Director, Payer Services

IQVIA - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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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.

Director, Payer Services


IQVIA™ (www.IQVIA™.com) is the world’s leading company providing information, technology, and services for virtually every type of stakeholder in healthcare. Every day, IQVIA™ innovates on a large scale. We have been the big data company in healthcare before the term “Big Data” was conceived. Since 1954 we have been helping healthcare organizations harness commercial and scientific insights and execute on their most strategic initiatives. We develop and operate systems and applications using big data technologies on our private-public hybrid cloud. IQVIA™ stores and computes more than 20 petabytes of complex healthcare data on diseases, treatments, costs and outcomes, annually, helping our clients run their operations more efficiently. Our big data infrastructure is processing over 50 billion healthcare transactions annually. IQVIA™ employs over 50,000 professionals in more than 100 countries to drive results for over 5,000 healthcare clients globally. IQVIA™ is a publicly listed company (NYSE – Q) with estimated revenue exceeding $10B and a market cap of over $28B.

Individuals joining us are assured of a rewarding and progressive career in life sciences consulting. You’ll have the opportunity to address challenging client issues, across multiple geographies with a hands-on influence in delivering solutions. We operate in a truly multi-cultural, collegial and collaborative work environment that is rich in development and growth.

Role & Responsibilities

As a Director of Payer Services, you will be responsible for: directs &/or executes activities facilitating a deeper relationship with payer data suppliers including sale and delivery of services, generating revenue &/or gaining access to data supply.

Achieves/exceeds the assigned revenue and growth goals within the claims data supplier segment
Develops in coordination with the Offerings Manager, value added information/programs IQVIA can offer to payer customers. Supports multi-year, multi-million dollar contract negotiations of national accounts and oversees implementation, coordination and follow through of all contracts and information services agreements.
Develops relationships with key executives and decision makers within payer segment.
Identifies new product opportunities that could be jointly developed/marketed, as well as provides tailored information services that guide our partners toward optimizing their market performance.
Develops proposals to secure business opportunities.
Influences internal organizations to develop applications, support and service new customer segments.
Develops and executes account plan(s) and monitors progress.
Nurtures relationships with key executives within the national accounts and cultivates new relationships with data suppliers.

About You
The skills and behaviors required for this position include: Requires broad management knowledge to lead teams, and well as the ability to influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, procedures, and goals.

Bachelor’s Degree
Nine (9) years relevant sales or account management experience
Extensive knowledge of healthcare in Canada, focused particularly on the role of payers/healthcare insurers, customer account management and the pharmaceutical industry.
Successful track record in sales roles, consistently achieving assigned revenue and growth goals.
Problem solving, negotiation, planning, relationship building, presentation, and written and oral communication skills are essential.
Ability to set vision and direction.
Ability to influence outcomes.

Our Ideal Candidate:
Has a strong understanding of healthcare reimbursement and payment models in Canada.
Has experience developing or supporting the development of analytics offerings and go to market strategy.
Is able to articulate effectively, the value of services in relation to a clients own business objectives and processes.
Works collaboratively within a team and understands the importance of their individual contributions .
Thrives on challenge and is passionate about healthcare.


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.