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Principal, Custom Research (R1006270) in Horsham, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Principal/Sr. Principal JD

Our Custom Research division, formerly AlphaImpactRx, is a rapidly growing global market research consulting company focused on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.  We use the Internet as a channel to enable rapid, convenient, and effective communication between pharmaceutical companies, healthcare professionals and patients. 

We develop custom market research studies to address critical strategic and tactical business questions faced by our biopharmaceutical clients.  We employ a wide variety of methodologies to best address client objectives.  AlphaImpactRx Custom Research is a recognized leader in Key Opinion Leader Identification / Influence Network mapping.   Outstanding strategic thinking, analytical skills, and communication skills are essential to our business.

We are seeking several bright, motivated candidates for full-time Director positions within the Professional Services department in our San Mateo, California or Horsham, PA locations.

Directors of Professional Service are responsible for assisting senior management and clients in project execution, with Directors having greater sales and client-facing responsibilities.  Overall, we are looking for the following from this position:

  • Has a client-focused approach for project management --- not just an order taker, but is able to suggest alternate approaches that better meet client needs.
  • Develops & delivers insights to clients in a compelling and meaningful way. 
  • Has developed or has the ability to develop strong client relationships to the point where s/he is receiving RFPs from clients.
  • Plays a key role in sales/marketing activities for several key client accounts.
  • Involved in selling $1M+ in custom research projects. (Director expectation)
  • Supervise a more junior project team and manage other partners on projects.
  • Work closely with project supervisors to select appropriate research methodologies, design research, and conduct insightful analysis.
  • Participate in and lead internal development projects.

    Please apply if you meet the criteria below:
  • Advanced degree (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree or PhD)
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in healthcare market research.
  • Expertise in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Well respected by clients who seek out your opinion, commanding presence. 
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Have the right to work in the US without Company sponsorship

    This is an opportunity to work in a fast growing, pharmaceutical market research company and assume great responsibility.  Senior Managers and Directors will have the chance to work in multiple functions and apply a variety of business skills.

Total Rewards: We invest in people through a range of initiatives in compensation, benefits, and learning and development, and we strive to create an environment where our employees are challenged, empowered and can flourish.

QuintilesIMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We cultivate a diverse corporate culture across the 100+ countries where we operate, celebrating and rewarding teamwork and inclusiveness. By embracing our differences, we create innovative solutions that are good for IMS, our clients, and the advancement of healthcare everywhere.

Job ID: R1006270