Director, RWE Epidemiology (R1096324) in Oeiras, Portugal at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2019
  • Job ID:
    R1096324

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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director to join our Epidemiology and Outcomes Research team, This is a great time to join our fast-growing Real World Analytics Solutions group. As healthcare stakeholders increasingly need evidence to support regulatory, reimbursement and prescribing decisions, the IQVIA RWAS team offers a comprehensive evidence approach to meet our customer’s unique needs.

We’re seeking an experienced Director, Epidemiology with proven line management experience of Epidemiologists, and who can also bring solid commercial acumen, and strong client-facing skills.

In this role you’ll be the project lead on both client facing and internal projects, and you’ll independently generate content and direction for business development proposals, and be involved with bid defence processes. You’ll identify client-related, budget-related and internal issues that may require escalation.

You’ll use your critical thinking skills to authors protocols, reports and other study documents, ensuring quality of output, and you’ll oversees timelines for deliverables associated with study reporting . You’ll also provide epidemiological and outcomes research input into statistical analysis plans and analysis output.

Management of team members will also be an important part of this role, as you will be responsible for planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development of team members; helping the department achieve its goals.

We’ll be looking to you to drive performance improvement, and ensure that ‘best practice’ standards are achieved at all times. 

Fundamentally you’ll need to have experience of the design, planning and conducting of observational studies, of comparative effectiveness, safety and cost.  You’ll need significant ( 12 + years) of relevant epidemiological experience, alongside a higher level degree in public health, epidemiology, outcomes research, health economics or a relevant scientific field.

You’ll also have:

Previous line management experience, with a record of managing and supporting the development of your direct reports.

Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong presentation skills.

The ability to quickly establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients in a global and matrixed environment.

An ability to work to multiple deadlines, and prioritise work as needed.

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: R1096324