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MBA Intern (Strategy Consulting) Singapore (R1000740) in Singapore, SG at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employment Type: MBA Intern

Department Hiring: Consulting Group

Work Location : Singapore

Allowance : Monthly

QuintilesIMS Consulting Group ("IMS") is the world’s leading, specialized advisor on critical business issues in the life sciences, and is the management consulting arm of IMS Health, a leading provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry in 100+ countries around the world. Our IMS Consulting Group teams offer end-to-end management consulting in key issues areas that include: business unit, therapy area and brand strategy, portfolio strategy, launch strategy, pricing & market access studies and commercial model design and optimization.

Bringing depth and breadth in a single industry across the globe

  • 130+ clients of all sizes
  • 115+ Therapy areas covered by IMSCG experts
  • 100+ countries with local market experts available to support projects
  • 98 percent of top 50 pharma companies are clients
  • 20+ years of successful strategic consulting
  • 4th best consulting firm in APAC for health care consulting (Vault 2016)
  • 1 aligned focus on driving excellence in life sciences 

Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding career in life sciences consulting, replete with opportunities to address diverse and challenging client problems, travel on cross-geography projects, interact with senior client leaders and gain exposure to a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment.

The Internship Programme

The internship programme is the best opportunity to explore management consulting within the life-science space. The typical duration and timing is 8 to 12 weeks, though in some cases, there may be opportunities to intern for fewer weeks this is dependent on the office and the availability of the intern). In most cases, interns are assigned to one real-world consulting project for the duration of the internship, where they have little or no previous experience.

The interns receive support from a Project Manager and/ or a coach who will outline the interns’ responsibilities and provide mentorship and guidance along the way. At the end of the internship, interns who have met performance expectations will be considered to return fulltime once they have graduated from university. As important, the interns can make a more informed decision in regards to pursuing management consulting in the long term.


  • Provides high quality, timely development and on-time input to client solutions for the pharmaceutical and related industries
  • Assignments typically require analytical work and problem solving with strategic orientation
  • Data processing
  • Analyze and interpret data, write reports, present
  • Under direct supervision, assists with the review and analysis of client requirements or problems.
  • Assist in developing detailed documentation and specifications
  • Under close supervision, performs basic quantitative or qualitative analyses to assist in the identification of client issues and the development of client specific solutions
  • Assist in design and structures of presentations that are appropriate to the characteristics or needs of the audience
  • Proactively develop a basic knowledge of  primary market research methodologies and the pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities

Capabilities & Skill Sets expected:

  • A ‘will do what it takes to get the job done’ orientation.
  • high degree of individual responsibility and a high degree of interdependence.
  • Ability to develop and deliver high-quality written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office e.g. Excel and Powerpoint; prior experience structuring, developing and delivering high-quality presentations is a must; similarly, excellent command over written and spoken English is a must
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments within the life sciences space, or ability to learn new knowledge quickly
  • Prior experience in all aspects of project management in a consulting / organizational setting, including managing multiple internal and external stakeholders is advantageous
  • Ability to think creatively, and develop innovative solutions to uncommon problems – Intellectual stimulation makes consulting fun, and we hire people who bring a different point-of-view to the table
  • Lastly, a pleasant personality and a sense of humour; while this is subjective, we are committed to building a team of ‘nice yet driven people’ who enjoy working with each other, and are likely to hire people who relate to most of us when we interact with them

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, résumé, transcript, start and end date preference and writing sample that reflect the research and/or analysis of a particular issue (if any).

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Job ID: R1000740