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Senior Manager, Statistical Methodology (R999129) in Plymouth Meeting, PA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

The IMS Health Advanced Analytics team is one of the leading healthcare analytical teams in the world.  Joining the AA team provides the opportunity to work with extremely complex data and methodologies in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.  We seek highly motivated people who truly want to make a difference in the life sciences industry.  At IMS, we look for the very best people, and then give them meaningful work to do. We don’t simply think about careers, we think about contributions.

Those who choose to work with us are joining a recognized global leader — a company uniquely positioned to help clients make the most of market opportunities and respond to challenges that affect global healthcare. We’re committed to blending industry expertise and advanced technology to deliver the most accurate perspectives and in-depth analytics on healthcare dynamics.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Master's degree/Ph.D. in Statistics, Mathematics or related field with two to five years of experience OR a Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience in operations research, market research, or applied statistics
  • SAS and/or SQL programming experience
  • Experience working with Patient-level and/or medical claims-level data
  • Technical skills/knowledge in one or more of the following:  Health Economics & outcomes research, multivariate analysis, regression analysis and forecasting, sampling, data modeling, R programming, machine learning, SPSS
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Provides statistical methodology and project management support in the delivery of standard and custom studies
  • Applies appropriate methodology to studies using longitudinal data
  • Defines statistical design and methodology to meet client information needs, conducts statistical analyses to derive conclusions from the study, and identifies new opportunities for standard reports and for value-added analytics
  • Implements tactical study plans in answer to business questions, performs quantitative research, and provides written summaries of study results
  • Participates in selecting statistical methodology for use in the development and launch of new products
  • Gathers recommendations from others to develop research plans, identifying appropriate data sources, and delivery options in meeting client information and analyses needs. May have some client contact in support of project delivery
  • Works on projects where independent judgment is used within generally defined procedures and practices
  • Manages all aspects of data loading, prep, and analysis on established IMS data assets (eg. Pharmetrics Plus, IDW US claims)
  • Explains benefits and limitations as needed to IMS and client stakeholders
  • Acts as single point of contact for client teams for study requests, both translating client requests into rough analytic plans, then performing data preparation and statistical analyses with little oversight from technical or clinical groups within IMS
  • Works with resourcing in US and London to get appropriate resources to complete protocol writing and excess analytical support when needed

Total Rewards:  We invest in people through a range of initiatives in compensation, benefits, and learning and development, and we strive to create an environment where our employees are challenged, empowered and can flourish.

IMS Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We cultivate a diverse corporate culture across the 100+ countries where we operate, celebrating and rewarding teamwork and inclusiveness. By embracing our differences, we create innovative solutions that are good for IMS, our clients, and the advancement of healthcare everywhere.


Job ID: R999129