QuintilesIMS Senior Consultant (Primary Intelligence) in Singapore

POSITION : SENIOR CONSULTANT (Sr. Research Manager)

HIRING DEPARTMENT : PRIMARY INTELLIGENCE

EMPLOYMENT TYPE : PERMANENT

LOCATION : SINGAPORE

The Opportunity

IMS Brand Measurement and Primary Research includes all of IMS’ primary market research assets. These include Medical Radar, PiTre, and ad-hoc primary market research (PMR). As a group, we have the most comprehensive information assets, methodologies and expertise — globally, regionally, and locally — to optimize performance for launch and in-market brands. We also employ sample supplementation studies (hospital and specialist), trade-off analyses (discrete choice modeling, conjoint analysis, hybrid conjoint, paired comparisons), in-person surveys, and mail surveys (diary studies, panel management). These are in addition to studies with a qualitative focus, including in-person interviews, tele-depth interviews, Web-assisted tele- depth interviews, in-person focus groups, on-line focus groups, and advisory boards.

Our consulting capabilities take advantage of the power of our proprietary research methodologies resulting in custom competitive insights, and allowing those insights in any mix of patient and prescriber segment. Needless to say, we are selective in our hiring for these positions, and seek to employ individuals who demonstrate a combination of superior academic pedigreeand performance with demonstrated ability to manage and excel at analytically and organizationally complex issues.

Individuals joining IMS Health are assured of a rewarding career in life sciences consulting, complete with opportunities to address diverse and challenging client problems, interaction with senior client leaders and exposure to a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Best practice application in all engagement stages

  • Begin to identify Business development and proposal/lead strategy

  • Account management and client contact

  • Lead multiple small project team

  • Responsible for the on-time completion of projects or components of large, complex projects for clients in the pharmaceutical or related industries. Identifies and elevates potential new business opportunities

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

  • Reviews and analyzes 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 and Consultants 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.

  • 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 pharmaceutical market through on the job experience and participation in training opportunities.

  • Begins to develop practice specific subject matter expertise.

Capabilities & Skill Sets expected:

  • A ‘will do what it takes to get the job done’ orientation.

  • A high degree of individual responsibility and a high degree of interdependence.

  • Ability to develop and deliver high-quality written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong proficiency in MS Office e.g. Excel and Powerpoint; prior experience structuring, developing and delivering high-quality presentations is a must; similarly, excellent command over written and spoken English is a must

  • Strong market research methodologies and strong project manager

  • Experience in lifescience/ healthcare market research both quantitative and qualitative

  • Lastly, a pleasant personality and a sense of humour; while this is subjective, we are committed to building a team of ‘nice yet driven people’ who enjoy working with each other, and are likely to hire people who relate to most of us when we interact with them

For consideration, please submit a cover letter, résumé, transcript, start and end date preference and writing sample that reflect the research and/or analysis of a particular issue (if any) and indicate the work location that you are eligible to work in.

If you have any question please drop an email to talent@quintilesims.com

QuintilesIMS at http://imshealth.com colleagues span the globe and strive to meet a singular goal: to help healthcare perform better.

Together we share a commitment to:

  • Client focus & Constant Innovation . Clients count on QuintilesIMS as a strategic partner in supporting mission-critical decision making. We work tirelessly to innovate within our organization and on our clients’ behalf—applying disruptive technologies in new ways to drive healthcare performance.

  • Continual growth. As we execute our ambitious strategy for growth, the people of QuintilesIMS have opportunities to build rich, rewarding careers. Tackle new challenges. Enhance the depth and diversity of their skills. And enjoy the rewards of their efforts through our pay-for-performance culture. When our people are growing and thriving, so are we.