Quintiles

  www.quintiles.com
  www.quintiles.com

Quintiles Interview Questions

Updated Dec 18, 2014
Updated Dec 18, 2014
200 Interview Reviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

64%
15%
19%

Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

49%
23%
16%

Interview Difficulty

2.9
Average

Interview Difficulty

Hard

Average

Easy

Candidate Interview Reviews

Sort: Popular Date Difficulty
  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Clinical Fiels Specialist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durham, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Durham, NC
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Quintiles in September 2013.

    Interview Details

    Two panel interview: One with contract company personnel, a Second with Quintiles future manager and contract company sales director.

    Interview Questions
    • What will you do to ensure access to "No see physicians"?   View Answer
    • How will you handle constant rejection because our disease state is so rare, they (doctors) may brush you off and say, "We're never going to see it."   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Salary was not negotiable, as was the car allowance ($650/month) plus gas card, and phone reimbursement. Territory was well defined. The parent contract company is an established Biotech company with a Rare Disease Business Unit. Consider the experience, and added quality to the resume. Biotech appears to be the future as Big Pharma. downsizes.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  2.  

    Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Quintiles.

    Interview Details

    Initial phone interview with Quintiles DM, followed by in person interview with Quintiles DM, Pharmaceutical client company DM, and current territory Rep. Wait period then job offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Talk me through your resume, why you, explain gap in time.   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Did not negotiate.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    Clinical Research Associate Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Arlington, VA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Quintiles in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Learned the position from internet job search site, and then applied the position online.
    The recruiter contacted me about 4 weeks later via e-mail, and scheduled a 30 min phone interview within a week. After the phone interview, i completed a personality test online.

    Phone interview was rescheduled, and recruiter even called one hour later than scheduled time.

    Interview Questions
    • - Typical HR questions such as why do you want to work at Quintiles.
      - working experience at home,
      - previous monitoring experience such as therapeutic areas and etc.
       
      Answer Question
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Interview Review


  5.  

    Associate Lab Set-up Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Marietta, GA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Marietta, GA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 6 daysinterviewed at Quintiles in August 2013.

    Interview Details

    Contacted me for an interview within a week of my application submission.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
  6.  

    BI Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Quintiles.

    Interview Details

    Initial communication included Human Resource and hiring manager review of submitted resume. Contacted by Human Resources for a phone interview with the hiring manager, which went well, basic questions, review of experience. Follow-up day of face to face interviews with hiring manager, one other manager and Human Resources.Typical questions regarding real work experiences, difficult challenges and job expectations.

    Interview Questions
    • Typical questions about real work experiences, asked to recount specific challenges and how I worked them out. No surprise questions.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Consultant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Quintiles.

    Interview Details

    The first interview is a screening interview to find out about basic skills and interest in the company. Following the screening they invite you in for a day of interviewing with consultants at different levels. At the end of the day you are required to do a presentation. Plan on being there for several hours and meeting with a group of people for your final presentation.

    Interview Questions
    • Case studies are typical management consultant case studies. Be prepared.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Negotiation was flexible.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  8. 3 people found this helpful  

    Clinical Research Associate II Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Quintiles.

    Interview Details

    I was contacted for a new project starting. So, the company was expanding the unit. I get an interview after sending my CV to the person who contacted me. I had 2 personal interviews: human resources manager, and human resources director with project manager. All very kind. I felt very comfortable. No trick questions.
    I´ve also had an interview with a psychologist. Easy and nice; nothing out of range.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    I did not negotiate much. I just get a position 1 level up from the one I was contacted for, due to my experience in the field.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Medical Sales Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Quintiles.

    Interview Details

    Several steps in the process. It also depends on the contract requirements. Drug test, college transcripts, phone screens and interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a time when you went above the call of duty to get something accomplished.   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer
    Average Interview
  10.  

    CRA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter – interviewed at Quintiles.

    Interview Details

    Phone interview, face to face at a local restaurant

    Interview Questions
    No Offer
  11. 2 people found this helpful  

    CRA Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    Two phone interviews and then flown out to NC for an in person interview with the two managers.

    Interview Questions
    • How would you handle a provider who was not following the protocol   View Answer
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

See What Quintiles Employees Are Saying

1 person found this helpful

 Current Anonymous Employee

Pros: “The people I work with are great, I get to work from home, and I get to work on a lot of different and interesting projects.” Full Review

Work at Quintiles? Share Your Experiences

Quintiles

 
Click to Rate
or

The difficulty rating is the average interview difficulty rating across all interview candidates.

The interview experience is the percentage of all interview candidates that said their interview experience was positive, neutral, or negative.

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.