IQVIA Dermatology Strategy Director, Home-Based - IQVIA Biotech in Louisville, Kentucky
This position will be instrumental to the successful growth and development of IQVIA Biotech’s Dermatology Division, predominantly serving as a strategic consultant for clients, as well as internal liaison across functional areas with a focus on therapeutic differentiation and securing new business. Specific functions include new study strategy and proposal development, sales process/team training and support, internal divisional development, cross-functional process enhancement, and market program execution.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Collaborates with Dermatology leadership to develop a sales strategy to enable the Dermatology Division (DD) to achieve its near and long-term authorization, revenue and profitability goals
Supports IQVIA Biotech’s global sales and proposals teams and processes with training, messaging, content development, and strategic planning towards achievement of above
Guides efforts dedicated to Dermatology throughout the sales cycle, with particular focus on initial positioning with potential clients and strategic participation throughout the proposal and bid defense process; Ultimate goal is optimization of IQVIA Biotech’s ability to capture new business (maximizing new business hit rate) and alignment with internal capabilities to assure quality delivery and repeat business
Develops strong working relationships with key members of the IQVIA Biotech operational management team, especially leadership within the DD, to ensure Sales and Operational goals are aligned
Suggests operational process improvements to the leaders of the DD and appropriate functions to align with the needs of potential clients, particularly around ways to differentiate the DD so as to improve Dermatology sales effectiveness and operational delivery
Works with Proposals & Contracts (P&C) and Operational leadership to develop budgeting standards for Dermatology-specific situational bids; aligns with DD vertical specialization and works with functional leads to suggest bidding algorithms accordingly
Coordinates with the Dermatology leadership and Director of Marketing to customize a Biotech marketing plan that augments business development efforts
Actively involved with industry events to gather intelligence and enhance the public perception and market penetration of the DD; provides training on industry intelligence back to internal teams
Supports growth and organization development strategies, including 3rd party partnerships, both organic and inorganic, in conjunction with the Executive Management/DD leadership teams
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Demonstrated expertise of the clinical research service and biotechnology industries
Demonstrated expertise around the lifecycle of Dermatology drug development with ability to strategically analyze Dermatology clinical trial protocols
Familiarity with the sales process and service model of clinical research services
Demonstrated ability to interact across numerous functional groups (both external and internal personnel) and in a team based work environment
Demonstrated expertise in branding, marketing, and strategic targeting of an Dermatology-specific message
Strong technical and computer skills to support data analysis, customization, and reporting
Strong relationship development, communications, presentation, and negotiations skills
Ability to translate market dynamics and trends into action through effective planning and process/team support
Demonstrated track record as a self-starter, showing personal initiative and resourcefulness to drive results
Excellent judgment in the execution of the duties and responsibilities of this position
CRITICAL JOB FUNCTIONS IN ACCORDANCE WITH ADA CRITERIA:
Very little physical effort required to perform normal job duties
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required
MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:
Minimum of Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent); advanced degree (MS, MD, PhD) in relevant healthcare related field preferred
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in either the academic, pharmaceutical, biotechnology or clinical research industries
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Dermatology clinical trial implementation, therefore having the ability to analyze a protocol and develop strategic pricing and operational solutions; This individual must have strong Dermatology therapeutic experience with demonstrated exposure to a customer service setting. Global experience preferred
Recent experience in operational and/or business development roles at a biotechnology company or CRO with a specific focus towards Dermatology
Fluency with Excel and PowerPoint manipulation to facilitate budget analysis and presentations
Comfort with proposal development and market differentiation/branding
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience
This position is classified as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act; employees are not eligible for overtime compensation.
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In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay For Equal Work Act, salary range is displayed - Salary Pay Range: $134,680 - $182,000
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