Data Scientist - RWE

RBW Consulting Solutions Ltd
London (Greater)
up to £90,000 per annum
13 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Data Scientist - London- up to £90,000 per annum

RBW have partnered with a multinational biopharmaceutical company to search for a Data Scientist in the RWE team based in central London.

As a Real World Evidence Data Scientist, you'll guide our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients' lives.

The Real World Evidence is a new group being formed. Having developed a strategy to develop and internalize "big data" - the group is now amplifying those investments through a Real World Evidence Data Science capability. Data Scientists that are successful in this role will become part of a growing Real World Evidence Center of Excellence within the Global Medical Affairs organization working on challenging problems that could enable us to develop innovative medicines.

The ideal candidate for this role will bring a proven track record of delivering value through the leverage of routinely collected data from healthcare settings to provide health analytics and insights in both Public Health, Pharmaceutical Research and Development and Commercial context.

The role provides coaching, task management and support to Programmers/Statistics/Information Scientists, promoting best practice across multiple domains, and/or stakeholder groups.


- Apply Real World Evidence and observational research data to support pharmaceutical development problems.
- Support Pharmacovigilance teams and Epidemiologists extract value from large observational research data.
- Support technical teams provide access to analytical tools and develop visual analytics to enable self-serving applications for end customers.
- Provide clear technical input, options, and direction to strategic decisions on Real World Evidence platform and capability build.
- Maintain a strong insight into the capabilities of potential external partners in Real World Evidence, especially for US and emerging markets

Essential Requirements:

- PhD in data science or advanced statistics
- Expertise with big data
- Expertise in data mining approaches within healthcare settings generating insight from routinely collected healthcare data
- Expertise in methods development and application using statistical languages such as R/Matlab/SAS/SQL/Hadoop/Python
- Experience in advanced visualisation and visual analytics of routinely collected healthcare data
- Experience in real-world evidence and familiarity with health economics/epidemiology, and quantitative science such as health outcome modelling
- Strong track record in delivering leading edge informatics solutions in pharmaceutical R&D and commercial environments

A full job specification is available upon request.

For more information, please contact:

Rob Chaplin, RBW Consulting.