Sr Statistician (R1040384) in Kirkland, CA at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 11/6/2018

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Job Description

STATISTICIAN - Role Description


At IQVIA, 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. To join IQVIA means you’ll be part of a worldwide organization where one person can make a difference, and where collaboration and innovation rule. Our people are creative and client-focused. They are among the best and brightest in the industry. And they bring a broad range of expertise to the table. Our people are analysts, statisticians, epidemiologists, health economists, consultants, sales leaders, marketing and product managers, software engineers, and more. The key to our success is our people, whose experience, talent, commitment and diversity set the standard for the health information industry.


Project responsibilities

  • Provide expertise in statistical methodologies and project management support for standard and custom studies for the CES, HAO and Technology and Solutions teams, including but not limited to Segmentation, Non-Interventional Studies, Burden of Illness, Cost Effectiveness Analysis, Prevalence Studies, Predictive Analytics
  • While part of a team of experts, you will:
    • Define statistical design and methodology to meet client information needs,
    • Implement tactical study plans to answer business questions,
    • Conduct statistical analyses to obtain conclusions from the study
    • Document findings and disseminate the information to the rest of the team
    • Present result in front of external clients as needed
  • Gather recommendations from others to develop research plans and protocols, identify appropriate data sources and delivery options whilst meeting client information and analyses needs
  • Identify new opportunities for standard reports and for value-added analytics
  • Work on projects where independent judgment is used within generally defined procedures and practices

Project management and client liaison responsibilities

  • Implement statistical aspects in protocols and scientific communications on time
  • Prepare statistical reports on time to be reviewed by senior members of the Statistics team
  • Ensure quality in all statistical deliverables

Internal initiatives

  • Participate in internal initiatives e.g. knowledge sharing
  • Support more senior staff from CES/HAO/TS on specific business initiatives as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree or equivalent in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, Bio-informatics or related field with a minimum of six (6) years of experience with a Bachelor’s or a with a minimum of four (4) years of experience with a Master’s.
  • Technical knowledge/skills include: multivariate analysis, regression analysis, forecasting, data mining techniques (clustering, Predictive Analytics…)
  • Knowledge of SAS programming language
  • Additional knowledge of SQL language, artificial intelligence methods and software, linear programming and market research methods, preferred
  • High level of literacy – able to write reports and manuscripts in clear, accurate and concise language

Personal skills and behaviors

  • High level communication skills in English, French an asset
  • A desire to do high quality work to be proud of
  • Ability to adapt to situations and various social styles
  • A commitment to working collaboratively and effectively with others in and across the team to accomplish goals
  • Demonstrable analytical, interpretative and problem-solving skills
  • A good sense of urgency with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time
  • Desire to constantly learn and take on new challenges


Job ID: R1040384