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Study Analyst (R1042537) in Kirkland, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/4/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kirkland, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/4/2018
  • Job ID:
    R1042537

Job Description

IQVIA is the world leader in the provision of health and pharmaceutical data to the health care sector. Our Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) department is globally renowned for providing business focused research, conducted to the highest standards.
 

IQVIA delivers a suite of services to help healthcare stakeholders access and apply real-world evidence for decisions at every stage of the product life cycle. The Health Access and Outcomes team is focused on providing services for Market Access, HEOR, and medical, scientific teams.

Functional responsibilities:
Support the delivery of a wide range of client projects in the pharmaceutical and medical device space in Canada, focusing on retrospective and prospective real-world evidence studies.

Working with other team members you will support the study project manager with services to support research sites and investigators:

  • Site contracting by working with the contracts manager, legal department and sites to ensure the timely execution of contracts
  • Preparing IRB/Ethics Review Committee submission and liaison, addressing questions on the study design, and ensuring the timelines for review are kept to a minimum
  • Site set-up and training, preparation of study materials, scheduling regular update meetings and ensuring that the sites are keeping up with regular study tasks, such as accessing the electronic data capture (EDC) platform for data entry, and that sites are fully compliant with the study requirements
  • Contact sites regularly, as per the study requirements, ensuring that the data entry is undertaken as per the study protocol, both remotely and on site (expect 30% on site locally in the candidates geography).
  • Support the close-out of studies remotely
  • Raise any issues quickly through the governance process for that study to ensure timely remediation
  • Anticipate and troubleshoot ongoing subject recruitment critical issues such as ensuring sites have adequate recruitment materials on hand, and EDC platform access
  • Ensure all site undertakings are compliant with the relevant study operating procedures (SOPs) for that study

You are expected to work with supervision as part of a project team and to take responsibility for timely and high quality delivery of defined tasks.
 

Experience:
You will typically have been working in one of the following environments for one to two years:

  • A study or clinical trial support role in an academic or hospital setting
  • A study or clinical trial support role in a clinical research organization (CRO)
  • A study or clinical trial support role in a pharmaceutical company
  • You may be a clinical research assistant (CRA) who wishes to undertake career advancement but is no longer wishing to travel as much.

Technical skills and knowledge (assets):

  • Conducting analyses in databases and/or registries
  • Longitudinal patient level data analysis
  • Good understanding of outcomes research theory, and practical knowledge of research project implementation
  • Numerate with good quantitative skills
  • Competency in using MS Office products including Word, PowerPoint and Excel is required
  • High level of literacy – able to write reports in clear, accurate and concise language Experience with medical writing is a bonus
  • Understanding of and interest in the Canadian and international health care environment, and evolving industry standards/challenges
     


Personal skills and behaviors:

  • A friendly attitude
  • A desire to do high quality work
  • Ability to quickly adapt to situations and various social styles
  • Strong communication skills
  • A team player with a desire to take a lead and make things happen
  • A desire to manage several stakeholders with competing priorities
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative, and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional detail-orientation
  • A good sense of urgency with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
  • Ability to organize a list of tasks into logical steps and maintain progress
  • Future leadership potential and desire to build a career with a top global corporation
  • Desire to constantly learn and take on new challenges

Education: graduation with a Bachelor /Master of Science degree with a specialization in life sciences, health sciences, physician, nursing, pharmacy, or related  degree

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Job ID: R1042537