IQVIA Director, RWE Biostatistics in Reading, United Kingdom
IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Biostatistics, within our Real World Evidence global team. In this role, you’ll be a key part of the Biostatistics Leadership team, and will help shape and drive the growth of this team.
You’ll have 3 main pillars to your role:
Line Management: You’ll be managing an expert team, ranging from Manager to Associate Director level, and be responsible for line management, driving team performance and career progression, as well as oversight of the team’s projects.
Strategy: You’ll have the opportunity to influence the team business strategy through process review and enhancement, and through your management of the Global team resourcing and productivity.
Subject Matter Expertise: As the senior SME you’ll provide RWE scientific thought leadership to the team, and more widely across the company. You’ll engage with clients too, from overseeing proposal preparation and supporting the sales process; providing statistical direction, technical oversight, or consultancy on major projects involving particularly complex statistical analyses, through to representing clients at Regulatory or other scientific meetings.
In return we offer a challenging and fast paced environment, where you will be supported to advance your career. You’ll be leading multiple statistical studies, often with a global reach, helping our clients face their scientific challenges. We are happy for this role to be office, or home based, across most EMEA locations.
To be successful in this role you’ll need to be a strong statistician, but you’ll also need sharp business acumen, and be solution driven.
We’ll also need you to have:
Familiarity with most complex statistical methods that apply to Phase I-IV clinical trials, as well as experience with Phase IV/ Real World data
Significant experience of Biostatistics within a CRO/ Pharma environment
Demonstrable success of leadership and management of teams
Ideally a Master’s degree or PhD in Biostatistics or related field
Excellent written and oral communication skills, along with excellent interpersonal skills
Making a positive impact on human health takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage. It takes brave minds, pushing the boundaries to transform healthcare. Regardless of your role, you will have the opportunity to play an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve outcomes for patients.
Forge a career with greater purpose, make an impact, and never stop learning.
At IQVIA, we have a vision. Where every healthcare decision is based on evidence. Where data science and human science come together to improve global health. Where new and creative solutions aren’t just possible – they are expected.
Thank you for your interest in growing your career with us. It takes insight, curiosity, and intellectual courage to transform healthcare. The 56,000+ employees of the IQVIA family of companies, including Q2 Solutions, are reimagining a world without the consequences of disease. We are brave minds bringing powerful ideas to reality. At IQVIA, you can truly make an impact in an environment where you’re supported to succeed.
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