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Principal, Next Best / AI/ML (Remote)


This is a Full-time position in Mont Clare, PA posted April 8, 2021.

The Delivery Principal will work with our customers as a trusted advisor to ensure successful project delivery of end-to-end IQVIA Next Best recommendation (decision) engine solutions aiming at improving the efficiency of commercial functions in the Pharmaceutical industry through the use of insight generation and AI/ML technologies. In this position, candidate will work in close relationship with data architects, data/business analysts and technical developers and own the delivery support strategic goals of our customers.


As Delivery Principal, you will:

  • Have a strong understanding of customer engagement, personalization, omnichannel marketing, effectiveness, and insight orchestration through use of recommendation/decision engine solutions
  • Be accountable for the overall delivery of  IQVIA Next Best / AI/ML projects
  • Engage and educate customers on industry best practices for successfully deploying next best programs and how this can be achieved using IQVIA Next Best solution and processes
  • Have a good understanding of the data that can produce the business outcomes needed for the business use cases
  • Select and determine, based on the customer use cases and objectives (sales increase, marketing / webinar follow-up, ?), the best suited IQVIA Next Best algorithm(s) to apply with end-to-end business process perspective in mind.
  • Participate in the business development process for IQVIA Next Best solution opportunities as needed.
  • Work closely with product team to stay up to date on product releases and provide feedback regarding product roadmap.

Skills & Experience ? Must haves

  • 10+ years’ experience with analytics-based consulting role with customer engagement and/or omnichannel marketing focus
  • Strong knowledge of pharmaceutical domain, especially commercial including personal and non-personal promotional activity and channel data
  • Ability to deliver ?technical solution architectures? ? starting from data, integrations and define target data models
  • Demonstrated success building effective relationships with a broad spectrum of internal and external stakeholders, including strong understanding of change management practices
  • Excellent communications, problem solving, functional and technical skills
  • Flexible, periodic travel for internal and client meetings

Skills & Experience ? Should have / very nice to have

  • Data analysis abilities and analytics background? ability to make ?data speak? / get insights from data
  • Experience with pharma commercial digital transformation initiatives specific to integrations of content, analytics, and channels
  • Data science algorithm and techniques understanding is a plus. Understanding of different data science algorithms and techniques such as regression, clustering techniques, language modelling, etc.
  • Good knowledge and project experience using Life Science data feeds: One Key, MIDAS, DDD, Xponent, Sales Data (national, subnational, ?)
  • Strong Understanding of technologies: Snowflake (DWH), Python/ R (NBA).

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 67,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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