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RWE manager/Scientist

Michael Bailey Associates
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Full Time
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We are looking for an experienced scientist with already proven track record of designing and evaluating data for RWE area to support R&D projects


  • Design and execute global real-world evidence (RWE) projects by:

informed strategic internal decision-making thereby empowering differentiating R&D activities

support external decision making by key stakeholder groups such as patients, regulators, policy makers, payers, and prescribers.

contribute to the wider epidemiological and medical understanding of specific diseases.
  • Providing input to Global RWE Strategy & Tactical Plan based on a request from the RWE Strategy Lead responsible for the respective patient population.
  • Leading RWE study design, planning and execution, including protocol development and analysis specification following best methodological standards.
  • Collaborating with RWE contractors and external vendors on RWE projects and providing RWE Analysts with clarifications concerning protocol implementation.
  • Driving interpretation of analysis in collaboration with RWE Strategy Lead & internal stakeholders, and communicating analysis interpretation internally and externally.
  • Providing strategic input to internal stakeholders based on RWE activities and robust epidemiological and medical understanding of the patient population in focus.
  • Driving innovative study designs, including new data sources and advanced analytics (incl. digital pharmacoepidemiology).

  • Masters degree (ideally a PhD) in Epidemiology, Outcomes Research or other relevant scientific discipline, and have a track record of publications in high-calibre peer-reviewed journals.
  • Experience in having successfully delivered global and/or local RWE projects from conceptualisation to publication within the pharmaceutical industry (or with a recognised expert consultancy or academic centre of excellence), using primary as well as secondary data, such as large healthcare databases.
  • Hands-on experience in working across internal stakeholder functions (e.g., medical affairs, market access, clinical development, etc.) to develop the optimal RWE strategy and tactical plan to support an asset within a specific disease area or focus.
  • Combination of strong methodological quantitative knowledge, strategic, innovative thinking, and communication skills.
  • Background knowledge of industry trends and best practices, specifically related to epidemiology/outcomes research.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of applicable regulations in pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacovigilance and clinical development.
  • Expertise in the EU5 and/or US healthcare environment (and changes therein) .
  • Proven ability to write/edit scientific communications (abstracts, poster presentations, podium presentations, manuscripts, etc.)
  • Able to deliver impactful presentations to senior management or industry audiences with a relaxed and proficient presentation style.
  • Passion for developing and maintaining strong collaborative relationships with key partners and stakeholders based on in-depth understanding of stakeholder needs and strategic focus.

This role can be home-based.

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