Vishal M.

Market Access Consultant
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About me

Vishal M.
Economics and Related Studies
Health economics
Taught Postgraduate
United Kingdom

My employment

Market Access Consultant
United Kingdom
Large business (250+ employees)

More about Vishal

BAME student
Mature student

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A day in the life of a Market Access Consultant in the United Kingdom

Don’t jump at the first opportunity, but try not to wait for the perfect one either.

Briefly describe the organisation you work for

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics and expertise to help customers drive healthcare - and human health - forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

What do you do?

Working together with clients, we provide an effective strategy to gain approval and increase uptake for their assets.

Reflecting upon your past employment and education, what led you to your current career choice?

Speaking to recruiters was invaluable as they were able to highlight the nuances of different organisations.

Is your current job sector different from what you thought you would enter when you graduated?

Yes - more commercialised than first considered

Describe your most memorable day at work

Co-authored a webinar which positively received by wider audience

Are there any challenges associated with your job?

Tight deadlines!

What extracurricular activities did you undertake at university and what transferable skills did you develop through these?

N/A. Maintain a good work-life balance!

What top tips do you have for York students preparing for today’s job market and life after graduation?

Don’t jump at the first opportunity, but try not to wait for the perfect one either. It's a competitive market, so don’t be disheartened if it doesn’t go your way initially. Speak to recruiters and broaden your professional network.

What topics from students are you happy to answer questions on?

Different types of health care consulting (e.g., HE, RWE, Market Access). CV guidance. Industry vs. Consulting

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