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IQVIA Manager, Corporate & Portfolio Strategy in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Manager, Corporate & Portfolio Strategy


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 Corporate & Portfolio Strategy (C&PS) group helps clients with their key strategic decisions at the Corporate, Portfolio and/or Product level

  • Corporate strategy – support clients addressing strategic challenges, M&A and business model redesign

  • Portfolio strategy – support clients as they prioritize and optimize their portfolio or identify assets to complement it

  • Product strategy - support brand and BD teams on questions spanning from country prioritization to LoE strategy

  • Tools – our Planning Suite of Software Solutions allow us to be more efficient and generate informed insights

As a Manager on the Corporate & Portfolio Strategy team within IQVIA Consulting Services, you’ll work closely with Associate Principals and Principals, responsible for managing teams of Associates, Associate Consultants, and Consultants in the design, development, and delivery of medium size consulting projects or components of larger, complex projects by:

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

  • Executing high quality research and analysis

  • Designing, structuring and delivering client reports and presentations

  • Developing client relationships through face-to-face discussions or workshops, telephone or email contact

  • Identifying opportunities for follow-on work and new leads

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

  • Supporting development of proposals

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

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

  • Serving as coach to 3 staff

About You

Candidates interested in joining our Corporate & Portfolio Strategy team as a Manager should have:

  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills

  • 3-6 years professional experience in consulting within the pharmaceutical and/or healthcare industry with evidence of career progression

  • Demonstrable experience in and commitment to the life sciences and/or healthcare industries

  • Minimum of 2-3 years project experience focused on strategy and portfolio management. Well-developed written and verbal communication skills including presentations, chairing meetings, workshop facilitation, business and report writing

  • Strong capability in managing large and/or multiple projects and juggling priorities so that deadlines are met while retaining consistently high quality outcomes

  • Experience working in sizable/ multi-disciplined teams and leading staff

  • Experience in developing credible relationships with senior level managers and executives in the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry

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

  • Ability to contribute to business development through the identification of leads, development of proposals etc.

  • Knowledge of consulting methodologies, tools and techniques

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

In addition to the skills and experience above a Manager should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, graduate degree or MBA not required but a plus

  • A track record of leadership and people development

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)

  • A willingness and ability to travel

  • Right to live and work in the recruiting country



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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