Summer Associate (R1043590) in San Francisco, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

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IQVIA Consulting Services is the world’s leading, specialized advisor on critical business issues in the life sciences, and is the management consulting arm of IQVIA, a leading provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry in 100+ countries around the world. Our consulting teams offer end-to-end management consulting in key issues areas that include: business unit, therapy area and brand strategy, portfolio strategy, launch strategy, pricing & market access studies and commercial model design and optimization. Becoming a part of IQVIA Consulting Services as a Summer Associate will put you in a key position to help shape the future of global healthcare. We are an international consultancy partnering with clients to chart a path through the ever-changing life sciences industry.

Responsibilities:
As a Summer Associate, you’ll participate in the design, development and delivery of medium-sized consulting projects or components of larger, complex projects. Your internship will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Leverage business experience and acumen in identifying strategic alternatives and project approach to client questions
  • Conduct primary and secondary research, and analyze research to identify key findings and learnings
  • Take responsibility for creating sections of reports, presentations, workshops and other client deliverables, under general guidance from experienced team leaders
  • Communicate strategic recommendations
  • Perform quantitative or qualitative analysis to assist in the identification of client issues and the development of client specific solutions
  • Assist in serving as the day-to-day manager for projects and working closely with clients
  • At the end of the internship, all Summer Associates are evaluated and considered for a full-time offer.

    Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including experience with creating and delivering presentations, meeting and workshop facilitation, and business /report writing
  • Strong capability in juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high quality outcomes
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries is desirable but not required
  • Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques desirable, not critical

Qualifications & Requirements:
In addition to the skills and experience above, Summer Associate candidates should be completing their first year of their MBA program and have a bachelor's/graduate degree, as well as:

  • Strong academic track record
  • Prior experience or avid interest in the healthcare and life science industries
  • Some project management experience desired, but not critical
  • Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Commitment to at least 10-weeks during the summer


Job ID: R1043590