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Senior Director, Epidemiology

Company: Quintiles
Location: Reading
Reference: 1803297
Closing Date: 15 May 18
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): Negotiable
Benefits:

Job Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity for a functional head of our Global Epidemiology and Outcomes Research team, with responsibility for scientific leadership across Epidemiology & Outcomes Research and Biostatistics.  This role reports into the VP, Global Head, Scientific Services in our Real-World Evidence Solutions team. ...

Requirements:

We have an exciting opportunity for a functional head of our Global Epidemiology and Outcomes Research team, with responsibility for scientific leadership across Epidemiology & Outcomes Research and Biostatistics.  This role reports into the VP, Global Head, Scientific Services in our Real-World Evidence Solutions team. We’re seeking individuals with proven line management experience in Epidemiology and Outcomes Research, with solid commercial acumen, to support and work closely with our business development team.

This role provides scientific knowledge and leadership internally, but also externally via publications and global conferences.  It requires working effectively across functions, collaborating closely with the functional head of the Scientific Affairs Global Biostatistics team.

Role Purpose

 

Direct and manage an expert team of epidemiologists and outcomes research ( OR) staff who manage other team members, and provide epidemiology and OR leadership to sponsored research programs to ensure quality, time and budget deliverables are met. 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. Contribute to department leadership within regions (US, EMEA, and APAC) as determined by business needs. Provide leadership in support of new business development for both in-region and global clients and projects.

 

Responsiblities

  • Provides and facilitates senior review for deliverables, and strategic guidance to project teams and clients throughout project lifespan reflecting experience in methodology, regulatory requirements, market trends and resource-efficient approaches that meet client needs and create impact.
  • Manages staff in accordance with policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems, and helping the department achieve its quality and finance goals.
  • Guides team members to meet client requirements and expectations of project deliverables and address issues.
  • Provides leadership for business development strategy, triage and direction of resourcing for proposals, point of escalation and resolution for identified problems as well as proposal and budget development.
  • Provides expert consultation to internal project teams, other departments and divisions of IQVIA and clients 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.
  • Review budgets for proposals and monitor budgets for contracted work to assure project completion within scope and budget.
  • Remains current with healthcare market trends including the regulatory and payer landscape.
  • Represents IQVIA externally through conference presentations.
  • Responsible for driving areas of epidemiology and outcomes research specialization
  • Responsible for identifying and meeting epidemiology and OR client needs on assigned partnership accounts.
  • May oversee or conduct statistical analysis as needed.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proven ability to design, plan and conduct observational studies of comparative effectiveness, safety and cost.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients in a global and matrixed environment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be highly organized and self-motivated with a proven ability to determine and meet objectives.

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