Principal Biostatistician
London, United Kingdom
5d ago

We are looking for driven candidates seeking to take a leadership role in the EMEA Region Data Science team at IQVIA as a Principal Epidemiologist .

You will work in a dynamic, global company of over 65,000 employees in more than 100 countries with a broad range of healthcare information, technology and service offerings.

Our clients operate in the life sciences industry, including the global top 20 pharma and biotech companies, as well as public health providers and regulatory authorities.

They are looking for insight and evidence around the safety, efficacy and effectiveness of health care delivery systems, medical devices, and pharmaceutical products spanning the full spectrum of therapeutic and disease areas.

Our diverse mix of clients, the breadth of disease areas, as well as increasing access to novel data sources and methodologies provide a constant and rewarding challenge for our people.

As a senior member of the regional European team, based in London, you will lead the design, execution, interpretation and reporting of epidemiological studies, with a focus on retrospective database studies.

Part of your role involves leading business development activities, including proposal development, developing relationships with clients and providing technical insight for the Go-to-Market teams.

As a leader in your area of expertise, you raise the general profile of IQVIA in the space of (real-world) epidemiological studies, by attending scientific conferences and events, submitting articles to publications, and hosting in-person and virtual client events.

Another important part of your role will be to foster the career development of line reports and mentor team members.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have demonstrate all of the below :

MPH, MSc or PhD (or an equivalent degree) in Epidemiology or quantitative health data science subject

10+ years of experience in designing and executing retrospective epidemiological studies, including database analyses

Experience utilising large-scale healthcare databases populated with EMR data

Proven ability to work well as a team member and to build and manage relationships in a multi-cultural environment

Strong consulting and client engagement skills

Ability to meet short deadlines with high quality deliverables

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Fluency in English (spoken and written)

We’d also prefer you to have :

Proven ability to manage a team

Prior experience working in a consultancy, CRO, or life sciences company

MD or an equivalent degree with clinical experience working in Europe

Knowledge of real-world data needs of pharmaceutical clients

History of successful project management, including client negotiations, contracting experience and scope management

Experience of regulatory studies (e.g. PASS)

Expertise in heath informatics


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