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Statistician (R1059930) in Barcelona, ES at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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    Barcelona, ES
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Job Description

Join us on our exciting journey! 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.


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 “Big Data” term was defined. 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 to enable our clients to run their operations more efficiently. Our big data infrastructure is processing over 50 billion healthcare transactions annually. IQVIA™ employs over 50,000 professionals in over 100 countries to drive results for over 5,000 healthcare clients globally. IQVIA™ is a publicly listed company (NYSE – Q) with estimated revenue close to $7B and a market cap of over $18B. 

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. 

We are currently recruiting for a Statistician to join our team in Barcelona. The Statisticians provide statistical expertise to the project team in support of client deliverables through the development, implementation, and delivery of statistical analysis services.


  • Conduct statistical analysis projects or workstreams and directly contribute to achievement of project deliverables
  • Writes statistical analysis plans, including development of statistical outputs shells
  • Performs statistical analysis, including SAS programming to create statistical outputs (e.g., tables, listings, figures) for projects with moderate scope.
  • Assists with the interpretation of results and explain statistical methodology.
  • Interacts and interfaces with internal project team when communicating the statistical analysis results.
  • Writes statistical reports, technical reports, study reports presentations. Assists with development of abstracts and manuscripts.
  • Other responsibilities
  • Works on projects where independent judgment is used within generally defined procedures and practices.
  • Supports proposal writing and business development activities
  • Maintains proficiency of skills and knowledge and remain current with industry trends based current literature, application of new technology, attendance at professional meetings, etc.


  • Familiarity with basic statistical methods that apply to Phase I-IV clinical trials
  • Strong computer skills, including Statistical programs (e.g. SAS, SPSS or R) and Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including grammatical/technical writing skills
  • Excellent attention and accuracy with details
  • Ability to confidently communicate with and effectively present information to internal team.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects.
  • Strong individual initiative
  • Strong organizing skills
  • Strong commitment to quality
  • Ability to work within a matrix team environment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients


  • Master's degree or educational equivalent in biostatistics, psychometrics, applied statistics, mathematics, epidemiology or related field; Bachelor's degree or educational equivalent in in biostatistics, psychometrics, applied statistics, mathematics, epidemiology or related field and 1 year relevant work experience
  • Experience with programming in SAS and/or R, SPSS and familiarity with implementation of statistical design and analytic methodology.


  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech
  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time
  • Travel as required

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™

Job ID: R1059930