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IQVIA Manager, Launch/Brand & Commercial Strategy in Cambridge, Massachusetts



IQVIA™ (www.IQVIA™.com) is the world’s leading company providing information, technology, and services for virtually every type of stakeholder in healthcare. Every day, IQVIA™ innovates on a large scale. We have been the big data company in healthcare before the “Big Data” term was defined. Since 1954 we have been helping healthcare organizations harness commercial and scientific insights and execute on their most strategic initiatives. We develop and operate systems and applications using big data technologies on our private-public hybrid cloud. IQVIA™ stores and computes more than 20 petabytes of complex healthcare data on diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes to enable our clients to run their operations more efficiently. Our big data infrastructure is processing over 50 billion healthcare transactions annually. IQVIA™ employs over 50,000 professionals in over 100 countries to drive results for over 5,000 healthcare clients globally. IQVIA™ is a publicly listed company (NYSE – Q) with estimated revenue close to $7B and a market cap of over $18B.

Individuals joining us 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 multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment that is rich in development and growth.

Role & Responsibilities

Our Launch (B&CS) team is growing, to support this growth we are looking for a Manager to join our US team.

Our Launch (B&CS) team helps our clients plan for the most critical events facing their organizations, especially product launches and global changes to commercial operations, and we partner with them through to successful implementation. Our market-based colleagues across 100 countries, therapy and commercial expertise, and rich data enable us to help clients take advantage of more precise and actionable recommendations leveraging insights from over 5,000 launches and 250 years of collective pharma reorganization experience. Our performance management offerings eliminate blind spots and give our clients 20/20 vision for steering their portfolios and organizations towards success.

Working closely with senior leaders you will be responsible for managing small teams in the design, development and delivery of medium sized Brand & Commercial Strategy projects.

  • Planning, organizing and managing resources to bring about the successful completion of specific project goals and objectives.

  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analysis to assist in the identification of client issues and development of client deliverables.

  • Planning and facilitating client workshops

  • Actively participating in recruitment, and learning & development initiatives

  • Designing, structuring and delivering client reports and presentations.

  • Developing client relationships through face-to-face and remote interactions.

  • Identifying new leads and opportunities for follow-on work.

  • Supporting development of proposals.

  • Supporting the development of intellectual property for use on future engagements.

  • Developing broader and deeper knowledge of consulting methodologies and pharmaceutical market through on the job experience and training.

  • Actively participating in recruitment, and learning & development initiatives

  • Coaching project team members and supporting them to fulfil their personal objectives.

  • Coaching junior staff (not just in projects).

About You


  • Extensive Consulting experience within life-sciences and a particular focus on Launch activities (i.e. Launch strategy, go-to-market strategy, brand strategy, performance management, patient journey and Commercial Optimisation/ Innovation etc.)

  • A track record of successful team work, developing and leading people.

  • Experience managing small to medium sized regional/global projects, setting and meeting deadlines as well as managing the client’s expectations.

  • The natural ability to develop credible relationships with senior level managers and executives in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry.

  • An exceptional consulting background and an understanding of deep technical consulting methodologies, tools and techniques.

  • Extensive experience of developing, producing and delivering presentations, chairing meetings, workshop facilitation, report writing and contributing to business development through identification of leads and development of proposals.


  • Excellent organisational skills with strong capability in managing projects and juggling priorities.

  • Ability to retain consistently high quality outcomes under time pressure.

  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills.

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent stakeholder management and strong client influencing skills.

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

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

  • Core skills in using consulting methodologies, tools and techniques.

Qualifying Requirements

  • Strong academic track record including minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and a relevant graduate qualification.

  • Evidence of ongoing career progression.

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written).

  • A willingness and ability to travel.

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.

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