthcare consulting is inspiring! I am glad to be part of a close community that brings together diverse experiences and critical thinkers to help our customers move treatments forward that can change patients’ lives.”

Jose, Principal, Consulting Services

What you
can expect

  • Professional Development

    Environments that advance your skillset

  • Growth Potential

    Clear pathways to success

  • Highly Specialized

    Work in distinctive areas of expertise

  • Innovative Projects

    Projects that solve complex problems in new ways

  • Collaboration

    Teams that work together to achieve one common goal

  • Best-in-class Training

    Programs to help build knowledge and gain skills

Principal - Patient-Centered Solutions - Europe

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Location: London, United Kingdom R1263635

Job description

IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics, and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward. 

The Patient Centered Solutions team(PCS)

The PCS team leads the industry in the science of measuring the patient experience. We pair strategic consulting expertise with technical scientific knowledge to design and execute scientifically rigorous research that incorporates the patient voice into the development and commercialization of new medicines. This research includes qualitative (e.g., patient interviews, focus groups), quantitative (e.g., clinical outcome assessments (COAs)/patient-reported outcomes (PROs), preference research) and passive (e.g., digital health technology tools) approaches to understand patient, caregiver and physician experiences and expectations of disease and treatment. 

Why join?

  • Become part of a recognized global leader in patient-focused research

  • Keep growing with an organization that encourages and invests in continuous professional and personal development

  • Apply your business and leadership skills in an entrepreneurial and multi-disciplinary team

  • Continue challenging yourself by addressing the toughest client issues, working across multiple geographies and solutions in a dynamic and crucial field for the industry

  • Make a difference to patients by enabling the successful approval or launch of new treatments with features that are truly patient-centric


As a Principal you will be responsible for maintaining and strengthening relations with current clients as well as for developing business and creating new expansion opportunities for the PCS team. You will assume responsibility for both selling and delivering team projects. Your success will be measured by the ability to lead complex projects, opening up new business relationships to PCS, developing team members and contributing to the development of the PCS function.

  • Develop and deliver insightful, value-added strategies that address complex client issues in the patient science field

  • Lead sales efforts, including uncovering opportunities, and responding to proposals, to win PCS work

  • Oversee PCS delivery teams who execute consulting, scientific and analytic projects

  • Provide direction, advice, and intellectual leadership to clients and delivery teams

  • Lead PCS services portfolio building and thought leadership initiatives

  • Identify opportunities for expansion of PCS consulting service offerings

  • Support the development of the PCS team and global community within IQVIA

Essential experience, skills and education required

  • An advanced degree in a relevant discipline e.g., biological sciences, public health, epidemiology, psychology, sociology, health economics

  • Strong experience working in roles generating or communicating robust clinical data suitable for submission to regulatory bodies, payers or for publication; preferably with exposure to COA/PRO, patient preference and/or HEOR

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in pharmaceutical and/or healthcare consulting within a Professional Services or CRO business with evidence of career progression

  • A track record of meeting or exceeding sales targets, managing client/project revenue, leadership and people development

  • Ability to rapidly understand new scientific content and to engage meaningfully with clients and project teams

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, chairing meetings, external conference presentations, workshop facilitation, business and report writing

  • An entrepreneurial nature and interest in developing new client offerings and solutions and in building the capability to deliver the same


IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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