Senior Consultant - Real World Solutions, UK & Ireland

18 Feb 2021
19 Mar 2021
Healthcare, Consultant
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level

The team

IQVIA’s Real World Solutions (RWS) department is fast-growing and highly successful, focusing upon delivering tangible business results to clients in the international pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. We leverage world-class scientific capabilities and unrivalled proprietary datasets to support our clients with deep insights to guide strategic decisions, and robust evidence to support scientific publications and regulatory submissions.

Job Overview

Your primary day-to-day responsibilities will involve developing relationships with clients and winning Real World Evidence projects, working with the EMEA Data Science and Health Economics delivery hubs (largely based in London currently) to deliver these projects.

Essential Functions

• Participates or leads teams in the design, development and delivery of consulting projects or components of larger, complex projects.

• Reviews and provides analysis of client requirements or problems and assists in the development of proposals of cost-effective solutions that ensure profitability and high client satisfaction.

• Provides direction and guidance to Analysts, Consultants, and where relevant, to Statistical Services assigned to engagement.

• Develops detailed documentation and specifications.

• Performs qualitative and/or quantitative analyses to assist in the identification of client issues and the development of client specific solutions.

• Designs, structures and delivers client reports and presentations that are appropriate to the characteristics or needs of the audience.

• May deliver some findings to clients.

• Recommends improvements and alternative solutions to resolve problems.

• May identify new business opportunities of follow-on work and new leads at assigned client.

• Provides follow-up with client after project deliverable has been completed to ensure client satisfaction.

• Proactively develops broader and deeper knowledge of related consulting methodologies and life sciences market through on the job experience and participation in training opportunities. Begins to develop centre of excellence specific subject matter expertise.

• When acting as Project Manager, proactively manages project timelines and manages day to day communication with the client and team members.


• Bachelor's Degree required

• Master's Degree Business Administration preferred

• Moderate experience in consulting and/or life sciences industry

• Possesses solid project management skills and client influencing and relationship building skills

• Collaborative work ethic , works willingly and effectively with others in and across the organisation to accomplish team goals

• Experienced with developing consultative relationships with senior level managers and executives at clients in the life science industry

• Ability to manage multiple projects, juggle priorities and deliver on tight deadlines

• Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques related to functional area

• Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the life science industry

• Excellent presentation, communication and client influencing skills

• Has established network and referral contacts.

• Has necessary subject matter expertise to effectively manage projects within a given Centre of Excellence


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 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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