Senior Epidemiologist , Real World Evidence - Home/Office based - W Europe - (1703690) in Great Britain at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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Job Description

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.

Connect to great opportunity. Explore a career in epidemiology and outcomes at IQVIA.

 

Do you love epidemiology?

Do you really enjoy practical solutions?

Do you worry about continued research funding?

If you answer yes to all three questions, you need to check us out!

We have a number of new and exciting Epidemiology opportunities within our fast growing and highly successful Real World & Late Phase Research department here at IQVIA. We have a wide range of opportunities from Research Associates to Principal Epidemiologists in multiple locations across EMEA and North America.

Within IQVIA, the Real-World Evidence Solutions (RWES) business unit employs over 1,000 dedicated staff to design, implement and manage real-world and post-marketing studies. As healthcare stakeholders increasingly need evidence to support regulatory, reimbursement and prescribing decisions, the IQVIA RWES team offers a comprehensive evidence approach to meet our customer’s unique needs for demonstrating safety, effectiveness and quality.  




PURPOSE
 
Work closely with global clients and other functional groups by providing epidemiology and outcomes research leadership for observational research on the natural history of disease and comparative safety, effectiveness and cost of medical treatment. Design methodologically sound studies to meet project objectives and regulatory and payer requirements. Conduct and supervise analyses, evaluation and reporting of studies.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Serves as project lead or in support of project lead on client facing or internal projects.
  • Authors protocols, reports and other study documents with independent, critical thinking to ensure quality and completeness of output, oversees timeline for deliverables associated with analysis and reporting.
  • Reviews and provides relevant epidemiological and outcomes research input to statistical analysis plans and analysis output.
  • Reviews and provides epidemiology and outcomes research input for tasks including CRF/eCRF development, form previews and other ad hoc project tasks (e.g., regulatory responses, slide deck development).
  • Independently generates content and direction for business development proposals with input from senior staff as needed.
  • Interacts with clients as warranted, with senior staff involvement as needed.
  • Identifies client-related, budget-related and internal issues that may require attention or escalation.
  • Represents IQVIA externally through conference presentations.
  • May oversee or conduct statistical analysis as needed.


Job Requirements

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Ability to design, plan and conduct observational studies of comparative effectiveness, safety and cost.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients in a global and matrixed environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer.
  • Must be highly organized and self-motivated with ability to determine and meet objectives.
 
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree + relevant education and experience required;
Masters Degree in public health, epidemiology, outcomes research, health economics or a relevant scientific field and relevant experience or PhD and relevant experience preferred.
 
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.

Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there!

We invite you to join IQVIA™.


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 Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™.

Job ID: 1703690