Associate CI (R1007268)

  • Company: IQVIA
  • Location: Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: November 16, 2017
  • Reference ID: R1007268
Job Description
Associate, Competitive Intelligence (CI), Consulting ServicesOverviewIQVIA™ Consulting Services is the world's leading, specialized advisor on critical business issues in the life sciences. We are 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 Services 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. Our Competitive Intelligence team profiles, characterizes and assesses medicinal product candidates, clinical and commercial activities, and other issues across a broad spectrum interests to our clients. Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding career in life sciences consulting, replete with opportunities to address diverse and challenging client problems, travel on cross-geography projects, interact with senior client leaders and gain exposure to a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment.About youYou're a passionate and intellectually curious individual who loves problem solving and has exceptional communication skills. You thrive under pressure, have a meticulous eye for detail and strive for perfection! You're ambitious, driven and love a challenge. You are also exceptional at gathering and analyzing information to develop insights to answer the "so what" questions that helps our clients make informed decisions.ResponsibilitiesAs an Associate with the CI team, you will be actively participating in the development, delivery, and management of consulting projects by:• Conducting independent desk research to a specific brief using internal and external sources• Attendance of key medical and commercial conferences with the objective of analysing clinical data and speaking to delegates and experts on assigned topics• Conducting phone or face-to-face interviews with external experts• Performing qualitative (scientific, clinical, commercial) and quantitative analyses• Developing recommendations and exercising informed business judgment to address client issues• Delivering best-in-class customer service to keep clients informed of major events and implications related to their businesses• Contributing to the preparation, execution and follow up of client workshops• Taking responsibility for creating client-ready reports, presentations and other client deliverables• Presenting to client audiences via teleconference or in face-to-face meetings• Building professional relationships with members of the client team• Proactively developing knowledge of the healthcare industry and consulting methodologies• Assisting in proposal development• Contributing to recruitmentSkills & ExperienceCandidates interested in joining the CI solutions team as an Associate will have:• Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Marketing, Business, Technology, Pharmaceutical sciences or related majors.• Moderate to high level of proficiency in the use of Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word and other desktop publishing software as appropriate• Ability to work in teams and independently• Strong oral and written communication skills• Organized, detail-oriented, reliable and proactive• Able to multi-task and meet deadlines; mature and self-motivated

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