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Analytics & Solutions Lead, Japan - Analytics Centre of Excellence - (1701437) in Tokyo, JP at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

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Job Description

QuintilesIMS is a leading integrated information and technology-enabled worldwide healthcare service provider. Formed by the merger of Quintiles and IMS Health, we use our experience, resources and reputation to help our clients drive healthcare forward. A career at QuintilesIMS will give you the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients improve patient healthcare and make real medical breakthroughs.
The Analytics Center of Excellence
Drawing on the strengths of Quintiles and IMS Health, QuintilesIMS is creating the next generation of clinical development. Our new solutions combine world-class clinical research and data-driven insights to offer clients more precise and predictable paths to product approval.
Our new Analytics Center of Excellence (Analytics COE) harnesses our global healthcare insights, working closely with our clinical and therapeutic experts to power evidence-driven design, speed site activation and recruit the right patients, faster. This is a new unit within our business, integrated within Clinical Operations. We’re using big data and advanced analytics to derive insights that transform clinical development and bring new medicines to patients faster through successful trial delivery.
This multi-functional team is an innovation for our business, requiring entrepreneurial and independent thinking to build our capability. Unique and with a global view, this Center of Excellence is a chance to revolutionize the clinical research industry.
Analytics & Solutions Lead, Japan – the role
This hybrid role is a leadership role within the local analytics team, which will be building and directing a local team of data analysts, methodologists and/or programmers, to deliver custom studies and syndicated reports to support R&D Solutions business requirements in Japan.
The role also involves developing Japanese analytics solutions that address core challenges for clinical trial design and execution. Once designed, this role involves managing these analytics projects as an integral part of the study team. You will lead cross-functional teams in Japan in the delivery of complex analytics to support sales, trial design and delivery, and new analytics innovations. Specific applications include study design, site identification, and patient recruitment.
For global clinical studies, you will be responsible for delivering Japan specific analytics, based on the interpretation of the study protocol and your understanding of the Japanese healthcare & data landscape. For Japan-only clinical studies, your role will expand to being the key individual working with the sales and study teams to understand key challenges within a study, identifying and delivering the analytics that can help address these needs. You will be an integral member of the project team, providing the information necessary to support our client and business needs.
Your typical activities might include:
  • Leading the design of Japan-specific analytic studies in the context of a global trial or new offering development to enhance trial strategy, design and execution
  • Successfully build, manage, and cultivate country-level analytics team with varied analytic skillsets, healthcare system knowledge, and related expertise
  • Providing methodology leadership to Offerings development team to build out new capabilities leveraging data and analytic methodologists to address R&D business objectives based on local country data and methods
  • Collaboration with Global Solutions Managers and R&D Solutions business owners to build Japan analytics team capabilities that will develop and deliver studies leveraging country-level QuintilesIMS data assets to support R&D Solutions needs
  • Designing and defining the delivery of key analytics leveraging real-world anonymous patient data as well as provider and institutional data to support end-to-end engagements
  • Working with clinical operations teams to define requirements to support trial operational strategy for Japanese studies
  • Generating real-time creative solutions to address critical client challenges.
  • Developing project plans for analytics delivery that integrate into the project operational strategy, inclusive of timelines, risks, and dependencies
  • Offering mentoring and coaching in a quickly growing team that is key to delivering differentiating solutions for QuintilesIMS project teams.

Job Requirements

Our ideal candidate will have: 
  • A Bachelor's degree with extensive relevant experience in healthcare analytics, consulting and project management
  • Experience of consulting preferably with a leading firm, with health and life sciences project experience
  • Strong leadership skills and people management experience required
  • Excels in a fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to deal with client scoping requests, and to deliver on tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of key issues and current developments in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries Relevant analytics experience, such as data driven profiling, segmentation, and targeting experience and real-world data analytics
  • Proven relationship-building skills, and an active listener
  • Fluency in Japanese (spoken and written); Business English (spoken and written).
You can drive your career at QuintilesIMS and choose the path that best defines your development and success. With exposure across diverse geographies, capabilities, and vast therapeutic and information and technology areas, you can seek opportunities to change and grow without boundaries.
We invite you to join us on our exciting journey. Apply now.
Help us make a difference in patient health.
QuintilesIMS is a strong advocate of diversity and inclusion in the workplace.  We believe that a work environment that embraces diversity will give us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and enhance our success.  We believe that an inclusive and respectful workplace culture fosters a sense of belonging among our employees, builds a stronger team, and allows individual employees the opportunity to maximize their personal potential.

Job ID: 1701437


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