Engagement Manager at IQVIA Nigeria

Application deadline closed.

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.

Roles and Responsibilities

A lead is expected to contribute to the firm’s growth and development in a variety of ways, including:

  • Project Delivery: Understand client requirements, project scope and deliverables; Lead project delivery and client meetings under overall guidance of EM/ Senior management; follow Assess-Design-Develop-Deliver-Monitor process in various work modules of the project; project team management and coordination with internal and external stakeholders etc. Also, would manage vendor, Design & Delivery and Data Processing, maintain field schedules, monitoring and communicating deadlines to team; checking programmed questionnaires; monitoring and maintaining progress of fieldwork; specifying deliverable requirements; final review of member deliverables. Contribute to team process improvements
  • Operational excellence: Ensuring project profitability, timely delivery of projects, invoicing and collection, quality & risk management, positive feedbacks from the client, etc.
  • Business Development: Identification and development of work opportunities, client requirement analysis, development of EoI/proposals, client presentations, etc.
  • Practice Development: Support and lead learning and development initiatives for the team/project/organization.
  • Thought Leadership: Manage research, analysis and delivery of thought leadership reports (global and domestic) with guidance from senior team professionals
  • As lead, the primary role would be to manage & lead project work streams/modules and client interactions with support from Sr. consultants/ Consultants in team. Additionally, you would be coaching team on technical and management areas.

Eligibility Criteria and Requirements

  • Master’s in Public Health / Health Administration / Social Sciences / Business Administration/ Economics/ Public Policy / international development,
  • Graduation: Any (MBBS/BHMS is desirable)
  • Should have relevant experience of 10+ years working for a governmental, intergovernmental and/or non-governmental organization in health sector
  • Should have a flair for business development through proposal / grant writing and proactive outreach to the potential funders. Should be comfortable in making an elevator pitch to external stakeholders. Should be able to own and chase revenue and sales target numbers.
  • Prior consulting / advisory experience in public health sector in Africa is a desirable
  • Excellent understanding of health sector, public health structure, multi-laterals and health programs in Africa. Experience in one or more areas such as Maternal and Child Health, TB, Malaria, Non-Communicable Diseases, Healthcare Research, etc.
  • Prior experience of proposal development and managing projects for government clients and donor agencies
  • Excellent project management skills with effective communication and team-management skills
  • Government and development partner Stakeholder management, financial planning and management, team coordination and good writing skills.
  • Project management and Problem-solving capabilities
  • Report writing and PowerPoint development skills
  • Willingness to travel and adaptability to change
  • Stay informed about research and trends in our program areas and in research and evaluation to inform our strategy accordingly.
  • Network with other institutions running similar programs to find areas of collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • Experience with Africa CDC, Africa Union, UN agencies, The Global Fund, etc would be an asset