Senior Consultant (R1042891) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

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Job Description

Senior Consultant

Role Summary:

The person in this role is responsible for the on-time completion of projects or components of large, complex projects for clients in the pharmaceutical or related industries. Identifies and elevates potential new business opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Participates or leads teams in the design, development and delivery of consulting projects or components of larger, complex projects.
  • Reviews and analyzes client requirements or problems and assists in the development of cost effective solutions that ensure profitability and high client satisfaction.
  • Provides direction and guidance to Analysts and Consultants assigned to engagement.
  • Develops detailed documentation and specifications.
  • Performs qualitative and/or quantitative analyses to assist in the identification of client issues and the development of client specific solutions.
  • Designs, structures and delivers client reports and presentations that are appropriate to the characteristics or needs of the audience.
  • Recommends improvements and alternative solutions to resolve problems.
  • May identify new business opportunities of follow-on work and new leads at assigned client.
  • Provides follow-up with client after project deliverable has been completed to ensure client satisfaction.
  • Proactively develops broader and deeper knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through on the job experience and participation in training opportunities.
  • Begins to develop practice specific subject matter expertise.

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 – 8 years of related experience in consulting, pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry.
  • Possesses solid project management skills and client influencing and relationship building skills.
  • Works willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals and is effective working in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, juggle priorities and deliver on tight deadlines.
  • Excellent presentation, communication and client influencing skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of IMS data or similar data at Patient, Prescriber and Account levels.
  • Experience with Marketing and/or Market Research studies, Source of Business, Length of Therapy, Patient Journeys, etc.
  • Experienced with developing consultative relationships with senior level managers and executives at clients in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry.
  • Experience in commercial aspects of the Pharmaceutical industry and data
  • Consulting experience including client-facing roles and project management.

Additional Skills and Knowledge of Interest:

  • Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques related to functional area.
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
  • Experience with Media agencies, Consumer data, campaign management, ROI and other related study types.
  • Therapeutic area knowledge in various medical conditions including but not limited to Oncology, Immunology, Diabetes, Cardiovascular, Vaccines, and rare and orphan diseases
  • Knowledge of Sales Operations including but not limited to: Sales Force Effectiveness, Sales Analytics, Call Planning, Targeting, Segmentation, Territory Alignment, Sales Sizing & Structure, and Incentive Compensation.

“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: R1042891