The French management of the American company IQVIA, which is specialised in solutions for healthcare professionals, has announced 173 job cuts as part of a reorganisation of its activities in France. This reorganisation will affect in particular the headquarter in Courbevoie (Haut-de-Seine) and, with 57 job cuts, the call centre in Amilly (Loiret).
IQVIA aims to restore its competitiveness and to meet current and future market challenges. IQVIA aims also to strengthen the pooling of existing resources within the group, by transferring some of its activities to the group's centres of excellence (located outside France). Job cuts are envisged to take place between July 2019 and June 2020. The company is promoting voluntary departures to limit the social impacts of the reorganisation and stated that is it ready to hold constructive social dialogue negotiations.