Senior Principal, RWI Nordics (R1066672) in Solna, Sweden at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/26/2019

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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.

Join the Real-World Evidence team to help us deliver high‑quality scientific research to our clients in the global pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. 

Our goal is to contribute to the body of scientific evidence that allows medical practitioners to treat patients in the most effective way, and health systems to include as many patients as possible.

We use data, collected for clinical (and other) purposes to answer research questions such as "which treatment works best in the real world, beyond the clinical trial setting?" Our fast paced and supportive environment attracts individuals who care deeply about the quality, timeliness and subsequent impact of their work; who thrive when exposed to the scale and variety of scientific challenges we face.

You will join and continue to build a high profile talented team, focused predominately on expanding our Nordics business.  Leadership is at the very core of this role. Your success will be defined on how you work with the team delivering complex, multi-country projects and leading initiatives as part of the Nordics RWE management team. In addition, you will be responsible for engaging HQ clients to develop custom RWE solutions, developing innovative product offerings and leveraging latest innovation in technology to develop value added solutions.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Strategy setting and market building
    • Take a leadership role in implementing RWE business vision and objectives and supporting the strategic development of the business.
    • Build and maintain external stakeholder relationships (e.g., academics, health authorities) to promote IQVIA’s market positioning
    • Represent IQVIA in public through participation in conferences and symposiums and other forums for professional knowledge sharing.
       
  • Client leadership and project delivery
    • Consult with customers, both HQs and affiliates, to fully understand their needs, develop high quality proposals to address these needs and supervise project delivery.
    • Engage closely and supervise cross-functional IQVIA teams as Principal in Charge to ensure the full complement of IQVIA capabilities and solutions reach customers.
    • Expand capabilities and capacity in patient data assets and networks, healthcare intelligence tools and commercial and scientific services.
       
  • Line management, coaching and mentoring
    • Career development, monitoring and performance review responsibilities for direct and indirect reports

Requirements

Experience

  • Proven experience in healthcare/ life sciences or the Pharmaceutical industry with a successful track record, particularly in a specific therapeutic area of function
  • Leadership experience in complex organizations with demonstrated results in aligning people with and without formal reporting relationships.
  • Proven ability to advance ambiguous or conceptual ideas and engage multiple stakeholders, internal and clients, to decision points.

Technical skills and knowledge

  • Deep commercial knowledge of the health care, health technology and pharmaceutical industry, gained through experience.
  • Word and PowerPoint competent, the ability to develop clear storylines and business cases.
  • Fluency in English and at least one Nordic language and excellent oral presentation and writing skills.

Personal skills

  • Capable of closing large client proposals and internal projects, including being able to influence decision makers.
  • Experience selling $2m+ revenue target annually
  • The ability to take on a leadership role within the IQVIA organisation, capable of getting the best out of people.
  • Experience of developing credible relationships with senior level managers and executives in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry.

Preferred Qualities

  • Graduate degree from a top university in business, management, life sciences etc.
  • A postgraduate qualification in life sciences, business etc is desirable although not essential.
  • Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques is desirable.
  • A track record of driving HQ/global deals, aligned with suitable offerings development experience.
  • Understanding of and interest in the international health care environment and direct experience in multiple countries.

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: R1066672

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