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Senior Key Account Manager, Ireland

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.

Senior Key Account Manager

Department: Sales, Ireland

Location: Ireland - Dublin

Reporting to Commercial Director, Ireland

Overview of the team

The IQVIA Ireland Sales team manage all clients that require market performance data for the local market and/or outsourced contract salesforce or medical affairs support (Contract Sales and Medical Solutions (CSMS).

We engage with over 80 clients across commercial pharmaceutical, pharmaceutical distribution and pharmacy in the republic of Ireland. We also engage with several clients that require data, analytics or CSMS for the Irish market, but are not based in Ireland.

We manage a revenue of approximately €16m including market dynamics tracking, primary market research, analytics and reporting, market access and HTA, customer targeting, forecasting and outsourced support.

Overview of the role

This role is focused on selling the full range of IQVIA's products across portfolio of clients in commercial pharmaceuticals. You will work in parallel with the existing KAMs to sell the basic market trackers, our Technology and Services offerings and our CSMS offerings to key pharmaceutical and biotech clients

The Senior KAM will manage all sales trackers for client opportunities on Salesforce for all internal reports. This will include keeping sales trackers up to date, providing feedback for fortnightly cadence reports and completing forecasting and budgeting reports.

Working in conjunction with the respective Client Service Manager ensure that clients are receiving enough support and are able to extract appropriate understanding from their data purchases.

They will lead projects for the delivery of Technology and Service offerings and work with the wider IQVIA teams internationally to ensure that offerings are delivered in a timely manner to a high standard of quality

They will support the programme development in conjunction with the project manager in CSMS projects.

Finally, they will help identify and participate in opportunities to grow our IQVIA Services business


  • Engage across all the client portfolio to achieve and exceed sales targets both quarterly and annually.
  • Actively sell IQVIA's data, Technology and Services and CSMS to established clients.
  • The Senior KAM will manage the delivery of the data and offerings to ensure that the client receives them as requested and manage the follow through of feedback reports to pharmacies to ensure that they are accurate and delivered in a timely manner.
  • Lead and implement renewals and contracting for our clients in their portfolio on an annual basis, ensuring that all contracts and financials are completed and recognised on our internal systems.
  • Monitor and drive both quality & process improvements, including significant interaction with our off-shore hubs.
  • Work with the Client Service Managers to design and conduct standard and customised product/services training for clients and other employees.
  • Work with the Service Leader and others in the Commercial Team as well as CSMS Project Managers to support the definition and implementation of client service best practice.
  • Support the recruitment for departments as and when needed.
  • In conjunction with the Client Service Manager, research, analyse, respond and resolve complex client queries.
  • Work with support and development teams to carry out system testing and ensure any enhancements are fully implemented.
  • Work with clients on-site to help them maximise utilisation of their data set
  • Acquire a thorough market knowledge of competitor offerings and success.
  • Where possible, expand the current client base


  • Bachelors level qualification, ideally in a science related discipline
  • Sales experience, with a proven track record of achieving sales targets.
  • Preferable experience in working on both the commercial pharmaceutical and service sides of the industry, with a strong background in achieving short term sales targets.
  • Experience in engaging with varying levels of external client stakeholder.
  • A good understanding of the payment and reimbursement pathways for medicines in Ireland
  • Highly numerate with competency and interest in data analytics.
  • Ability to assimilate knowledge of specific IQVIA services or market conditions and a general understanding of other areas including local data, systems and production processes
  • Ability to succinctly summarise complex situations or offerings to lay clients and senior management stakeholders
  • Ability to lead projects for the delivery of consulting and service offerings
  • Proficient in PC applications: MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word essential
  • Broad experience in interacting with technology, and comfortable in discussing technology-related topics with customers
  • Excellent presentation skills with experience in training and presenting desirable
  • Dedicated and proactive approach towards driving client satisfaction.
  • Proven time management and personal organisational skills

Additional Requirements

  • Full driver's license essential as this role will be predominantly field based

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.

Job ID: R1080550

Senior Key Account Manager, Ireland

Clontarf, Dublin 3
Full Time

Published on 01/29/2020