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Senior Analyst (R1012492) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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    London, UK
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Job Description


Data Services is a centre of expertise providing key input to the development and support of global data offerings such as MIDAS, OTCims, Pricing Insights, MedTech International. These offerings are key analytical tools for IQVIA headquarter clients. Expertise provided is focused on data content and includes subject matter knowledge of pharmaceuticals/ pharmaceutical industry and/or related areas. Along with other Senior Data Analysts, this role will provide expert data analysis, guidance and client support for new data projects, as well as for existing global offerings. The key responsibility for this role will be working on the global data offering relating to prices of pharmaceuticals across 25+ countries (Pricing Insights). 


  • Pricing Insights
    • Monitor individual country pricing developments e.g. new legislation, margin changes, for multiple countries to assess changes required for the Pricing Insights offering
    • Initiate and carry out impact analysis on existing Pricing Insights price data definitions and calculations as a result of market and internal developments; recommend changes
    • Participate in new developments for Pricing Insights – new countries, new analytics etc; data analysis/acceptance testing
    • Provide subject matter expertise to the Commercial team during pre and post sales activities. Involvement in direct discussions with clients as required.
    • Provide expert input in answering queries from clients on Pricing Insights data, analysing issues, following through with internal teams, and providing detailed informed responses
    • Provide expertise to a wide variety of IMS teams in interpretation of the Pricing Insights data either for internal use or as part of a client offering
    • Provide ad hoc customised data and guidance on its usage and interpretation to internal teams
    • Provide support to the delivery management team to ensure delivery issues are resolved and data is available to clients to agreed timelines
  • Provide pharmaceutical pricing expertise for MIDAS/OTCIMS global offering developments:
    • Inclusion of new countries/panels
    • Impact assessment of changes for existing countries/panels
    • Implementation and testing of updates
  • Provide expert guidance, advice and analysis on the use and interpretation of global data in IQVIA global offerings:
    • Providing answers to questions originating from clients
    • Providing answers to internal teams


  • Graduate – Biomedical Scientist, Pharmacist or equivalent subject expertise
  • Relevant pharmacy, pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical information experience/knowledge required; in addition experience in pharmaceutical pricing very desirable
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • In depth understanding of IQVIA internal data processes, terminology and systems, or the capability to quickly gain this knowledge
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proven strong analytical and problem solving skills of often complex processes; confidence to challenge experts
  • Organised, methodical, and process-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written (business language and documentation in English)
  • Proactive, quick thinking and accountable
  • Ability to respond quickly to a wide variety of queries, where sometimes there is no clear answer or supporting documentation
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively
  • Ability to apply experience gained in one activity to other similar activities

Job ID: R1012492