Analyst, CDM - Core Diabetes Model - (1807846) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/28/2018

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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.


The IQVIA CORE Diabetes Model is the most used and published computer simulation model predicting the lifetime risk of patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes developing complications relating to their condition. Alongside the prediction of clinical pathways, the model also calculates healthcare-related costs and quality of life. The model is widely used by the pharmaceutical industry as well as health care payers, health technology assessment groups and academia. An important part of the IQVIA Health Economic business is related to its internal application for consulting projects. In order to ensure that the model reflects available evidence and provides the best possible user experience it is continuously updated and upgraded


Position Purpose


You will support in activities linked to the IQVIA CORE Diabetes Model, as well as other Health Economic and decision analytic modelling. A key aspect of the role will be developing the model technically using C++.

Job Requirements

Principle Accountabilities:


•      Increase the technical knowledge with expertise in the Health Economics scientific area and build technical expertise in C++

Lead methodology research and conference presentations (abstracts, posters, podium presentations, manuscript writing)

Validate new methodology approaches

Identify and implement optimisations in order to improve user experience

In the long term support the construction of new models in other disease areas as business requirements dictate


Education, Experience, & Specialized Knowledge Required:


•      Background in quantitative field, such as mathematics, statistics or engineering

Knowledge or interest in in Health Economics (you will work closely with a team of Health Economists who can provide training as appropriate)

Strong knowledge of object oriented C++ environment and used C++ in a scientific setting

Experience of mathematic or decision analytic modelling; hands on experience in Health Economic specific modelling is an asset

Familiar with Agile work approach methodologies, experience with Git is a plus

Additional Requirements:

You are a pro-active self-starter who enjoys a fast-paced environment and is stress resistant

You have an eye for detail and work accurately

Strong desire to learn new skills to meet business demands

Languages: English; other languages such as Dutch, French, Spanish are a plus

Technical skills aside C++: MS Office with Excel



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: 1807846