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IQVIA Director, Evidence Strategy Lead, Real World Late Phase in Cambridge, Massachusetts


  • Act as primary owner of Real World client initiatives including early engagement discussions, development of budgets and proposals for new opportunities, facilitating ongoing client discussions, contracting of newly awarded work and overseeing study start-up activities. The Evidence Strategy Lead has ultimate responsibility for project strategy, methodology design & approach, oversight of project start-up, and ensuring the project is set up to deliver high levels of quality/added value

  • Leverage IQVIA medical, scientific and real-world data experts to determine optimal solution design and operational conduct strategy and lead a cross functional team in proposal development through project start-up

  • Take ownership of developing client-centric solutions, designing both strategic and methodological approaches to ensure that IQVIA secures client projects

  • Work With Business Development Account Team To Pro-actively Develop And Shape New Business Opportunities, Securing Real World Solutions  Projects From Life Sciences Clients Across Full Portfolio Of RWS Offerings

  • Including, but not limited to, Low Interventional Clinical Trials, Non-Interventional Studies, Burden Of Illness Studies, Registries (Drug, Disease, Pregnancy), Post Authorization Safety Studies, Post Authorization Efficacy Studies, Risk Evaluation & Mitigation Strategies, Early Access Programs and Direct-to-Patient Studies.

  • Lead the team delivering these projects during the start-up phase and manage handover to delivery organization to ensure that they are set up for success and can be delivered within the design specification (at planned/agreed margin)

  • Build credibility across clients through developing relationships

  • Meet or exceed assigned new business targets by developing and delivering insightful, value-added solutions that address complex client issues.· Play an active, oversight role in project start-up and act as senior point of escalation for client during this initial project phase through project start-up. Ensure handover to delivery teams is conducted and client is carefully managed during this handover phase

  • Contribute to the enhanced awareness of IQVIA in the market place, e.g. through speaking engagements, client meetings, publications etc.

  • Contribute to team building including interviewing, mentoring and training juniors and activities to motivate and retain staff and share subject matter expertise with others to elevate our capabilities to deliver world class solutions for clients


  • 10+ years direct experience in the conduct of Real World/late phase or studies.

  • Track record of client engagement and demonstrated experience in engaging with clients in relation to new business opportunities.Â

  • Strong client engagement, strategic thinking and consultative skill set

  • Strong Leadership, Presentation and Organizational skills

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 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by applicable law.

IQVIA, Inc. provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities.  Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to submit an application for employment or otherwise participate in the application process should contact IQVIA’s Talent Acquisition team at to arrange for such an accommodation.

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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