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Associate Principal

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Mapa de ubicación: Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium Full time R1313030

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Location: EU wide

IQVIA’s Commercial Compliance Consulting team provides insightful guidance to life sciences companies globally with a specific focus on pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers. We create and implement efficient processes and procedures to help these organizations stay compliant with applicable industry regulations and codes. We leverage best-in-class technology platforms to create and execute seamless compliance-based workflows and our consulting team provides strategic guidance and services to improve business efficiencies and processes for our clients.

The Manager/Associate Principal, Commercial Compliance is responsible for managing or leading multiple consulting projects and ensuring on-time and on-budget delivery to our clients in the pharmaceutical or medtech industries. The Manager/Associate Principal will be responsible for contributing to and managing teams of consultants and scientists in the design, development, and delivery of complex projects covering a variety of subject matter areas including:

  • Commercial compliance consulting: risk assessments, policies and SOPs, training materials
  • Fair Market Value (FMV): policies and SOPs, methodologies, rate cards, tiering
  • Transparency reporting and aggregate spend: process assessments, policies and SOPs, business process outsourcing and managed services
  • Auditing and Monitoring: plan development, live monitoring, transactional reviews, data analytics and outsourced managed monitoring services
  • Program and process design: compliance programs, HCP engagements, FMV, grants and contributions management
  • Internal projects and initiatives as needed

Managers are responsible for undertaking the following client-focused activities:

  • Managing and leading project teams in the design, development, and delivery of client deliverables
  • Providing oversight, tracking, and monitoring of project status and delivery
  • Planning, organizing, and managing resources (internal and external) to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives
  • Ensuring clear communication throughout projects and within the team
  • 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
  • Leveraging business experience and acumen to recommend improvements and alternative solutions to resolve client challenges. Serves as key point of contact with client.
  • Providing follow-up with client after project deliverable has been completed to assess client satisfaction
  • Developing client relationships through face-to-face discussions or workshops, telephone, or email contact
  • Supporting development of proposals
  • Sharing subject matter expertise with others to elevate our capabilities to deliver world-class solutions for clients

In addition to the client-focused activities, a Manager/Associate Principal is expected to contribute to the continued growth of the practice including:

  • Developing and/or elevating new business opportunities through the identification of follow-on work and new leads
  • Proactively continuing to strengthen subject matter expertise through on the job experience, participation in conferences, symposiums, and thought leadership materials development for professional knowledge sharing
  • Developing templates and training materials to streamline and optimize new project start-up and team-member onboarding
  • Developing and optimizing formal Project Management documents and processes; training and mentoring consultant and scientists in these Project Management processes
  • Taking a leadership role in the completion of internal projects
  • Serving as a coach to 3-4 staff

Candidates interested in joining the US Commercial Compliance Consulting Team as a Manager/Associate Principal should have:

  • Extensive experience in consulting within the pharmaceutical and/or medtech industries with evidence of career progression
  • Minimum of 3-5+ years (depending on level) 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 in developing credible relationships with senior level managers and executives in the pharmaceutical/medtech industries
  • 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

Minimum Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:

  • Knowledge of key compliance and ethics issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and medtech industries
  • Knowledge of commercial compliance as it relates to the pharma/medtech industries and how they effectively and compliantly interact with HCPs/HCOs and operate in the marketplace
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative, and problem-solving skills and the ability to learn quickly, adapt and apply new knowledge
  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 5-7 years (depending on level) of related experience including consulting and pharmaceutical and/or medtech industry experience. Advanced degree highly preferred. Relevant certifications (e.g., PMP, CCEP, Seton Hall compliance) a plus!
  • Excellent project management skills and client influencing and relationship building skills.
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, chairing meetings, workshop facilitation, business and report writing
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work with individuals at all levels within the organization (internal and external) and build remote relationships
  • A willingness and ability to travel to client sites or IQVIA-sponsored events

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. We believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. Learn more at

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