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Senior Director, Pharmacokinetics

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Primary Location: Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom Additonal Locations: Amsterdam, Netherlands,NLD; Antwerp, Belgium,BEL; Athens, Greece,GRC; Bucharest, Romania,ROU; Budapest, Hungary,HUN; Dublin, Ireland,IRL; Frankfurt, Germany,DEU; Kiev, Ukraine,UKR; Madrid, Spain,ESP; Milan, Italy,ITA; Oeiras, Portugal,PRT; Solna, Sweden,SWE; Warsaw, Poland,POL; Zagreb, Croatia,HRV Full time R1278950

Job description

Senior Director, Pharmacokinetics

Home-Based/Hybrid: Worldwide

Decision Sciences - Clinical Pharmacology/Pharmacokinetics

IQVIA’s Center for Statistics in Drug Development (CSDD) Group is hiring!

This is an exciting group that sits within IQVIA’s Core Services Research and Development Business Unit. Apart of the larger Biostatistics Team, this team is unique in its emphasis on helping clinical researchers to navigate the complexities of trial designs, endpoint selection, sample size estimation, analysis methods, data displays, and interpretations by applying deep statistical expertise.


Provide direction to a designated group of Clinical Pharmacology PK/PD scientists or entire department, to ensure projects are resourced appropriately and employees are trained to meet project needs.  

Formulate effective strategic goals and objectives; assure implementation and operational integration of those goals.  

Assume ownership of strategic initiatives and work with other functional management within and outside of Clinical Pharmacology to develop implementation plans, including measures to evaluate success.

Responsible for the planning and delivery of the Clinical Pharmacology PK/PD components of specified project(s) or all department projects in accordance with the scope of work and contracted timelines.  

Manage the PK/PD portion of the study budget. Serve as Consultant for Clinical Pharmacology projects of high complexity.


  • Ph D. in Pharmacokinetics / Pharmaceuticals and/or Master’s degree in PharmD in Pharmacy or related field with 7 9 years industry experience including Clinical Pharmacology and Line Management experience

  • Sound knowledge of Pharmacokinetic concepts, including noncompartmental analysis and population PK modeling as required, current therapeutic environment and drug development trends,

  • Sound knowledge of appropriate PK/PD standards and processes

  • Good understanding of the principles of the drug development process, ICH GCP, and applicable international and national regulatory requirements

  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, WinNonlin, and SigmaPlot graphics, as well as NONMEM, SPlus and basic SAS programming, as required

  • Ability to prioritize, and independently coordinate and manage PK/PD component of complex projects


Embrace your curiosity and grow your career in an exciting environment where development is a priority.

Think boldly and disrupt conventional thinking.

Enjoy what you do.

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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