Data Scientist (R1104955) in , Morocco at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 1/26/2020

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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.

Data Scientist


Job description: Data scientist

Contract: full-time based

Salary: based on experience

Location: Casablanca, Morocco


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.

You will work in the Real-World Solutions (RWS) business unit. The team is over 60+ consultants with various capabilities in real-world evidence, epidemiology, market access and health economics.

Role summary:

As part of a project team, you will apply machine learning methods to real-world problems in healthcare, especially for observational studies, both with primary or secondary data collection. You will work closely with the project manager, the epidemiologist and the statistician.

•        Work with the team and client to shape and develop requirements for answering ambitious life science questions

•        Address those requirements by developing and applying appropriate processes

•        Communicate technical concepts and analytical outputs to a diverse set of stakeholders

•        Be part of the relevant deliverables of client-facing projects from a technical perspective in an agile environment to deliver high quality, robust insights

•        Contribute to code reviews during projects and provide feedback


Master’s Degree in data science or advanced analytics, preferably with experience/degree from a French university.


At least one year of experience in data science for observational or clinical studies.


-        Knowledge of supervised machine learning methods and deep learning methods

-        Knowledge of good practices

-        Experience with Python and strong programming skills are necessary

-        Good level of practice with Office tools: Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint

-        Strong communication skills, orally and in writing, both in French and in English

-        Team player, able to integrate in an international and multidisciplinary team

Knowledge or experiences in the following areas are appreciated:

-        Experience of code development in collaborative environments

-        Knowledge of healthcare patient-level data

-        Knowledge of epidemiology and biostatistics, particularly analytical issues relating to studies of treatment effectiveness, disease progression, adherence, healthcare utilisation…

-        Knowledge of healthcare / life science issues

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: R1104955