Pharma Degree, Italian speaker (R1112013) in Madrid, ES at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/8/2020

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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:

The position holder will be responsible for updating product reference databases as part of a Data Management Team responsible for the ongoing production and quality assurance of reference data relating to Pharmaceutical, Consumer Health and Veterinary products in coordination with LO.

The product data, which must be accurate, complete, and up-to-date, appears in a wide range of databases and publications used by the company's customers.

What to expect:

  • Perform research to gather product information from internal and external sources
  • Validate the information gathered on changes and additions in IQVIA’ existing reference data
  • Analysis of input- unknown products from different channels (Wholesaler, Pharmacy, Nielsen, Hospital, Medical)
  • Classify products, standardize and group data according to the company hierarchies and business rules
  • Update IQVIA product reference databases with new products data and changes 
  • Produce files and outputs for specified production
  • Perform quality control of data and apply corrections as required
  • Regular contact with the Italian Local Office (Client Services and other departments)
  • Client query management and resolution
  • Identify and resolve routine exceptions and issues
  • Participate in projects and process improvements related to product reference.
  • Liaise with Support teams to perform data fixes

Our ideal candidate: Skills & other requirements.

  • Native level of Italian and good knowledge of English is desirable.
  • Bachelor or Degree of Science preferably in Pharmacy or life science subject or work experience in pharmaceutical product information or in the pharmaceutical industry and/or have a familiarity with pharmaceutical and consumer health products and terminology.
  • Good communication skills are required.
  • Valuable experience maintaining and updating databases.
  • Computer literate.
  • Organizational skills. Good attention to detail with the ability to work accurately within the pressure of tight.
  • Ability to carry out moderate analysis and information gathering to resolve problems.
  • Experience of a production environment with workload prioritization would be advantageous.


  • 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.“

Are you interested or do you know the ideal candidate?

  • Employees are expected to have at least 12 months service with the Company prior to applying for any internal vacancies.
  • Before applying you must obtain your Manager’s authorisation and notify your Talent Acquisition team
  • If you know the right candidate or for more information on this role please contact

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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: R1112013


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