Design Analytics Lead (R1095754) in Sofia, Bulgaria at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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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-Informed Protocol Assessments are an IQVIA Applied Data Sciences solution powered by our IQVIA CoreTM.  These services integrate clinical trial expertise with real world data, transformative technologies, methods, and work models. 

The Design Analytics Lead owns the development and delivery of data-informed protocol assessments.  This includes conducting design analytics, partnering with clinical trial experts to develop and deliver insights based on those analytics, drafting reports and structured outputs to support protocol assessments and trial design decision-making. This an individual contributor role that reports to a regionally-based Design Analytics Line Management.


• Lead and manage the delivery of assigned protocol assessments as part of new opportunity development and on-going project delivery.  Responsibilities include collaborating cross-functionally with medical and therapeutic strategy leads and other stakeholders to understand key challenges within a protocol design, identifying and executing standard and custom analytics to pressure test protocols, interpreting and summarizing the findings from those analytics into meaningful insights; leading internal stakeholder review of the design analytics results; finalizing the results report; and presenting insights to internal stakeholders and clients. Ensure quality and timely project deliverables.
• Make recommendations and suggestions to the team regarding data utilization and process implementation
• Coordinate the collection and delivery of appropriate data and analytics from broad range of sources to address trial design related questions
• Reconcile and interpret cross-functional data
• Function as a subject matter expert for data sources and tools utilized within the protocol assessment process
• Participate in Business Development, Marketing and Sales activities.  Deliver expert presentations on topics of interest to potential customers.
• Provide input into, review, and production of proposal text and bid defense presentations
• Train, coach, peer review and support new team members
• Maintain accurate project level metrics in team tracker
• Participate in the continuous improvement of departmental processes and procedures
• May participate in functional area initiatives, special project assignments and act as departmental cross functional liaison.
• Maintain proficiency of skills and knowledge and remain current with industry trends based on current literature


• Good knowledge of medical terminology, GCP, FDA regulations, and Drug Development process
• Strong demonstrated technical understanding – scientific, operational and commercial
• Knowledge of decision analysis techniques, database analysis methods, basic statistical analysis and reporting, and technical writing
• Excellent insight and proactive problem solving through innovative and pragmatic solutions
• Tolerance for technological challenges
• Proven experience of managing raw data, through to aggregated information, to drive knowledgeable outcomes
• Demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit and role/task versatility
• Comfort with ambiguity and novel situations
• Improvisational skills, adaptable, resilient
• Capacity and disposition for collaboration across disciplines
• Ability to connect ideas, people, and information in novel ways to address problems and move projects forward
• Self-starter, highly motivated, quick learner
• Strong computer literacy, including database mining and Microsoft Office applications
• Good influencing and negotiation skills
• Excellent customer service skills
• Ability to lead, guide and motivate others to achieve desired results
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and customers
• Excellent communication (verbal and written), organizational and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently, manage time and multiple tasks, effectively prioritize tasks, delegate and escalate as appropriate


• Bachelor’s degree or educational equivalent in medical, science, or informatics related field or equivalent experience
• Clinical research drug development experience – 8+ years of experience in clinical design, planning, and/or clinical trial operations preferred
• Demonstrated aptitude with novel technologies and applied data analytics


• Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
• Extensive use of telephone and web-based communication requiring accurate perception of speech
• Regular sitting for extended periods of time
• <10% travel

Home-based options.

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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: R1095754


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