The European Thought Leadership team is a small but very high-profile team, based in London. The primary purpose of the team is to develop and present IQVIA’s perspective on key industry issues that affect all of our clients. Our client audience is predominantly European, both global, regional and local headquarters, but our subject matter is global, and covers a wide range of topics of crucial significance to the industry, from the development of the pharmaceutical industry in the next ten years, to the impact of the financial crisis on healthcare, the rise of biosimilars, the crisis of innovation, and the direction of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.
The Thought Leadership team creates points of view which enable IQVIA to meet with senior industry executives and build relationships and business. Our work is disseminated in white papers, published articles, and virtual/ face to face meetings. Our team consists of experienced senior individuals who have worked in the industry for many years, together with analysts and consultants at earlier stages of their careers in the pharmaceutical industry, and with backgrounds from consulting, clinical development, and business analysis.
Responsible for the on-time completion of presentations or components of large, complex presentations for clients in the pharmaceutical or related industries, and for presenting these pieces to clients. Responsible for generating awareness of thought leadership, and training for thought leadership within the Business Unit and acting as the primary contact for Thought Leadership requests and queries for the unit.
Participates or leads teams in the design, development and delivery of thought leadership client engagements.
Capable of rapidly becoming a fluent and impressive presenter.
Reviews and analyses pharmaceutical industry issues and makes sophisticated use of the IQVIA data and other information resources to develop distinctive and insightful points of view on relevant pharmaceutical industry issues that help to engage clients and generate business.
Provides direction and guidance to team members within the Thought leadership team and within the Business Unit.
Designs, structures and delivers client reports and presentations that are appropriate to the characteristics or needs of the audience.
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 presentation deliverable has been completed to ensure client satisfaction.
Bachelor’s degree with demonstrated related experience in consulting, ideally within pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry.
Strong project management, client influencing skills, with a demonstrated experience in building/developing client relationships at senior and executive level.
Current good knowledge of, an interest in, and desire to learn more about, the global pharmaceutical industry. Demonstrate experience in generating original ideas and content.
Previous experience of working within a consulting role, ideally within the life science sector.,
A strong analytic skillset, and the ability to create professionally presented, well-structured PowerPoint decks.
The experience may have been gained in one of the following environments: pharmaceutical or other healthcare industry; academic organisation; health technology assessment group; health services research.
Fluent German and English knowledge (written & spoken) is mandatory.
Works willingly and effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals and is effective working in a matrix environment.
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 pharmaceutical and healthcare industries is preferable.
Excellent presentation, communication and client influencing skills.
Has necessary subject matter expertise to effectively manage projects within a given practice area.
The role is based in Frankfurt or Munich.
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