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Feasibility Research Analyst (UK/EUROPE) - Novella Clinical (R1042405) in Stevenage, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Stevenage, UK
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    R1042405

Job Description

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.

Novella Clinical, a Quintiles company, is seeking a Feasibility Analyst to conduct medical research for clinical trial feasibility assessments and proposals based on Request for Proposals (RFPs) and to conduct medical research as requested by Novella Clinical Sr. Management.

This is a home based role which can be based anywhere in the UK/Europe. It is full time and permanent.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Primarily supports the proposals, bid defense, study start-up processes. In secondary roles, supports marketing needs in the research, review, and generation of marketing materials.
  • Investigates the clinical subject area provided in the sponsor’s RFP in order to define the scope of the clinical trial; Researches pertinent scientific/clinical information that may include, but is not limited to: disease background (etiology, epidemiology, statistical information, symptoms, and methods of diagnosis), current standards of care (treatments methods), how the sponsor-proposed intervention fits into the current treatment landscape, and information regarding competing therapeutics in clinical development. This information is augmented with a critical evaluation of the clinical trial protocol and supporting documents, so as to proactively identify study strengths and potential pitfalls.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and describes the competing clinical trial landscape in order to assist in assessing trial feasibility; draws conclusions and makes recommendations in text document (with supporting graphs, maps, and references) to be included in the feasibility report or therapeutic background section of the proposal. Additionally, findings are communicated in strategy meetings with management and are often included in bid defense presentations.
  • Plans, organizes, and conducts research assignments to increase scientific knowledge on medical-related topics.  It is expected that these research efforts contribute positively toward fostering internal knowledge with regard to a sponsor’s investigational product, as well as externally validating  Novella Clinical’s capabilities and strategies to the sponsor.
  • Researches information and materials needed for the Study Start-up, such as the identification and verification of potential sites for clinical trials, and Clinical Project Management groups.
  • Works with the parent company’s analytical tools and teams to use and interpret global Electronic Medical Record and Investigator database data in order to apply this knowledge to study strategies
  • Identifies and presents the afore mentioned research materials to assist in determining country selection and other undefined specifications for clinical trials in the absence of sponsor input, or at the request of the sponsor.
  • Works closely with members of management team and client to negotiate scope of work to be performed for a project. 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Thorough knowledge of the feasibility and proposal processes.  Ability to maintain long-range projects while managing daily details with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Thorough knowledge of clinical trials.
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written).
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of staff to coordinate and execute proposal activities.

MINIMUM RECRUITMENT STANDARDS:

  • Ideally a PhD in a scientific field (or comparable advanced scientific/clinical degree, such as PharmD) or 2 - 3 years of direct experience working within clinical research; at least one year within a CRO setting or equivalent level of education and experience. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively at all levels of an organization. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Prior experience in publishing peer-reviewed publications and giving scientific/clinical research presentations.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize and work in a team environment is essential. 
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and Powepoint required. 

We know that meaningful results require not only the right approach but also the right people. Regardless of your role, we invite you to reimagine healthcare with us. You will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes. Whatever your career goals, we are here to ensure you get there! We invite you to join IQVIA™



Job ID: R1042405