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Principal, Predictive Analytics (R1057068) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

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.

Principal, Predictive Analytics

This is an opportunity to work in one of the world's leading teams working with real world insights to help our healthcare clients answer specific questions globally, make more informed decisions, and deliver results.This is an exciting role for a Principal who is keen to help shape and grow a high profile and highly motivated predictive analytics team at the cutting-edge of life science. You will be exposed to both tier 1 and emerging pharmaceutical clients, diverse disease areas, complex healthcare challenges and market-leading anonymized patient datasets. This is an unrivaled opportunity to accelerate your career in an exciting direction.



Areas of Responsibility:

  • Business development: You will assume a leadership role across a range of business development areas, playing a pivital part in the ambitious and exciting growth agenda of the team. You will work closely with IQVIA’s diverse route to market channels (including client-aligned Principals and account managers) to identify and drive business opportunities for existing Predictive Analytics offerings. You will be responsible for designing high quality proposals to meet client business objectives, demonstrating innovation and pragmatism where appropriate, and maintaining a relentless client-focus throuout.
  • Offering development: You will support the on-going development of the Predictive Analytics portfolio of offerings, identifying client needs which could be met through novel machine learning applications based on large-scale patient data. You will substantively contribute to all aspects of offering development (assuming ownership for significant segments), from design of the offering through scoping of the go-to-market strategy through roll-out and uptake of the offering.
  • Delivery: You will oversee the design and delivery of advanced machine learning projects for US clients, such as developing algorithms to find undiagnosed patients with rare conditions. You will assume overall responsibility for the delivery of multiple projects, overseeing a talented team of dedicated Consultants and Data Scientists across multiple projects. Your role will typically be strategic, demonstrating critical thinking and ensuring that the solution design is fit-for-purpose. You will serve as a subject matter expert for problem escalation and resolution. You will typically not be involved in day-to-day delivery, though you will be called upon to support in this capacity from time-to-time.
  • Productization: You will bring your particular domain knowledge and expertise to the on-going efforts to standardise, automate and productize offerings, so that solutions are scientifically robust, scalable, provide outstanding value to clients and represent an excellent return on investment for IQVIA. Your unique contribution may flow from your deep knowledge of patient data (e.g. claims, prescriptions or EMR data), advanced machine learning methods, client business challenges or technical product management. Irrespective of the exact nature of your contribution, you will prioritize strateigic thinking and the ways in which your particular expertise can shape aspects of solution design which promote the delivery of high quality at scale through the productization of offerings.


Skill Set:

  • A highly successful and demonstrable track record of driving business opportunities which incorporate end-to-end ownership of complex solution designs.
  • An ability to think strategically about commercial healthcare challenges and the ways in which these could be addressed through advanced machine learning applications based on large-scale patient data.
  • Extensive experience leading the design and delivery of advanced statistical / machine learning projects in the commercial sector end to end with proven delivery capability including capturing requirements, designing analysis plans, interfacing with clients and writing reports / manuscripts.
  • Extensive experience in a healthcare consulting environment.
  • Excellent understanding of patient-level, longitudinal data such as insurance claims, EHR, etc., with demonstrable experience of delivering multiple projects using this type of data.
  • A proactive, innovative and pragmatic approach to problem solving and an ability to think critically and independently.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including ability to present technical concepts to lay audiences, write proposals, pitch ideas effectively and persuasively to clients / internal stakeholders, etc.
  • Flexible and adaptable in a client focused, results-driven environment.
  • Familiarity with analysis of healthcare issues, particularly analytical issues relating to studies of treatment effectiveness, disease detection, therapy transitions, disease progression, adherence, healthcare utilization, etc.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled'

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 ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™



Job ID: R1057068