RWE Scientist - Global Pharmaceutical - Contract or Permanent, UK

Reference: RS021220CR

Expiry Date: 21-12-2021

Category Regulatory Affairs

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time

Greater London
United Kingdom

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Job Description

RWE Scientist - Global Pharmaceutical - Contract or Permanent, UK

ADV is working closely with a global biopharmaceutical to hire RWE specialists to assist in the discovery and development of innovative medicines and solutions to transform the lives of people living with severe diseases of the immune system or central nervous system. The Client is ideally seeking RWE based scientists in Belgium or the UK but will consider remote based contractors.

Your role summary

As a RWE Scientist, you will be responsible for designing and executing global real-world evidence (RWE) projects using real-world data (RWD) to:

  • Inform strategic internal decision-making thereby empowering differentiating R&D activities within the Client.
  • Support external decision-making by key stakeholder groups such as policy makers, payers, and prescribers
  • Contribute to the wider epidemiological and medical understanding of specific diseases

Your responsibilities

Furthermore, as a RWE Scientist you will contribute by:

  • Providing input to Global RWE Strategy & Tactical Planning based on request from the RWE Lead Scientist
  • Leading RWE study execution, including study design, analysis specification and protocol development
  • Liaising with RWE Methodologists concerning study design and RWD Specialists concerning choice of data source on an as needed basis
  • Conducting and collaborating with RWE contractors on literature reviews, analytical projects, and report creation
  • Providing RWE Analysts with clarifications concerning protocol implementation
  • Driving interpretation of analysis in collaboration with RWE Lead Scientist & internal stakeholders, and communicating analysis interpretation internally and externally
  • Provide input to RWE publication plans based on request from RWE Lead Scientist and managing internal & external communication including scientific publications on specific RWE Projects

Your background and competencies

  • You hold a MSc degree in epidemiology or relevant scientific discipline, ideally a PhD.
  • You can demonstrate publication record in relevant peer-reviewed scientific and/or clinical journals.
  • You have built at least 3 years of experience in successfully delivering global and/or local RWE projects (studies using large healthcare databases, prospective observational studies, epidemiology support of drug safety…) from conceptualization to publication within the pharmaceutical industry, or with a recognized expert consultancy, or with an academic center of excellence.
  • You are trained in the areas of epidemiology, pharmacoepidemiology, outcomes research, health economics, biostatistics, data science or related fields. You possess a good background knowledge of industry trends and best practices, specifically related to epidemiology/outcomes research. You developed a good knowledge and understanding of applicable regulations in pharmacovigilance and clinical development, combined with your ability to solve scientific and technical questions/problems related to the epidemiology and pharmacovigilance environment.

Your expertise in the EU 5 / US healthcare environment allows you to leverage changes in healthcare systems to help plan and drive development of innovative patient access solutions.

Your level of oral/written English is excellent. You have proven ability to write/edit scientific communications (abstracts, poster presentations, podium presentations, manuscripts, etc.), but also to deliver presentations to senior management or industry audiences with a relaxed and proficient presentation style.

If this sounds like you please contact me to discuss in more detail.

To Apply!

To apply for this role, please contact me, the Clinical & Medical Hiring Lead, asking for Roland Schnapka, on +44 (0)207 801 3387 or send a full CV to Alternatively, please press the red “Apply for position” button and follow the registration process.

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