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Consultant, Corporate & Portfolio Strategy



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Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Consultant, Corporate & Portfolio Strategy


IQVIA Consulting Services has always been a key organization within IQVIA, providing clients with a wide range of impactful solutions and assets to leverage as well as functioning as a key hub for internal talent development. Today, IQVIA Consulting N.A. employs over 300 team members who partner with our life sciences and healthcare clients around the world, working across a number of solution areas or “Centers of Excellence”.

Individuals interested in this role would be applying for a role within the consulting team and will be aligned to the Corporate & Portfolio Strategy (C&PS) Center of Excellence. Our team typically partners with Top Pharma and Biotech clients to help them solve important challenges related to corporate, therapeutic area, and product strategy.

Our new team members within the C&PS Center of Excellence 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 multicultural, collegial, and collaborative work environment that is rich in development and growth.

Role & Responsibilities:

Your analytical, interpersonal, creative thinking, business management and leadership skills will be called upon from day one.

C&PS client offerings fall into one of three project types, with majority of our work concentrated at the product level:

  • Product Strategy: Projects are focused on individual assets where a subset of work will include forecasting/demand assessment and valuation looking at development, lifecycle management and loss of exclusivity strategy.
  • Therapeutic Area Strategy: Projects are focused on a therapeutic area or suite of products where client work will include disease area assessment that incorporates market sizing, patient segmentation, and clinical trial pipeline assessment.
  • Corporate Strategy: Projects focused on the strategic direction and planning of an organization

You will help create change in the world of Life Sciences, every project will be different but a sample of the accomplishments you can expect are:

  • Conducting primary and secondary research and performing quantitative and qualitative analysis to identify key client issues, translating the data into meaningful insights and communicating recommendations to key decision makers

  • Working in a team of like-minded professionals to create reports, presentations, workshops with client employees, management teams and other stakeholders, under the guidance our “the best on the business” team leaders

  • Developing broad knowledge of related consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through the delivery of consulting engagements and participation in formal and informal learning opportunities

  • Leveraging scientific knowledge and any business experience to drive analysis and pressure test methodology assumptions to provide strategic recommendations to client questions

  • Working independently and as part of a team, with responsibility for supervising junior team members

  • Assisting development and writing of proposals with senior support

  • Attending, supporting and presenting at client meetings

In addition to the responsibilities and experience above a Consultant should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, graduate degree or MBA not required but a plus
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong capability to turn complex ideas into simple, synthesized conclusions and insights

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, meeting and workshop facilitation, business and report writing

  • Command over Excel, and PowerPoint a plus

  • Strong capability in juggling priorities to meet deadlines while retaining consistently high quality outcomes

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with others in and across the organization to accomplish team goals

  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries

  • An avid interest in the healthcare and life sciences industries

  • Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques

  • Adaptability and an ability to learn quickly and apply new knowledge and thinking

  • A willingness and ability to travel



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

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all, including veterans and candidates with disabilities.

IQVIA’s ability to operate and provide certain services to customers and partners necessitates IQVIA and its employees meet specific requirements regarding COVID-19 vaccination status.

The potential base pay range for this role, when annualized, is $125,000.00 - $289,800.00. The actual base pay offered may vary based on a number of factors including job-related qualifications such as knowledge, skills, education, and experience; location; and/or schedule (full or part-time). Dependent on the position offered, incentive plans, bonuses, and/or other forms of compensation may be offered, in addition to a range of health and welfare and/or other benefits.