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Sr. Consultant, Real World Insights (R1011594) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/22/2018

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Job Description

Home-based or Plymouth Meeting, PA

IQVIA is the world’s leading information, services and technology company dedicated to making healthcare perform better. We're actively hiring Senior Consultants to within our Real World Insights Enterprise Technology team. Successful candidates will join a dynamic team of professionals and engage in deploying enterprise integrated data solutions for our clients.

Role Summary:

As a Consultant, you’ll be actively participating in the development, delivery, and management of integrated data solutions on behalf of our clients. These projects often deploy a combination of IQVIA data, technology, and services to give our clients a deeper understanding of their target therapeutic areas by providing proactive analytics and insights as well as tools and technologies to explore and visualize the integrated data platform.

Job Description:

  • Serve as a primary contact point for the client on day to day questions and issues related to assigned projects
  • Proactively design and implement analytical plans to create insights for the client and ensure the IQVIA team delivers value to the client’s business through reports, analytics, proactive data mining, and investigations
  • Support and provide general problem-solving for cross-functional project teams for assigned projects as needed to ensure deliverables meet client’s needs and maintain client satisfaction
  • Create requirements documentation for IQVIA and third-party data work streams in accordance with standards and best practices and serve as primary point of contact for client stakeholders
  • Independently create presentations for clients
  • Attend, support and present at client meetings, independently or with senior support
  • Assist in the development and writing of proposals with senior support
  • Develop broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities
  • Work willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goal, both internally and externally
  • Manage and coach COS consultants and analysts attached to assigned projects, provide first line support for methodology and industry questions

Skills & Experience:

  • Strong knowledge in MS Excel, MS Access, and MS PowerPoint
  • Strong technical skills in any of the following: SAS, Oracle SQL, R Programming, Tableau, and Excel VBA
  • Prior working experience in any of the following: market research, marketing insights, marketing analytics, multichannel marketing, consumer marketing, branding, forecasting, statistics, predictive modeling, primary market research, technology & applications, healthcare IT, managed markets, management consulting, sales force effectiveness, sales operations, business intelligence, epidemiology, HEOR, data mining, data governance, outsourcing, offshoring, web analytics, data development and programming, and Google Analytics
  • Prior healthcare data experience, including working knowledge of physician, patient, claims, and epidemiology data is desired, preferably IQVIA data
  • Knowledge and understanding of the fundamental processes of pharmaceutical commercial business, their interaction, and the impact of external/internal influences on decision making, growth and decline
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
  • Knowledge of professional/trade associations, key people and companies
  • Effective communication skills, project management, and time management skills
  • Strong capability in managing priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistent, high quality outcomes
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically
  • Demonstrate analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills, working with large and multiple data sets to process data in the required format for the analysis
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, leading meetings, business and report-writing


  • Undergraduate or Master's degree with a minimum of 2-6 years of relevant healthcare experience
  • An avid interest in healthcare analytics and data, with an understanding of the US healthcare market
  • Ability to follow SOPs, processes and execute effective documentation of project-related work
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of sales & marketing business principals
  • Project management experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and team-working skills
  • Exceptional written, numerical and problem solving skills
  • Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge
  • Willingness to travel


Job ID: R1011594