IQVIA Global Portfolio Strategy, Associate Director in Paris, France

Join us on our exciting journey! IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.

Associate Director, Global Portfolio Strategy

Real World Evidence

Flexible locations throughout EU

IQVIA™ Real-World Insights teams work with clients to help them collect and use real-world data to generate evidence to meet the needs of regulators, payers, providers and patients. Our approach is unique in the industry and is defining the way companies can develop and apply real-world evidence 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 real-world evidence in a constantly evolving industry.

The Real-World Evidence organization’s Medical Affairs Category team is seeking a Product Strategy Lead to take ownership of RWE offerings aligned with the Medical Affairs customer. The products in our category include disease and product registries, extension studies and external comparators, low interventional and pragmatic clinical trials, patient and physician surveys. This newly added role will focus initially on disease registries and low interventional clinical trials, developing later into other areas as our business continues to evolve. This high visibility role is an opportunity to join a small but dynamic team, recently recognized at the RWE Global Go to Market meeting with a Product Strategy Excellence award and an Overall Accountability Excellence award. The right candidate will find the pace and opportunities as energizing as we do!


Key role connecting client and market intelligence with product development and delivery. This role has strong future development prospects; career path leading to senior sales support, thought leadership or operational management positions within and beyond RWE.

Assigned to take ownership of developing client-centric products to ensure that IQVIA articulates differentiation and excellence, securing client projects and market leadership. Utilizing market research, client and account team development and drawing on dedicated delivery teams, you will be expected to develop product market requirements, a product development roadmap with defined growth and margin targets as well as market-competitive product positioning.


  • Product Definition: Perform Market Research to:

  • Identify key customer requirements in terms of product solution, quality, associated services and price (e.g. deliverables/time/quality/cost)

  • Quantify demand and growth of the product

  • Product Positioning: Work with Marketing and Subject Matter Experts to develop:

  • A product-specific value proposition

  • Provide value-focused proposal language and pricing guidance to support customer engagement and proposal development teams

  • Product Market Development: Work with global and regional account & business development teams to:

  • Profile and target customers whose pipeline and strategies will require the product and support account planning.

  • Develop annual product growth plans, forecasting value of the product to be sold in a given year and associated margin target of said products

  • Provide product-specific SME services during proposal and bid-defense preparation

  • Product Delivery: Work with the RWE delivery teams to:

  • develop a product solution in accordance with customer priorities and meeting defined deliverable / time/ quality/ cost parameters

  • develop product-specific investment and business cases


• Strong direct experience in the Late Phase, observational study or RWE space

• Track record of product development, product management and/or

• Demonstrated experience in market needs assessments and value proposition development

• Strong cross-functional engagement / consultative skill set

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background enhances the work environment for our employees and leads to better solutions for our clients.

Next steps:

You will be contacted by one of our recruiters to arrange a prescreen call should your background be relevant for this opportunity who will be able to give you more information on this team and the opportunity and also explain the assessment process to you for this role.

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™

At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.

Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.

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