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(Senior) Director Epidemiology

Epidemiology (Senior) Director, global pharmaceutical company, London / Cambridge. Strategic & hands-on duties

Your new company
Is a leading global pharmaceutical company, with a strong history of innovation and an excellent pipeline, who are looking to grow their Epidemiology and Real World Data team in Cambridge. This exciting company are hiring multiple positions, both contract and permanent from Associate Director through to Senior Director, to set up and lead a range of epidemiology studies across multiple regions.

Your new role
This is a senior position, involving a mix of hands-on and strategic responsibilities, helping to advance the company’s portfolio of products and gather evidence to support a range of clinical and observational studies.
You will be providing leadership within cross-functional teams and working with colleagues from multiple departments, including Medical, Regulatory, Pharmacovigilance, Statistics, Clinical Development, etc in sites across several countries / regions and be able to make a strong impact on the company.
This position can be partly home-based / remote.

Other responsibilities will include:
  • Drawing insights out of large scale epidemiology / observational / real-world data sets to help shape the company’s R&D and clinical portfolio of medicines;
  • Leading a portfolio of observational research studies, including innovative method development;
  • Work in cross-functional teams, in combination with colleagues across departments such as Medical Affairs, Regulatory, Patient Safety and Clinical Development;
  • Reviewing and keeping up to date on new regulations and processes to ensure research projects are optimised;
  • Developing and implementing observational research strategy, SOPs, policies and frameworks across multiple countries;
  • Helping guide medical evidence plans and provide answers to regulatory authority queries;
  • Working with internal and external stakeholders, including CROs and data providers; and
  • Identify and fix potential shortfalls and gaps within the company’s observational research strategy.


What you'll need to succeed
As well as excellent communication, organisational and senior management skills, you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • A track record of leading epidemiology / observational research / real world studies, ideally across multiple countries or regions;
  • At least an MSc (or equivalent) in statistics, epidemiology, health economics, outcomes / health policy research, or a related discipline - with a strong preference for a PhD;
  • Exposure to Regulatory Affairs / Drug Safety or Pharmacogivilance (PV) issues surrounding drug development;
  • An excellent knowledge of study design and implementation for large-scale epidemiological / observational studies;
  • The ability to relay complex, technical information from real world studies to cross-functional teams, stakeholders and non-technical audiences.

Experience of developing and implementing strategies for epidemiological research would be an advantage for this role.

What you'll get in return
This is an excellent opportunity to make a significant impact on the business and develop your career within a prestigious pharmaceutical company with a great corporate atmosphere. The position also offers an exceptional salary and benefits package.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me on 0203 465 0057.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career, as I am currently recruiting for a number of Epidemiology, RWE and Data Science focused positions.

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Summary

Job type:
Permanent
Industry
Pharmaceuticals
Location
Cambridge
Specialism
Health Economics And Outcomes Research
Pay
Excellent salary and extensive benefits package
Ref:
3547149
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Talk to a consultant

Talk to Ben Van Zwanenberg, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in London City

4th Floor, 107 Cheapside

Telephone: 0203 465 0057

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