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Market Research Analyst

Job description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

Market Research Analyst

IQVIA is a global human data science company focused on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. We are committed to providing solutions that enable healthcare companies to innovate with confidence, maximize opportunities and, ultimately, drive healthcare forward. We do this via breakthroughs in insights, technology, analytics and human intelligence that bring the advances in data science together with the possibilities of human science.

Custom Research Group

The Custom Research group within IQVIA provides rapid, convenient, and effective communication between pharmaceutical companies, healthcare professionals and patients. We conduct market research studies and use secondary data to address critical strategic and tactical business questions faced by our bio-pharmaceutical clients. We employ a wide variety of methodologies to best address client objectives. Outstanding strategic thinking, analytical skills, and communication skills are essential to our business.

Why join our team?

At IQVIA, you will be working alongside other professionals who are passionate about healthcare and driving decision making using data and analytics. We are on the cutting edge of primary research, offering our clients unique, integrative solutions that are essential to their business. As a group, we value excellence, team and individual growth, and collaboration.

We have clear pathways for career development, and you will have access to a plethora of opportunities with the larger IQVIA organization. You will have exposure to a variety of therapeutic areas, clients, and methodologies / capabilities.

Job Summary:

We are seeking bright, motivated candidates for a full-time Market Research Analyst position. The Market Research Analyst will be responsible for assisting senior management and clients in project execution.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help define market research survey tools (questionnaires and discussion guides) that meet client and business objectives
  • Conduct accurate and high quality analyses with focus on answering client questions and business objectives
  • Select and produce data visualizations that clearly and effectively depict results so that our clients can easily digest the information and act on it
  • Manage vendors and cross-functional teams to achieve end goals
  • Aid in the creation of final presentations with insights, analyses, and recommendations
  • Research potential clients in preparation for sales and marketing meetings
  • Contribute to the department with activities like recruiting, training, building firm knowledge, improving processes, and other internal initiatives

Skills & Abilities:

  • Communicates confidently in a clear, concise, and articulate manner
  • Builds relationships and trust with colleagues and clients
  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills
  • Takes ownership and is proactive in learning and delivering excellence
  • Expertise in Excel, PowerPoint, and other Microsoft applications
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively with strong prioritization skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently with minimum guidance
  • Ability to exercise judgment and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to be a team player and effective communicator


  • Advanced degree (Bachelor's or Master's or PhD)
  • Right to work in the US without Company sponsorship (preferred)
  • Excellent conversational and written English
  • Willingness to travel
  • Market research and/or pharmaceutical industry experience a plus, but not required

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.

IQVIA is an EEO Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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.

Market Research Analyst

San Mateo, CA
Full Time

Published on 06/29/2020