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Associate, Strategy Consulting (2023 Cohort)

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Primary Location: San Francisco, California, United States Additonal Locations: Cambridge, MA,USA; New York, NY,USA Full time R1318305

Job description

Strategy Consulting is recognized as a global leader in serving the biopharmaceutical industry and is the management consulting arm of IQVIA, a leading provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry in 100+ countries.  

Our teams offer deep expertise and unique methodologies to inform decisions about optimizing a treatment’s potential, covering various aspects ranging from trial design to reimbursement submissions to life cycle management. We advise clients on a variety of business issues that include product portfolio strategy, commercial model design and optimization, pricing and market access strategy, therapy area and brand strategy, and launch strategy and planning. 

Individuals joining IQVIA Strategy Consulting are assured a progressive and rewarding career with a clear path to advancement. You will have the opportunity to address complex and challenging client issues as an integral part of the project team. We operate in a truly multi-cultural, collegial, and collaborative work environment that fosters professional development and growth. 


  • Contribute to internal brainstorming sessions to develop project methodology and recommendations 
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to inform client solutions, leveraging IQVIA’s proprietary tools and databases as necessary 
  • Perform quantitative and qualitative analyses to inform strategic recommendations; exercise informed judgment in identifying the approach to addressing key business questions 
  • Interview senior leaders and executives on the client team or external stakeholders (e.g. physicians, health insurers, thought leaders, and patients) 
  • Contribute to the preparation, execution, and follow up of client workshops 
  • Take ownership for the development of reports, presentations and other client deliverables, under the guidance of more senior team members 
  • Present to client audiences via teleconference or in face-to-face meetings at the client site 
  • Cultivate professional relationships with members of the client team 
  • Acquire deep knowledge of IQVIA data sources and tools 
  • Proactively develop knowledge of the healthcare industry and consulting methodologies 
  • Assist in proposal development and thought leadership activities 

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills; critical thinking 
  • Strong interpersonal and rapport building skills 
  • Sound commercial awareness/business judgment and a keen interest in the life sciences 
  • Demonstrated project management, time management and organizational skills 
  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work within timeline 
  • A self-starter who thrives in a client-focused, global team environment 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree (including but not limited to physical or life sciences, business, economics, engineering, statistics, applied mathematics, public health or relevant fields)
  • A strong academic track record (GPA of 3.5/4.0 or greater preferred),
  • A solid track record of extra-curricular achievement and leadership 
  • Excellent conversational and business English (written and oral); additional languages a plus 
  • Knowledge of US and global health systems a plus 

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. 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. Learn more at

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

As the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding vaccination status.

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