Qualitative Research Scientist – Patient Centered Solutions - UK/Spain/Netherlands/France
IQVIA provides scientific services spanning clinical trials, real world evidence, and consulting in all areas of the product lifecycle. Our Patient Centered Solutions (PCS) team is in process of broadening our capabilities in measuring and interpreting the patient’s experience with their disease and its treatment. Our goal is to derive meaningful outcomes for patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals, enhance informed decision-making, and ultimately help to improve the life and health of patients
What will you do
We are looking for an experienced individual with proficiency in designing, conducting, analyzing, reporting, and disseminating qualitative research activity.
While project delivery will be your primary responsibility, you also will be helping to build a new and growing unit of scientists in our Qualitative Research Group responsible for driving quality and consistency, and for advancing the science of qualitative research.
You will have opportunities to support and manage business development, training, governance, and thought leadership in a rapidly expanding organization. You will work with a diverse team of multifaceted experts in a global, collaborative work environment that is rich in development and growth.
Design, conduct, analyze, report, and disseminate qualitative research activity
Project delivery will be primary responsibility; may take the form of qualitative lead, or moderator, or coding advisor
Contribute to development of qualitative research proposals
Assist Qualitative Research Center of Excellence leader to build and manage the group; may include oversight of moderator network and maintaining Teams / Smartsheet / Sharepoint sites
Manage and/or support one or more initiatives related to business development, training, governance, or thought leadership; own selected SOPS, Work Instructions, and templates used in qualitative research
Contribute to design and delivery of training programs to enhance qualitative research proficiency of PCS staff
Collaborate with other PCS scientists in various areas (e.g., quantitative methods, patient preference research, literature review, medical writing, regulatory support, etc.) to advance quality and innovation
Field ad hoc scientific and operational queries from PCS and other IQVIA staff related to qualitative research processes
Assist Quality Assurance as necessary to respond to audits or CAPAs related to qualitative research projects
Travel as necessary to support qualitative data capture or client/project management
Qualifications and experience needed
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; relevant fields may include public health, epidemiology, psychology, sociology, medical anthropology, marketing, and market analysis, but open to others; advanced degree highly preferred
At least 4 years of experience designing and delivering qualitative research; experience with coding and analytic software such as ATLAS.TI or MAXQDA highly preferred
Experience conducting synchronous and asynchronous online qualitative studies is desirable
Experience designing and delivering survey research also desirable
Demonstrable analytical, interpretative, and problem-solving skills, with the ability to learn quickly, adapt, and apply new knowledge
Strong capability in juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high-quality outcomes
Well-developed written and verbal communication skill in business English; may include presentations, workshop facilitation, business and report writing; additional languages an advantage
Ability to work with individuals at all levels within the organization and build relationships while working remotely
A willingness and ability to travel on request
Previous experience in life science consulting or pharmaceutical sector is a big plus
If you are interested in joining us, please submit your application in English and make sure to clearly outline your background in qualitative research.
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 https://jobs.iqvia.com
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