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Associate, Financial Investors Consulting (2022 Cohort)

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Primary Location: New York, New York, United States Full time R1240723

Job description

The Financial Investors Consulting (FIC) team is part of IQVIA’s Global Consulting Services business unit. The team focuses on partnering with financial investors (e.g. private equity, venture capital, hedge funds) to support healthcare and life sciences investment decisions and offer them value-creating partnerships that maximize their ROI. This includes (but is not limited to) commercial and technical due diligence, asset and target screening, growth strategy and exit/divestment strategy.
Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding and progressive career in life sciences consulting. You’ll have the opportunity to address challenging client issues, across multiple geographies with a hands-on influence in delivering solutions. We operate in a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment that is rich in development and growth.

Role & Responsibilities
As an Associate in the IQVIA FIC team, you will be responsible for supporting M&A, due diligence and investment-related consulting projects. Every project will be different but a sample of the responsibilities you can expect are:
  • Supporting the delivery of projects to address client questions, primarily in the areas of due diligence (buy- and sell-side), asset/portfolio/company valuation, asset screening and growth strategy
  • Contributing to project teams in the development and delivery of client deliverables including analysis of IQVIA and public information sources, conducting primary research with industry experts and independent secondary research
  • Translating data and research findings into meaningful insights and communicating recommendations to key investors and decision makers
  • Participating in internal and client meetings and supporting the presentation of project findings to the client
  • Supporting development of IQVIA’s engagement with financial investors across areas within and outside of consulting services
  • Supporting overall FIC team and broader consulting initiatives to elevate our capabilities, including (but not limited to) the development of intellectual property, marketing materials, training and development, recruitment and go-to-market approach
  • Supporting business development, including working in a team to develop proposals and presentations with senior support
  • Developing broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the participation in formal and informal learning opportunities

About You

Candidates interested in joining our Financial Investors Consulting as an Associate should have:
  • An undergraduate/master’s degree in life sciences, economics/business, or engineering
  • An interest in consulting, corporate development, or within a financial institution (e.g. private equity, venture capital) with a focus on M&A / commercial due diligence within the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare sector
  • Interests focused on engagements related to transactions / external investments (due diligence, valuation, asset identification, growth strategy, forecasting)
  • Experience working in multi-disciplined teams and good interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
  • Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge and thinking
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, business and report writing
  • Avid interest in the healthcare and life sciences industries and knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • Ability to work under pressure and produce timely, high quality deliverables in a fast-paced environment

At IQVIA, 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. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at jobs.iqvia.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at workday_recruiting@iqvia.com to arrange for such an accommodation.

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