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Consultant (R1007815) in London, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/4/2018

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Job Description

About the team

IQVIA Real-World Evidence Solutions (RWES) is fast-growing and highly successful consultancy business, focusing on delivering high quality scientific feedback to our clients across the international pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. With direct access to the world’s most comprehensive healthcare information, analytic and research resources, QI RWES uses epidemiologic methods to provide population-wide insights into product effectiveness, value, safety, and health economic outcomes. Our global team is comprised of multi-disciplinary professionals from around the globe that specialise in cutting edge and innovative analysis of ever-growing healthcare data. The diversity of our clients, including the global top 20 pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech companies, reflect the full spectrum of therapeutic and disease areas, providing a constant and rewarding challenge for our staff, in a supportive and exciting environment

Role Purpose

This role will offer you the opportunity to work on a variety of large patient-level datasets owned or accessible to IQVIA, working within a large and diverse team that includes leading experts in this fast-growing, high-interest field. The role will be focused on generating value and insight from the application of Real-World Data to solving healthcare-related problems for pharmaceutical and healthcare clients.  This role requires capabilities in the preparation and analysis of anonymised patient-level data, according to agreed protocols and statistical analysis plans.  The audience for these analyses will be various life-sciences customers as well as healthcare payers, providers and regulators.  The successful candidate will have excellent skills in the presentation of analyses and in the communication of their findings, be that in tabular, graphical or descriptive form.  You will also play a role in designing studies, providing input into proposals, protocols and/or the statistical analysis plan (SAP).

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Help choose appropriate approaches, data management, analytical and statistical design to meet study objectives. This may in the longer term also include interventional studies and direct collection of patient reported data
  • Develop approaches to analyse novel datasets
  • Contribute to writing of study proposals, including statistical analysis sections
  • Write SAPs, specifying table shells and figures required
  • Specify and/or extract data from databases using SAS/R/SQL; prepare and analyse datasets according to study protocol or SAP
  • Write and present results of statistical analysis appropriate for the intended audience
  • Assist in the dissemination of any clinically relevant findings through articles, posters and presentations
  • Develop knowledge of consulting methodology through delivery of engagements and participation in learning opportunities, both formal and informal
  • Contribute to improving operational efficiencies of workflows, including writing of internal guidance documents, including SOPs and quality management documents


  • MSc, PhD or equivalent in statistics, biostatistics, epidemiology or in a related discipline
  • Strong statistical programming skills in a statistical package
  • Proven experience working with large, individual-level data sets
  • Good time management skills and programme acumen, to contribute to multiple projects with competing timelines
  • Experience of contributing to designing and executing prospective or retrospective patient-level studies, including database analyses
  • Commitment to working collaboratively and effectively with people of other disciplines to accomplish goals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)

Preferred Qualities

  • Exposure to the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries
  • Prior experience working in a consultancy, CRO or other service sector in the healthcare industry
  • Interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills


Send your CV and cover letter to lynn.panton@uk.imshealth.com.

Job ID: R1007815