Principal (R1106023) in San Mateo, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 3/22/2020

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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.


Industry: Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, and Management Consulting

Employment type: Full-time

Experience: Senior level

Job function: Consulting

Do you …

  • Enjoy leading teams and act as a key business driver in a rapidly growing analytics consulting firm?
  • Have the skills and traits to build strong and lasting relationships with clients and act as a strategic thought partner to stakeholders?
  • Consider yourself a strategic thinker and strong problem solver who enjoys delivering insightful solutions to complex analytical problems?
  • Thrive in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, where you can influence and impact the success of the organization?

If you answered “YES” to the above questions, we strongly recommend you consider the Principal role at 159 Solutions. 

Who we are:

We are a rapidly growing healthcare analytics consulting firm, comprised of driven, collegial, and intellectually curious individuals.  We own the success of our teams and operate under a culture of mutual respect, casual intensity, and smart risk-taking.  Our vision is to become the go-to analytics company in specialty markets.  We will achieve this vision by staffing our teams with the right people and offering our clients innovative and insightful solutions to their business needs.  Our team of experts come with many years of experience from either the healthcare industry or the consulting space.  We invest in the growth of our company and achieve our goals through the success of our people. 

Principal Job description:  Principals play a critical role in project delivery and the continued success of our organization. Some of the key responsibilities include:

  • Act as the primary owner of client engagements to ensure deliverable quality, client satisfaction, and project management (scope, revenue, and profitability)
  • Provide subject matter expertise and thought partnership to clients in establishing credibility and adding value to stakeholders
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to translate complex analyses into relevant and actionable insights and deliverables for clients
  • Support business development opportunities among existing clients and drive proposal and RFP processes in introducing new clients
  • Act as a 159 ambassador in contributing to the enhanced awareness of 159 through speaking engagements, white papers, and company presentations
  • Be hands-on with project planning, data analysis, and presentation building as needed
  • Mentor, coach, and develop team members for continued growth and success within the organization and opportunities for delegation and assistance in client management
  • Ensure effective and efficient collaboration and communication between onshore and offshore team members
  • Act as a role model and represent 159 values in establishing a culture of collaboration, curiosity, and innovation
  • Proactively contribute to the expansion of 159 services and capabilities, including introduction of new framework, analytical methods, data sources, and offerings

Breakdown of Principal Activities:    

  • Project management and delivery: 50%
  • Business development: 20%
  • Team development: 20%
  • Internal initiatives: 10%


  • Degree in engineering, statistics, math, economics or other quantitative fields; Masters / MBA preferred
  • At least 10 years of experience in management consulting, data analytics or similar roles
  • Track record of selling, managing, and delivering client projects
  • Demonstrated experience and success in leading and coaching teams for projects of significant size and scope
  • Solid understanding of healthcare data, analytical methods, and Commercial practice areas
  • Strong analytical and presentations skills to translate complex analysis into strategic insights and recommendations for clients
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Independent and proactive with strong professional maturity to make the right decisions for clients and team members

Join Us

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.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

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

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

Job ID: R1106023