Sr Consultant (R1112036) in Cambridge, MA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/8/2020

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Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Sr Consultant

Role Summary:

A Senior Consultant works within a research team to design and deliver phase IV, non-interventional studies (site-based and direct-to-patient), using a light touch model. Responsible for a wide-range of activities with the internal team as well as client-facing.  Main responsibilities include overall project management, drafting proposals, protocols and operational plans, overseeing internal and external team communication, and owning operational procedures and high-level delivery to meet clients’ needs. This individual will have line management and/or mentoring responsibility for several members of the project team.


  • Provides operational input into proposal development to ensure actionable, on-target and timely proposals are provided to clients; attends bid defenses.
  • Authors protocols, reports and other study documents with independent, critical thinking to ensure quality deliverables.
  • Creates, reviews and provides relevant epidemiologic and outcomes research input into statistical analysis plans and analysis output. 
  • Leads development, implementation and maintenance of operational strategy and planning.
  • Administration control of the fees and expenses during the project (travels, meetings, investigators payment).
  • Oversees development of the ICF and other site facing materials.
  • Develops and delivers team training.
  • Participates in client and investigator meetings.
  • Ensures efficient and effective delivery of site management operations.
  • Monitors study logistics.
  • Detects possible deviations or problems in study fieldwork and finds best solution.
  • May also be responsible for acting as the Single Point of Contact for sites along with other site facing activities, reviewing and approving site visit reports and developing and managing study-level central IRB submissions.
  • Collaborates internally with other functional groups, such as data generation, data management, quality assurance and biostatistics where necessary to support milestone achievement and to manage study issues and obstacles.
  • Manages and follows study activities through ongoing tracking and review of study progress.
  • Serves as a solutions-based expert, internally and externally, by applying consultative problem-solving skills.
  • May be assigned additional responsibilities as needed to support projects and other corporate/departmental initiatives.


  • Master’s degree with 4+ years’ experience/PhD, preferably in epidemiology or other public health discipline. Knowledge of, and skill in applying, applicable clinical research regulatory requirements; i.e., Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guidelines.
  • Demonstrable competence in project management with proven time management and personal organizational skills.
  • Able to manage complex relationships, juggle priorities, think critically and problem-solve
  • Demonstrated team leadership and mentoring skills
  • Computer skills including proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and ensure on-time, high quality delivery of project tasks/responsibilities.



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Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

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

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Job ID: R1112036