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.
Consulting Services is the world’s leading, specialised advisor on critical business issues in the life sciences. We are the strategy arm of IQVIA, a leading provider of information, services and technology for the healthcare industry in 100+ countries around the world.
Our Consulting Services team offer end-to-end management consulting in key issues areas that include : business unit, therapy area, brand strategy, portfolio strategy, launch strategy, pricing & market access, and commercial model design and optimisation.
Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding and progressive career in life sciences consulting. You’ll have the opportunity to address challenging client issues, across multiple geographies with a hands-on influence in delivering solutions.
We operate in a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment that is rich in development and growth.
Role & Responsibilities
As an Associate Principal at IQVIA, you will be responsible for managing or leading multiple consulting projects and ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery for clients in the pharmaceutical or related industries by :
Managing project teams including both internal and external resources in the design, development and delivery of client deliverables
Leveraging business experience and acumen in identifying strategic alternatives and project approach to client questions
Serving as key point of contact with client
Providing follow-up with client after project deliverable has been completed to ensure client satisfaction.
Ensuring clear communication throughout projects and within the team
Supporting the development of intellectual property for use on future engagements
Managing the process of proposal preparation and / or modifications including overall bid integrity
Developing and / or elevating new business opportunities through the identification of follow-on work and new leads.
Developing broader and deeper knowledge of consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through on the job experience and training
Providing direction, advice and intellectual leadership to clients and delivery teams. Direct consulting teams through consistent participation in team meetings
Providing high level input to, and ensures the development of, client reports and presentations and delivery of all or significant portions of findings to client
Sharing subject matter expertise with others to elevate our capabilities to deliver world-class solutions for clients
Leading ad hoc work streams on critical people-related issues such as recruitment, learning and development
Serving as a coach to 3-4 staff
Candidates interested in joining our Consulting Services Group as an Associate Principal should have :
Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
6-8 years professional experience in consulting within the pharmaceutical and / or healthcare industry with evidence of career progression
Demonstrable experience in and commitment to the life sciences and / or healthcare industries
Minimum of 2-3 years project management experience focused on multinational strategic consulting projects
Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, chairing meetings, workshop facilitation, business and report writing
Strong capability in managing large and / or multiple projects and juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high quality outcomes
Experience working in sizable / multi-disciplined teams and leading staff
Experience in developing credible relationships with senior level managers and executives in the pharmaceutical / healthcare industry
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals
Ability to contribute to business development through the identification of leads, development of proposals etc.
Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries
Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques
Expertise in Pricing and Market Access would be highly beneficial
In addition to the skills and experience above an Associate Principal should have :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, graduate degree or MBA not required but a plus
A track record of leadership and people development
Fluency in English (spoken and written)
A willingness and ability to travel
Right to live and work in the recruiting country
Location : Basel, Switzerland