QuintilesIMS Associate in New York, New York

Role Purpose:

You will join a high profile, talented and fast paced team, actively participating and supporting the development and delivery of client projects and new RWI product offerings. It will be down to you to support the senior team in a range of client projects and product development activities.

The successful candidate will be able to achieve rapid professional development, learning from and being coached by members of the world’s leading and most innovative RWI team.


As an Associate within RWI Enterprise Solutions you’ll be responsible for actively participating/supporting in the development and delivery of client and product development projects by:

  • Performing quantitative and qualitative analyses to aid the development of recommendations; exercise informed business judgment in identifying the correct approach to client issues.

  • Contributing to internal brainstorming sessions to develop project methodology and innovation recommendations.

  • Contributing to the preparation, execution and follow up of client meetings and workshops.

  • Conducting independent desk research to specific briefs using internal and external sources.

  • Taking responsibility for creating sections of reports, presentations and other client deliverables, under supervision.

  • Acquiring deep knowledge of IMS data sources and the broader RWD landscape.

  • Assisting in the development of proposals for clients.

  • Supporting discrete initiatives around IMS’s broad RWE strategy and own M&A activities.

Associates will usually be staffed on 1-3 projects in parallel ensuring a broad exposure to the wide range of activities that Enterprise Solutions undertake in a rapid timeframe.

Skills & Experience:

  • Proven analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and an ability to build credibility with external and internal contacts.

  • Good commercial awareness/business judgement and an interest in the healthcare / life sciences industry.

  • Strong IT literacy e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Excel.

  • Good time management and organisational skills.

  • Attention to detail and ability to deliver high quality work within timeline.

  • The desire to learn and commitment to a rapid development curve.

  • Be a self-starter who thrives in a client-focused, international team environment.

Qualification and Other Desired Skills

In addition to the skills and experience above, candidates interested in joining as an Associate will have:

  • Undergraduate degree with a strong academic track record in life sciences, economics/business, and/or experience in the health care industry.

  • Excellent conversational and business English (written and oral) - additional languages an advantage.

  • A solid track record of extra-curricular achievement.

  • A strong commitment to high quality work and an interest in rapid learning and skill development.

  • A willingness and ability to travel.

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.