Global Head, RWE Biostatistics (R1062949) in Reading, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

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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.

Global Head, RWE Biostatistics

Are you an experienced Biostatistics leader, looking for your next challenge?  Here at IQVIA, we have an exciting opportunity to join our RWE team in a leadership role as Head of the RWE Global Biostatistics & Programming department, leading over 90 staff globally.  We’re looking for someone with the right blend of Scientific expertise, and strategic business skills.  This is an exciting period of change for the Global group, as we move into 2019 in a period of development and growth, and we need someone to lead the team on that transformational journey.

The RWE Global Biostatistics & Programming team deliver analytics for Observational and Low Interventional Clinical Trials predominantly in primary data collection but also secondary data and including innovative approaches (enriched studies, Pragmatic Trials, Roll Over, etc.). This high performing team is responsible for shaping analysis in study design from protocol concepts to full protocols and delivering results as well as scientific consulting. The team drive analytical thought leadership activities through publications, conference presentations, methods development, training and webinars.

As well as managing your team through transformation, on a daily basis you’ll be providing support for go to market activities including partnership support, sales meetings, pricing and  proposal preparation. Monitoring budgets and scope of projects, ensuring regular project reviews against timelines, and quality standards, will also be key. You’ll support issue resolution and mitigation for ongoing and future work, and we’ll look to you to drive best practice through process improvements.  

Ultimately, you’ll ensure the Global RWE Biostatistics is working as efficiently and effectively as possible with other departments and achieving quality targets. You’ll also be accountable for talent acquisition, onboarding, engagement, development and retention within your team.

In return, we can offer an unrivalled opportunity for development and career progression in your careers as a Biostatistics leader. You’ll be joining a company of more than 55,000 people dedicated to making advances in data science to transform healthcare decision making, and you’ll have the support of a well connected, collaborative team.

To be successful in the role, you’ll need to be an experienced Biostatistician, with very sound knowledge of technical and regulatory requirements related to statistical work within the pharmaceutical or healthcare industries.  Effective communication skills are vital, as is a strong team focus and an enjoyment of collaborating globally to achieve results.

You’ll also need significant experience in a management/ leadership role, ideally leading teams of Biostatisticians. CRO industry background preferred.

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: R1062949