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Biostatistician - Real World Evidence

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Primary Location: Madrid, Madrid, Spain Additonal Locations: Athens, Greece,GRC; Barcelona, Spain,ESP; Milan, Italy,ITA; Oeiras, Portugal,PRT; Tallinn, Estonia,EST Full time R1175371

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.

IQVIA™ applies the breadth and depth of our service offerings along with extensive therapeutic, scientific and analytics expertise to help our customers navigate an increasingly complex healthcare environment as they seek to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the delivery of better healthcare outcomes. At IQVIA™ you will closely collaborate with an experienced and dedicated team of Biostatisticians, Epidemiologists, Data Managers and Programmers. 

We are the industry leader in Real-World and Late Phase Research (RWLPR). Our people are dedicated, knowledgeable and collaborative, and can offer challenging and rewarding long term careers.


Your role as a Biostatistician will include:

Contributing to protocols development, review case report forms (CRFs), and developing statistical analysis plans. Writing specifications for tables and analysis files. Communicating with clients regarding study protocol or statistical analysis issues as they arise. Interpreting analyses and writing statistical sections of study reports. 

Your main responsibilities will include: 

  • Contributing to protocol development through  sample size calculation and statistical sections.

  • Providing statistical input into and review of statistical deliverables (i.e. analysis plans, table shells, programming and table specifications, data review, tables, listings, figures and statistical sections for integrated reports) and data management deliverables (i.e. database design, validation checks and critical data).

  • Contributing to business development in collaboration with other colleagues with IQVIA™

  • Managing customer relationships.

For senior roles in our team, in addition to the above responsibilities you’ll also need to

  • Provide training and guidance to lower level and new staff

  • Fulfill the Lead role for a group of studies or integrated summaries.


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including grammatical/technical writing skills

  • Excellent attention and accuracy with details

  • Familiarity with moderately complex and some complex statistical methods that apply to late phase studies

  • Strong individual initiative

  • Good working knowledge of SAS

  • Strong commitment to quality

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and projects

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients


Ideally we are looking for candidates with a Master's degree in Biostatistics or directly related field and some relevant experience, or a PhD in Biostatistics or a directly related field


At IQVIA, we believe in pushing the boundaries of human science and data science to make the biggest impact possible – to help our customers create a healthier world. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at

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