Biostatistician - Real World Evidence (R1094745) in Oeiras, Portugal at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/2/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/2/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1094745

Job Description

IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.

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™ applies the breadth and depth of our service offerings along with extensive therapeutic, scientific and analytics expertise to help our customers navigate an increasingly complex healthcare environment as they seek to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of better healthcare outcomes. At IQVIA™ you will closely collaborate with an experienced and dedicated team of Biostatisticians, Epidemiologists, Data Managers and Programmers. 

We are the industry leader in doing Real-World and Late Phase Research (RWLPR). Our people are dedicated, knowledgeable and collaborative, and the experience working in RWES and IQVIA™ is very enjoyable and rewarding.

PURPOSE

Your role as a Biostatistician will include:

Contributing to protocols development, review case report forms (CRFs), and developing statistical analysis plans. Writing specifications for tables and analysis files. Communicating with clients regarding study protocol or statistical analysis issues as they arise. Interpreting analyses and writing statistical sections of study reports. 

Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Contributing to protocol development through  sample size calculation and statistical sections.
  • Providing statistical input into and review of statistical deliverables (i.e. analysis plans, table shells, programming and table specifications, data review, tables, listings, figures and statistical sections for integrated reports) and data management deliverables (i.e. database design, validation checks and critical data).
  • Contributing to business development in collaboration with other colleagues with IQVIA™
  • Managing customer relationships.

For senior roles in our team, in addition to the above responsibilities you’ll also need to

  • Provide training and guidance to lower level and new staff
  • Fulfill the Lead role for a group of studies or integrated summaries.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including grammatical/technical writing skills
  • Excellent attention and accuracy with details
  • Familiarity with moderately complex and some complex statistical methods that apply to late phase studies
  • Strong individual initiative
  • Good working knowledge of SAS
  • Strong commitment to quality
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Ideally we are looking for candidates with PhD in Biostatistics or related field and 3 years relevant experience; Master's degree in Biostatistics or related field and 5 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Candidates with large CRO experience who do not meet all the above criteria may be considered.

Join Us

Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.

Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.



Job ID: R1094745