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Manager, Consulting Services, Pharma & Life Sciences Industry

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Mapa de ubicación: Basel, Switzerland Full time R1244996

Descripción del trabajo

IQVIA Consulting Services is the world’s leading, specialized advisor on critical business issues in the life sciences. They 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 research and development, therapy area and brand strategy, portfolio strategy, launch strategy, pricing & market access studies, consumer health and commercial model design and optimization.

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 a Manager here 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 life sciences 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

  • 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 and development lead to 3-4 team members

About You

Candidates interested in joining our Consulting Services Group as a Manager should have:

  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative, and problem-solving skills

  • Extensive experience in consulting within the pharmaceutical industry with evidence of career progression

  • Demonstrable experience in and commitment to the life sciences industries

  • Minimum of 6+ 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

In addition to the skills and experience above a Manager should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, graduate degree or MBA are 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 Switzerland

At IQVIA, 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. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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