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IQVIA Director Biostatistics, Real World Evidence in London, United Kingdom


IQVIA™ Real World Evidence (RWE) teams work with clients to support the collection and use of real world data enabling them to generate evidence that meets the needs of regulators, payers, providers, and patients. Our approach is unique and is defining the way companies develop and apply real world evidence for healthcare decision making. We are collaborative, intellectually curious, entrepreneurial, and constantly looking for opportunities to harness the value of real-world evidence in an evolving industry.

The Real World Biostatistics & Programming team is at the heart of our studies delivering analytics for Global Observational and Low Interventional Clinical Trials (LICTs), predominantly in primary data collection but also including innovative approaches such as External Comparators, Enriched studies, and Pragmatic Trials. The team is responsible for shaping analysis in study design from protocol concepts to full protocols and delivering results as well as providing scientific consulting. The team drives analytical thought leadership activities through publications, conference presentations, methods development, training (including for clients), and webinars.

Role & Responsibilities

The Director position is a pivotal leadership role within this fast-growing, highly successful team that operates from multiple locations across the globe. IQVIA is looking for leaders willing to question the status quo and create systematic solutions to evolve study delivery. Candidates must have a passion for helping to guide and grow teams and create high customer satisfaction.

You will join a thriving business with existing client accounts with scope for expansion, and the support of a broad array of IQVIA colleagues.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Collaborate with partner clients to achieve their goals and objectives

  • Oversee delivery teams who are executing projects

  • Provide direction, strategic advice, and intellectual leadership to clients and delivery teams

  • Lead RW Biostatistics initiatives contributing to the broader Real World Evidence organization

  • Support sales efforts, including uncovering opportunities, and responding to proposals

  • Support the development of the RW Biostatistics team and global community within IQVIA

About You

Candidates interested in joining our team as a Director will need:

  • Master's Degree Biostatistics or related field required, PhD Biostatistics or related field preferred

  • 7+ years relevant experience including 4 years’ experience managing staff

  • Broad management knowledge to lead teams as well as the ability to influence others outside of own job area

  • Familiarity with most complex statistical methods that apply to Phase IV/Observational trials

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated success of operation within senior/executive management teams

  • Working knowledge of relevant Data Standards (such as Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium (CDISC)/ADaM)

  • Fluency in English (spoken and written)

  • Willingness and ability to travel

  • Position can be home or office based in the US or Europe.

At IQVIA, 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. The advanced analytics, technology solutions and contract research services we provide to the life sciences industry are made possible by our 70,000+ employees around the world who apply their insight, curiosity and intellectual courage every step of the way. Learn more at .

IQVIA is a world leader in using data, technology, advanced analytics, and expertise to help customers drive healthcare – and human health – forward. Together with the companies we serve, we are enabling a more modern, more effective and more efficient healthcare system, and creating breakthrough solutions that transform business and patient outcomes.

To get there, it takes diverse skills and a curiosity to explore new possibilities. No matter your role, everyone at IQVIA, including our colleagues at Q² Solutions, contributes to our shared goal of improving human health. Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us.

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