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Overview of RWI at IQVIA and the Real-World Insights (RWI) Team


IQVIA believes that the growing use of Real World Insights (RWI) is one of the most critical developments in life sciences today.? With an explosion of new electronic data sources, transformations in technology, new analytic methodologies, and deeper understanding of healthcare issues, IQVIA are investing heavily in growing this part of our business.?


IQVIA Real-World Insights (RWI) works with clients to help them use RWI to answer their specific questions globally, make more informed decisions, and deliver results.? Our approach is unique in the industry and it is defining the way companies can develop and apply RWE.


We are a team with a company history entirely based in healthcare and everything we do supports providing more insight about market dynamics, therapy area changes, scientific innovations, and previous research approaches.? We are collaborative, intellectually curious, entrepreneurial, and constantly looking for opportunities to harness the value of RWI in a constantly evolving industry.? Our collective expertise (across functions, therapeutic areas, and disciplines) helps clients understand how to answer their questions by leveraging the best possible information, technology and analytic research techniques.? We work with our internal experts in roles from strategic consulting to HEOR to pharmaco-epidemiology to predictive analytics to data management to local experts ? whatever the client needs.


We?re seeking strategic thinkers, innovative technologists, deep subject matter experts and passionate data evangelists.


The Team

IQVIA Real-World Insights (RWI) teams work with clients to help them use complex, clinically rich, patient-level healthcare datasets to answer their specific questions globally, make more informed decisions, and deliver results. Our approach is unique in the industry and is defining the way companies can develop and apply Real World Insights (RWI) to provide deeper insight about market dynamics, therapy area changes, outcomes research and other scientific insights. We are collaborative, intellectually curious, entrepreneurial, and constantly looking for opportunities to harness the value of RWE in a constantly evolving industry.


The RWI Offering Development team has global responsibility for creation of scalable, productized offerings that grow our RWI life science business. RWI Offering Development builds the business case, launches new offerings, and leads them through early commercialization. This team works cross-functionally to bring together the business leadership and operational expertise necessary to accelerate and maximize the success of our RWI offerings. Team members and other colleagues who support Offering Development are based in Plymouth Meeting, PA, New York, NY, London, UK, San Francisco, CA, Cambridge, MA, and Durham, NC.


Background

  • Held business analyst position in healthcare, healthcare technology, or big data sector

  • Worked closely with project managers to deliver requirements documentation and provide other analytical support


Role


We are looking for a business analyst who will support RWI Offering Development initiatives focusing on business requirements documentation, test plan documentation and execution, and general analytical support.


Our ideal candidate is someone who has demonstrated success in a business analyst role producing effective detailed requirements documentation, traceable test plans.? We have a strong entrepreneurial culture, and seek an individual who can excel in a growth-oriented, global business. The role is a global role but much of the initial work will involve the US.? This position will report to Principal, Offering Development, RWI.


Principal Accountabilities



  • Elicit, analyze, validate, specify, and verify?business requirements for initiatives involving healthcare data and technology

  • Create of Business Requirements Documents (BRDs) and traceable test plans

  • Collaborate with supervisor, subject matter experts, product owners to find the best approaches to address requirements

  • Define and document business processes

  • Conduct and/or synthesize market research

  • Track issues and resolution

  • Support testing as a proxy for business and analytical customers when needed.



  • Work independently and in cross-functional teams to contribute to the development and delivery of RWI Offerings for biopharma clients

  • Support business case development
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Desired Skills and Experience



  • Demonstrated success in preparing business requirements documentation for healthcare related projects

  • Mastery of MS Office tools?

  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Experience working closely with project managers

  • Exposure to healthcare data (i.e. claims, EMR, longitudinal prescriptions) desired

  • Sound analytic, problem solving, and quantitative skills

  • Strong desire to learn

  • Effective oral, written and communication skills

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple activities with changing priorities simultaneously

  • Knowledge of the healthcare industry landscape, including bio-pharma

  • Proven team player; strong relationship building skills with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Experience in global roles; understand cultural sensitivities and time zones preferred


Qualifications?



  • Bachelor?s degree


Minimum of 5 years? experience working in an analyst role in healthcare, healthcare technology, or big data sector


Job ID: R1004219
 

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