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Epidemiology Director

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Primary Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany Additonal Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands,NLD; Antwerp, Belgium,BEL; Athens, Greece,GRC; Barcelona, Spain,ESP; Berlin, Germany,DEU; Bratislava, Slovakia,SVK; Bucharest, Romania,ROU; Budapest, Hungary,HUN; Charleroi, Belgium,BEL; Copenhagen, Denmark,DNK; Dortmund, Germany,DEU; Dublin, Ireland,IRL; Espoo, Finland,FIN; Frankfurt, Germany,DEU; Köln, Germany,DEU; Leipzig, Germany,DEU; Madrid, Spain,ESP; Milan, Italy,ITA; Oeiras, Portugal,PRT; Oslo, Norway,NOR; Paris, France,FRA; Reading, United Kingdom,GBR; Riga, Latvia,LVA; Rome, Italy,ITA; Solna, Sweden,SWE; Strasbourg, France,FRA; Tallinn, Estonia,EST; Turku, Finland,FIN; Warsaw, Poland,POL; Zagreb, Croatia,HRV Full time R1289743

Job description

Epidemiology Director

Real World Evidence

As part of Scientific Services, in the Global Database Studies (GloDaSt) team we offer exposure to observational research projects with global reach.

In your role, you will gain experience working on challenging studies in various therapeutic areas using large-scale patient-level databases and innovative study designs to answer diverse research questions.


Work closely with global clients and other functional groups by providing senior scientific leadership for observational research on the natural history of disease and comparative safety, effectiveness, and cost of medical treatments, designing methodologically sound studies to meet project objectives, regulatory and payer requirements, and conducting and supervising analyses, evaluation, and reporting. 


  • Serve as project lead on client facing or internal projects

  • Authors protocols, reports, and other study documents with independent, critical thinking to ensure quality and completeness of output, oversees timeline for deliverables associated with study reporting

  • Reviews and provides relevant epidemiological and outcomes research input to statistical analysis plans and analysis output

  • Reviews and provides epidemiology and outcomes research input for tasks including CRF/eCRF development, form previews and other ad hoc project tasks (e.g., regulatory responses, slide deck development)

  • Independently generates content and direction for business development proposals

  • Provides methodological review/input for work of peers and junior staff in areas including observational study methods, statistical methods, safety and pharmocovigilance, the selection of instruments and clinical measures to achieve objectives, and sources and measures for resource utilization and costing

  • Identifies client-related, budget-related, and internal issues that may require attention or escalation.


  • Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Outcomes Research, Health Economics or a relevant scientific field and 10 years’ relevant experience

  • Ability to design, plan and conduct observational studies of comparative effectiveness, safety, and cost

  • Proven leadership skills – ability to present to leadership teams

IQVIA is a leading global provider of advanced analytics, technology solutions and clinical research services to the life sciences industry. 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. Learn more at

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