Associate Director, Business Development, NLP Platforms

Hiring By - Biostaffic


Community of Madrid - Spain

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Posted 4 months ago
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Join us on our exciting journey!
IQVIA™ is The Human Data Science Company™, focused on using data and science to help healthcare clients find better solutions for their patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness advances in healthcare information, technology, analytics, and human ingenuity to drive healthcare forward.
Associate Director, Business Development, NLP Platforms
Linguamatics is a leading provider of text mining solutions with an emphasis on high value biomedical and healthcare applications.
Thanks to a great team and innovative use of natural language processing (NLP) based technology, the software is acknowledged as a leading solution in the pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare industries and is used by most of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies, major health systems and academic medical centers and governmental organizations such as the FDA and NIH.
We are now looking for an experienced Account Director to help drive the growth of our business in the EMEA region.
  • Developing new business from sales of software and services across multiple clients in the EMEA region in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries.
  • Seek and develop new leads, progress them through the sales cycle, negotiate and close licensing and professional services deals.
  • Develop and enhance existing and new customer relationships and proactively identify and support opportunities within established customers to help them meet their goals.
  • Master data transformation & AI (including NLP) product knowledge to build out new business, working with cross-functional experts and segment leaders.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of all related IQVIA offerings/services for appropriate cross-sell opportunities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to navigate assertively in a complex multi-channel organizational context to address a range of use cases and personas for IQVIA’s Data Transformation & AI solutions.
  • Travel to customer sites and industry events to present the Linguamatics solution and its benefits.
  • Work closely with other parts of the Linguamatics organisation in the US and UK to ensure maximum customer satisfaction.
  • Work with the account teams (functional, regional and/or business unit) building a community that will drive and increase the pipeline by cross-fertilizing ideas.
  • Leverage internal best practices to ultimately increase business opportunities.
  • Assess and anticipate business risks due to environmental changes impacting our relationship with accounts such as the competitive setting, account product portfolio, strategy, and R&D pipeline.
  • 8 years Direct software sales experience, including winning new customers and account management in the pharma/biotech sector.
  • Ability to sell at the enterprise level and track record of closing high value software and tech-enabled services deals.
  • Track record of building and maintaining long term customer relationships.
  • Established contacts in the pharma/biotech industry.
  • Experience of selling complex technical solutions, including software, SaaS, and professional services, with ability to recognise new business opportunities.
  • Experience of dealing with multinational organisations.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to plan, communicate and execute a business growth strategy for a given territory.
  • Highly motivated self-starter.
  • Education to at least BA/BS level in a relevant discipline.
  • Ability to travel extensively with a clean or low risk driving license.
  • Familiarity with search, text mining, analytics, or informatics software desirable.
Why Join?
The Real World Solutions (RWS) Technology & Data Science mission is to deliver world-class and globally scalable technology platforms and analytics applied to complex and large-scale clinical datasets, to support IQVIA's ongoing and rapid growth in RWS Solutions, as well as the development of new product lines.
This requires global leadership across technical and data architecture, software development and data visualization, privacy management, analytical methods, data science, machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, and large language models (such as GPT) - building upon 100s of novel technologies and methods either published in peer-reviewed journals or patented by our team.
Those who join us become part of a recognized global leader still willing to challenge the status quo to improve patient care. In RWS, you will have access to the most cutting-edge technology, the largest data sets, the best analytics tools and, in our opinion, some of the finest minds in the Healthcare industry.
You can drive your career at IQVIA and choose the path that best defines your development and success. With exposure across diverse geographies, capabilities, and vast therapeutic and information and technology areas, you can seek opportunities to change and grow without boundaries.
We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes.
It's an exciting time to join and reimagine what's possible in healthcare.
Moving healthcare forward. Together.
IQVIA is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success. We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.
IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. 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. Learn more at

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Community of Madrid - Spain

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview

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IQVIA (NYSE:IQV) is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions, and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. IQVIA creates intelligent connections across all aspects of healthcare through its analytics, transformative technology, big data resources and extensive domain expertise. IQVIA Connected Intelligence™ delivers powerful insights with speed and agility — enabling customers to accelerate the clinical development and commercialization of innovative medical treatments that improve healthcare outcomes for patients. With approximately 86,000 employees, IQVIA conducts operations in more than 100 countries. IQVIA is a global leader in protecting individual patient privacy. The company uses a wide variety of privacy-enhancing technologies and safeguards to protect individual privacy while generating and analyzing information on a scale that helps healthcare stakeholders identify disease patterns and correlate with the precise treatment path and therapy needed for better outcomes. IQVIA’s insights and execution capabilities help biotech, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, medical researchers, government agencies, payers and other healthcare stakeholders tap into a deeper understanding of diseases, human behaviors and scientific advances, in an effort to advance their path toward cures. To learn more, visit
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