Senior / Lead Epidemiologist - 1yr contract

Senior / lead epidemiologist global pharmaceutical company London. Strategy, real world evidence, data

Your new company
Is a leading global pharmaceutical company in London looking to bring in an experienced epidemiologist to their observational research & epidemiology department to work on global studies across multiple therapy areas. This client has an excellent market reputation and a track record of innovation.

Your new role
You will be joining a cross-functional team of epidemiologists, statisticians, programmers, clinicians & outcomes researchers to design, manage and analyse large scale prospective and retrospective studies across global populations.

Major responsibilities will include:
  • Leading the design, delivery and management of large-scale observational studies to analyse observational data, eg from literature reviews, EMRs, physician surveys, etc.
  • Inputting into overall research strategy across a portfolio;
  • Working on both prospective and retrospective pan-European and Global studies
  • Liaising with senior global stakeholders on study design and project needs;
  • Working closely with stakeholders in health economics/HTA, outcomes research, market access and medical departments
  • Providing insight and analysis for the assessment of medicines, eg for efficacy studies or pricing & reimbursement dossiers.

This is initially a 12 month contract, that can extend.

What you'll need to succeed
Alongside excellent communication and organisational skills, you should have:

  • An MSc (or equivalent experience) in epidemiology, statistics, health economics, mathematics or a related subject. Higher degrees, ie PhD are preferred for this position;
  • Significant experience of working on observational / epidemiological / Phase IV studies;
  • Experience using research studies to support drug development projects;
  • A track record of working with large clinical / medical data sets;
  • Experience of designing and managing large epidemiology / outcomes / medical studies;
  • A publication record within observational research / epidemiology.

Candidates with direct experience of working for the pharmaceutical or CRO industry are at an advantage for this position.

What you'll get in return
The chance to work on a number of exciting projects, in an innovative team with a highly collaborative working atmosphere, and a generous pay rate.

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 us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job type:
Health Economics And Outcomes Research
Generous hourly rate
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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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