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VP, Corporate Development



Multiple locations
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024


Remote, with ability to travel to an office: Parsippany, NJ/Raleigh, NC/King of Prussia, PA.


The Vice President, Corporate Development will identify, prioritize and pursue M&A transactions across healthcare data, services and technology verticals in support of IQVIA business units. Primary geographic focus will be the Americas. They will lead multiple deal teams in evaluating potential transactions. Those transactions will range from small minority investments to larger acquisitions that may exceed $1B in enterprise value.

This position will offer the candidate high visibility throughout the organization working with the C-suite and other senior level team members.


  • In co-operation with the VP, Corporate Strategic Planning, develops and updates a framework for strategic alliance partner identification that is consistent with the companies’ strategy.
  • Evaluates candidates and mobilizes internal IQVIA functional network to drive consensus.
  • Negotiates the transaction, determines the appropriate valuation and deal mechanics.
  • Orchestrates acquisition process with legal, finance experts and due diligence teams.
  • Monitors the external environment and identifies opportunities to satisfy that framework through strategic alliances.
  • Identifies/engages potential partners and evaluates their value proposition in an expedited fashion.
  • Champions the initiative while mobilizing internal IQVIA commercial leaders and eventual commercial owner.
  • Conducts valuations and negotiate terms & structure.
  • Enlists legal and financial experts to optimize deal structure and accounting.
  • Commissions appropriate market research and competitive intelligence gathering activities that are necessary to develop the framework and evaluate potential partners.
  • Monitors acquisition/alliance integration/performance including providing “steering committee or board management” where appropriate.


  • Knowledge of acquisition diligence, financial modeling, and valuation.
  • Prior experience leading due diligence efforts and managing the deal process from beginning to end.
  • Ability to successfully manage a high volume, multi-deal pipeline.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Superior Excel and PowerPoint skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Prior experience and understanding of the pharmaceutical, healthcare and /or information technology industries preferred but not required.
  • Prior experience managing and developing high-performing teams.
  • Executive presence, confident and credible demeanor.
  • Maturity and humility when working with others.
  • Excellent communicator that can inspire confidence as well as engage in healthy debate.
  • Comfortable working autonomously.
  • Respectfully build relationships with internal leadership team and external prospects.
  • Able to handle multiple responsibilities while maintaining a keen attention to detail and focus on execution.
  • Analytical and strategic thinker with good business sense.
  • Highly responsive, ability to meet urgent deadlines.
  • Idea generator; encourages proactive approach to the business.
  • Ability to navigate a fast paced, results driven and dynamic environment.
  • Desire to make an impact and contribute to the continued growth of the organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; MBA strongly preferred.
  • 10+ years corporate development experience or deal experience with an investment bank, private equity, or transaction services firm.

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 $205,100.00 - $380,900.00. 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.